We’ve all heard tablet use is on the rise, but how much? Are tablets standard-issue employee equipment? And why do users like them? Is astrology a factor? (Yep, we asked, “What’s your sign?”) CDW surveyed 610 professionals in four industries to get the skinny on tablet use for work.
Small businesses are getting a competitive lift from their employees’ use of mobile devices, but most employees use their own devices, and small business IT managers are working to keep up. CDW’s Small Business Mobility Report surveyed mobile device users and IT management professionals across five small business industries to determine how mobile technology will change the small business landscape moving forward.
The traditional lecture model is the standard learning method in most American classrooms, but there is growing interest in new learning models that are encouraging students and teachers to “learn now, lecture later.” CDW-G’s new report, Learn Now, Lecture Later, looks at how technology is supporting the move to these new learning models.
Recent CDW Spotlight Posts
Tonight, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, with help from sponsor CDW, will host the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. Bridging the Gap is a live telepresence concert that will bring together students, educators and some of the industry’s finest from across the nation to perform, [...]
EMC Corporation recognized CDW and CDW-G as Mid-Market Geo Partner of the Year and Federal Partner of the Year, respectively. The awards, presented at the 2013 EMC Global Partner Summit, celebrate high-achieving EMC Business Partners who exceeded growth expectations and demonstrated a commitment to excellence through innovation and thought leadership that support joint business goals. CDW [...]
Ann Ziegler, senior vice president and chief financial officer at CDW, was honored by CFO magazine with its Women in Finance Award. The award was presented May 15 by CFO Magazine at its Second Annual Women in Finance event in New York. The Women in Finance Awards recognize female CFOs at the nation’s largest companies [...]
How are agencies ensuring that mobile devices – both government-furnished and personal – are successfully managed and secured? CDW’s mobility and security solutions experts participated in recent panel discussions at FOSE 2013 to discuss best practices in the current landscape. Joe Woods, director, operations and ecosystem development, mobility solutions at CDW, participated in a session [...]
CDW Healthcare’s Award Winning Work: Health Tech Report and Other Projects Earn Three Advertising Awards
Healthcare Marketing Report awarded StudioNorth and Outlook Marketing Services, Inc. three separate awards for work with CDW Healthcare that exemplified exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness. The awards demonstrate CDW Healthcare’s customer intimacy and creative excellence. This year’s Healthcare Advertising Awards, the 30th annual, received nearly 4,000 entries, making it the largest healthcare advertising awards [...]
CDW in the News
In early April, CDW rolled out the CDW Technoliner, a high-tech bus representing the first mobile implementation of a dynamic, synchronized stadium video system, high-density Wi-Fi network technology and a retractable 14-foot video wall. The tech-centric vehicle debuted in Atlanta and will travel the country to enable hands-on demonstrations of CDW’s technology solutions at local venues.
McKnight’s Long Term Care
Jonathan Karl, CDW Healthcare sales director, discusses the benefits of cloud computing for long-term care providers in this article, which cites CDW’s State of the Cloud Report. Karl notes that cloud computing reduces costs and improves efficiency for long-term care providers by enabling centralized IT management.
This Q&A with CDW-G customer Passaic Public School District (N.J.) details its transition to one-to-one computing with the Google Chromebook, which the district calls “right time technology” for its ability to meet educational needs and its ease of deployment and management. CDW-G’s white glove service was instrumental in the deployment.
The Wall Street Journal
Fans seeking the ultimate experience at this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four are in luck. At the Georgia Dome – the site of this year’s tournament finals – fans now have access to free, high-speed wireless Internet. CDW worked with the Georgia Dome to manage the $1.5 million installation of 534 wireless access points, which enable fans to stream video, share photos and communicate with others while enjoying the games.
Charles Barkley and CDW team up again in CDW’s new “Winning on the Road” marketing campaign, in which Barkley helps highlight CDW’s mobility solutions offerings. Dean Lamb, CDW’s senior manager of corporate brand marketing, explains how the campaign demonstrates CDW’s ability to help customers navigate business problems and get the most out of their IT investments.
Recent Press Releases
CDW Wins Mid-Market Geo Partner of the Year, CDW-G Wins Federal Partner of the Year VERNON HILLS, Ill. – May 22, 2013 – CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced that it received two prestigious awards during at the 2013 EMC® Americas VelocityTM Solution Provider Breakout which [...]
CDW Wins Cisco Best Integrated Marketing Campaign Award at Cisco’s Marketing Velocity Event in Cannes, France
VERNON HILLS, Ill. – May 7, 2013 – CDW, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Best Integrated Marketing Campaign award. Cisco unveiled the 20 global winners April 17 at its annual Marketing Velocity conference in Cannes, France. [...]
Partnership speeds the implementation of new technology tools designed to positively affect overall wellness in long-term care communities QUINCY, Mass. – April 29, 2013 – ConnectedLiving, a mission-based organization helping senior citizens live richer, more connected lives through the use of technology, today announced a partnership with CDW Healthcare, a leading provider of technology solutions [...]
VERNON HILLS, Ill. – April 22, 2013 – CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare, today announced it has been named the Emerson Network Power 2012 U.S. Direct Market Reseller of the Year for demonstrating strength in actively selling the entire Emerson Network Power portfolio to the broadest range [...]
Most Connected Vehicle of its Kind Brings IT Solutions Portfolio on Tour VERNON HILLS, Ill. – April 7, 2013 – CDW, a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare, today revealed its ultimate technology vehicle, the CDW Technoliner™, the most connected vehicle of its kind, as an interactive demonstration of CDW’s [...]