ISVs: Get Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act website’s homepage starts off by saying, “They said it couldn’t be done … But we did it anyway.” On June 28, 2018, the governor signed AB 375 into law, "the...

5 Great Books to Help You Grow Your Business

Successful business owners never stop learning and always stay open to innovation. There’s an easy way to tap into the ideas you need to grow your business and overcome your thorniest challenges: Read. If you...

Go-to-Market Strategies for Successful Software Commercialization

In a world of smart devices and mobile users, software developers/integrated software vendors (ISVs) face new challenges in commercializing and operationalizing their products. Even the best product, hitting the market at the right time,...

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 for 2022 estimate that number will climb to 258.2 billion....

ISVs: Break These Common Reseller Partner Program Bad Habits

Sometimes the most obvious best practices go ignored and we get into habits that actually work against ourselves. At SaaSMAX, where we primarily help SaaS/ISVs and resellers to meet and do business together, we...

8 Tips for Building a Successful SaaS Model

Building a SaaS (Software as a Service) solution is a great and proven business model that can help quickly increase recurring revenue while sustaining predictable income. Below are eight tips that can help you...

Opportunities for ISVs Created by Windows Embedded/Windows CE End of Support

Support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 just ended on June 10, 2018, and Window Embedded Handheld 8.1 will end on June 9, 2019, followed by Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 on January 14, 2020. DevPro...
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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your POS Reseller Channel

The distribution of a point of sale offering is a persistent challenge that every point of sale developer (ISV), with the hope of scaling their business, needs to contend with. Regardless of POS architecture,...

Should an ISV Sell Hardware?

As an ISV, you may not be a hardware expert, but you know your customers need the right hardware to get the full value from your applications. Is the logical conclusion that ISVs should...

Avoid These 6 Rookie Mistakes with Your ISV Channel Partner Strategy

A reseller channel can expand your reach, increase brand awareness, and result in more sales and revenue than you could accomplish alone. As an ISV that developed a B2B software solution, you have probably...

5 ISV Tips for Improving Communication Skills

Your success as an ISV depends on more than your software development skills. How your team communicates is equally important as they work together and interact with clients. In addition, good communication is vital...

Why ISVs Need Agile Marketing

Software developer Dr. Jeff Sutherland co-created Scrum, which he has deemed, “the art of doing twice the work in half the time,” (which is also the appropriate title of his book about the method)....

Redefine What “Minimum Viable Product” Means to Your Software Development Business

The term minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for quite a while. Quora says the earliest citation is from 2001 around the time of the Agile Manifesto. But since then, there doesn’t seem...

How to Conduct Better Peer Code Review

Peer code review is an excellent tool for making sure software meets requirements and for identifying and correcting possible bugs that can save reworking time and cost later. Research for the State of Software...

Project Management for Software Development: Which Method is Right for You?

Project management for software development projects can help you set a realistic timeline and budget, keep developers on track, help your team work most efficiently, and ensure the finished product meets client expectations.  There...

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