Managing Your Business

Technology is changing the way that business is conducted, between industries, companies, and individuals—making it critically important to stay on top of the latest innovations, buying trends and business models in order to accelerate success. Use these resources to find new ways to grow your business, expand your reach, and keep your team engaged.

Partner Experience Trends Through the Lens of the Partner Journey

This research brief uses interviews with IT channel leaders to describe the evolving relationship between partners and vendors.

08/21/2020 | Whitepaper

The Cloud Applications Playbook: Success Strategies for SaaS Vendors and Solution Providers

The Cloud Applications Playbook offers guidance to both IT solution providers and SaaS vendors looking to distribute and sell cloud applications through the IT channel effectively.

06/30/2021 | Guide

Legal Resources for Tech SMBs

Guidance from legal experts is an essential investment for tech SMBs. CompTIA Members can use this guide to jumpstart your legal foundation.

06/21/2021 | Guide

The Technology Buyer’s Journey: A Roadmap to Customer Success

CompTIA’s Channel Advisory Board mapped out a technology buyer’s journey with step-by-step details for vendors, distributors and solution providers

06/15/2021 | Infographic

How to Succeed in IoT Security

A hard-luck opportunity opened the door for an MSP to save the day and gain a loyal customer with a new IoT security solution.

03/12/2021 | Use Case

Vendor Channel Readiness Assessment

This assessment tool can help technology vendors determine their preparedness and ability to initiate and implement a channel strategy.

03/04/2021 | Forms

How to Create a Successful Virtual Event in 10 Steps

With these 10 steps, you can successfully create a new digital event that will engage your attendees and bring more value to your organization.

06/10/2020 | Article

Executive Insights: Customer Experience in the Channel

As channel firms grapple with new ways to engage customers, CompTIA interviewed a group of executives about the trends in CX they are seeing in today’s market.

07/09/2019 | Research

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It’s important for tech companies of all sizes to remember were all small businesses at some point, says Bob Stegner, host of CompTIA’s Universal Truths from the Son of an SMB YouTube series. Watch the latest episodes to learn how to best service small-business customers and ensure your own long-term success.

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The Rise of the Ecosystem Mindset: Four Ideas for Partner Success

Ecosystems are increasing and restructuring at pace, resulting in us needing a new ‘ecosystem mindset’. Rob Reynolds’ 360-degree view of the partner world highlights that no one partner can build the entire technology stack. This important route to market needs a shift from technology push to a strategic dialogue, sharing information, and building joint value propositions that bring both organisations’ strengths to the end customer – regardless of partner size.

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At the Ready: Tech Community Responds in Force After Kaseya Ransomware Attack

Just as US businesses were closing down for the July 4 long holiday weekend, the REvil ransomware group attacked—impacting the MSP community more directly than any previous incident. Sadly, it was an inevitable attack, one that many cyber experts have been expecting. The other shoe finally dropped, and tech companies came to help.

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Jul 8, 2021, 04:00 PM By Alisa Kunz

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It’s Time for a Legal Checkup

Taking care of yourself means seeing your doctor regularly. Are you applying that same level of care to your business? If it’s time for a legal checkup, CompTIA’s new toolkit, Legal Resources for Tech SMBs, is the prescription.

Jul 6, 2021, 02:28 PM By Emily Matzelle