New & Emerging Technology

The New & Emerging Technologies (NET) portfolio is an evolving one, as new technology emerges. Currently, the portfolio comprises Social Media, Cloud, Big Data / Data Analytics, Mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT). By bringing together technologists from the private sector, the government and academia, CompTIA can directly address the policy challenges that arise as these technologies increasingly impact our economy and national security.

The CompTIA New and Emerging Technologies Committee examines policies, legislation, and regulations that govern issues surrounding Social Media, Cloud, Big Data / Data Analytics, Mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

New & Emerging Technology Committees

Federal

Press Releases

Software and IT Services Lead U.S. IT Sector Job Growth in July, CompTIA Analysis Finds

Aug 07, 2017

Beta Testers Sought for New CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Exam

Jul 25, 2017

First Dedicated Conference on VR’s Impact on Healthcare Coming to DC

May 26, 2017

Blog Articles

  • CompTIA Joins Tech Leaders For Meeting at the White House

    by Elizabeth Hyman | Jun 26, 2017
    On Tuesday, as part of the Administration’s “tech week”, CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux joined his fellow tech trade association leaders for a “listening session” at the White House on tax reform and government IT modernization. It was an intimate gathering of about 15 people in the Roosevelt Room and followed a well reported and productive meeting the day before with many of the leading global technology firm CEOs.
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  • BLOCKCHAIN: What Does the Future Hold?

    by Lana Sansur | Jun 23, 2017
    This month, CompTIA held a webinar titled, “Blockchain What Does the Future Hold?” hosted by David Logsdon, senior director for Federal Advocacy at CompTIA who handles our New and Emerging Technologies portfolio.
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  • Shared Services, IT Modernization, and Innovation: A CompTIA June 14th Breakfast Briefing featuring Robert Wuhrman, USSM, GSA

    by David Logsdon | Jun 23, 2017
    On May 11th, President Trump signed off on the long-awaited cybersecurity executive order, promoting IT modernization and Shared Services. White House Assistant to the President for Homeland Security stated that " part of the enterprise view of the government is moving to Shared Services." The EO emphasizes the "strong preference" in procurement for shared IT services, which include email, cloud, and cyber services. Shared Services will also be one of the primarily focuses of the newly created American Technology Council.
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