Governor Pat Quinn has been pushing an educational initiative called Illinois Pathways Race to the Top to get students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities. Last Friday, CompTIA Workforce Development announced itself as a major backer of the initiative. Continue reading here.
Original Posting (7/11/12): TrainSignal, a Schaumburg-based computer training company, has recently created a course to certify those involved in cloud computing and emerging technologies in the field. The course goes through the basics of what cloud computing is through a final CompTIA Essentials certification exam. Continue reading here.
Update (7/25/12): TrainSignal Just released a 20-lesson, 6 hour VMware infrastructure training program that focuses on holistically designing a vSphere environment and understanding virtualization. Continue reading here.
Advancements in technology are forcing the retail industry to adjust how they operate. Advertising, payment processing, and customer engagement are all getting a digital facelift with new services and technologies. Accourding to the Downers Grove-based IT non-profit CompTIA, retailers will increase spending on IT by 63% in 2012. Continue reading here.
The above video is an Intel concept for digital signage. As retailers go digital, chances are you’ll be seeing many more television and interactive screens in your local retail stores. Video from intel.com
A new study by Downers Grove-based CompTIA discovered that less than 20% of teens that actively use and enjoy technology are interested in pursuing technology careers. Continue reading here.
A research report created by CompTIA, the Information Technology non-profit based in Downers Grove, shows how social media can have a positive impact on internal and external business processes. The report includes the top five business benefits of utilizing social presence. Continue reading here.