Advancing Diversity In Technology

  • Nine Takeaways from the CompTIA Community Forum – Number One Will Surprise You!

    by Daniel Margolis  | March 23, 2018
    CompTIA debuted its new CompTIA Community Forum in Chicago this month, with presenters and attendees alike speaking very openly about the state of our industry and where we’re headed. Read on to get nine highlights from CCF that had everyone buzzing.
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  • Is It Possible to Have a Productive Conversation About Ethnicity in The Workplace?

    by Yvette Steele  | February 13, 2018
    Talking about ethnicity in the workplace is typically not easy and most often avoided. Here are a few strategies to have a productive conversation.
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  • Born-in-the-Cloud CompTIA Member Advocates for Mentorship, Diversity

    by CompTIA  | January 04, 2018
    As National Mentoring Month begins, get the story of Keith Strong, co-founder and president of Network Insiders, who advises new IT pros how to grow their tech careers.
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  • ChannelTrends: Why Diversity Should be Non-Negotiable in the Workplace

    by Brian Sherman  | December 07, 2017
    Positive change fuels business improvement, and diversity hiring is one of those transformations that can help "lift all boats" in an organization. The trick is understanding the potential issues and taking the right approach.
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  • Overcoming Our Own Unconscious Bias

    by Aaron Woods  | October 10, 2017
    Whether it’s hubris or humility, few of us readily admit our unconscious biases. Our brains receive and filter millions of pieces of information at any moment, and take shortcuts based on past experiences and knowledge. In a recent CompTIA webinar hosted by the Advancing Diversity in Technology Community, we explored how that effects hiring, training and collaboration.
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  • Before ChannelCon Online, Get Top Three Takeaways from CompTIA ChannelCon 2017

    by Nate Teplow  | September 18, 2017
    CompTIA ChannelCon wrapped in Austin, Texas, last month, and this week the association is presenting recorded sessions from the event as ChannelCon Online, scheduled September 19, 20. Here, CompTIA Future Leaders Community Chair Nate Teplow shares his top three takeaways from the event – the importance of cybersecurity, culture and diversity.
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  • ChannelTrends: Diversity Is the Future of IT

    by Brian Sherman  | June 14, 2017
    The IT industry must do a better job of attracting and properly preparing the next generation workforce for success, and outreach to underutilized communities is a great starting point. CompTIA's new Advancing Diversity in Technology Community is exploring options to help make that happen, developing programs to empower and expand the pool of talent available to IT companies.
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  • Six Ways You Can Drive Diversity in Technology

    by Yvette Steele  | October 26, 2016
    Many tech organizations struggle to drive diversity in their workforce; despite knowing the well-touted benefits of doing so. Here are six actions to take to become the change that you want to see.
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  • National Hispanic Heritage Month Comes at a Time of Alarming Trends

    by Graciela Perera | Sep 17, 2018
    As National Hispanic Heritage Month began over the weekend and runs through October 15, CompTIA Advancing Diversity in Technology Executive Council member and associate professor in the computer science department at Northeastern Illinois University Graciela Perera offers her thoughts on where the Hispanic American community is today.
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