This morning I had a chance to browse through some of my notes from last week's RSPA INSPIRE. This event is always good for providing plenty of nuggets of wisdom, and business and personal takeaways. On my list this year: the need for industry benchmarking, the value of peer groups, leadership lessons, and more.
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By Abbie Sawyer
For small business, a point of sale system can be the vital heartbeat of your daily workflow and long-term growth. It can be a challenge narrowing down the features and functionality you’re going to need, but don’t worry.
Ted Kramer, VP of sales and marketing at POS of Michigan, has been selling POS equipment throughout Michigan's Lower Peninsula since 1970. However, Kramer has never been more excited about the prospects of his business as he is now.
By Brian Sutter
When searching for a bar code printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a bar code printer or scanner.
By Hedgie Bartol
Small video surveillance systems have traditionally been dominated by analog, but when you compare IP video vs. analog, IP video simply offers more. The best surveillance integrators position these benefits as part of the sales cycle to prove that there’s much more value and potential with IP video.
For years, mobile payments have been described as the “future of the payments industry.” Industry observers have detailed the intelligence of the mobile device, the security of NFC, the effectiveness of cloud-based solutions, as well as dozens of other mobile payment solutions, and the advantages they provide.
By Chris Schaefer
It’s been more than 10 years since the term “RFID” burst into the public lexicon, and in those early days, the word “hype” was truly an understatement. Every technology company or services provider suddenly realized they were an RFID company, providing an integral piece of the RFID value proposition.
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
The back of a POS terminal, often the customer-facing side, is space that could be used for digital messaging. Local businesses or event organizers might consider customers waiting in line at that store to be the right audience for digital ads — and this could result in revenue that helps your client offset the cost of the POS system, as well as recurring revenue for you.