New & Emerging Technology

The New & Emerging Technologies (NET) portfolio is an evolving one, as new technology emerges. Currently, the portfolio focuses on data (open, big, analytics), cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), smart communities, artificial intelligence, automation, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), blockchain technology, and quantum computing. 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 Federal and State Emerging Technologies Committee supports new and emerging technology platforms through impactful policies creating an advantageous policy environment that allows emerging technology platforms to mature at both the Federal and State level. We focus our advocacy efforts on promoting the adoption of digital technology to help create smart cities, remove barriers to ensure greater Internet of Things (IoT) growth, and enabling an environment for digital infrastructure.

Emerging Technologies Committees

Federal State

Press Releases

U.S. Technology Exports Totaled $322 Billion in 2017, Supported 800,000+ Jobs, New CompTIA Analysis Reveals

May 30, 2018

New CompTIA Report Examines Cloud Computing’s Role as Backbone of Today’s IT Operations, Key Enabler of Tomorrow’s Innovations

May 22, 2018

Twelve Executives Named to CompTIA Advisory Councils Executive Board

Mar 13, 2018

Blog Articles

  • Congress Tackles Blockchain and the Supply Chain

    by David Logsdon | May 18, 2018
    On May 8th, CompTIA Advocacy attended the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology hearing “Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Improve Supply Chain Management and Combat Counterfeit Goods.”
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  • White House Artificial Intelligence Summit: Future of AI

    by David Logsdon | May 18, 2018
    On May 10, CompTIA attended the Artificial Intelligence for American Industry Summit hosted by the White House. Discussion centered around the promise of AI and the policies that are needed to realize that promise for the American people and maintain U.S. leadership in the age of artificial intelligence.
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  • An Informative Overview of Government Priorities Shared during Capitol Hill Speakers Series at Fly-In

    by Lana Sansur | Feb 19, 2018
    On the morning February 14, we held the Capitol Hill Speaker Series at the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In. It featured high-ranking officials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Homeland Security and provided Fly-In attendees with an informative overview of government priorities for the coming year around the tech agenda. It also gave attendees added knowledge of tech issues before hitting the halls of Congress for Fly-In meetings.
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