CompTIA Blog

  • New Advancing Diversity in Technology Community Sets It Course at AMM

    by Brian Sherman  | March 27, 2017
    How can the IT industry reduce its growth limiting skills gap? By encouraging and empowering members of the black and Hispanic communities, and that's a key goal of the new Advancing Diversity in Technology (ADIT) Community. How will they do it? The details (and options) were major topics during the CompTIA Annual Member meeting in Chicago.
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  • The Language of Business Relevance Taught at CompTIA AMM

    by Steve Ostrowski  | March 24, 2017
    Managed services providers (MSPs) able to speak “the language of business relevance” with customers and prospects are the companies that will be best positioned to capture business in the SMB market. That message was one of the key takeaways from a discussion on “Maximizing Opportunities in the SMB Market,” part of the CompTIA Managed Services Community meeting Wednesday, March 22, 2017, held during the association’s 2017 Annual Member Meeting.
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  • AWIT Speakers Promote Mentoring, Planning and Networking Throughout Your Career

    by Michelle Lange  | March 24, 2017
    Using a TED Talk format, AWIT experts offered insight on career planning, management and how to plan for retirement at CompTIA AMM this week.
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  • Women in Tech Trailblazer Tracy Pound: CompTIA’s 2016 Member of the Year

    by Michelle Lange  | March 22, 2017
    MaximITy CEO Tracy Pound keeps her cherry red manicure in check, prefers fast cars and refuses to back down.
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  • Autodesk’s Tom Wujec Highlights the Rapid Pace of Tech Change at CompTIA AMM

    by Daniel Margolis  | March 22, 2017
    Tom Wujec, Autodesk fellow, TED speaker, author and Singularity University professor hit the stage for the breakfast keynote today at CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting at the Swissotel in Chicago, held March 20 to 23, framing his remarks around three questions: How is tech changing? How is it affecting industries? And how is it affecting our ability to come up with creative solutions
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  • Exploring the “New Competition” at the Annual Member Meeting

    by Brian Sherman  | March 22, 2017
    Who are the new competitors to traditional IT channel companies? They may come from adjacent industries or alternate channels using cloud and vertical relationships to expand their presence. The Power Talk panel session, 'Who are Your New Competitors?' addressed the challenges and opportunities these organizations present to the IT services community. .
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  • IT Services Community Connects the Dots: How Tech is Driving Business Evolution

    by Brian Sherman  | March 22, 2017
    The role of IT in business transformation was a major topic in the ITSS (IT Services and Support) Community session at the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting in Chicago this week. A panel of channel professionals with intimate knowledge of the subject shared their insight and recommendations to a packed house. What did they have to say?
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  • ‘Watch Out For That Nigerian Prince’: CompTIA IT Security Community Meets at AMM

    by Daniel Margolis  | March 21, 2017
    The CompTIA IT Security Community meeting at AMM this year was lively, even considering Star Trek as “a dystopic future where everyone has given up on security.”
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  • ChannelTrends: Meet the New IT Decision Makers

    by Brian Sherman  | March 16, 2017
    Of all the changes that have taken place in the channel over the past ten years, one the most significant transitions did not directly involve technology or business models. The new IT decision makers are now everywhere in an organization. How does that affect VARs and MSPs? Quite a bit, as most are finding out.
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  • Pioneering Tech Apprenticeships to Solve the Skills Gap

    by Lisa Fasold  | March 13, 2017
    There’s more than one way to get into the tech workforce, and new apprenticeship programs in the U.S. discussed at SXSW are helping to close the skills gap.
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  • Blockchain Opportunities on the Rise

    by CompTIA | Jul 16, 2018
    While cryptocurrencies may rule the headlines, technology solution providers have a great opportunity to help their customers navigate the opportunities available in blockchain technology. Check out this informative video to learn more.
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