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FUSE Studio Grant Program backed by CompTIA
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

As part of its NextUp initiative to interest teens in tech careers, CompTIA has teamed up with the FUSE program at Northweste  [more]
Salary Survey Extra: IT salaries and the company org chart
Source: Certification Magazine

As Michael Scott once said on that one episode of The Office, "I was never in this for the money. But it turns out that money is an absolute necessity for me." The same is probably true of most offices ...The post Salary Survey Extra: IT salaries and the company org chart appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CEO outlines Oracle's cloud initiative
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has outlined the company's cloud efforts for the next decade and says thousands of customers moved to Or    [more]
Analysis: China doubles down on memory chips
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

China's national program to upgrade its semiconductor and electronics industries is seeing mixed results, leading the governm    [more]
Salary Survey Extra: What’s IT worth to you, or why certify?
Source: Certification Magazine

Getting an IT certification requires a considerable investment of time, energy, and resources. For most individuals, careful planning and diligent follow-through ...The post Salary Survey Extra: What’s IT worth to you, or why certify? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Salary Survey 2016: The efficacy and impact of certification
Source: Certification Magazine

You don’t have to have a certification to work in IT. And not every worker who has a certification is inarguably better equipped to do his or her job than folks with no professional credentials. Unless your ...The post Salary Survey 2016: The efficacy and impact of certification appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Data breaches, security spending rise in 2016
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Data breaches rose 40% in 2016 from 2015 to hit a record high of 1,093, per data from the Identity Theft Resource Center.     [more]
Windstream joins SD-WAN fray
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Windstream is targeting business customers and channel partners with the introduction of an SD-WAN offering using technology     [more]
How organizations should tackle security shortages
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

The US has the world's fourth-worst shortage of cybersecurity professionals, while the UK, Israel and Ireland also are strugg    [more]
Salary Survey 2016: An all-new Salary Survey 75
Source: Certification Magazine

Here we are again, stuck between Christmas and February. Just a few days ago, it was the most wonderful time of the year, and now the whole world is just sort of hanging out and wondering whether ...The post Salary Survey 2016: An all-new Salary Survey 75 appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Salary Survey Extra: Men get bigger IT paychecks than women
Source: Certification Magazine

In mid-December of last year, spurred by the release of the British Computer Society's Women in IT Scorecard, we checked our most recent salary survey findings to determine whether ...The post Salary Survey Extra: Men get bigger IT paychecks than women appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Salary Survey Extra: IT salaries and formal education
Source: Certification Magazine

Past work experience and past educational attainment are two of the biggest influences on hiring decisions, not just in IT, but across the employment spectrum. Work experience can be difficult to quantify ...The post Salary Survey Extra: IT salaries and formal education appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Salary Survey Extra: The perks of (IT) work
Source: Certification Magazine

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act in the United States presently up in the air, there's a fair amount of uncertainty for many Americans about where they might look next for medical insurance. ...The post Salary Survey Extra: The perks of (IT) work appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CompTIA's Volley looks at the year ahead
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

CompTIA researchers Carolyn April and Seth Robinson take a look ahead at the year in technology in the latest edition of thei  [more]


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