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How Next-Gen Software Solutions Are Creating Next-Gen Problems

Next-gen solutions are introducing your clients to next-gen challenges related to compliance, security, and business continuity.

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.

OWASP: Application Security is Everyone’s Responsibility

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) bridges the gap between security professionals and developers with valuable resources, tools, and events.

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...

Payment Integration Advice for ISVs: Terminal Selection & Support

Last week, Scott Agatep, COO for POS Portal, a ScanSource Company, explained why “easy” payment integrations don’t have to be a myth. As a follow-up, DevPro Journal asked Agatep to share his insights into...

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...

Is it Time to Let Someone Else Manage your Cloud?

Earlier this month I came across an interesting article written for MSPs (managed services providers) and their potential role in helping ISVs manage their cloud. MSPs, as the name suggests, provide 24/7/365 services to...

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....

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...

NRF 2018 Recap: Android’s Popularity Growing

One of the prominent themes we covered last year was the Android trend, which has been gaining popularity over the past few years and will gain even more momentum in 2018. One of the...

NRF Illustrates Key Role ISVs and Partners Play in Retail Revolution

Whether you’re an ISV that specializes in retail technology solutions, or you’re just a consumer, we’re all aware of the transformation taking place in retail. To compete with online retailers like Amazon who are...

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...

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...

VARs, Integrators, MSPs, CSPs, and ISVs: DevPro Journal is Here to Help Your Software...

I’ve seen a lot of changes over the past 17+ years since I started covering the B2B IT space. Four trends stand out from those early years:  RFID. In the early 2000s, the promise of one-cent RFID tags and “lights out...

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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