IDC, “Microsoft's widely known certification program covers many of its infrastructure products in addition to its productivity products. Its own research has found that enterprises that invest in certification have a 15% improvement in customer satisfaction ratings.”
Brazilian IT Market & CompTIA
certification.comptia.orgAdvancing the Global IT IndustryTodd ThibodeauxPresident & CEOCompTIATerry ErdleExecutive Vice PresidentSkills CertificationCompTIA
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CompTIA Channel Training• Education catalog includes:– Quick Start Guides and Sessions– Executive Certificate Programs– 10-Week Guides– Webinars live and recorded─• 2 guides on cloud computinglocalized for Brazil• CompTIA e-learning launched inApril 2013
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Top Strategic Priorities AmongBrazilian Businesses for 20131. Improve staff productivity / capabilities2. Reduce costs / overhead3. Reach new customers4. Innovate more effectively5. Further leverage technology to improve business operations 85% of Brazilian executives say business conditions areimproving and expect 2013 to be better than 2012. 97% expect to increase their expenditure on IT productsand services over the next 12 months. 85% of Brazilian executives say business conditions areimproving and expect 2013 to be better than 2012. 97% expect to increase their expenditure on IT productsand services over the next 12 months.Source: CompTIAs 2013 Tech Adoption Study
1 in 2 Brazilian Businesses Plan toHire IT Staff in 2013Source: CompTIAs 2013 Tech Adoption Study2013 Hiring Intent for IT Staff78%of Brazilianexecutives areconcerned aboutIT labor quantityor quality.78%of Brazilianexecutives areconcerned aboutIT labor quantityor quality.
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Certification Validates Skills87% of Brazilian executives believeIT certifications will increase in importanceover the next two yearsSource: CompTIAs 2013 Tech Adoption Study
Top 5 Benefits of Certified IT StaffSource: CompTIA Employer Perceptions of IT Training and Certification,Base 804 US IT hiring managers1122334455Better able to understand new technologiesMore productive IT workforceMore insightful problem solvingBetter project management skillsBetter communication skills
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