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

Financing Options Your Customers Will Love

Financing Options Your Customers Will Love

Solutions providers share how they handle customers who need to finance projects and how it reinforces their role as a trusted advisor.  Continue Reading...
Six Questions That Will Lead To Better Consumables Sales

Six Questions That Will Lead To Better Consumables Sales

Scott Robnett, director of interactive services for Imprint Enterprises, says regular communication is key to consumables sales. Business Solutions recently interviewed Robnett for the article “Edge Out Competitors With A Complete Cloud-Based Mobile Solution.” He points out it is easy for companies to compare prices and order standard or stocked consumables, but they will be less likely to look into ordering on their own if you...  Continue Reading...
Government IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014

Government IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014

Over the past week, the news was filled with stories about GPS tracking technology. The GAO reports automakers are collecting and storing data from on-board navigation devices, and police and emergency responders are using the technology to locate the closest unit to an emergency to reduce response times. Along with the use of the technology are privacy concerns and a possible target for hackers.  Continue Reading...
Field Service IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014

Field Service IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014

In the news, predictions for field service IT in 2014 include companies leveraging analytics to increase efficiency and reduce costs and market demands for M2M, ruggedized devices, and cloud-based services. In addition, a study predicts the fleet management market will reach $30.45 billion by 2018.  Continue Reading...
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From December 2013

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From December 2013

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, Lavu iPad POS introduces pizza ordering tools, StrandVision enhances its digital signage service, Seiko launches a new receipt printer, Harbortouch  adds new functionality, CUSTOM presents a tablet POS solution, APG Cash Drawer adds the Stratis Tablet Holder, and iTesso teams with Merchant Link.  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From December 2013

Access Control And Video Surveillance News From December 2013

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, OnSSI partners with Code Blue to deliver a security solution, Samsung offers a new 3 MP panoramic camera, and MOBOTIX adds a new camera line.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From December 2013

Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From December 2013

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, Unitrends acquires PHD Virtual, Datto introduces a new partner marketing tool, MegaPath launches a data breach risk calculator, N-able announces N-Central 9.3, Kaseya presents BYOD Suite, and SYNNEX enhances its rebate management application. Also The ASCII Group can take advantage of a Passportal...  Continue Reading...
What VARs Should Take Away From Retail’s BIG Show and EXPO

What VARs Should Take Away From Retail’s BIG Show and EXPO

Retail’s BIG Show and EXPO is filled with insights for the IT Channel, with candid perspectives on technology needs and the role technology plays — or should play — in retail. The event, hosted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and billed as the world's leading retail event, is being held Jan. 12-15 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, preceded by a Super Saturday event on Jan. 11.   Continue Reading...
Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013

Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Honeywell announces a mobile handheld computer for retailers, Panasonic upgrades the Toughbook CF-C2, Datalogic offers a new presentation scanner, and Wasp Barcode launches a new website.  Continue Reading...
Education IT News For VARs — January 10, 2014

Education IT News For VARs — January 10, 2014

In the news, Knewton and Cengage partner to enhance a platform with adaptive learning, schools are finding “assistive” uses for technology, and a new platform assesses and provides feedback on written assignments.   Continue Reading...