Featured Articles

  1. Who Are The Top Vendors In The $44.2 Billion Retail Software Market?
    12/10/2015

    Research from global research and advisory firm IHL Group, ranks top vendors in the Software and SaaS, a global market worth more than $44 billion annually.

  2. Your IT Clients’ Opportunities In Virtual Health
    12/10/2015

    A report from Accenture has revealed that virtual health could save $10 billion yearly and allow them to treat more patients without them needing to train more physicians.

  3. Advice To Share With Your POS Clients Considering A Move To The Cloud
    12/9/2015

    Merchants are discovering that the cloud is the future of point of sale (POS), as TransFirst points out, offering numerous advantages from the ability to adopt Web-based software technology in the form of payment gateways.

  4. 2015 Verizon Retail Index Gives Insights Into Broadband, Mobile Holiday Traffic
    12/9/2015

    The Verizon Retail Index has been tracking broadband and mobile shopping patterns, and found that consumers were saving their holiday shopping for the weekend following Cyber Monday, posting a  healthy shopping weekend for both online and mobile retailers.

  5. Retailers Face Security Holes This Holiday Shopping Season
    12/9/2015

    The Pre-Holiday Risk Report found retailers, overall, believe that they are successful in handing the security of their infrastructure, effectively identifying critical data assets that need to be protected; detecting theft or data leakage efficiently; and controlling employee access to critical data assets. But they may have a false sense of security.

  6. RSPA Spreads The Word About Visa QIR Certification Requirement, Helps VARs Respond
    12/8/2015

    In this interview, Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) President Kelly Funk tells how the association is assisting VARs with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) certification and is working to spread the word that, effective March 31, 2016, Visa is requiring acquirers to ensure all newly boarded Level 4 merchants have point of sale (POS) application and terminal installation and integration performed by professionals with this certification.

  7. What The IoT Can Do For Your Manufacturing IT Clients’ Labor Shortage
    12/8/2015

    One of the biggest challenges in industry is the shortage of skilled labor. As the number of retiring workers increases, the challenge will only become greater. Can the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data/predictive analytics help ease this burden?

  8. Your Merchant IT Client Is Facing A Challenge. Be Ready With The Solution
    12/8/2015

    Your merchant IT clients may find during busy times — like the holiday shopping season — inefficiencies or deficits in their infrastructure become more apparent. This could present an opportunity for you to start a conversation about how technology solutions can help them win business and customer loyalty and reach their business goals.

  9. SMB Owner Confidence At A Three-Year High
    12/8/2015

    Small business owners are demonstrating confidence in the economy at the highest levels in three years, according to Bank of America’s annual Small Business Owner Report.

  10. Are Physicians Ready To Put A Stop To MU 3?
    12/7/2015

    Even as more vendors are jumping on board with Meaningful Use (MU) initiatives, physicians are coming forward with more issues with the program.