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Pat Ward

Pat Ward
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Pat is in his second decade in the Payments Industry. Throughout his career he’s focused on creating long-term and profitable partnerships with best-of-breed Independent Software Vendors. Since joining North American Bancard (NAB) in 2014, Pat has been instrumental in building out NAB's Integrated and Semi-Integrated Partner Programs, and for bringing some of the best POS companies into the NAB Family.

Help Merchants Adjust Their Business Model in the Face of COVID-19 Shutdowns

Merchants are counting on you to provide the guidance and expertise they need to pivot their payment acceptance strategies and maximize revenue.

Preserving Productivity While Working Remotely

As we all work to “flatten the Coronavirus curve” what can developers do to remain productive in their quest to help their merchants maximize their profits?

What Payments Consolidation Activity Means to a Software Developer

Recent payments consolidation activity should have you asking your payments partner some important questions.

The Latest Payment Technology Trends

As we continue to see disruption in the payments world, there are technology trends that create large opportunities for software developers.

5 Trends that Will Impact ISV Businesses in 2020

How will IoT, cybersecurity solutions, progressive web apps, 5G and AI trends drive changes in your business?

The 5 Best Practices for Qualifying Leads

Identifying leads in your target audience and where they are in the sales funnel can help you focus and improve conversion rates.

Payment Data: The Valuable Insight Merchants Want

Payment data presents specific benefits that can help merchants optimize their businesses and remain relevant.

Simplifying the Complex: Explaining Technology Value to Non-Technical Prospects

If you’re asked to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience, here are some tips you can use.

How To Improve Your Team’s Customer Alignment

Customer satisfaction is an essential factor for long-term success, and it starts with a team that works together and communicates to create exceptional user experiences.

Software Applications: The Infrastructure Behind Smart Cities

The applications you develop, APIs that enable integration, and solutions that support the vision of a connected environment will make smart cities a reality.

How to Build More Recurring Revenue

Service retainers, membership programs, and online courses all hold the potential to help ISVs increase recurring revenue.

Business Partnerships: How Cross-Promotion Can Help With Marketing Content

Alliances can help you reach new audiences and create co-marketing content that your customers and prospects will find compelling and useful.
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AI, Ethics and the Human Element

Using artificial intelligence in a responsible manner means looking past the technology alone and addressing concerns such as displacing workers, privacy and accountability.

Education Institutions Need a Payments Solution Now More than Ever

Schools need solutions that save administrators time and resources and give parents and students easier, more secure ways to pay than accepting cash or checks.

3 Things Omnichannel Consumers Want from Restaurants

ISVs need to provide restaurants with solutions that allow them to connect with omnichannel customers and provide the convenience and personalized service they’re looking for.

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