Featured Articles

  1. Session On Crystal Clear Communication Closes INSPIRE 2016
    2/3/2016

    “The greatest power you have is to talk with your people during times of change and uncertainty.” That’s how Dr. Robert Bies, the keynote speaker for RSPA INSPIRE 2016 in San Diego, began today, the final day of the conference for leaders in the retail IT channel.

  2. Health IT Interoperability Standards Released By ONC
    2/2/2016

    Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.

  3. Innovation Is Job #1 On Day #2 Of RSPA INSPIRE 2016
    2/2/2016

    “Innovation” was one of the trending words at NRF’s Big Show a couple weeks ago and I’m hearing it over and over again at RSPA INSPIRE 2016. The conference for executives in the retail IT channel is taking place at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego, CA.

  4. What Solutions Providers Can Learn From The Potential Wendy’s Data Breach
    2/2/2016

    While the possible Wendy’s data breach is still under investigation, it’s at the very least a security reminder to your IT clients that are business owners and their customers that both sides have to be even more vigilant in how they protect themselves from falling victims to such attacks.

  5. Building Your MSP To Be A Heavyweight Company
    2/2/2016

    Shane Swanson, ARRC Technology COO and CharTec operations trainer, answered Business Solutions’ questions about what steps are necessary for MSPs (managed services providers) to expand their businesses by maximizing solutions, automation, and processes.

  6. One-Quarter Of Organizations Do Not Encrypt Sensitive Data
    2/2/2016

    Research by AIIM revealed 26 percent of organizations have suffered customer data loss or exposure over the past year, but 25 percent do not encrypt sensitive data.

  7. INSPIRE Speaker Shows Our Channel Needs More Creativity
    2/1/2016

    I will have deathbed regrets. There are a few things I wish I never said, several missed opportunities I wish I’d taken advantage of, and many, many shots I missed back in my basketball playing days.

  8. RSPA INSPIRE 2016: First Impressions From San Diego
    2/1/2016

    RSPA INSPIRE is one of my favorite events of the year because of the relaxed and candid atmosphere. Leading executives in the retail IT channel gather in a gorgeous locale (this year at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego Jan. 31 to Feb. 3) and engage with each other across four days of education, networking, and excursions.

  9. How Gift Card Solutions Can Help Your Merchant Clients Compete With Larger Retailers
    2/1/2016

    Gift cards are an important sales and relationship-building tool, especially for small retailers. In this exclusive interview with John Nail, senior product manager for stored value solutions at Mercury Payment Systems, discusses some of the benefits of a gift card program and its potential ROI.

  10. Banks Are Moving To Biometric Technology To Secure Data — And So Are Their Customers
    1/29/2016

    As data breaches and other intrusions multiply, businesses that deal in sensitive data on a daily basis are scrambling to find the most effective means of protection possible.