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Get your technology and certification news here on tech trends, management moves, and tech-focused business advice to keep you on target. News sources from CompTIA Smartbrief and Certification News.



Attend the 2015 TechAmerica DC Fly-In
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Congressional leaders want to hear from CompTIA members and learn how laws and regulations are affecting your business -- for    [more]
IDC: Sluggish tablet market will hit the iPad
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

IPad shipments are expected to decline for the first time ever this year, with a projected 12.7% fall from last year's level,    [more]
VMware announces 24/7 certification learning library
Source: Certification Magazine

VMware has joined a growing online certification trend with the addition of a new all-hours learning library. The cloud and virtualization colossus announced the launch of its Learning Zone learning library on Nov. 18. The post VMware announces 24/7 certification learning library appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Quick Start Session to Healthcare IT
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

In CompTIA's webinar on Dec. 9 at 1 p.m.     [more]
Gartner: Companies continue to look to the cloud for SaaS deployment
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

In a Gartner survey, 40% of companies said overall cost reduction is the main reason they invest in software-as-a-service and    [more]
The envelope, please: CompTIA seeks nominations for 2015 IT Hall of Fame induction
Source: Certification Magazine

'Tis the season to be ... honored for your contribution to the world of technology and computers. There's a Hall of Fame for just about every field of personal or professional endeavor. The post The envelope, please: CompTIA seeks nominations for 2015 IT Hall of Fame induction appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Sony scales back smartphone business, pledges profitability
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Sony will stop designing smartphones for sale in China and reduce the number of Xperia models in a bid to make its smartphone    [more]
New third party risk management cert to debut in January
Source: Certification Magazine

It's rare in 2014 for any business entity to conduct all of its operations using only its own resources and personnel. For many firms, it takes business partners, often called "third party" partners, to get things done. The post New third party risk management cert to debut in January appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Certification takes IT instructor to Afghanistan and back
Source: Certification Magazine

Rosa Mattress was trimming and raking shrubs on a hot summer day the first time she met Chelsea Johnson. “I looked up and two ladies in a car were driving up,” Mattress said. The driver was Johnson ... The post Certification takes IT instructor to Afghanistan and back appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
SmartBrief will not publish Thursday and Friday
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

In observance of Thanksgiving in the U.S., SmartBrief will not publish Thursday and Friday. Publication will resume Monday.    [more]
You may connect to the internet: The case for open-resource testing in certification
Source: Certification Magazine

Advances in technology continue to reshape the way we learn and access information. Information that used to be stored in books or filing cabinets is now easily accessible from a computer with an internet connection. The post You may connect to the internet: The case for open-resource testing in certification appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Dear CertMag: I see layoffs everywhere. How can I protect myself?
Source: Certification Magazine

Dear CertMag: There have been a lot of layoffs in IT recently, with thousands of employees losing their jobs, even at some of the largest tech companies in the world. I know everyone’s individual situation is different ... The post Dear CertMag: I see layoffs everywhere. How can I protect myself? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
IBM releases service to monitor, improve business mobile apps
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

IBM has unveiled its Mobile Infrastructure Analytics Services, which monitors how mobile applications are working to help exe    [more]
Seeking career guidance and certification advice from strangers
Source: Certification Magazine

Numerous times over the years I have seen posts from individuals on forums asking for suggestions on which certification track they should pursue to kick-start their career. Sometimes these are from people looking to change careers ... The post Seeking career guidance and certification advice from strangers appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]


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