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CompTIA Expands Its CertMaster Portfolio

3 days ago | by Gina Roos

NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to CompTIA's news, this week's coverage includes ANPI's expanded partner program, Digital River's new partnerships, and more. Read More »



  • IT Services Sector Continues to Add Jobs
    The good news is the U.S. technology industry added nearly 119,000 jobs in the first half of 2014, increasing the employment rate by 1.9 percent, slightly higher than the 1.8 percent growth during the same period last year, according to new research...
  • 'Generation Gap 2.0' Heats Up at Work
    With individuals' perceived sophistication about tech use often serving as a divider, a potentially destructive generation gap is building in the workplace, according to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Ricoh Americas. Younger...
  • Small-Business Execs Are 'Content but Cautious'
    "Content but cautious" sums up the sentiment expressed in the "Small Business Forecast 2014," released by Bank of America and the CFI Group. Small-business owners and managers report both job satisfaction and business risk, according to the study,...
  • Big Data Plus IoT: Opportunities Too Big to Ignore
    Companies are invested heavily in big data but often need help from outside organizations, according to a new study conducted by Accenture and GE. The study, based on a survey of 250 business and IT executives at organizations with revenue of more...
  • IT Outsourcing Landscape Continues to Shift
    Many IT functions, from help desk to data center operations, have a long history of outsourcing, but a recent survey from Computer Economics suggests that, before taking that plunge, organizations should take a good look at the specific needs of...
  • Channel News Briefs: Week of Sept. 14
    This week's briefs include CompTIA's new online course, Avnet's new Linux courses, and more channel news.
  • Tech Job Growth by State: The Numbers May Surprise You
    You may be astonished to find out which U.S. states are enjoying the biggest growth in technology jobs in the first half of this year. Hint: Although California still has the largest tech workforce and continues to be a hotbed for IT entrepreneurs...
  • Cisco Overhauls Its Certification, Training Programs
    New and enhanced courses combine traditional topics—such as wireless, routing, switching, video, security and data center—with IoT, SDN and business transformation.
  • Why Hiring Is Up, but Finding the Right Fit Can Be Hard
    Two recent reports from present a classic "good news/bad news" picture for IT hiring. Tech industry hiring managers and HR pros continue to ramp up staffing plans for the rest of the year with IT ranking first among all sectors for these...
  • 11 Reasons Guarded Optimism Prevails on IT Hiring Front
    Separate surveys from two career and employment companies indicate that IT hiring managers remain cautiously optimistic about staffing expansions. The two surveys, from Dice and TEKsystems, reveal that expectations for tech department budget...

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