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

Carbonite Study Confirms Market For BC Solutions For SMBs

SMBs want to avoid downtime. A study released this week by Carbonite and performed in conjunction with IDC, found 76 percent of SMBs say preventing downtime — and its associated costs ranging from $82,200 to $256,000 for a single event — is the biggest driver for adopting business continuity (BC) solutions.  Continue Reading...
Zebra Announcing Details Of New Partner Program At Global Partner Summit

Zebra Announcing Details Of New Partner Program At Global Partner Summit

Shortly after Zebra Technologies’ acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business about a year ago, the two channel teams began work on how to best support their partners.  Continue Reading...
ONC CHIO: Build Person-Centered IT Solutions For Healthcare

ONC CHIO: Build Person-Centered IT Solutions For Healthcare

Dr. Michael McCoy, the first chief health information officer (CHIO) for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), told Business Solutions at HIMSS15 held in Chicago April 12-16 that an approach to health IT solutions that makes sense is “to put the individual at the center of interoperability.”  Continue Reading...
Momentum Builds In EMV Transition: Solutions Providers, Don’t Get Left Behind

Momentum Builds In EMV Transition: Solutions Providers, Don’t Get Left Behind

Progress in EMV migration in the U.S. is building momentum, according to Karen Cox, VP of payments and retail solutions for Moneris Solutions.  Continue Reading...
Podcast From ScanSource Partner Conference: Customer Experience, EMV, As-A-Service Are All Opportunities For VARs

Podcast From ScanSource Partner Conference: Customer Experience, EMV, As-A-Service Are All Opportunities For VARs

Paul Constantine, president of ScanSource POS and Barcode North America, and Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions discussed topics including enhancing the customer experience, the opportunity EMV presents to VARs, and transitioning to managed services at the ScanSource Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, March 16-18.  Continue Reading...
ScanSource Services Group Goal: "Total Solutions Provider" Support

ScanSource Services Group Goal: "Total Solutions Provider" Support

Mike Burns, president of ScanSource Services Group, met with Business Solutions president Jim Roddy at the ScanSource Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, March 16-18, to explain how the group works with ScanSource partners to complement their businesses.  Continue Reading...
Podcast: Retail IT VARs Adapt To Changes In Payments, Security, And Business Models

Podcast: Retail IT VARs Adapt To Changes In Payments, Security, And Business Models

At ScanSource’s Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, Greg Dixon, ScanSource’s CTO and technology evangelist, spoke to Business Solutions president Jim Roddy about changes in the retail IT landscape.  Continue Reading...
How To Overcome Customer Objections Related To Cloud Security

How To Overcome Customer Objections Related To Cloud Security

A Business Solutions article cites a 2014 RightScale survey that shows decreasing concerns over security among businesses with experience with cloud computing. The survey shows almost one-third of “cloud beginners,” however, see cloud security as a challenge.  Continue Reading...
Video: Wyche Tells ScanSource Partners Teams Stay Together With The Right Teammates

Video: Wyche Tells ScanSource Partners Teams Stay Together With The Right Teammates

Sam Wyche was the keynote speaker at the ScanSource Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, March 16-18 in Greenville, SC. Wyche, former head coach of the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals (1984-91) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1992-95).  Continue Reading...
ScanSource Partner Conference: The Opportunity EMV Presents To VARs

ScanSource Partner Conference: The Opportunity EMV Presents To VARs

John Harrison, VP of sales, ScanSource POS & Barcode, U.S./Canada, tells attendees at the ScanSource Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, March 16-18 in Greenville, SC, “EMV is the single biggest opportunity in the point of sale space today.”  Continue Reading...