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  • CompTIA Travels to China for Industry Meetings on Trade Talks

    by Stefanie Holland  | November 26, 2018
    The political and economic leaders in China want to create a truly self-sufficient global power. While China is clearly an international player, leaders there want to keep a firm grip on business practices inside their borders. Bottom line is that China remains a country run by a strong communist party and that shows no signs of changing even as they expand their influence wider and deeper internationally.
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  • What’s Important to a State CIO?

    by Roger Hughlett  | November 13, 2018
    CompTIA, Grant Thornton and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) surveyed Chief Information Officers from all 50 states in the U.S. each year, and we learn a little bit more about how they approach their jobs – from dealing with elected officials to what IT projects they most want to launch in their respective states.
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  • Protecting National Infrastructure Vital to Business

    by CompTIA Advocacy  | October 29, 2018
    CompTIA members are on the front lines of securing the nation’s infrastructure, and they are committed to working with the government on federal, state and local levels to ensure the most innovative cybersecurity solutions are developed and delivered to keep our nation safe.
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  • Where Policy Meets Innovation: Six Big Ideas from CompTIA’s Tech Summit

    by Roger Hughlett  | October 22, 2018
    CompTIA members and tech leaders from around the country came together for two days of dynamic panel discussions, engaging speeches and productive meetings.Experts and speakers covered everything from the long- and short-term impact of digital privacy laws to the vital and historic role coffeehouses played in changing the world. Here are six big ideas shared at the Tech Summit from some of the most forward-thinking leaders in the industry.
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  • Cyber Workforce Crisis and How to Solve It

    by CompTIA Advocacy Staff  | October 08, 2018
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  • CompTIA Advocacy Hosts Congressional Blockchain Panel with Congressman David Schweikert

    by Claudia Hurowitz and Lana Sansur  | July 25, 2018
    CompTIA Advocacy hosted a panel session on Capitol Hill titled ‘Harnessing the Blockchain Revolution.’ As opportunities are growing, it is crucial to demystify blockchain technology and provide information and tools to fully evaluate whether blockchain might be the solution to support essential government and public sector functions in an efficient, secure and transparent way.
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  • CompTIA Space Enterprise Council and the Federation of Industries of the State of Paulo “FIESP” Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

    by CompTIA  | July 03, 2018
    CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, announced today that its Space Enterprise Council (SEC) and the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo “FIESP” signed a landmark memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the express purpose of promoting the advancement of space cooperation between the United States and Brazil.
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  • CompTIA Hosts Trade Talk on Tech Services; Government and Private Sector Leaders Discuss State of Play and Priorities

    by Stefanie Holland  | June 27, 2018
    On June 21, CompTIA Advocacy hosted a well-attended event on Capitol Hill to discuss technology services and the policies that shape tech services globally. The event was supported by the Coalition of Service Industries and Women in International Trade.
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  • Bill to Update Career and Technical Education Programs Clears Senate Committee Hurdle

    by Geoff Lane and Claudia Hurowitz  | June 27, 2018
    This week marks an exciting time for the future of the tech workforce as the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee passed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, a reauthorization and modernization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
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  • Top HHS, Tech and Procurement Leaders from the Texas State Government at HSTIAG Meeting

    by Jennifer Saha  | June 25, 2018
    Last week on June 21, the CompTIA Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG) explored all aspects of health and human services (HHS) and technology in Texas during a half day of meetings. Our HSITAG meeting brought together top HHS leaders as well as top technology and procurement leaders from the state government. Jennifer Sims, Deputy Commissioner with the Texas Department of State Health Services, gave members a rundown of the state’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis.
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  • CompTIA Travels to China for Industry Meetings on Trade Talks

    by Stefanie Holland | Nov 26, 2018
    The political and economic leaders in China want to create a truly self-sufficient global power. While China is clearly an international player, leaders there want to keep a firm grip on business practices inside their borders. Bottom line is that China remains a country run by a strong communist party and that shows no signs of changing even as they expand their influence wider and deeper internationally.
    Full story