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...

5 Practical Steps to Successful Partnerships with Offshore Software Development Teams

In this industry, talent can be hard to find. Forrester released the results of a study that found you may have to pay 20% above market salary rates this year when you’re looking for...

What ISVs Need to Know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The clock is ticking on the May 25, 2018, enforcement deadline for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and your customers may be looking for help to comply. GDPR Changes Data Collection in EU...

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...

3 Things ISVs Need to Know about the New Tax Laws

One topic that’s been on the minds of many business owners over the last several months is the $1.5 trillion tax cut that went into effect at the end of 2017. As is the...

NMI’s Agreement to Acquire Creditcall Will Form a New and Innovative Omni-Channel Payments Platform

Creditcall, an omni-channel payment gateway and EMV solutions provider, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for independent sales organisations (ISOs),...

A Supply Chain ISV’s Path to Double-Digit Revenue Growth

It’s amazing when you browse mobile app stores or software comparison websites like Capterra or G2 Crowd to see just how many different apps there are. Capterra, for instance, lists more than 500 software...

How Does your Software Align with the Hottest M&A Trends?

At RSPA Inspire 2018, a business thought leadership conference I recently attended, Jeff Riley, VP of mergers and acquisitions, for The Corum Group, gave a presentation on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) tech landscape....

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...

Here’s Where ISVs are Failing in Their Marketing

Last month, DevPro Journal shared some results of a joint marketing survey conducted with value-added distributor BlueStar (via their ISV Connect program). Seventy-nine ISVs shared their experiences with marketing — what was working and...

Biz Technology Solutions Partners with Enghouse Interactive

Biz Technology Solutions (BTS), a full-service technology solutions provider for medium to large organizations throughout the Southeastern United States, today announced its recent partnership with Enghouse Interactive, a leading developer of a comprehensive portfolio of contact...

4 Tips for ISVs Looking to Build a Channel

One of the most significant decisions an ISV/software developer faces is whether to sell direct or to develop an IT channel, comprising VARs, MSPs (managed services providers), MSSPs (managed security services providers), SIs (systems...

Two Security Threats ISVs Can’t Ignore: Spectre and Meltdown

We all knew it wouldn’t be long before the next major computer security vulnerability scare would emerge, but I must admit this latest is a doozy – both in its timing and scope. Known...

How is mPOS Impacting Retail Operations?

Winter Green Research forecasts that by 2018, sales of handheld POS devices are expected to reach $3.1 billion. Given that 2011 sales were $1.1 billion, that growth prediction represents a nearly 200 percent rise over...

5 Tips to Increase E-Commerce Conversions

In 2017, for the first time, global retail e-commerce sales will account for 10 percent of total retail sales, eMarketer reports. Despite the steady rise of digital sales and increasing usage of mobile devices for...

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