Come See the Store of the Future at Partner Tech’s NRF Big Show Booth!

Partner Tech, a Qisda, company, will demonstrate its innovative line of point of sale (POS) terminals, peripherals, and intelligent retail solution at Booth #1581 at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail’s Big Show, January...

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...

More Restaurants Turning to Innovative POS Devices

The ways in which people like to pay for all sorts of things have changed rapidly in the past few years. It was only about 18 months ago that EMV really started to gain...

Self-Ordering Kiosks Alter the Restaurant Industry

When looking back over the past 12 months, a lot has happened in the restaurant IT industry. Most prominent are the acquisitions of several restaurant POS ISVs by companies in the payment processing industry....

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...

It was The Year of Upgrades in the Restaurant Industry

Although we’re now more than two years beyond the EMV (EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa) liability shift deadline (Oct. 2015), 2017 is the year where many restaurateurs opted to make the jump. Table-service restaurants are...

ISV Field Service Trends: 2017 Recap/2018 Predictions

What was 2017 the year of in field service? Robert Cortopassi, President, OpenEdge: “2017 was the year of payments mobility. Arguably, industries involved with Field Services have seen the greatest operational benefits from payments mobility....

ISV Retail Trends: 2017 Recap/2018 Predictions

What was 2017 the year of in retail? Justin Zeigler, Director of Product Strategy, Datacap Systems: “2017 was the year of Omnichannel and frictionless payments. As more SMBs add ecommerce functionality to their web presence,...

ISV Healthcare Trends: 2017 Recap/2018 Predictions

What was 2017 the year of in healthcare? Bill Lodes, EVP, Business Development and Strategy, First American Payment Systems: “It was the year of rapidly changing technology. The rising need for better data security as...

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...

In Retail, It’s All About Change

Looking at the retail market and IT ecosystem supporting it, 2017 was a year of dramatic change as the trend toward online shopping gained even more momentum. With Amazon’s aggressive pursuit of online shoppers, followed...

5 Common Mistakes ISVs Make When Choosing a Payments Provider

Tie themselves to a single payment processor The result for ISVs is that they: Can’t dictate processing platforms to merchants. Many ISVs have learned this lesson the hard way. Regardless of the individual merits of...

6 Tips for Protecting Your Retail Customers from Cyberthreats

Last year there were so many security breaches, ranging from the U.S. Department of Justice to Yahoo, that it was difficult to keep track of them all. And this year — with WannaCry, Petya, the...

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