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Veteran IT Pro Leverages Knowledge, Patience and Hustle To Get Ahead

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Military veteran Daniel Avila credits his IT skills, his patience and his natural hustle to starting a tech career that supports his family

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10 Reasons We’re Thankful for CompTIA’s Amazing Global Community

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Thanks to CompTIA's volunteer leaders and staff, who came on strong in 2022, 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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IT Industry Outlook: Skill Building in 2023

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Considering building your skills to boost your career? Take note of these three big factors that will shape professional development in 2023

Job Search Communications: Positioning Yourself for the Job You Want

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Learn how strong communication skills, networking and a well-formulated resume and cover letter can help you land the job you want

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

Economic Crisis Brings Opportunities for MSPs

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Between increases in interest rates, energy prices and inflation across the globe, no MSP is exempt from the effects of economic crisis. However, amongst all the challenges lie many opportunities for MSPs

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How to Study for CompTIA Project+

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You’ve decided that managing projects is your next career move. Read on to learn about how to study for CompTIA Project+ and grow your career

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Think Outside the Box To Find a Cool Job in IT: The NFL

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Cool IT jobs are everywhere, and technicians are in high demand. Even the NFL needs tech specialists

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Your Next Move: Quality Assurance Analyst

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If you have a knack for problem-solving and want to develop and execute software test plans, then quality assurance analyst could be your next move

Certifications vs. Certificates

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Do you have a certificate or a certification? The two are quite different. Read on to learn how you (and others) can differentiate between the two

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The Top 10 UK Cities To Live in and Work in Tech

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The UK Tech Town Index 2022 provides some guidance on locations to consider when looking for a technology job, considering factors like job postings, projected job growth, cost of living and wages

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The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

Helping the Next Generation Spark an Interest in Tech—and Confidence for Life

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The next generation of the tech workforce aren’t just graduating from college or earning a certification—they’re still in middle school too. It is crucial to begin early and help that next generation spark an interest in tech

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5 Jobs You Could Get With CompTIA Project+

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Careers in project management are on the rise. Learn how the skills covered in CompTIA Project+ translate to project management roles in the IT world

Your Next Move: IT Project Manager

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If you have excellent communication and time-management skills, plus a natural ability to lead, a career as an IT project manager could be a good fit for you

10 Skills Every IT Project Manager Needs in 2022

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Do you know what skills are required to be an efficient IT project manager? Read on to find out

Your Next Move: Project Coordinator

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By coordinating team work on projects, organizing by project detail or assisting your project manager using proper communication and growing project management skills, a career as a project coordinator could be your next move

6 Steps to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra, but been tasked with developing a plan for implementing the technology anyway? Worry no more. Discover a streamlined methodical approach to Apache Cassandra® data modeling.

From the Library to the Data Center

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An accidental interview changed Allison Marchant’s life. Learn how recognizing and applying transferable skills could change yours too

Why MSPs Should Plan Their Exit Strategy Now, Even if They're Not Ready to Sell

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Every MSP should have an exit plan sooner rather than later, even if they don't plan to sell. Find out more about planning your exit, tracking your adjusted EBITDA and why it's important to understand your risk-reward appetite

How CompTIA Data+ Can Help You Build a Career in Data – Or Anywhere

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A growing number of businesses of all sizes are using analytics to streamline their operations, no matter what they are. Jen Hood, an analytics expert with 15 years in the field, shares some thoughts on how to build an analytics career and why earning CompTIA Data+ is an important step

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SD-WAN and Firewalls: Best Practices Around Next Generation Service Chaining

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Learn the best practices around Next Generation Service Chaining

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

CompTIA CEO: Unlocking the Potential of the Industry Requires Fighting for More Tech Workers

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With millions of individuals looking for new opportunities, CompTIA plays an important role in unlocking the potential of the industry, says CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux

What Is Proxy Testing and Why It Sets You Up for Failure

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Proxy solicitors are becoming more brazen. Not only is proxy testing considered cheating, but it sets you up for failure in your IT career. Read on to learn how you can identify when someone is approaching you about proxy testing

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Top Skills for a DevOps Engineer

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DevOps engineers are among the top-wanted roles in IT. Discover essential technical and professional skills required for success in DevOps careers

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Positioning Your Transferable Skills for the Job You Want

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You’ve decided to make your next career move. Read on to learn how you can use your transferable skills to help you grow your career

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Why Brain Dumps Don’t Work

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Rote memorization isn’t the way to earn your CompTIA certification. That’s one of the reasons why brain dumps don’t work. Learn what a brain dump is and why you should avoid them while studying for your CompTIA certification exams

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The New CompTIA Linux+: Your Questions Answered

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With the launch of the new CompTIA Linux+ came many questions, so we’ve set out to answer them here

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What MSPs Should Know About Web3 and Blockchain Evolution

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Just like all game-changing technologies and inventions, the web has gone through decades of evolution. Find out more about how Web3 and blockchain technologies can work for your MSP

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MSP Business Builder Finds Self Through Tech; Success With CompTIA

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Juan Fernandez came from a hard laboring, smart working family and had a lifetime of physical labor in his future. Taking some grandfatherly advice to heart, Fernandez brought his work ethic to the tech world instead. There, he found himself. And with CompTIA, he built a career

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10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

Protect the Value of Your Certification: Understanding Exam Fraud

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If it was easy, everybody would do it, right? Learn why CompTIA takes exam security so seriously and how you can spot exam fraud

Life Is a Highway: Career Changer Credits CompTIA Certifications With His Success

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Transitioning from automotive sales to IT is a move this career changer doesn’t regret making. See how CompTIA helped him do it

How To Vet Legit Training Materials

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Not all training content is created equal. Learn how to spot unauthorized training materials and how a new CompTIA tool can help

Understand Your Data Strategy Before You Embrace AI

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AI and Machine Learning feed on large amounts of data, and CompTIA's AI Council detailed more on how important it is to start with strategy when considering how all facets of data drive your business outcomes

Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

10 Things You Should Know About Quantum Computing and AI

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Emerging technologies have become more prominent in recent years, and amongst them, quantum computing has the potential to change the world the most. Find out more about 10 things you should be aware of when it comes to the worlds of quantum computing and AI

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My CompTIA Linux+ Favorites: Containers

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Learn why container management is 1 of my 3 favorite topics from the new CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) objectives

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IT Industry Outlook: Channel Business Model Evolution Continues Apace

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Data shows that companies in the business of technology are starting to think bigger again, rekindling some strategic initiatives and aspirations that may have been put on the back burner. Find out more about how channel firms are looking to evolve their business models in the coming year

CompTIA A+ Has Two Exams: What You Need to Know

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Learn more about what the two CompTIA A+ exams cover, what to expect and how to study for these exams to benefit your career as an IT professional

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Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.