PayFac

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a PayFac

Easy merchant onboarding is a plus, but PayFac requirements and responsibility may be more than you’re willing to take on as an ISV.
competitive advantage

5 Ways to Create a Competitive Advantage for Your ISV Business

Ramp up your software sales by embracing these top trends.
Software User Adoption

A 7-Step Application User Adoption Strategy That Works

Here’s a 7-step adoption strategy that will result in a higher level of user buy-in, more likelihood that users will take advantage of all software features, and increased value to your customers.

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, the need for a consistent payment experience across brick and mortar and online channels becomes...

How Tokenization Technology Benefits Retailers

Tokenization is a crucial part of payment security as well as streamlining processes that involve follow-on transactions or repeat purchases.

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 the payment processor to which they’ve integrated directly, the simple fact is that a single-processor...

Semi-Integrated Solutions Are Defining the Future of Payments

It has been almost two years since the EMV liability shift in the United States. While a lot of business owners have adopted EMV solutions, many are still on the fence on whether to update their payment systems as they continue learning about the value of EMV and the consequences 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...
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 in almost any market. As such, the opportunity is huge. Unfortunately, many dive in without...

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...
Blockchain

Blockchain in Retail: Increase Visibility, Build Trust

Blockchain has the potential to address numerous retail challenges and pave the way for merchant — and solution provider — growth.

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your POS Reseller Channel

The distribution of a point of sale offering is a persistent challenge that every point of sale developer (ISV), with the hope of scaling their business, needs to contend with. Regardless of POS architecture, a network of value-added resellers (VARs) often makes the difference between a point of sale...

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 have had to adjust their businesses to simply survive. Many of the adjustments they’ve made...
payment trends

Payment Trends Outlook for 2020

Payment trends will be influenced by consumer demographics, targeted customer experiences, and the rise in contactless and person-to-person payments.

5 Keys to Retail ISV Growth

Retail ISV growth depends on your ability to develop applications that focus on your customers’ growth.

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