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CompTIA Senior Director, Technology Analysis

Seth Robinson analyzes technology trends in the IT industry and provides insight into trend drivers and future direction. He has led research studies on IT security, cloud computing, IoT and mobility, among other areas.

  • The Skills You Need for the Internet of Things (IoT)

    Feb 22, 2019, 17:22 PM by Seth Robinson
    As with any new trend, businesses are quickly looking for the skills that will lead to IoT success. CompTIA’s latest research on the internet of things found that many of the skills companies consider critical for IoT are in foundational areas of IT.
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  • Emerging Technology and IT Pros: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    Feb 15, 2019, 17:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Companies are exploring a number of new trends as they try to drive new growth or reach new customers, and the natural next question is around getting the right skills. Rather than seeking out highly specialized skills, the right answer is likely to build new skills on top of existing ones.
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  • 6 Trends That Will Change Your IT Job in 2019

    Feb 8, 2019, 14:40 PM by Seth Robinson
    CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook looks at a technology landscape that is rapidly changing, but continues to need skilled workers. Here are six takeaways that will shape tech careers in the year ahead.
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  • IBM, Red Hat and Multi-Cloud Management: What It Means for IT Pros

    Oct 30, 2018, 14:53 PM by Seth Robinson
    IT pros have found that their jobs have not disappeared when their companies adopted a cloud approach. Instead, the maintenance tasks have been replaced with more strategic work around workload management.
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  • Cybersecurity Jobs: The Skills That Make Up the Best Teams

    Oct 15, 2018, 19:44 PM by Seth Robinson
    Just as security is becoming more critical, it is also becoming more complex. One tactic that companies are exploring to address the growing importance and complexity of cybersecurity is the creation of focused security teams.
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  • 3 Ways Strategic IT Influences the Organization and the IT Pro

    Jul 20, 2018, 11:03 AM by Seth Robinson
    The role of the IT pro has greatly evolved over the past decade. Some of your colleagues may know you as the go-to person for when their computer is malfunctioning – but as IT advances from the traditional break/fix style to a more strategic approach, your colleagues will get to know you for more than that.
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  • Building the Skills for Cloud Success

    May 30, 2018, 20:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Businesses are beginning to realize that cloud computing can enable an entirely new approach, one that allows IT to take a more strategic role in driving the business forward. Cloud Computing and IT Operations examines the changes taking place within IT teams as they embrace cloud solutions and transform their companies.
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  • 3 Infrastructure Trends to Watch for in 2018: Cloud, IoT and “New Collar” Jobs

    Feb 23, 2018, 21:08 PM by Seth Robinson
    Even though IT jobs have been hot for a while now, the market is reaching fever pitch. As companies continue down the path of digital transformation, they are gaining an appreciation for how being tech savvy can separate them from the pack.
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  • Artificial Intelligence: Not Just for Sci-Fi Anymore

    Jan 17, 2018, 17:32 PM by Seth Robinson
    One of the major themes building in the technology space has been the threat of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over all the jobs. Thanks to Terminator and Ex Machina, people imagine AI as a sentient force that will soon outperform humans (and possibly even turn evil). In reality, AI has some limitations that aren’t well understood, and it is poised to drive economic growth rather than create social chaos.
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  • The Four Pillars of an IT Framework

    Oct 4, 2017, 17:04 PM by Seth Robinson
    In this dynamic and complex environment, it is important to never lose focus of the bedrock components that execute the business’ vision.
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