CompTIA Blog

  • 4 Ways Data Can be Big Business for Solution Providers

    Feb 18, 2020, 23:12 PM by Seth Robinson
    Learn about CompTIA's newest research report examining the state of data practices and four ways solutions providers can use this research to inform their businesses.
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  • Big Data Jobs: 3 IT Areas That Use Big Data

    May 31, 2019, 15:52 PM by Eileen Ristau Tauchman
    If you like big data, you may be wondering what kinds of jobs use it. We’ve broken down three IT career paths related to big data and the type of tasks that use it.
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  • 4 Big Data Challenges and How to Overcome Them

    May 15, 2019, 09:59 AM by Eileen Ristau Tauchman
    Now that you understand what big data is, it’s time to dive into some of the challenges organizations face in collecting, managing and analyzing big data. Because big data can be such an asset to your business, it’s important to not be intimidated by these challenges.
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  • Learn How Tech Startup Crisis Text Line is Utilizing Big Data and Machine Leaning to Save Lives – All Via Text Messages

    Mar 27, 2018, 19:01 PM by Robert Cosentino
    This year’s Strata Data Conference in San Jose, California, had keynote speakers Nancy Lublin and Bob Filbin centerstage to discuss how their tech startup Crisis Text Line utilizes big data and machine learning to save lives via text messaging.
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  • The Right Way to Think About Data Privacy and GDPR: 3 Steps For Success

    Mar 26, 2018, 21:44 PM by Chris Hodson
    The topic of data privacy has topped tech headlines on and off for some time now. For those watching the regulatory side of the industry, the focus on what businesses should to protect the privacy of their users has become a constant.
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  • Five Tech Skill Trends to Watch in 2016

    Jan 15, 2016, 18:03 PM by James Stanger
    The world needs more IT professionals, specifically those with non-traditional IT skills, hybrid IT skills, adaptive IT skills, commodified data analytics ability and simple creativity. These are the skills to watch this year… and beyond.
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  • Weekly Word on the Street: Big IT Skill is Big Data Wrangler

    Jul 22, 2015, 17:36 PM by Jim Staats
    This week’s takeaway is the more flexible you are in your IT abilities "toolbox," the more attractive you’ll be in an ever-changing IT landscape. More data to manage, more companies going the automated route, more quote-unquote old-school firms relying on technology than ever before. Or you could just pay a visit to North Carolina. Gartner: Big IT Skill is Big Data Wrangler Hot commodities in the IT job market could be the folks with the know-how to handle the massive influx of corporate data ...
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  • Weekly Word on the Street: Big Data and the Big Apple

    Jul 22, 2015, 17:35 PM by Jim Staats
    Takeaway of the week is a couple more shots-in-the-arm for job-seekers either in the process of beefing up their cybersecurity skills and experience or about to embark on such a journey. That sector of the marker is becoming more and more attractive. And for those not interested in preventing cyber attacks, one can't go wrong aiming to tame the beast known as "big data." And, if you're looking for a worthy tech locale to put down tech roots, ever heard of a place called New York City? Cybersec ...
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  • Weekly Word on the Street: Big Data Jobs Abundant

    Jul 22, 2015, 17:34 PM by Jim Staats
    Takeaway of the week is that prospective IT job candidates shouldn't be shy when it comes to promoting a wide variety of skill sets that may very well apply to booming IT industries. Look at the blossoming Big Data sector, because more and more folks with out-of-the-box backgrounds are being considered. Might Take a Village to Fill Big-Data Jobs Gap The type of resume sought for the booming IT field of Big Data isn't as limited as one might think, if recent accounts are any indication. Scienti ...
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  • Weekly Word on the Street: How to Prepare for a Job in Big Data

    Jul 22, 2015, 17:34 PM by Jim Staats
    Takeaway of the week is, and I can't help it, that Halloween may have come and gone for another year, but it remains scary out there on the IT job market. Make it easier on yourself by using the tools at your disposal and the resources most likely to help you get noticed. Things are still good for IT folks who know how to take advantage. Report: Tech Job Boost First Half of Year The first half of this year saw good, but not great, high-tech job growth, according to recent data from analysts. The ...
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  • When Did Data Become Big Data?

    Sep 13, 2012, 19:09 PM by Tim Herbert
    Big Data, the buzzword du jour, has captured the IT industry’s attention with some truly impressive examples of what the future may hold.
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