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Freelance Writer

Emily Matzelle is a freelance writer based in the Chicagoland area. She’s spent 20+ years writing for a variety of industries including technology, health care, B2B and B2C. Emily has worked with CompTIA since 2011.

  • Three Companies Voted Best of ChannelCon 2014

    Aug 12, 2014, 22:45 PM by Emily Matzelle
    ChannelCon 2014 started with more than 1,000 leading solution providers, analysts, media and other channel organizations — including more than 145 vendor and distributor companies taking part in the Technology Vendor Fair — and concluded with three companies coming out on top as the Best of ChannelCon award winners.
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  • Executive Certificates — Available Exclusively at ChannelCon — Cover Cash Flow and Security Risks

    Jul 22, 2014, 16:22 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Enhance your business by sitting in on three hour-long courses — available exclusively at ChannelCon — and earning a CompTIA executive certificate, which can help you expand your knowledge and skillset to target your company’s goals and objectives. The 2014 ChannelCon offerings include the Executive Certificate in Business Agility, the Executive Certificate in Channel Management and the CompTIA Online Executive Certificate in Cloud, Mobility or IT Security.
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  • Get in the Driver’s Seat at ChannelCon’s Community Day

    Jul 17, 2014, 20:28 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Beginning with a hearty community breakfast, ChannelCon’s Community Day features collaborative meetings open to anyone who has an interest in driving their particular niche of the IT channel. If you’ve never been to a CompTIA community meeting, don’t be shy. Check out the schedule and join us.
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  • Virtual IT Hero Uses CertMaster to Level Up

    Jul 8, 2014, 20:38 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If climbing the corporate IT ladder was a video game, CompTIA CertMaster would be the golden coin that helps you conquer the end boss. In CompTIA’s new YouTube video, Career Level Up, an entry-level IT technician uses CompTIA CertMaster to take him on an epic journey from his status quo cubicle to an office with a view.
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  • Your A to Z Guide to ChannelCon Training

    Jun 20, 2014, 17:16 PM by Emily Matzelle
    IT pros from all over the country are preparing for ChannelCon, CompTIA’s annual gathering for industry training, peer-to-peer learning and partner networking. The event’s comprehensive channel training is always a draw, and we’ve spelled it out for you in this A to Z guide to ChannelCon, scheduled for August 4 to 6 in Phoenix.
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  • ChannelCon Keynote Speaker Lisa Bodell is Ready to Ignite Innovation

    Jun 18, 2014, 18:41 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Why do we come up with the best ideas when we’re lying in bed at night or taking a shower? It’s because there are few moments during our hectic days when we have the time to be still and actually think about the big picture. If you find yourself caught up in the process and routine of everyday business life, CompTIA ChannelCon keynote speaker Lisa Bodell is a must-see.
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  • CMIT Solutions Relies on CompTIA Research to Launch New Products

    Nov 5, 2013, 23:27 PM by Emily Matzelle
    When you’re responsible for not only understanding the problems that plague small businesses but also identifying solutions, where can you turn to for dependable data? Cindy Phillips, director of product management for CMIT Solutions, turns to CompTIA research. CMIT Solutions – a CompTIA member since 2010 – protects small businesses by proactively managing what matters most; the technical infrastructure that keeps business running. “Ask any small business owner what happe ...
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  • Promote Computer Science by Hosting an Hour of Code Event

    Oct 31, 2013, 20:50 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Knowledge of computer science (CS) is likely to help you get a job, but the actual numbers behind this are even more encouraging: New programming jobs are growing three times faster than the number of students entering the field. More than 50 percent of all math and science jobs are for computer scientists. Computer science jobs are the highest-paying jobs for new graduates. Software powers our economy, but less than 2.4 percent of college students graduate with a CS degree. That means there a ...
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  • The Secret’s Out About the Accredit UK Trustmark+

    Aug 14, 2013, 17:04 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Jeremy Conley has a secret. As head of marketing for Avagio, specialists and champions in high quality ICT service and practices with many small- and medium-sized businesses across the south and west of England, he knows the value of promoting his firm’s CompTIA Accredit UK Trustmark+. And, he’s willing to share how Avagio pursued and acquired this honorable designation. The Accredit UK Trustmark+ (AUK) is a proven, strong, audited industry credential and the premier benchmark for IC ...
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  • How TeamLogic IT Utilizes its Security Trustmark Status

    Aug 13, 2013, 22:01 PM by Emily Matzelle
    What if protecting your business’s confidential data and information was as easy as hiring a bodyguard? Who would you hire? What questions would you ask your candidates to be sure that this person has your company’s best interests at heart and the ethical values to back them up? Safeguarding private information is a matter that cannot be taken lightly in this digital age. That’s why CompTIA created the CompTIA Security Trustmark to help businesses identify solution providers th ...
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