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3 Types of Field Service Businesses that Need Integrated Payments

Integrating payments with field service applications can help your clients improve efficiency and the bottom line — and may also help your ISV business grow.

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.

What’s Your Criteria for a Cloud Provider?

For software hosted in a cloud environment, the most critical decision an ISV can make is selecting the cloud provider. With companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle as options, ISVs have great choices — perhaps too many. How do you decide between one or the other?...
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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.

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, and handled desktop support for customers in law, dental, and government; and a B2B software...

Janam Boosts Workforce Productivity with New Android-based Rugged Mobile Computer

XG200’s unique design and unmatched power enable mobile workers to perform tasks more efficiently.

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...

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

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 warehousing” seemed right around the corner. Like all big ideas, the vision can be years ahead of the...

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...

Five Characteristics of a Successful ISV

They maintain a consistent channel/sales strategy There is no surefire formula for success when it comes to a POS sales strategy. Choosing between a direct-to-merchant sales model and a channel sales model has more to do with the specific installation requirements and vertical focus of the Point of Sale offering...

Supply Chain Trends for Software Developers

These technology trends will actively shape what supply chains may look like in 2021 and beyond.

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. What struck me most about his presentation was how many ISVs are naturally aligned with...

6 Tips for Selecting a Thermal Receipt Printer Vendor Partner

ISVs in the retail point of sale (POS) space are facing an increasingly complex market where new payment solutions are emerging every year that cater to a wider array of merchant scenarios (mobile payment, pop-up stores, line busting). There are also new entrants on the hardware side, many of...

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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