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 ISVs to respond to the growing demand and develop applications that include prescriptive analytics. Data Analytics...

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 Journal asked James Pemberton, director of global ISV and developer strategy for Zebra Technologies, to...
Partnerships

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, pop-up stores, line busting). There are also new entrants on the hardware side, many of...
Government

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 provide you with advice and insight that will be valuable to you as you meet...

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 of Manufacturing and Field Mobility at Zebra tells DevPro Journal over the past 24-36 months,...

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 says it is a good time to be involved in healthcare mobility, if you choose...

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 their business model — reduce costs, streamline operations, and offer convenience for clients. Looking at...

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...

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 an “as a service” offering. Microsoft, for example, announced last year that it’s planning to...

Cardknox Gateway and Rent Centric Partner for a Streamlined Payment Solution for the Auto Rental Industry

LAKEWOOD, N.J., June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rent Centric, a leading browser-based rental software for the auto rental industry, announced today its seamless integration with Cardknox EMV quick-chip payments. With this new integration, Rent Centric users can securely process payments from a variety of compatible on-site and mobile devices. Rent Centric is a...

Datacap Partners with Clutch to Deliver Integrated Gift and Loyalty Support to the Point of Sale Channel

Datacap Systems, a leading integrated payments middleware provider, has partnered with Clutch, a customer data and marketing platform that helps B2C brands identify, understand and motivate their customers through personalized and effective engagements. Clutch represents the first release in Datacap’s upcoming value-added services platform. Point of Sale partners can now...

Creditcall partners with Innowi to bring EMV payment processing to ChecOut M mobile, all-in-one POS and payment solution

Creditcall, the omni-channel Payment Gateway and EMV Kernel provider; and Innowi, a leader in mobile hardware design, point of sale (POS), payments, and mCommerce solutions; have partnered to introduce ChecOut™ M, an all-in-one POS and payment solution, to ISVs, ISOs, and merchants in the USA and the UK. The Innowi ChecOut M...

6-Part Series: Payment Integration Essentials for ISVs

If you accept credit card payments -- or plan to in the future -- you probably know how confusing the world of payments can be. Security regulations dictate you adhere to certain guidelines. It's not always apparent which requirements apply and which don't. There are multiple processors, multiple devices, and...

Card-Not-Present Payment Integration: Mistakes to Avoid

In the rapidly expanding Internet of Things, there is increasing pressure to bring payments into your customers’ daily experience through mobile or cloud-hosted apps. The balance is shifting from card-present transactions to integrated in-app or smart-home features, meaning it’s not out of the question that you could purchase and...

Choosing the Right Payment Processing Partner

When a software solution is paired with value-added services such as integrated payment processing, it enhances the merchant’s ability to streamline daily operations. As a software vendor, how do you make the right choice in selecting the best options? Tips for Evaluating Payment Processing Partners Your choice should take in many...

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