Bernadette Wilson

Bernadette Wilson

ARTICLES BY BERNADETTE WILSON

Is 2016 The Year The Channel Gets Into The “Data Business”?
Is 2016 The Year The Channel Gets Into The “Data Business”? Regardless of technology or vertical, there was a common theme in predictions for 2016: data.  Your clients are faced with collecting, managing, analyzing, interpreting, protecting — and even figuring out ownership — of vast amounts of data, and they are going to turn to you for help.  Continue Reading...
ISV IQ Podcast: Best Practices For Software Developers Raising Capital
ISV IQ Podcast: Best Practices For Software Developers Raising Capital Following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions president Jim Roddy’s interview with HomeZada cofounder John Bodrozic.  Continue Reading...
When ISVs Should Consider The Move From Bootstrap Funding To VCs
When ISVs Should Consider The Move From Bootstrap Funding To VCs In this Business Solutions podcast, John Bodrozic, cofounder of software developer HomeZada, discusses some of the challenges software developer companies face when raising capital.  Continue Reading...
Why MSPs Need To Consider Offering Payment Processing
Why MSPs Need To Consider Offering Payment Processing There are a number of ways managed services providers (MSPs) can benefit from offering payment processing, and the U.S. transition to EMV payment technology represents added opportunity for sales.  Continue Reading...
Answers To 3 Real-Life Questions About Working EMV Solutions
Answers To 3 Real-Life Questions About Working EMV Solutions As your merchant clients migrate to EMV and train employees on their new payment solutions, they are probably turning to you with problems they encounter or with questions on best practices. Your ability to help a merchant through the transition to EMV and to move past problems and concerns can further establish you as a trusted advisor with your client.   Continue Reading...
MSP Moves Medical Billing Company From 26 Servers To Cloud, Virtualization
MSP Moves Medical Billing Company From 26 Servers To Cloud, Virtualization A managed services provider (MSP) works with a medical billing company to upgrade from servers to a private cloud and virtualization.    Continue Reading...
Euclid Analytics: Black Friday May Never Be The Same
Euclid Analytics: Black Friday May Never Be The Same The Black Friday Retail Benchmarks report from Euclid Analytics asserts Black Friday 2015 was a turning point in the struggle between online and brick-and-mortar stores: they’re starting to “co-exist nicely.”  Continue Reading...
Walmart Announces Its Mobile Payment Solution Walmart Pay works with almost any smartphone and payment type including major credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, and gift cards. Walmart is the first retailer to offer its own mobile payment capability that works with any iOS or Android device and any payment type.  Continue Reading...
RSPA Spreads The Word About Visa QIR Certification Requirement, Helps VARs Respond
RSPA Spreads The Word About Visa QIR Certification Requirement, Helps VARs Respond In this interview, Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) President Kelly Funk tells how the association is assisting VARs with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) certification and is working to spread the word that, effective March 31, 2016, Visa is requiring acquirers to ensure all newly boarded Level 4 merchants have point of sale (POS) application and terminal installation and integration performed by...  Continue Reading...
Mercury Payment Systems Helps Partners Become PCI QIR Certified
Mercury Payment Systems Helps Partners Become PCI QIR Certified The Security Pays initiative launched by Mercury Payment Systems, a Vantiv company, is assisting more than 500 partners with education and support to help them achieve Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) certification. The company recently announced that after only three months 50 of its partners are QIR certified.  Continue Reading...