CompTIA Blog

  • Comptia’s UK Executive Council Trumpets Successes at This Year’s EMEACon

    by Leanne Johnson  | October 18, 2016
    CompTIA is driven by its communities, and at this year’s EMEA Member and Partner Conference, members of the UK Executive Council provided an update on the great work and initiatives being driven by the community members and partners.
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  • Is There a Place for Solution Providers in the Parallel Channel?

    by Brian Sherman  | October 17, 2016
    Solution providers tend to dabble in the SaaS space, but few have active engagements with one or more vendors on “the other side” of the tech fence. To be fair, few of the developers in this parallel channel seem to understand (or acknowledge) the value solution providers bring to the tech delivery equation. Some feel this lack of cooperation and collaboration is detrimental to both groups. But what can we do to change it?
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  • You Need to Stop Selling! The Art of Content Marketing

    by Kris Nagamootoo  | October 17, 2016
    The way we approach sales has fundamentally changed and our prospects are now hyper-informed, so what needs to be done to attract and win new customers? Marketing expert Chris Marr offers up advice at this year’s EMEACon.
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  • Rather than Unraveling, American Tech Broadens and Strengthens Its Impact

    by Amy Kardel and Todd Thibodeaux  | October 17, 2016
    The fabric that makes up the tech industry has certainly experienced its share of fraying and tearing. But with the ‘needle’ of cloud computing and data analytics, and the ‘thread’ of mobile apps and the Internet of Things, the tech industry is strong and getting stronger as the demand for and supply of new innovations continues unabated.
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  • EMEACon Keynoter Asserts Capitalism Is Dead

    by Leanne Johnson  | October 14, 2016
    Award-winning journalist Paul Mason takes us on a fascinating look into the future at this year’s EMEACon.
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  • Devon Harris Goes for the Gold at EMEACon 16

    by Kris Nagamootoo  | October 13, 2016
    Discover what is needed to reach for gold with guidance from Devon Harris, three time Olympian and closing keynote speaker at this year’s EMEACon.
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  • ChannelTrends: Why Your IT Services Firm Can’t Go Without Solid HR

    by Brian Sherman  | October 12, 2016
    One of the greatest concerns of IT services firms is personnel. While the financial side of the business is crucial over the long run, a vast majority of firms won't get far without a solid comprehension of human resources. The key to IT services success is putting the right people in the right positions at the right time. That requires an effective plan for hiring, training and retaining qualified and motivated employees ̶ which always sounds simpler than it is.
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  • EMEACon Keynote Tackles the Speed of Change and How It's Affecting IT Departments

    by Kris Nagamootoo  | October 12, 2016
    Chris Van der Kuyl, keynote speaker at this year’s EMEACon, talks about the speed in which technology is advancing and how this shapes the way we think the way IT departments need to work.
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  • Free Legal Resources for Australian Premier Members

    by Nick Beaugeard  | October 11, 2016
    CompTIA is rolling out free legal resources for Premier Members in Australia.
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  • Get a Last Minute Look at Your EMEACon Benefits!

    by Kris Nagamootoo  | October 10, 2016
    As this year’s EMEACon approaches, we are pleased to announce some additional benefits for attendees, including CPD points and a range of valuable content normally only available to Premier Members.
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