Windows, Chrome, Android, Apple; traditionally, districts picked a single operating platform for instruction and administrative functions – but is that still necessary? As districts embrace mobility and cloud in the classroom and as a business enabler, how do multiple platforms affect students and educators as well as districts’ short and long-term educational goals? CDW-G surveyed […]
As millions of workers bring their own mobile devices to work and connect to their employers’ networks, those devices further complicate already-complex computing systems. The BYOD phenomenon is one of the greatest challenges for IT professionals: empowering worker choice and productivity while protecting the organization’s network, data and assets. CDW’s Mobility at Work Report surveyed […]
Common Core State Standards offer educators, parents and administrators a consistent and clear understanding of what students need to learn in order to be successful in the classroom, college and beyond. Technology is a critical component of Common Core that can support teaching, learning and student engagement and assessment. CDW-G’s latest research, Common Core Tech […]
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The number of women directors sitting on Chicago corporate boards is at an all-time high of 17.9 percent, according to the 17th annual census from The Chicago Network, an organization of leading professional women in the Chicago area. The Chicago Network Census monitors the progress of women in boardrooms, executive suites and as top performers […]
CDW was awarded a Bosch North America Supplier Award at the Bosch North America Supplier Day on Nov. 12 in Mexico City. Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services across several sectors – including mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods and energy and building technology – presents this award every two years to […]
For companies to grow and innovate, they have to start thinking about the digital experience, explains Nathan Coutinho, senior manager, strategy, CDW. “One of the things people always ask me is: Hasn’t digital already come and gone? Hasn’t this happened over the last decade? It’s true, but now digital is hitting us simultaneously across all […]
CDW recognized this year’s outstanding technology partners by presenting its eighth annual Partner of the Year Awards during the 2014 CDW Partner Summit in Las Vegas this week. CDW’s Partner of the Year Awards recognize the companies that have continuously provided exceptional support to CDW and its customers. This year’s award recipients include: • Aerohive […]
Miguel Guerra, a CDW wireless consulting engineer, was named a Daily Point of Light for his volunteer work through Lumity, a Chicago nonprofit that engages volunteers to introduce students to technology and facilitate college and career readiness. Points of Light, a nonprofit organization created to encourage and empower the spirit of service, recognizes individuals and […]
CDW in the News
CDW donated $20,000 to the American Red Cross as part of this year’s Chicago CBS Cares Telethon promoting fire safety and recovery efforts. In a video interview, Aletha Noonan, vice president of higher education, CDW-G, said that CDW coworkers were proud to give back to the community by donating time, treasure and talent to the cause.
Technology tools are increasingly used in hiring and recruiting, but they won’t succeed if they are misunderstood, misapplied or misguided, according to recruiting experts at The Human Resources Management Association of Chicago’s recent panel discussion. CDW recently adopted a new video-interviewing program designed to reduce the time hiring managers needed to screen candidates. “When you put people, processes and technology together, you have to address all three. If you’re thinking about making an investment in technology, make sure you take implementation seriously,” said Rick Rosario, senior talent acquisition leader, CDW.
Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) worked with CDW to architect and deploy its new virtualization server environment. The virtualization implementation is part of the organization’s effort to raise $1 billion annually until 2022. “It’s very custom and very cool. Our goal is one-stop for everything. If it’s not one-stop for everything, it can’t be brought into CMN,” said Nick Ward, IT vice president, CMN.
Hiring veterans isn’t just the patriotic thing to do – it’s also good for the IT talent pool, given veterans’ skills in cybersecurity and IT. To commemorate Veterans Day 2014, Computerworld honored companies that have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their commitment to hiring veterans into IT and other business positions, recognizing CDW as a great company for veterans in IT. The article notes that CDW earned a spot on Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT list and is a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission.
CDW reported third-quarter net income of $55.6 million, surpassing Wall Street expectations for earnings. The technology solutions provider also posted revenue of $3.27 billion in the period, beating Street forecasts of $3.1 billion.