Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 18, 2020

    Why Texas and Missouri Are Turning to IT Training During Unemployment Crisis

    Workforce leaders Mardy Leathers (MO), Dale Robertson (TX) and Commissioner Julian Alvarez (TX) share insights and context to the current unemployment crisis we are in today and how CompTIA is helping.
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  • May 14, 2020

    How IT Training Can Make the Most of Economic Stimulus Dollars

    In a recent episode of our award-winning Technologist Talk podcast, Mark Plunkett and Jason Mangold of CompTIA Custom Training explain how organizations of all kinds across the nation can help get “Americans working again” by sharpening tech skills among the U.S. workforce.
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  • May 8, 2020

    Narrowing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap Now for the Post-COVID-19 Future

    CompTIA and Creating IT Futures executive Amy Kardel joins a National CyberWatch Center webinar discussing strategies for narrowing today’s skills gap by tapping a talent pool energized by COVID-19 to launch cybersecurity careers.
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  • May 1, 2020

    Lending Support to Teens in a Virtual New Hands-Free World

    The manager for Creating IT Futures’ after-school program in Chicago says what her teens really need now is a hug — even if it’s a virtual one.
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  • April 27, 2020

    TechGirlz Goes Virtual in Response to Covid-19

    With in-person TechGirlz workshops cancelled due to coronavirus, the organization keeps up its mission of inspiring girls to explore the possibilities of technology and creates virtual TechShopz.
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  • April 11, 2020

    Why IT Training Remains a Strong Investment for Talent Development Dollars

    In their Technologist Talk debut, Mark Plunkett and Jason Mangold of CompTIA Custom Training explain why individuals and organizations should consider investing in IT training despite trying times.
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