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Nov 25, 2019

All successful technologists begin their careers as technicians, right? Well, some do. But many do not. Our in-the-field correspondent Michelle Lange heads to Denver for a conference benefitting TechGirlz organized by the Women In Tech Summit (WITS), where she meets two technologists who forged their own paths to...


Nov 13, 2019

Our correspondent Michelle Lange goes into the field at the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) El Centro Campus to talk with graduates of Chicago’s inaugural IT-Ready Technical Support class – where IT workforce demand meets a new pipeline of technologist talent.

 

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Oct 31, 2019

How early should we teach kids about cybersafe practices? High school? Middle school? Kindergarten? How about three years old? Randi Parker, senior director at Creating IT Futures explains why kids should pick up cybersafe habits as soon as they pick up gadgets – and how partners and programs such as the Technology...


Sep 30, 2019

How do you rise from tinkering in a wood shop to leading the Board of Directors for the world’s most influential IT association? Amy Kardel, CompTIA’s new Vice President, Strategic Workforce Relationships, walks us through her technologist’s journey – from playing with gadgets beside her dad to side hustles in...


Sep 20, 2019

Many technologists are tinkerers, working hands-on with technology to solve problems for individuals and businesses. Sarah Johnson, first-ever winner of the CompTIA / ChannelPro Cecelia Galvin Scholarship Award, tinkers with digital marketing, teaching STEM classes and developing autonomous drones. Plus, she runs