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 […]
Recent CDW Spotlights
CDW was recognized by Brandon Hall, a research and analyst firm focused on areas such as learning and development, talent acquisition and management, and human resources, for its game-based NegotIaTions training course. The course received three silver Excellence in Learning awards in the Best Custom Content, Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning and […]
CDW was recently presented the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Hardware Growth at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. The award recognizes CDW, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), for its commitment to delivering Oracle-based solutions and hardware to help North American customers improve operational […]
CDW-G and NetApp are sponsoring the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12. The companies are sending a joint team of more than 120 runners and 13 volunteers to participate in the weekend-long event, which benefits U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs that provide quality services to enrich military families’ […]
CDW Healthcare, the dedicated healthcare organization within CDW, today announced its recognition as Microsoft’s 2014 Healthcare Partner of the Year. This is the second year in a row that CDW Healthcare earned the award, which recognizes the company’s ongoing success and leadership in delivering effective solutions to healthcare customers. “Our award winners showcase the best […]
CDW’s cloud expertise was recently recognized when Microsoft presented CDW with several awards during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), including the HP and Microsoft Outstanding Frontline Partner for 2014 in Virtualization and Private Cloud, Microsoft Experience Center (MEC) Partner of the Year and Microsoft Office 365 Sales Achievement. CDW was also named a finalist […]
CDW in the News
The Wall Street Journal
Golf is a fundamentally simple game, but awash in statistics, so it is up to producers to blend the action with an array of compelling statistics highlighting player performance. Since the early 2000s, the PGA TOUR and its technology partner, CDW, have collaborated to develop the ShotLink data system, which logs various statistics on the 32,000 shots hit in full-field events each year.
Technology in sports has evolved from fixing employees’ desktop computers to becoming a major player in business strategy, fan engagement and player performance. This in-depth profile on Phoenix Suns Vice President and Chief Information Officer Steve Reese discusses his unique role with and goals for the organization, and notes that CDW is the team’s go-to player for technology solutions and services.
In this Golf Channel Morning Drive segment, Golf Channel on NBC producer Tommy Roy talks about how ShotLink, the CDW-configured technology responsible for tracking the 1.3 million shots hit each year on the PGA TOUR, is used to produce a golf tournament. Roy also discusses the PGA TOUR’s newly released Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green statistic.
Senior Housing News
Brookdale Senior Living and Emeritus Senior Living partnered with various technology providers, including CDW Healthcare, to study the effects of tablet use on seniors’ quality of life. Bob Rossi, vice president of CDW Healthcare, discusses CDW’s role in the tablet deployment, which includes programming the iPads for resident use, assisting with wireless technology and more.
Educating students on the opportunities that exist in the field can encourage them to graduate high school and get involved in careers in in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to the author, executive director of Lumity, a Chicago nonprofit that provides financial and technology consulting to other nonprofits. Businesses can get involved in a number of ways – for example, CDW recently led a group of 18 students through its warehouse and data center and exposed them to the sales department, where they saw individuals working directly with customers.