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

MagTek Demonstrates Solution’s Defense Against Fraudulent Payment Cards

MagTek Demonstrates Solution’s Defense Against Fraudulent Payment Cards

Doug Free, VP of sales for Magtek, demonstrates how the company’s QwickPay solutions responds to the swipe of a fraudulent payment card  at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.  Continue Reading...
Cognitive TPG Demonstrates Healthcare Applications Of Its Technology

Cognitive TPG Demonstrates Healthcare Applications Of Its Technology

Kevin O’Donnell, director of channel sales, explains some of the applications Cognitive TPG has for healthcare at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.  Continue Reading...
Enovate Presents Telehealth Solution At Smart VAR Summit

Enovate Presents Telehealth Solution At Smart VAR Summit

Kevin L’Heureux, business development manager and project manager, telehealth for Enovate, demonstrates a telehealth solution that facilitates a consultation via camera and display for a clinician that needs to see a patient in a different location. He also displayed technology cards and wall-mounted solutions at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago ...  Continue Reading...
Zebra Technologies Demonstrates Healthcare Applications Of Its Products

Zebra Technologies Demonstrates Healthcare Applications Of Its Products

Andy Tippet, senior marketing manager, healthcare, for the Americas at Zebra Technologies, tells how Zebra’s products can be applied to areas of healthcare including admissions, laboratory, pharmacy, and mobile specimen collection. Tippet spoke at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.  Continue Reading...
ASAP Systems Offers Information On Asset And Inventory Tracking

ASAP Systems Offers Information On Asset And Inventory Tracking

Shannon Franzen, director of sales at ASAP Systems, provided information on healthcare applications of asset and inventory tracking systems at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.  Continue Reading...
Toshiba’s Ted Clark Sings RetailNOW 2014 Keynote Introduction

Toshiba’s Ted Clark Sings RetailNOW 2014 Keynote Introduction

For the second year, Ted Clark, global business partner channel leader at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, introduced— with song — the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW keynote speaker.  Continue Reading...
Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — September 5, 2014

Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — September 5, 2014

In the news, a Nielsen report reveals consumers’ intentions to make online purchases have doubled since 2011. In other news, Backoff malware is suspected in more data breaches. Articles this week include a look at why retailers are interested in — but haven’t yet embraced — iBeacon. And the channel is talking about Amazon’s Local Register, as well as Apple’s announcement on September 9 that is rumored to...  Continue Reading...
Solution Gives Your Clients Data Along With Payment Processing

Solution Gives Your Clients Data Along With Payment Processing

Swipely, a platform that provides product, staff, and customer insights to merchants, handles payment processing as well. Angus Davis, founder and CEO, points out credit card fees can add up to a significant cost, and Swipely “transforms a necessary evil operating expense into a marketing investment.”  Continue Reading...
Why VARs Should (Have To) Care About The Retail Customer Experience

Why VARs Should (Have To) Care About The Retail Customer Experience

Scott Holt, VP of marketing at ROAM, an Ingenico company, says taking a little time to understand your retail IT clients could pay off with big returns. He points out VARs and other IT solutions providers who understand the current demands their retail clients are facing will have a competitive edge.  Continue Reading...
Are You Targeting Healthcare IT’s Biggest Pain Points?

Are You Targeting Healthcare IT’s Biggest Pain Points?

At the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, healthcare professionals aimed IT solutions providers at hospitals’ needs — and provided advice for how to contact and capture the attention of decision makers.  Continue Reading...