4 Lessons this Restaurant ISV Learned in its Journey from Startup to Multi-Million-Dollar Success

Prior to launching Toast, Inc., Aman Narang and one of the company’s other co-founders, Steve Fredette, honed their enterprise application and business intelligence development skills while working at e-commerce software developer, Endeca. On a...

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...

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,...

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...

How a Millennial ISV is Perfecting Digital Customer Loyalty

Company Name: Spendgo Founded: 2010 2017 Projected Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 200% + Employees: 25 Website: www.spendgo.com Verticals: hospitality, retail Vendors: Apple, Epson, Google, Samsung While many ISVs dream about inventing a new software solution or platform that’s unlike anything that’s existed...

This ISV is Using Real-Time Business Intelligence to Make Retail Smarter

Today’s retailers face many challenges. Online competitors such as Amazon provide customers with not only low prices and lots of variety, but with convenient and engaging shopping experiences. In response, brick and mortar stores...

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...

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,...
Internet of Things

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...

Test Your Payment Integration IQ

Let's face it. As a software developer, you want to spend time on building better software that meets the needs of the customers you serve, not struggling with payment processing integrations. Unfortunately, if you...

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...

Road Report: RetailNOW 2017 Recap in 9 Photos

This Organization Is Thriving Walking among the new member reception Sunday night, I was struck by the many new application developers focused on retail, loyalty, engagement, and more. Having new software companies focused on the...
ISV Startup

7 Candid Lessons for ISV Startups

First, some perspective… In the restaurant world, getting feedback on dining experiences can be very valuable to management and ownership. The trouble is actually getting the feedback. When the first post-dining surveys were rolled out,...

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....

Glimpse Gives Managers “Eyes” on 5 Bars in a Miami Emporium, Reducing Loss by...

With the Glimpse Performance Insights solution, La Centrale ensures all of its employees are following standard procedures and customers always receive consistently great service.

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