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  • Chart Your Course to Become a More Profitable MSP

    February 4, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    CompTIA has launched the MSPs Profit Builder Course to help MSPs learn to create a growth strategy and plan, map clients’ business models, drive profitable engagements, develop long-term relationships, and grow the business.
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  • 9 Stages of Customer Experience Planning to Grow Your MSP Business

    February 3, 2022 by Eric Anthony
    Creating and implementing customer (CX) and partner (PX) experience initiatives can go a long way in determining how successful you will be going forward. Follow these stages to get from awareness to advocacy—and beyond.
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  • 25 Crucial Information Technology Statistics and Facts to Know

    February 3, 2022 by Ashley Watters
    Statistics reveal that 127 new devices are connected to the internet every second. Here are some more crucial IT statistics and technology facts you need to know.
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  • 2022 SaaS Predictions: From Cloud Platforms to Security Services

    January 25, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    As business workforces continue to transform—think WFH and hybrid offices—SaaS applications are in more demand. We asked members of CompTIA’s Business Applications Advisory Council for their predictions for 2022. Here's what they said.
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  • 2022 Canadian Tech Predictions: From Collaboration to Virtual Desktops

    January 21, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    What near-term trends should Canada's MSPs, solution providers—and all tech companies—be aware of for 2022? We asked members of CompTIA’s Canadian Business Technology Community their thoughts for what to expect this year. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • 2022 Emerging Tech Predictions: From Blockchain to IoT

    January 20, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Blockchain and IoT will continue to be hot topics for businesses this year. We asked members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council and IoT Advisory Council for their thoughts on what to expect in 2022. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • Drone/UAV Predictions for 2022: From Agricultural Benefits to Remote ID Expansion

    January 18, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Members of CompTIA’s Drone Advisory Council weigh in on what to expect in the drone/UAV market for 2022, including new technology innovations and the potential impact of new standards and regulations. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • 2022 Tech Talent and Diversity Predictions: From AI Innovations to the Great Resignation

    January 14, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    From WFH and hybrid office trends to inroads made in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, a lot impacted the tech workforce last year. And 2022 promises even further change. We asked leaders from CompTIA's Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community for their predictions. Here's what they said.
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  • 2022 AI Predictions: From Automation to Robots That Clean

    January 13, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    As artificial intelligence tech becomes more widely adopted by businesses—integrated in everything from chatbots to threat detection (and so much more), it’s hard not to wonder “What’s next?” Members of CompTIA’s AI Advisory Council provided some enlightening and eye-opening answers to that question for 2022.
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  • 2022 Technology Industry Predictions: From Cybersecurity to WFH

    January 6, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Leaders from CompTIA's communities and Industry Advisory Councils were asked for their tech industry predictions for 2022. Here's a look at their insights about cybersecurity, WFH, government regulations, consolidation, insurance and more.
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  • 2022 Cybersecurity Predictions: From AI Innovations to Vendor Visibility

    January 4, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Businesses should expect even more ransomware and cybersecurity attacks in 2022, but advances in artificial intelligence innovations, increased regulations, and remote worker security investments will provide a bolstered defense, say CompTIA cybersecurity member leaders.
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  • 10 Important Cybersecurity Statistics from CompTIA for 2021

    December 23, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    Cybersecurity was a big focus for CompTIA in 2021, producing a tremendous volume of content and data detailing how MSPs and other technology companies are responding to the latest cyberattacks, ransomware, hacks, and other cybercriminal behavior. We picked 10 important cybersecurity statistics from the last 12 months, from businesses' current views on the state of their own cyber prowess, to carrying cyber insurance, to worries about being targeted.
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  • The Top Cybersecurity News Stories of 2021: From Apple to WFH (and Everything in Between)

