A Letter to ISVs: To Sell or Not To Sell Hardware

When it comes to selling hardware, you may be considering your options. Perhaps, you’d like to expand your business and maintain total control over your entire solution. Maybe you’re on the fence due to...

Can Anti-malware Prevent .LNK Cyberattacks?

Advice a short time ago was to tell your clients not to click on .EXE files, and email server security allowed people to reject emails with those attachments. Not to be undone, cybercriminals found...

Q3 2018 Security Update: ISVs Must Focus on Small Business, Latest Cyberthreats

You may have the solution that can keep your clients safe from current cyberattacks and security risks. Here are current security challenges your clients are facing and some actions you can take to help...

5 Questions to Answer When Choosing a Cloud Provider

Software development in the cloud is increasingly more commonplace. Gartner research saw the greatest cloud computing market gains in Infrastructure as a s Service (IaaS) last year, with the market reaching $34.7 billion in...

4 Things an ISV Needs to Know Before Choosing a Mobile Printer

If your application is designed to give your customers mobile printing functionality, you need to integrate and certify your software with mobile printer hardware. With so many printers on the market, however, it can...

3 Retail IoT Trends Influencing the Software Market

Retailers are beginning to explore the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, which is creating new opportunities for ISVs. In a vast retail IoT market, however, you may need some direction to see...

Demand for Prescriptive Analytics Solutions Spans All Industries

In our recent interviews with industry thought leaders, we noticed a recurring theme: the demand for prescriptive analytics solutions. Experts in virtually all vertical markets — manufacturing, healthcare, government, field service — are advising...

Opportunities for ISVs Created by Windows Embedded/Windows CE End of Support

Support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 just ended on June 10, 2018, and Window Embedded Handheld 8.1 will end on June 9, 2019, followed by Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 on January 14, 2020. DevPro...

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,...

What Every ISV Developing Software for Government Needs to Know

Developing software for government applications and navigating procurement process can be nothing short of challenging for ISVs. DevPro Journal asked Bill Lodes, EVP of business development & strategy for First American Payment Systems, to...

The ISV’s Role — and Opportunity — Advancing Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution is underway. In the phenomenon known as Industry 4.0 or Manufacturing 4.0, businesses are transitioning their facilities into smart factories with goals including greater efficiency and automation. Jim Hilton, Senior Director...

10 Opportunities for ISVs in Healthcare Mobility

There are plenty of worthwhile opportunities for ISVs to develop healthcare mobility software solutions —but you have to look beyond voice and text messaging-based solutions. Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead for Zebra Technologies...

5 Payment Trends in Field Service Creating Opportunities for ISVs

The field service industry is comprised of many professions from HVAC installers to landscapers to cleaning services. Although the list is quite expansive, they all have the same core beliefs when it comes to...
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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,...

Is Your Software Commercially Ready for Public Cloud Consumption?

Considering the explosive growth in cloud computing (96% of companies use cloud services) and the “subscription-based economy” trend, it’s not surprising that many ISVs are supplementing (or replacing) their traditional perpetual licensing model with...

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