David vs Goliath: How Addigy is Challenging Much Larger Competition

In the corporate world, PCs, laptops, and mobile devices can be a nightmare to manage. Patches, troubleshooting, and routine maintenance for tens, hundreds, and even thousands of devices — often deployed across multiple locations...

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...

2017 Was The Year of SaaS

SaaS/cloud adoption was very strong in 2017, reaching $46.3 billion by year’s end, Gartner predicts. As adoption increased, the IT services channel has been forced to move quicker in its own adoption, service creation...

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,...
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Achieving Continuous Delivery for Enterprise SaaS

Follow these continuous delivery best practices for DevOps in the cloud.

5 Cloud Predictions for 2019

Cloud predictions include greater customization, more aggressive development and management of team member skills, and the emergence of new services and tools.
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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,...
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5 Ways to Help Retailers Raise Their Store IQ in 2019

As you evaluate new technologies at #NRF2019 to grow your business this year, keep these five technology categories top of mind.

Editor’s Road Notebook: Epson ISV Conference 2018

There are very few conferences built specifically for ISVs and one of them just took place. Epson held its third annual ISV conference in Nashville, TN earlier this month. As one of only two...

How a Lawyer Launched A Fintech Startup

Georgina Nelson was on maternity leave from her job as a lawyer in London when she decided to launch tech startup TruRating. Her work for a consumer protection association (similar to Consumer Reports) educated...

“Go For It!” Development, Business, and Life Lessons from the Story of ITWERCS

It took fourteen years to bring restaurant point of sale software ITWERCS to market, and there are valuable lessons to learn from the journey.

Don’t Let API Hurdles Keep You from Big Software Sales in 2018

As companies continue making a digital transformation, software plays an increasingly important role in their business processes. Many organizations struggle to manage multiple complex licenses, juggle contracts that expire at different times and face...

Are You Making These 6 Common Sales & Marketing Mistakes?

For many ISVs, sales and marketing is an afterthought — you’ll spend thousands of hours developing a powerful solution only to struggle getting it into the hands of your potential customers. Indeed, when it...

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