Tag Archives: CompTIA

CompTIA forms blockchain technology interest group

CompTIA has created a new blockchain Technology Interest Group TIG). “With growing interest in the deployment of blockchain technology in business applications, the time is right for us to expand our offerings related to this emerging technology,” said Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president of industry relations and CEO of the …

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CompTIA launches new interactive apprenticeship catalogue

 CompTIA has launched its CompTIA Apprenticeship Training Solutions Catalogue. The IT Association has designed the catalogue to identify how CompTIA learning objectives map to the UK’s digital apprenticeship standards. The resource links directly to mapping documents, learning objectives and other material that can help providers navigate the complex apprenticeship landscape. …

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CompTIA Brings four-week virtual learning experience to Greater Manchester and Lancashire

 An exploratory learning programme to build technical skills as preparation for careers in information technology (IT) will be offered to citizens of the Greater Manchester and Lancashire regions by CompTIA. Tech Discovery is a four-week virtual learning experience designed to help individuals build their technical skills in cybersecurity, data analytics, …

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Favourable Indicators for UK IT Employment in New CompTIA Report

 Employers across the United Kingdom accelerated their search for information technology (IT) workers to close out 2020, according to a new report from CompTIA. The “CompTIA UK IT Employment Snapshot” reveals that job postings for core IT positions totaled 198,805 in Q4 2020. That was an increase of more than 32,000 …

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CompTIA introduces new cybersecurity advisory council

CompTIA has formed a new Cybersecurity Advisory Council, comprised of 16 experts from a multitude of disciplines and organisations, that will provide guidance on how technology companies can address pressing cybersecurity issues and threats and implement new practices and protocols to keep their customers safe. “Recent events have underscored the …

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Leeds, Birmingham and Belfast Earn high marks in CompTIA’s 2nd annual UK tech town Index

Booming employment opportunities in the information technology (IT) field and a low cost of living elevated Leeds to the top of the UK Tech Town Index 2020 published today by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry and workforce. Leeds displaced Manchester as the top-ranked location in this year’s index, which …

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Rebuilding for the Future: CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2021

The information technology (IT) industry will morph in 2021, prompted by its response to the chaos of 2020 and affirmation that it is the central nervous system of our digital society, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2021 released by CompTIA. The annual report explores the trends that will shape the …

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Creating a culture of diversity

PCR talks to Nancy Hammervik, EVP, industry relations at CompTIA about why diversity in the channel is so important in creating a work place of inclusion The tech industry is predominantly white and male, which has historically made it challenging for underrepresented minorities to gain a foothold in leadership. But …

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Refined practices and continued focus will reinforce cybersecurity landscape in 2020, New CompTIA report finds

Organisations are building confidence that their cybersecurity practices are headed in the right direction, aided by advanced technologies, more detailed processes, comprehensive education and specialised skills, new research from CompTIA finds. Eight in 10 organisations surveyed for CompTIA’s State of Cybersecurity 2020 report said their cybersecurity practices are improving. At the same …

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Technology partner relationships becoming more equal, New CompTIA research brief finds

Relationships between technology companies and the partners they rely on to sell, refer and consult on their products and services are evolving from alliances dominated by vendors to true partnerships, according to a new research brief published by CompTIA. The widespread adoption of cloud computing and the emergence of an …

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