Bernadette Wilson

About Bernadette Wilson

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Bernadette Wilson is Business Solutions magazine’s associate editor. She is a former staff member of the Laurel Group Newspapers, Trib Total Media, in Westmoreland County, PA, editing The Independent-Observer, Scottdale, PA’s community newspaper, for six years. Before joining Business Solutions she worked for Larson Texts,which produces mathematics books for middle school through college, and contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines as a freelance writer. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.

ARTICLES BY BERNADETTE WILSON

RetailNOW 2015: Why It's Important To Be Strategic About Presence

RetailNOW 2015: Why It's Important To Be Strategic About Presence

The W2W (Women in Retail) Community event at the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW featureed guest lecturer, Jeanine Turner of Georgetown University, in a session titled Choosing Presence: The Most Important Executive Decision We Make Without Ever Thinking About It.  Continue Reading...
RSPA Elects New Board

RSPA Elects New Board

The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) holds elections each year during RetailNOW to fill board positions. Here are the dealers and vendors elected to RSPA leadership this year.  Continue Reading...
The Top 3 Takeaways From Gerber's RetailNOW 2015 Presentation

The Top 3 Takeaways From Gerber's RetailNOW 2015 Presentation

Michael Gerber spoke at the general session on day one of Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015 in Orlando, FL. Gerber is the author of best-seller The E-Myth Revisited and five other E-Myth books on the topic of small business and entrepreneurship.  Continue Reading...
CompTIA ChannelCon Focuses On Critical IT Channel Transitions, Strategies

CompTIA ChannelCon Focuses On Critical IT Channel Transitions, Strategies

CompTIA ChannelCon 2015’s focus, Aug. 3-5 in Chicago, is the evolving IT channel.  Continue Reading...
Why Retail VARs Should Consider Tablet POS Hardware With Universal OS Support

Why Retail VARs Should Consider Tablet POS Hardware With Universal OS Support

If you are grappling with the decision of which operating system your tablet point of sale (POS) hardware should support, Paul Rasori, EVP, product and marketing, for Powa Technologies, says the answer could be: Don’t limit yourself to one. In this exclusive interview with Business Solutions, Rasori explains the importance of universal support for iOS, Android, and Windows to you and your merchant IT clients — now and in the future. ...  Continue Reading...
How To Set A Course As A Successful Healthcare IT Solutions Provider

How To Set A Course As A Successful Healthcare IT Solutions Provider

Healthcare IT continues to evolve and change, and IT solutions providers in this vertical need to address the challenges their clients face as they try to keep up with standards, regulations, and trends.  Continue Reading...
StorageCraft Introduces Windows/Linux Cross-Platform Backup And Recovery

StorageCraft Introduces Windows/Linux Cross-Platform Backup And Recovery

StorageCraft released the cross-platform version of ShadowProtect SPX, which enables management of backup and recovery of Windows and Linux systems and physical and virtual environments from a single platform.  Continue Reading...
How To Address Your SMB IT Customers’ Concerns Over Cloud Solutions

How To Address Your SMB IT Customers’ Concerns Over Cloud Solutions

Desktop-as-a-Service continues to grow as SMBs’ choice to consume apps and data, as well as to enable channel partners to become “one-stop-shops” for these IT clients. In this interview, Darrin Swan from Dell Software Service Provider Program tells Business Solutions how managed services providers (MSPs) can overcome customer objections to cloud solutions, take a layered approach to cloud security, and build monthly recurring...  Continue Reading...
New Technology Provides Insights Into Populations Of Consumers And Their Behaviors

New Technology Provides Insights Into Populations Of Consumers And Their Behaviors

SpaceCurve CEO Dane Coyer says when his company began, there wasn’t a platform that could index space and time data collected from the physical world. He founded the company in 2009 that developed a solution — the origin of which was an attempt to organize data for Google Earth — that enables companies including retailers, real estate agencies, and advertising firms, to have insights into customers as well as potential...  Continue Reading...
What The Status Of EMV And Payment Fraud Probably Will Be On October 2

What The Status Of EMV And Payment Fraud Probably Will Be On October 2

There are about three months until the liability for fraudulent payment card transactions will shift from issuing banks to the party with technology least compliant with EMV. As an IT solutions provider working with merchants, you are probably helping your clients transition to the new technology or maybe, still, even just explaining what it is. EMV payment technology uses chip cards that create a unique transaction code, hindering criminals...  Continue Reading...