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  1. Partners Consider The Opportunities At 1Comm 2015
    6/16/2015

    ScanSource’s 1Comm 2015 Partner Conference helped partners explore new verticals, adjacent markets, and new service offerings. Rich Long, president of both ScanSource Catalyst, U.S. and Canada, and ScanSource Communications, U.S. and Canada, that joined together for the conference May 19 to 21 in Greenville, SC, says one of the goals of the conference was to help the IT channel focus on opportunities in the marketplace.

  2. Freelancing Is The Future
    6/15/2015

    The ol' 9-to-5 job model is quickly losing its luster for people who feel empowered to manage their careers on their own terms.

  3. Defending SMBs With Cloud-Managed Security
    6/15/2015

    Technology is a two edged sword. On one side, the introduction of new applications, devices, and web services makes people’s lives and jobs easier and more productive. On the other, the increase in user mobility, the migration to faster data pipes and the exchange of more information open businesses up to new threats and increased susceptibility to cyber attacks.

  4. SMBs: The Attacker’s Target
    6/15/2015

    Cybercrime is increasing at epidemic proportions, from consumers, to SMB organizations to large enterprises. According to avtest.org, an independent service provider of anti-virus research, more malware was found in the past two years than in the previous 10 years combined. From 2013 to 2014, new malware jumped just over 71 percent from 83M to 142M new strains being introduced. And it turns out Small to Medium Business (SMB) organizations are becoming the cybercriminal’s “sweet spot”.

  5. The Plastic Breach: Protecting The Retail Sector
    6/15/2015

    Who would have thought that a small piece of plastic measuring a mere 2.125 inches by 3.370 inches could open a window to so much mayhem? For the past three years, cybercriminals have been targeting the retail industry. During 2014, we saw large- name retailers like Michaels, Neiman Marcus, PF Chang’s, Staples, Dairy Queen, Goodwill, UPS, Target, and Home Depot all make headlines.

  6. Worldlink Integration Group Delivers World-Class Service With Freelance Management Solution
    6/15/2015

    Worldlink often provides technology deployment solutions to retail and enterprise clients. In one instance, a Worldlink client needed to update point-of-sale devices at its 1,200 retail sites located throughout the United States. Worldlink turned to its own highly qualified staff of technicians to begin the massive upgrade. Then they sourced IT specialists from FieldNation.com to complete the job.

  7. WorkSmart Connect: Codeless Integration At The Speed Of Business
    6/15/2015

    For organizations that employ contract labor, the ability to manage client requests quickly and efficiently is a critical factor for success and growth. Our customer, a national provider of technology deployment services, faced a severe inefficiency in meeting the demands of their client’s ticket requests and sought to increase the responsiveness and timeliness of this process.

  8. Technical Success: Rapid Field Services At Scale
    6/15/2015

    When a well-known sales and marketing outsourcing company approached Field Nation, in June 2013 to help them conduct a nationwide audit initiative that involved thousands of major retail stores, multiple projects and 30,000 work orders, the strength of the online platform proved ready.

  9. SenSource Achieves Success & World Class Support With Freelance Workforce Solution
    6/15/2015

    SenSource Inc. is the kind of company that keeps tabs on the real world economy. Their specialty is sensor technology that measures everything from how many people visit a store to how successful a particular display is working. Their sensors provide insight and intelligence for everything from vehicle fleets, to top name-brand stores and even school libraries.

  10. Why The Chief Procurement Officer Needs To Care About The Freelance Boom
    6/15/2015

    There is no mistake about it, there are more freelancers, independent contractors and solopreneurs than ever before. Studies project that freelancers will make up north of 40% of the U.S. workforce by the year 2020.

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