CompTIA Blog - Page 19


  • Five Questions with Cybersecurity Expert Eric O’Neill (Plus What It’s Like to Have Ryan Phillippe Play You in a Movie)

    July 5, 2019 by Scott Campbell
    As an FBI investigator, Eric O’Neill developed a reputation for capturing some of the most sinister cybercriminals in the world, including Robert Hanssen, accused of selling secrets to Russia. The case was later turned into a Hollywood movie, “Breach,” starring Ryan Phillippe. On Aug. 6, O’Neill will speak at CompTIA ChannelCon 2019 in Las Vegas about his career, spies and cybersecurity today.
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  • How Tech Trends in "Stranger Things" Hold Up Today (and Tomorrow)

    July 2, 2019 by Matthew Stern
    Stranger Things Season 3 is here! As you’re getting ready to binge watch, take a look at some of the technology that’s appeared in the last few episodes, and see what the show’s vision of early-’80s tech tells us about where we are now—and where we might be soon.
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  • Five Myths About Drones in Business

    June 27, 2019 by Scott Campbell
    The business value of drone technologies is increasing, according to CompTIA’s new Drone Market report, but there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about what drones do and how they do it. It’s a challenge that members of CompTIA’s Drone Advisory Council see every day.
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  • Becoming a Better Leader Is Key to Success for ANZ Speakers

    June 25, 2019 by CompTIA
    Unpacking the complexities and best practice of leadership took centre stage at CompTIA’s latest ANZ Channel Community meeting in Sydney, Australia, where solution providers received valuable insight and guidance from the channel’s best.
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  • Invest in Yourself at CompTIA ChannelCon

    June 20, 2019 by Emily Matzelle
    When you participate in ChannelCon, held Aug. 5-7 at the Bellagio Hotel, the whole point is to win big. And, we’re not talking about gambling. We want you to win big at work.
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  • Balancing the Benefits and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

    June 18, 2019 by Seth Robinson
    Determining how to use AI requires understanding the data requirements, programming model, and nature of the outputs. These elements add more complexity to an already complicated IT environment. For solution providers wondering how to best serve their clients, deciding on the right business model and level of investment can be a challenge.
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  • Top 6 Tech Industry Trends in Australia and New Zealand

    June 13, 2019 by CompTIA
    As CompTIA’s ANZ Channel Community builds momentum, it's important for members to be up to date on the most relevant regional trends in the market. Using CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook report as a guide, we’ve identified six of the trends likely to be the most relevant for channel business in Australia and New Zealand:
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  • BYTE Tech Education Initiative Connects Industry Professionals with Next Generation

    June 11, 2019 by Jennon Bell Hoffmann
    The purpose of Bringing Youth Tech Education, or BYTE, is to connect current leaders in the industry with students who are interested in technology.
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  • Blockchain Brings Opportunity for Channel—but Challenges, Too

    June 6, 2019 by Scott Campbell
    There are plenty of reasons for solution providers to get excited about blockchain, but there’s also a lot to do before most can develop successful practices, according to members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council.
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  • Shifting the Paradigm: Disruptive Dialogue in the Workplace

    June 4, 2019 by Ulysses Smith, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Leader, Blend
    Disruptive dialogue denotes an intentional interruption of business as usual -- an abandonment of the surface-level conversations around identity and difference in the workplace. Organizations need to create intentional brave spaces where everyone at all levels can engage in authentic conversations around identity.
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  • Autism at Work: Tech Companies Recognizing Value of a Unique, Untapped Talent Pool

    May 30, 2019 by Natalie Hope McDonald
    Companies like Microsoft, SAP and others are establishing innovative programs to communicate with and hire workers on the autism spectrum. This unique, untapped talent pool can provide many benefits to companies from candidates that were once overlooked.
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  • Top 10 Technologies for 2019

    May 28, 2019 by Seth Robinson
    The 2019 Top 10 Emerging Technologies list includes those technologies that would have the most impact for the business of technology.
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  • 3 Things You’ll Learn in CompTIA’s Newest AI Research

    May 23, 2019 by CompTIA
    On a recent episode of Volley, Carolyn April and Seth Robinson discussed the forthcoming Artificial Intelligence research from CompTIA. The research takes a deep dive into the business opportunities, as well as the hurdles, that exist with this emerging technology. Here’s a sneak peek at what's in the full report.
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  • Forging a Brighter Future with the Canadian Business Technology Community

    May 21, 2019 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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  • Benelux Community Identifies Top 4 Technology Challenges

    May 14, 2019 by Bob Snyder, Editor-in-Chief, Channel Media Europe
    CompTIA has launched an open, vendor-neutral community focused on the needs of the Benelux region, encompassing Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The goal of this new community is to help businesses thrive in a time of unprecedented change.
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  • CompTIA ChannelChangers: Inspiring the NextGen Community

    May 9, 2019 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 All New CompTIA Canadian Business Technology Community

    May 7, 2019 by Adam Proulx, Sr. Manager, Member Communities, CompTIA
    With more than 1,100 individuals committed to promoting the expansion and growth of Canada’s $160 billion technology industry, the CompTIA Canadian Business Technology (CBT) Community helps businesses thrive through networking and thought leadership, as well as being a platform to connect with likeminded IT professionals experiencing similar challenges and opportunities.
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  • 6 Tips for Women Thinking About a Career in Tech

    May 3, 2019 by Joanna Hu, Principal Data Scientist, Exabeam
    Women continue to be underrepresented in technical careers. If you’re a curious person, are passionate about innovation, and have an interest in technology, a tech career may be right for you.
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  • Six Genius Sales Tips for People in the Business of Technology

    May 2, 2019 by CompTIA
    This year’s UK Channel Community meeting, held in Manchester focused on how to build a better business. Alongside a packed agenda of keynote speeches and panel sessions that explored how this could be achieved, the Sales Genius Café brought together industry leaders to offer their advice for better sales.
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  • CompTIA Advisory Councils Develop Standards, Solutions and Big Ideas for the Business of Tech

    April 30, 2019 by Michelle Lange
    The mission of CompTIA’s Advisory Councils is to expand the association’s reach and relevance in emerging technologies and drive the adoption of innovative tech into mainstream business.
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  • Why IT Needs to Keep an Eye on IoT

    April 25, 2019 by Matthew Stern
    Smart devices for all applications are appearing more frequently in office environments. For businesses, this raises many new cybersecurity concerns. So how close are enterprises and SMBs to safely leveraging IoT? CompTIA’s 2019 Trends in Internet of Things gives guidance on where we are and need to be.
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  • A Vision of Hope: Victor Johnston

    April 25, 2019 by Daniel Margolis
    Read about how CompTIA’s 2018 Member of the Year, Inspired Business Innovations President Victor Johnston, pays IT forward.
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  • The Future Looks Bright for Forward-Thinking IT Services Professionals

    April 16, 2019 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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  • Need Tech? Call Your Accountant

    April 3, 2019 by Carolyn April
    CompTIA research finds professional services firms getting into the tech-influencer game.
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  • Plucked From the Chorus: How One Woman Went From Musical Theater to Tech Stardom

    March 28, 2019 by Daniel Margolis
    Chloe Condon got into tech via an interesting route – the financial constraints of musical theater. Now she’s advocating to bring more women into the field. Read on to get her tech story.
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