POS Executive Commentary

  1. Reasons Your Merchant Clients Should Prepare To Accept Contactless Payments
    7/22/2015

    If current activity within the payment industry is any indication, contactless payment is gearing up to become the next most popular method of payment acceptance.

  2. Leadership Lessons Learned By A Systems Integrator On A 7,500-Mile Rally To Mongolia
    7/22/2015

    The most important leadership lessons come from the least likely scenarios. I’ve found this to be true throughout my career as an entrepreneur and executive, and it’s part of the reason I’ll spend a few weeks this summer driving thousands of miles across Europe in a tiny car I rescued from the scrap heap.

  3. 4 Traits SMBs Look For In An IT Solutions Provider
    7/20/2015

    In today’s tech-driven economy, businesses, regardless of their size, require IT support in some capacity. Even though the resources which are available for small and medium-sized businesses might be fewer than larger corporations, they often have similar, if not the very same, IT needs as enterprises.

  4. The Transition From Entrepreneur To Leader (Part 2): Multiply Influence by Maximizing Engagement
    7/13/2015

    In a previous blog post entitled “The Transition from Entrepreneur to Leader,” I wrote that without a doubt the biggest challenges most small businesses face revolve around people in the key areas of leadership (the people at the top) and employees (the people who do the work).  In this installment I want to write about people and what we as leaders need to do to ensure we maximize engagement for the people on our teams.

  5. The Top 3 Ways Mobile Point Of Sale Can Make An Impact For Your Retail IT Clients
    7/13/2015

    Typically the last in-store experience shoppers will remember is their checkout experience. Therefore, it’s critical that the mobile point of sale (mPOS) customer experience is as positive as possible and ideally exceeds the stationary point of sale (POS) experience.

  6. IT Solutions Providers: Shhh, Here’s The Secret Behind Every Great Social Media Strategy
    7/10/2015

    Somewhere along the line, someone in your organization probably said, “Hey, we need to get on social media!” So maybe someone set up a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and LinkedIn profile.

  7. Considering Your Merchant IT Clients’ Needs: Why PCI Needs To Add A Third P2PE Standard
    7/6/2015

    Perhaps the most tragic thing about the glut of data breaches last year is that the lion’s share of them could have been prevented. Or rather, had the breached companies managed its data properly, there would have been nothing of value for the cyber criminals to steal. The year 2014 could have been a year of slapped wrists instead of devastation for some major companies had merchants used the tools they needed to use.

  8. How Your Retail IT Clients Can Drive Sales, Improve Shopping Experience With Digital Signage
    7/6/2015

    Digital consumers have come of age and expect a rich palette of digital experiences during their shopping journeys, whether online or in the store. In addition, new retail competitors are disrupting the industry and threatening established incumbents. To meet these challenges, retailers must revolutionize business models in order to innovate faster and provide a better shopping experience for consumers. One way to improve the consumer’s in-store shopping experience and drive increased sales is through new uses of dynamic, digital signage within the store.

  9. Why There Will Always Be A Market For Fixed Point Of Sale
    7/6/2015

    Point of sale (POS) systems have long stood at the heart of every retail business and remain one of the largest technical investments a retailer will make during the initial development of its company.

  10. 5 Features That Maximize Benefits To Your IT Clients Of An All-In-One POS
    7/1/2015

    According to Forrester, mobile payments in the U.S. are expected to reach $142 billion in volume in 2019. Over the past few years, flurries of new payments and point-of-sale (POS) technologies have emerged; technologies that can give a significant competitive edge to merchants that embrace them. Today’s new POS systems can significantly improve interaction with customers, reduce costs and increase efficiency.