October 2017 Issue

From The Editor

I’ve seen a lot of changes over the past 17+ years since I started covering the B2B IT space. Four trends stand out from those early years:  RFID. In the early 2000s, the promise of one-cent RFID tags and “lights out warehousing” seemed right around the corner. Like all big ideas, the vision can be years ahead of the...

Feature Articles

4 Lessons this Restaurant ISV Learned in its Journey from Startup to Multi-Million-Dollar Success

Prior to launching Toast, Inc., Aman Narang and one of the company’s other co-founders, Steve Fredette, honed their enterprise application and business intelligence development skills while working at e-commerce software developer, Endeca. On a...
ISV Startup

7 Candid Lessons for ISV Startups

First, some perspective… In the restaurant world, getting feedback on dining experiences can be very valuable to management and ownership. The trouble is actually getting the feedback. When the first post-dining surveys were rolled out,...

How a Lawyer Launched A Fintech Startup

Georgina Nelson was on maternity leave from her job as a lawyer in London when she decided to launch tech startup TruRating. Her work for a consumer protection association (similar to Consumer Reports) educated...

This ISV is Using Real-Time Business Intelligence to Make Retail Smarter

Today’s retailers face many challenges. Online competitors such as Amazon provide customers with not only low prices and lots of variety, but with convenient and engaging shopping experiences. In response, brick and mortar stores...

Trend Articles

Get Better Every Day: Self-Improvement Techniques for ISV Executives

Earlier this year at the RetailNOW show in Nashville, Jim Roddy, reseller and ISV business advisor at Vantiv, interviewed Jeremy Julian, COO CBS NorthStar. Last year, I interviewed the company’s CEO, Art Julian, and...

Increase Your ISV Sales Potential Via Hardware Vendor Partnerships

As an ISV, you have lots of choices when it comes to how you take your product to market. For some, building an IT channel and recruiting VARs (value-added resellers), MSPs (managed services providers)...

Keep This Payment Security Checklist Handy

It’s no secret that developing applications becomes even more complex when you look to integrate payment processing. There are literally hundreds of pages of rules and regulations by multiple bodies that you need to...

What ISVs Need to Know About Zebra’s “Savanna” Announcement

Prior to today's Zebra Technologies’ announcement concerning its new Savanna data intelligence platform, DevPro Journal sat down with Matt Kowalski, Senior Manager, Operations, Chief Technology Officer at Zebra to learn more about how ISVs...

What You Can Learn From Fleet Intelligence ISVs

The fleet tracking and management market is experiencing massive growth and is imbued with excitement. Research firm MarketsandMarkets estimates that the fleet management market will grow from $9.54 billion in 2016 to $27.90 billion...

Quiz

Internet of Things (IoT) Quiz For ISVs

Looking to cash in on one of the hottest trends in IT today — IoT? You aren't alone. Many ISVs and integrators know that...

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