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Mike Monocello

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The former owner of a software development company and having more than a decade of experience writing for B2B IT solution providers, Mike is co-founder of DevPro Journal.

6 Best Practices for Developing Software for Business in 2019

Software for business needs to address B2B customer demands including SaaS model delivery, consumer-like user experiences, and easy access to insights from data that can inform smart business decisions.

5 Keys to Becoming a Strong ISV Leader

Leaders aren’t born — especially people who are adept at leading a team through software development processes. Here’s advice on how to develop your skills as an ISV leader and build a team that fuels business growth.

How Proficient are Your Developers at Fixing Application Security Flaws?

Research for Veracode’s State of Software Security finds about one-fourth of flaws are still present a year after they’re discovered.

M&A Done Right: How to Plan for a Smooth Transition during a Merger or Acquisition

Here's how to ensure your customers and employees are informed and comfortable with changes ahead of a merger or acquisition.

Advice for ISV Sales Teams: What to Do Beyond the First Sales Call

It's rare to close a deal after only one sales call. Use this plan to build relationships and help you win the business.

Debunk Cybersecurity Myths to Keep SMB Clients Safe

Cybersecurity myths lull SMBs into a false sense of security. The truth is SMBs are just as much a target are enterprises and must follow the same best practices to keep their businesses safe.

5 Don’t-Miss Angles for Pricing a New Software Product

Strategically pricing a new software product may involve more than you think — including timing and your ultimate business goals.

“Go For It!” Development, Business, and Life Lessons from the Story of ITWERCS

It took fourteen years to bring restaurant point of sale software ITWERCS to market, and there are valuable lessons to learn from the journey.

4 Things That Won’t Work With Your Reseller Channel

To build a successful reseller channel, you can’t take anything for granted. Provide the channel program structure, products, and support your resellers need.

doForms’ Secret to Success: Apply “The Art of War” for Business

Applying Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” for business can ensure you’ll be successful, even before your product hits the market.

Can Low-Code or No-Code Development Platforms and Software Developers Peacefully Coexist?

Low-code development platforms are designed to help businesses innovate more quickly, but will this come at a cost to software developers?

3 Reasons to Develop Government IoT Applications

There are many potential government IoT applications — and good reasons for your software company to expand your business into this market.

Can Anti-malware Prevent .LNK Cyberattacks?

Advice a short time ago was to tell your clients not to click on .EXE files, and email server security allowed people to reject...

3 Retail IoT Trends Influencing the Software Market

Retailers are beginning to explore the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, which is creating new opportunities for ISVs. In a vast retail...

Strategies and Best Practices for Monetizing your Software

At first glance, the outlook for app developers looks bright. According to Statista, there were 178.1 billion mobile app downloads in 2017, and projections...

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