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 integrators), solution providers and value-added distributors. Selling direct may give an ISV more control over...
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Three Field Service Mobility Trends That Will Drive “Software as a Solution” in 2022

Devs that provide work order management and workflow automation to the field will be the first to receive calls from customers.
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Zebra Technologies’ iFactr Platform Transitions To Open Source

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time visibility , announced it is transitioning its iFactr cross-platform mobile application development environment to an open-source model. This will make it easier for organizations...

A Letter to ISVs: To Sell or Not To Sell Hardware

Faced with the decision of whether or not to sell hardware? Christophe Naasz of Star Micronics outlines the pros and cons to help you make the right decision for your business.

Mobility Outlook Q4 2017

The mobile landscape is always changing, creating unique challenges and opportunities for AIDC solution providers — especially independent software vendors (ISVs). DevPro Journal sat down with four mobility experts to get their insights into how AIDC-focused ISVs can succeed with their mobile solutions. DevPro Journal: What is the most significant...

Zebra Technologies Introduces New Alliance Track for PartnerConnect Channel Program

Benefits to Alliance Track members include demo kits, marketing development funds and the opportunity for hardware products to achieve Zebra Compatible or Zebra Validated accreditation.
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Why You Need to Enhance Solutions with E-Commerce Support for Field Service Payments

Field service payment methods, including online payments, text-to-pay, and QR code payments, provide touchless and convenient experiences for customers and greater efficiency for the business.

What ISVs Need to Know About Zebra’s “Savanna” Announcement

Prior to today's Zebra Technologies’ announcement concerning its new Savanna data intelligence platform, DevPro Journal sat down with Matt Kowalski, Senior Manager, Operations, Chief Technology Officer at Zebra to learn more about how ISVs can benefit. Mike Monocello, DevPro Journal: Why is Zebra’s referring to its new platform as a...
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New Technological Approaches to Managing City and County Public Safety Assets

Upgrading public safety mobile technology and implementing new radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can reduce long-term expenditures and save taxpayers money.

The 3 Biggest Field Service Challenges a Software Application Should Address

Software applications need to address field service challenges with analytics, scheduling solutions, and insights into the market.

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 particular skills.  When your ISV company needs to expand its resources, partnering with an offshore...

5 Features of Field Service Apps Your Clients Will Love

Your next big opportunity may not be developing an application meant for use inside a client’s facility. The global field service management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.5% to reach $4.45 billion by 2022. North America is expected to lead market growth, due to its...

What You Can Learn From Fleet Intelligence ISVs

The fleet tracking and management market is experiencing massive growth and is imbued with excitement. Research firm MarketsandMarkets estimates that the fleet management market will grow from $9.54 billion in 2016 to $27.90 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.9 percent. This explosive growth...

One Way or Another, Blockchain as a Service Will Impact Your Development Business

Blockchain has joined the long list of technologies that are available “as a Service.” In DevPro Journal’s series on blockchain, including Blockchain 101: An ISV’s Guide and 4 Steps to Becoming a Blockchain Developer, you can find links to companies that have established Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) offerings...
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How Post-COVID Trends Drove Your Clients to Pivot Their Businesses

Here’s how post-COVID trends are playing out throughout different verticals, as well as key insights that will help ISVs and VARs guide their clients toward a successful 2022 and beyond.

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