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

AffinityLive Adds Asset Tracking To Its PSA Software

AffinityLive Adds Asset Tracking To Its PSA Software

This summer, AffinityLive added asset tracking to its professional services automation (PSA) software.  Continue Reading...
ScanSource’s Dixon Gives Advice On Surviving As A Retail IT VAR

ScanSource’s Dixon Gives Advice On Surviving As A Retail IT VAR

As retail IT changes — with innovations in mobile point of sale (POS), payment types, and data analytics — the way a VAR creates and delivers solutions to their clients is also undergoing changes.  Continue Reading...

Next Phase Of Intel Security Partner Program Roll-Out Includes Margin Enhancement, Incumbency Advantage

Intel Security announced a second phase of changes and enhancements to its partner program that are meant to translate into higher margins, exclusivity on deals, and rewards for renewals.  Continue Reading...
Why Would Your Retail IT Clients Choose Solutions-as-a-Service?

Why Would Your Retail IT Clients Choose Solutions-as-a-Service?

Transitioning to the recurring revenue business model is the focus of more attention among retail IT VARs — but will your IT customers also be interested in making the transition?  Continue Reading...

GDS Solution Empowers Users With Data Control

Global Data Sentinel (GDS) has designed a platform that CEO John-Philip Galinski says “puts data control back into the hands of the owner.” He describes the cybersecurity platform as a set of tools the end user can incorporate to manage data.  Continue Reading...
4 Lessons From Canada’s EMV Migration That Provide Insights For U.S. VARs

4 Lessons From Canada’s EMV Migration That Provide Insights For U.S. VARs

Industry analysts are using a variety of methods to try to predict how the U.S. EMV migration will progress. Jeff Guthrie, CSO of Moneris, suggests, however, that retail IT VARs can gain insights from looking back at how the migration progressed in Canada. Moneris had a front row seat for the Canadian (and now U.S.) migration, currently processing more than 3 billion payment card transactions each year at more than 350,000 merchant locations...  Continue Reading...
Bixolon’s B-gate Manages Peripherals For Tablet Solutions

Bixolon’s B-gate Manages Peripherals For Tablet Solutions

Bixolon is bringing a solution to market that answers the question of how to connect multiple peripherals to a tablet point of sale (POS) solution.  Continue Reading...
“Healthcare IT Guy” Shah Tells Solutions Providers How To Get — And Keep — A Prospect’s Attention

“Healthcare IT Guy” Shah Tells Solutions Providers How To Get — And Keep — A Prospect’s Attention

During his keynote at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, Shahid Shah, known as the “The Healthcare IT Guy,” offered advice on how to start a conversation that gets the attention of a healthcare IT prospect — and how to keep the conversation going.  Continue Reading...
Agilysys Channel Program Announced At RetailNOW 2015

Agilysys Channel Program Announced At RetailNOW 2015

Agilysys chose RSPA RetailNOW 2015 to announce that its cloud and mobile hospitality solutions will be offered, for the first time, for resale through solutions providers.  Continue Reading...
Why VARs Should Focus On Patient-Centered Solutions

Why VARs Should Focus On Patient-Centered Solutions

Delivering technology that ensures people have access to healthcare information — and their healthcare providers — will give solutions providers a competitive edge.  Continue Reading...