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

Channel Transitions: Reasons MSPs Are More Successful With RMM

Channel Transitions: Reasons MSPs Are More Successful With RMM

IT solutions providers had the opportunity to consider the positive impacts remote monitoring and management (RMM) can have on their businesses during Business Solutions’ Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference on June 4 at the DoubleTree Newark Airport.  Continue Reading...
What Are The Skills Mobile Developers Need To Succeed?

What Are The Skills Mobile Developers Need To Succeed?

CyberCoders reports “mobile app development is the hottest and most in-demand industry right now. Mobile is permeating all forms of tech.”  Continue Reading...
Private Equity Firms Are Making $10 Billion Bid For NCR

Private Equity Firms Are Making $10 Billion Bid For NCR

Reuters reported Blackstone Group LP and Carlyle Group LP are making a bid in attempt at a leveraged buyout of cash register and ATM manufacturer NCR Corp.  Continue Reading...
Channel Transitions: How Can You Market Your MSP?

Channel Transitions: How Can You Market Your MSP?

Marketing your managed services provider (MSP) can be challenging. Not only do you have to determine which efforts will produce the best results and develop the skills necessary to carry those efforts out successfully — but you also have to find the time to do it.  Continue Reading...
Partners Consider The Opportunities At 1Comm 2015

Partners Consider The Opportunities At 1Comm 2015

ScanSource’s 1Comm 2015 Partner Conference helped partners explore new verticals, adjacent markets, and new service offerings. Rich Long, president of both ScanSource Catalyst, U.S. and Canada, and ScanSource Communications, U.S. and Canada, that joined together for the conference May 19 to 21 in Greenville, SC, says one of the goals of the conference was to help the IT channel focus on opportunities in the marketplace.  Continue Reading...
What You Should Focus On To Future-Proof Your Retail IT Business

What You Should Focus On To Future-Proof Your Retail IT Business

Plan for growth in mobility, the need for security, the transition to EMV, and expansion of your offerings to meet merchant demands.  Continue Reading...
How To Put The Pieces Of The Managed Services Puzzle Together

How To Put The Pieces Of The Managed Services Puzzle Together

The right tools, recurring revenue, the right clients, unique service offerings, and planning add up to success as a managed services provider.  Continue Reading...
Why Retail IT VARs Need To Be Problem Solvers First, Tech Providers Second

Why Retail IT VARs Need To Be Problem Solvers First, Tech Providers Second

Your merchant clients’ goals of providing enhanced customer experiences require solutions tailored to how their employees use technology and how they want to engage with their customers.  Continue Reading...
All Of Your Merchant IT Clients Need Security. Period.

All Of Your Merchant IT Clients Need Security. Period.

Retail IT VARs have the opportunity to provide solutions to merchants of all types and sizes who are struggling to navigate PCI compliance requirements, transition to EMV, and defend against cyberattacks.  Continue Reading...
The Secret To mPOS Success: Consider The Use Case

The Secret To mPOS Success: Consider The Use Case

When you examine a client’s goals for a mobile point of sale solution, you could find “point of sale” is only a small part of the plan.  Continue Reading...