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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 what wasn’t. In digging further into the data, we learned (not surprisingly) that some ISVs...

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...

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 collectively as Spectre and Meltdown, the bugs exploit flaws in microprocessors (especially Intel). Even Mac...
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Manufacturing 2017: The Year of Android

In an ever-evolving tech space, the consumer-driven expectations have made their way into the manufacturing and warehouse space. With major brands producing new smart devices with better operating systems every year in the consumer market, it’s only natural for this trend to make its way into the commercial space....

Capitalize on The Great App Migration

2017 was the year of Legacy Systems Migration (aka “The Migrating App”). Upgrading legacy software applications has historically been a costly and time-consuming process. However, in 2017 we saw an increase in legacy systems migration due to three market shifts. Rapid Mobile Application Development services, like Xamarin, have accelerated...

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...

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...

Zebra Unveils New Platform to Power Data-Driven Apps

Zebra Technologies Corporation, the market leader in rugged mobile computers, bar code scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time visibility, today announced Savanna™, a fundamental building-block platform for accelerating Enterprise Asset Intelligence and the digital transformation of enterprise operations for Zebra’s customers and partners. With...

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...
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Internet of Things (IoT) Quiz For ISVs

Looking to cash in on one of the hottest trends in IT today — IoT? You aren't alone. Many ISVs and integrators know that IoT can provide tangible benefits and real ROI to customers in almost any market. As such, the opportunity is huge. Unfortunately, many dive in without...

AT&T Announces Cloud-enabled IoT Asset Management Solution for Rapid Deployment of Asset Tracking and Monitoring Needs

AT&T announced a new IoT solution, called AT&T Asset Management – Operations Center for quick deployment of asset monitoring and management solutions in the Cloud. The solution will run on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, and will use several Microsoft enterprise components, such as Azure Cosmos DB and Microsoft...

Brother Mobile Revamps Partner Strategy

Brother Mobile Solutions recently unveiled its new Brother “THE NEXT” Partner Program, what the company calls a growth-oriented approach to forging alliance partnerships for long-term mutual advantage. Designed to capitalize on the rapid expansion of the mobile workforce, the new program supports opportunities to co-develop software and mobile printing...

4 Must-Read Lessons for ISV Startups

With roots going back to 1993, NiceLabel, a developer of bar code label design and label management software, has gone through many changes over years and experienced every type of market condition you could think of. You can’t survive — particularly in the data collection industry — without making...
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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 technology life cycle that begins with the innovators (smallest market) who adopt first, then moves...

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...

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