Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 13, 2018

    IT-Ready finds partner and advocate in TeamLogicIT

    Chuck Lennon, executive vice president at TeamLogicIT, says IT-Ready is producing workplace ready, entry-level tech workers that all companies in the industry should want to hire.
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  • July 17, 2017

    Don't wait for someone else to solve a problem; be the change you seek

    John Malonson 400px Last month, we caught up with Creating IT Futures Board Member John Malonson to discuss his charity work, involvement with the BDPA, and his thoughts on increasing diversity in the tech workforce.
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  • July 16, 2015

    Working With Individual and Collaborative Abilities To Solve Problems

    JimAfdahlBlog Creating IT Futures Foundation chairman Jim Afdahl considers himself lucky to work with and around tech people because they are collaborate individuals who don’t say, “it can’t be done,” but rather, “how will we do it?”
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  • June 17, 2015


    DianaErmini We’re deeply grateful to our board members for their vision, advice and participation to grow the foundation. This month four members of our board rotate off, and we want to give a special shout-out to them.
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  • February 9, 2015

    IT-Ready apprenticeship allows former retail manager to ‘close sale’ on brand-new career

    IT-Ready’s paid apprenticeship and CompTIA A+ certification gave Blong Yang the ‘foot in the door’ he needed to enter the IT industry.
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  • June 17, 2013

    Leadership as a Learned Trait

    Aptitude and attitude are not enough to move up in today’s business environment. Meaningful success also requires character and teamwork. “It’s not enough to be a smart technical person,” said Paul Cronin, a member of the boards of directors for CompTIA and the Creating IT Futures Foundation. “If people are going to stand up in their own ways and feel the strength inside them, that takes something else."
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