5 Professional Organizations for IT Pro’s to Join in 2022

Posted by:Whitridge
10 January 2022 0

Since 1991, Whitridge’s IT Recruiters have been serving Boston’s most decerning clients, matching our network of expert IT professionals with key business and technical positions to create win-win situations.

There is sometimes a misconception that an IT Recruiter just finds you “a job,” but it’s so much more, the team at Whitridge Associates understands that your career is more dynamic than that. Our IT Recruiting team acts as a resource to our candidates, helping with career and professional development. No longer is a resume of past jobs enough to propel you to new heights in your career. Whitridge’s IT Recruiters understand that continuing education and networking are paramount to a successful and long-lasting tenure in an everchanging industry like Information Technology.

You can find our blog posts on certifications to advance your career on our website: here and here.

While keeping current on the latest trends and certifications are important pieces of the career puzzle, professional organizations can also be an invaluable resource as you navigate your industry and offer the opportunity to network with your peers from across the country and around the world. Below is a list of IT organizations you may be interested in joining:

Agile Alliance: The Agile Alliance is a global non-profit membership organization founded on the Manifesto for Agile Software Development with a community that tops over 72,000 people.

Link: Agile Alliance

CompTIA: The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy.

Link: CompTIA 

IEEE Computer Society: The IEEE Computer Society is the premier source for information, inspiration, and collaboration in computer science and engineering.

Link: IEEE Computer Society

HIMSS: The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a global advisor, thought leader and member association committed to transforming the health ecosystem.


Project Management Institute: Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading professional association for a growing community of millions of project professionals and changemakers worldwide.

Link: Project Management Institute (PMI)

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