    December 21, 2021 by Jennon Bell Hoffman
    From Apple iOS vulnerabilities to work-from-home security risks, there was a lot to talk about, and be concerned with, in 2021. CompTIA compiled this monthly recap of some of the biggest cybersecurity, ransomware, data breach, and cybercriminal news of the year.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Research Reports and Resources for 2021

    December 16, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    CompTIA's list of Top 10 Research and Resource articles for 2021 is a mix of toolkits, guides, and playbooks—all created to help tech businesses and IT pros improve their businesses and careers. Each one provides valuable data and insights into the IT industry, with a focus on cybersecurity, emerging technology, workforce trends, and public sector.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Blogs of 2021

    December 14, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    The list of CompTIA's Top 10 membership blogs for 2021 includes a diverse mix of content focused on four overarching themes: emerging technologies, cybersecurity, solutions selling and the tech workforce. The articles feature business-building insights, market analysis, and highlights of CompTIA research, events, and member-created resources.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Connect Videos of 2021

    December 9, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    From live (and then archived) business-building events to weekly series that covered the tech industry's biggest trends to special episodes that helped showcase the power of vendors, distributors, and solution providers, here are the Top 10 videos from the CompTIA Connect YouTube channel for 2021.
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  • New CompTIA ISAO Benefit Gives Cybersecurity Grades—and How to Improve

    December 7, 2021 by MJ Shoer
    More than 31% of of CompTIA ISAO members have earned an A grade for their cybersecurity prowess, according to the CompTIA Cyber Risk Rating. Their resilience against hacking, ranomsware and other cyber-attacks is up from 19% just two months ago.
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  • 7 Lessons Learned from Cybersecurity Experts in 2021

    December 3, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    MJ Shoer, executive director of the CompTIA ISAO, recently completed the second season of his Shoering Up Security YouTube series, interviewing weekly guests about challenges and trends in the cybersecurity space and what MSPs should know. Here are some highlights and lessons learned.
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  • 5 Reasons Blockchain Should Matter to Solution Providers

    December 2, 2021 by CJ Arlotta
    It's time for solution providers and MSPs to learn how they can integrate blockchain into their current and future solutions offerings to customers. Here are five reasons why, according to members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council.
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  • Grateful, Happy, and Healthy: A Big Thank You to Everyone Who Helped CompTIA in 2021

    November 25, 2021 by Nancy Hammervik
    Thanks to CompTIA's volunteer leaders and staff, who came on strong in 2021, rallying around opportunities and initiatives that would drive the industry forward and make it a better place for all of us.
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  • CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022: A Return to Strategy

    November 23, 2021 by Carolyn April
    After nearly two years of economic uncertainty, signs now point to investment, increased budgets, and the pursuit of technical and business innovation that pairs well with the direction the industry is heading, according to CompTIA's Carolyn April.
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  • Selling Managed Services? Talk Less, Listen More

    November 19, 2021 by Hannah O'Donnell
    A key factor to managed services succcess is to listen to understand, not to respond. Asking the right questions allows customers and prospects to coach themselves and makes the idea theirs, not yours, says CompTIA MSP Community member Hannah O'Donnell.
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  • 10 Things MSPs Should Know About Cybersecurity Insurance

    November 19, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    MSPs are smart to look at cybersecurity insurance, but coverage is only as strong as your specific policy. Here are 10 things that MSPs should know to protect themselves and their customers, according to members of the CompTIA Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) and other cyber insurance experts.
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  • 2022 Trends Illustrate Tech is Bigger Than Sum of Its Parts

    November 16, 2021 by Seth Robinson
    There are many signals suggesting that technology’s early stages are coming to an end, and CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022 looks at how a more mature tech sector is impacting the rest of the economy.
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  • Flying Safe: How to Operate Drones Near Buildings and Other Structures

    November 12, 2021 by Robert Dahlstrom
    As business use cases and opportunities for drones and other UAVs increase, it's pertinent for drone service providers (both new and seasoned) to learn how to fly safely near buildings and other structures. Here's how.
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