Profile of Jennifer BosavageEditor In Chief, Solution Providers for Retail
News & Commentary Posts: 26
Writing and editing from the IT metropolis that is Fairfield County, Conn., Jen is Editor In Chief of Solution Providers For Retail. In her role, she oversees all editorial operations of the site, including engaging VARs to share their expertise within the community. She has written for IT professionals for more than 20 years, with expertise in covering issues concerning solution providers, systems integrators, and resellers.
Jen most recently was Senior Editor at CRN. There, she was in charge of the publication's editorial research projects, including: Solution Provider 500, Fast Growth 100, Women of the Channel, and Emerging Vendors, among many others. She launched the online blog, "Channel Voices," and often wrote on career issues facing IT professionals in her blog, "One Year to a Better Career."
Jen began her tech journalism career at Electronic Buyer News, where she covered the purchasing beat. (That was so long ago that blue LEDs were big news.) Starting as copy editor, she worked her way up to Managing Editor before moving to VARBusiness. At VARBusiness, she was Executive Editor, leading a team of writers that won the prestigious Jesse Neal award for editorial excellence.
Jennifer has been married for 22 years and has two wonderful kids (even the teenager). To adults in her hometown, she is best known for her enormous Newfoundland dog; to high schoolers, for her taco nights.
Articles by Jennifer Bosavage
Dropbox backs up your important files, but that's just a start. These apps work alongside the cloud service to boost security, streamline workflow, and more.
Are you ready for daylight-saving time? Unless you're living in a cave, you know that the new, improved schedule for daylight-saving time begins on March 11. So, you and your business will spring ahead two weeks earlier than last year, which will result in an extra hour of light at the end of the day. Maybe we'll save some energy in the process.
Spam volume is at its highest peak ever, Marshal's Threat Research and Content Engineering Team notes in their latest report. Spam has increased 280% since just last October. If the surge continues apace, 90% of all e-mail will be junk. That's a whole lot of unwanted e-mail.
Despite Sony's initial stance against adult movies on Blu-ray, the new high-def disk appears poised to succeed in its battle against HD DVD.
If you could peer into the very heart of your operation and learn where you are most- and least - profitable, it's obvious that you'd learn a lot. But figuring out just what makes your business a success, and where you need to turn up the volume, takes at least a little bit of time (often it takes more...) and a commitment to seeing the task through. That's where many businesses fall short.
In fact, it's probably one area that separates the businesses that are eeking out a profit from the ones
One of the most difficult tasks for any business to master is predicting trends. If you could only read the customer's mind, your inventory would fly off the shelf and you'd have a few extra bucks in your pocket. Focus groups can help provide insight, but they can be expensive and time-consuming, and the results can be suspect (group size is small and if the members aren't highly screened you may not get a quality sample). A new tool that could prove useful in the arsenal for cracking the custom
India's SMBs will spend some $1.2 billion on Internet infrastructure this year.
Many of the readers of Desktop Pipeline are small to midsize business (SMB) owners, and as such have entrepreneurial natures. What that means is that you are more apt to take risks, more likely to embrace new technology and, in general, are just more fun to be around than, say, someone from Enron. All kidding aside, it makes a certain degree of sense that small businesses in particular would be faster adopters -- if not early adopters -- of technology than big companies because there's not the s
Outdoor gear merchant Eastern Mountain Sports implements Web-based business intelligence to help it win retail sales.
Staples is making a downloadable Easy Button available for computer desktops.
Many companies have found themselves with separate databases that cannot integrate vital information. One systems integrator faced just that challenge when working with mid-size semiconductor firm Brewer Sciences.
Lenovo is learning the creating a brand is not as easy as it seems.
Microsoft today announced that its Xbox 360 will arrive on store shelves just in time for the holiday season.
Spyware is an onoxious form of marketing, if nothing else. So what are the big guys going to do about it? And just what is Microsoft's role with Claria?
The multimedia software application, has just added the functionality to its voice, text, information and entertainment service suite.
Podcasting is a way to make iPods (even more) commonplace. That's because it opens another demographic up to the iPod: Talk show listeners.
New software from Infommersion makes it possible for IT professionals to represent new and existing information as graphical Web parts, and to see just exactly how that information will impact the rest of their businsees.
As the Dutch energy market deregulates, Eneco Energie finds BI indispensable for attracting customers suddenly armed with the power to choose their own utility providers.
A reporting tools deployment is helping Hillerich & Bradsby, maker of the Louisville Slugger and other sports gear, improve its grip on product-by-product sales data.
A reporting tools deployment helps Hillerich & Bradsby, maker of the Louisville Slugger and other sports gear, improve its grip on product-by-product sales data.