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Top Linux Distros for Software Developers

There are a wide variety of Linux distros to choose from, each with different features that may appeal to software developers.
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SEO Tips for ISVs: The Right Way to Use SEO Keywords

If your ISV company is deploying inbound marketing techniques to attract leads to your website, you need to master SEO. Search engine optimization is optimizing content so that it appears when your target audience...

First Data Could Get Tough with Unsecured Merchants

In a few days, First Data will start to disable the accounts of customers who access its systems over unsecure connections. The company has been sending out notifications and reminders for over a year about...

4 Tips for Creating Real Engagement in a Virtual Workplace

Thanks to cloud computing and mobile technologies, the term "work," which used to denote a place of employment, is being redefined as an activity a person performs. One case in point is Amazon, which...

David vs Goliath: How Addigy is Challenging Much Larger Competition

In the corporate world, PCs, laptops, and mobile devices can be a nightmare to manage. Patches, troubleshooting, and routine maintenance for tens, hundreds, and even thousands of devices — often deployed across multiple locations...

Is Linux the Best Developer Operating System?

There are a lot of arguments for Linux as a developer operating system, but is it right for every development project?

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...

How NiceLabel is Crossing the Chasm

There’s a popular book by Geoffrey A. Moore called Crossing The Chasm that contains strategies for creating successful sales and marketing plans for high-tech industries. The theme of the book is that there’s a...

ISV Marketing: What Works (and What Doesn’t)

DevPro Journal and value-added distributor BlueStar (via their ISV Connect program) recently conducted a joint survey of 79 ISVs concerning their experiences with marketing. Specifically, we sought to understand what marketing vehicles were being used...

Where Are You on Your DevOps Journey?

The term DevOps has been around for nearly a decade, yet there’s still a lot of hype and confusion surrounding it. Since it’s such an important concept for software developers and ISVs, I wanted...

2017 Was The Year of SaaS

SaaS/cloud adoption was very strong in 2017, reaching $46.3 billion by year’s end, Gartner predicts. As adoption increased, the IT services channel has been forced to move quicker in its own adoption, service creation...

ISV Triple Merger: Q&A with Logistyx Technologies

Company: Logistyx Technologies Founded: 2017 Employees: 150 Website: www.logistyx.com Verticals: distribution, manufacturing, retail, third party logistics Vendors: Cisco, Lifesize, Microsoft, Oracle, Postea, Zebra Technologies Distributors: Ingram Micro, ScanSource Any ISV who’s ever been through a merger or acquisition knows how difficult...

3 Secrets to Bigtime ISV Growth

Company Name: INFINIT Consulting Founded: 2005 2016 Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 100% 2017 Projected Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 100% Employees: 20 Phone: (408) 361-8888 Website: www.infinitconsulting.com Verticals: construction, energy, financial services, manufacturing, nonprofit, retail, tech firms Vendors: Microsoft, Dell, CISCO, Cloudiway, Nimble...

Legalized Cannabis Creates Opportunity for Bold Software Developers/ISVs

The legalized cannabis industry provides, for the first time in maybe decades, the introduction of a new vertical for IT solution providers and ISVs. As such, the opportunities are huge. Unfortunately, due to changing...

Introducing DevPro Journal: How to Create a Profitable, Sustainable ISV Business

Nearly 20 years ago I became the part-owner of a small IT firm in Erie, PA. We had two sides of the house — a networking and general IT group that installed networks, PCs,...

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