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Brian Sherman Posts

  • Solution Providers Need to Respond Faster Than the Speed of Business Transformation

    Sep 17, 2019, 19:23 PM by Brian Sherman
    From software to SaaS applications to partner programs and incentives, there are relatively few channel activities (and roles) immune from change. What does that mean for all the stakeholders? A ChannelCon 2019 session answers that question.
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  • SaaS Revenue Opportunities Flourish with New Vertical Applications

    Aug 23, 2019, 20:23 PM by Brian Sherman
    “There is a real opportunity for MSPs to plug in more advanced services and be a resource to their clients,” said Marc Haskelson, president/CEO, Compliancy Group, LLC, a member of the CompTIA Business Applications Advisory Council panel at ChannelCon 2019.
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  • Forging a Brighter Future with the Canadian Business Technology Community

    May 21, 2019, 15:00 PM by Brian Sherman
    Leaders of the Canadian Business Technology Community understand the need for change. In order to help members address current challenges and prepare for those that will come in future years, they’re doubling down with new conversations, initiatives and other activities in 2019.
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  • CompTIA ChannelChangers: Inspiring the NextGen Community

    May 9, 2019, 12:33 PM by Brian Sherman
    Five years ago, CompTIA created the ChannelChangers award. The association bestows this honor on a select group of young professionals who are making their mark within member companies, have shown success or originality as entrepreneurs, or have positively impacted the industry in other ways.
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  • The Future Looks Bright for Forward-Thinking IT Services Professionals

    Apr 16, 2019, 15:08 PM by Brian Sherman
    While many IT services professionals remain focused on infrastructure, emerging technologies are opening the imaginations of adventurous entrepreneurs, according to trends detailed in the CompTIA IT Industry Outlook 2019.
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  • Facebook’s Latest Security Breach May Cost It Billions

    Oct 4, 2018, 20:31 PM by Brian Sherman
    When Facebook officials announced last week that cybercriminals hacked their system and collected 50 million user access tokens, heavy GDPR fines became a distinct possibility.
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  • Mid-Market or Bust: Upstream Growth May Be the Next Big Thing

    Feb 20, 2018, 00:16 AM by Brian Sherman
    Change is coming fast, and the incoming generation of tech-savvy workers is only going to accelerate the transformation. It’s time for providers and others who haven’t already made the leap forward to get busy.
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  • The Top Five IoT Opportunities for 2018 and Beyond

    Jan 13, 2018, 14:35 PM by Brian Sherman
    IoT is the perfect opportunity for those in the business of technology. Not just from an infrastructure perspective ‒ which many providers, vendors, and distributors have taken part in building and enhancing over the past several years ‒ but from all the related solution, support and consulting opportunities that come with it.
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  • Veteran Turned IT Pro Victor Johnston Pays It Forward

    Jan 9, 2018, 15:46 PM by Brian Sherman
    After completing the Wounded Warrior Project's Transition Training Academy, Victor Johnston spent several years honing his IT skills before building his own successful consulting firm. The current vice-chair of CompTIA's Future Leaders Community now spends a substantial amount of his time helping fellow veterans and others in need.
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  • ChannelTrends: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future of the Channel

    Dec 28, 2017, 15:46 PM by Brian Sherman
    The channel’s future won’t solely depend on IoT, cybersecurity and advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning. Core technology competencies such as remote monitoring and remediation, backup and disaster recovery, cloud management, and desktop/ mobility device support will be needed more than ever.
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