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

Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From February 2015

Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From February 2015

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, CompTIA launches its legal services program and its “Future Leaders” community; ConnectWise acquires ScreenConnect; Tigerpaw Software releases a new version of its mobile solution with customer relationship management (CRM); My Digital Shield updates its channel partner program; AVG adds a...  Continue Reading...
Retail Mobile Strategy: Points Of Customer Engagement And Solutions That Work

Retail Mobile Strategy: Points Of Customer Engagement And Solutions That Work

Your merchant IT clients are trying to keep up with ways their customers want to engage with them and to leverage tools they need to stay competitive. You can provide both.  Continue Reading...
Verizon PCI Report: Compliance Should Be A Process To Support Security

Verizon PCI Report: Compliance Should Be A Process To Support Security

According to Verizon’s 2015 PCI Compliance Report released on March 12, almost 80 percent of businesses fail interim Payment Card Industry (PCI)compliance assessments.The report includes an analysis of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance in companies worldwide that experienced data breaches. Verizon’s research shows, since 2009, organizations that experienced data breaches showed “lower than normal ...  Continue Reading...
Education Trends That Affect IT Spend

Education Trends That Affect IT Spend

Education is undergoing a time of change —with drivers including government mandates and the characteristics of new generations of students. The challenges created by this evolution can be opportunities to provide new IT solutions.  Continue Reading...
VAR Tells How Wine + Technology Can Enhance The Customer Experience

VAR Tells How Wine + Technology Can Enhance The Customer Experience

One of the topics of Business Solutions’ Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference, May 12-13, at Bally’s Las Vegas, is how retail VARs can enhance the customer experience their merchant clients provide.  Continue Reading...
ScanSource’s Dixon: Where Mobility Fits In Retail And Hospitality

ScanSource’s Dixon: Where Mobility Fits In Retail And Hospitality

Greg Dixon, CTO and technology evangelist at ScanSource explains the role of mobility in retail and hospitality, device features that support mobile applications, and advice for your retail and hospitality IT customers that can help them with their decision to deploy mobile solutions.  Continue Reading...
Can You Answer Your IT Clients’ Questions About BC/DR?

Can You Answer Your IT Clients’ Questions About BC/DR?

Most IT solutions providers offer some type of backup and business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) solution. According to CompTIA’s Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Overview, it’s a natural extension of their other offerings.  Continue Reading...
Multilayered Approach Can Help Your Merchant IT Clients Reduce Chances Of A Data Breach

Multilayered Approach Can Help Your Merchant IT Clients Reduce Chances Of A Data Breach

Joe Majka, CSO for VeriFone, explains the benefits of a multilayered approach to cardholder data security including end-to-end encryption and how it can help your merchant clients protect their businesses and their reputations.  Continue Reading...
Retail IT VAR Of The Future Preview: 4 Parts Of The Retail IT Ecosystem

Retail IT VAR Of The Future Preview: 4 Parts Of The Retail IT Ecosystem

Business Solutions Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference, May 12-13, at Bally’s Las Vegas, will present an in-depth look at four topics: POS-as-a-Service, mobile point of sale (POS), Payment Security and EMV, and customer experience.  Continue Reading...
Retail Solutions 2015: Measured Against Their Contribution To Customer Experience

Retail Solutions 2015: Measured Against Their Contribution To Customer Experience

Resellers who can help retailers meet new shopper expectations while simultaneously satisfying the needs of the merchant to attract and retain customers will be most successful.  Continue Reading...