Mobile devices have evolved from an employee’s personal phone to a critical tool for the ever-moving employee. Sometimes, it may be a company-issued device, but more often, companies are turning to a “bring your own device,” or BYOD model. With 87% of companies relying on their employees using personal devices to access business applications (Syntonic), it’s often up to the IT team to offer support on whatever device the employee chooses to use. But how can IT teams be expected to support devices made by a myriad of manufacturers running varied operating systems they can’t control?
What is CompTIA IT Fundamentals+?
CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ is a certification designed to help aspiring IT professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them. It helps develop a broader understanding of IT, and is the only single certification that encompasses all areas of IT foundations. This makes it the ideal certification for not only those looking to move into a career in IT, but also professionals in non-technical careers who want to gain a broader understanding of IT subjects.
Since the days when Athens’ youth would venture to the local market to marvel at the father of Western philosophy, Socrates, while he questioned the elders, education has traditionally been something one would have to physically seek out. But with centuries of tradition behind us, have we lost the point of Socrates’ philosophy (from the Greek ‘Philo’, love, and ‘Sophia’, wisdom – literally ‘the love of wisdom’)?
Education started by questioning the status quo. With the ever-ballooning costs of formal education on the rise and accessibility to technology-based learning alternatives mirroring the pace, a conversation about the true value of a traditional four-year college degree has finally reached the forefront of professional development.