Featured Articles

  1. President Obama Signs “Buy Secure” Initiative
    11/4/2014

    Executive order will implement EMV security measures to safeguard consumer transaction data.

  2. Creating A Content Marketing Strategy For VARs
    11/3/2014

    It can be tempting for a company to use its content outlets, such as blogs, social media, eBooks, and other articles, as avenues of self-promotion. They use these distribution channels to advertise new products, customer acquisitions, or other business wins. While the business owners and employees may love reading these updates, customers don't. Instead, for value-added resellers (VARs) to ensure the continued loyalty and engagement of their audiences, companies need to create content that appeals to these customers.

  3. What Your Education IT Customers Need To Offer “Blended Learning”
    11/3/2014

    Blended learning is generally applied to the practice of using both online and direct instruction when teaching, blending technology and traditional practices.

  4. More Companies Focus On Customer Insights
    11/3/2014

    A new study from Kantar Retail reports that retailers and manufacturers have moved an increasing number of employees to the “shopper insights” function.

  5. Apple iOS 8 Boosts Security, Presents New Challenges To IT Solutions Providers
    11/3/2014

    In response to security issues, Apple has made moves to tighten security with iOS 8, but the new operating system also presents some new challenges.

  6. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 3, 2014
    11/3/2014

    In the news, cyberattack activity has increased just before the holiday shopping season, and the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center now has more than 100 members.

  7. RSPA INSPIRE 2015 Preview: Author Chip Heath Will Present Sessions On Change, Decision Making
    10/31/2014

    Chip Heath is the featured speaker for INSPIRE 2015, the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) event for thought leaders in retail technology, January 25-28, 2015, at the Grand Wailea Resort & Convention Center, Maui, HI.

  8. Healthcare Providers Don’t Trust Infrastructure, According To Report
    10/31/2014

    Many healthcare providers are planning to implement cloud, Big Data, mobile, and social to optimize their electronic health records (EHR) systems, but their faith in their infrastructure is low. A Meritalk report highlights opportunities for VARs not only in infrastructure development, but also in targeting services along pain points that providers are already focused on.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 31, 2014
    10/31/2014

    In this week’s news, California reports an increase data breaches with — 15 percent from the healthcare sector. Also, nurses are dissatisfied with EHR (electronic health record) systems, and a study found 26 percent of healthcare data breaches since 2009 have involved a contractor or business associate.

  10. IT Professsionals Need To Build Better Relationships With Other Departments, Report Says
    10/31/2014

    IT professionals need to pay more attention to the relationships they have with people in other business units and be less concerned about resources, according to a recent report by Information Week.

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