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  1. Go Green & Make Green With Workforce Mobility
    3/17/2016

    Research studies show that more than half of consumers prefer to give their business to companies pursuing green initiatives.

  2. Mobile Field Service Software And The CEO: What’s In It For Me?
    3/17/2016

    As a business owner or CEO, you know the impact of the field service function can be felt throughout the business. The evolution of field service from a cost center to a profit center has helped the strongest companies survive, and even thrive, in tough economic times. But when field service departments operate at less than maximum effectiveness, you feel the impact. Customer satisfaction decreases. The business loses highly trained service technicians. Profitability suffers.

  3. Reducing Legal Risk Of MSPs Working With Healthcare Clients
    3/17/2016

    Recent regulations in the healthcare market have serious implications for MSPs and their healthcare clients, but the right compliance strategy can add value for everyone.

  4. MSP Innovator Or Copycat?
    3/16/2016

    To innovate or not to innovate, that is the question. Long term success for any organization requires a culture of endless innovation. Without it, the organization will succumb to the creative destruction forces popularized by Joseph Schumpeter. However, not all innovation is created equally and there are times to innovate and times to be a copycat.

  5. Advice For POS VARs Taking The PCI QIR Certification Exam
    3/16/2016

    Originally launched in 2012 by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the Qualified Integrated Reseller (QIR) certification program was designed to help address the security challenges resulting from a third party’s involvement in the payment processing environment.

  6. 7 Statistics About The Current State of Retail (And What We Can Learn From Each)
    3/15/2016

    A lot has changed in the retail space. From increased payment security thanks to the EMV liability shift to the proliferation of mobile payment platforms, the industry has come a long way, and that’s a good thing. Businesses are better able to serve customers than they were only a year ago thanks to new tools and technologies.

  7. Why QR Codes Are Still Viable Payments Tools
    3/15/2016

    Mobile payments are growing in new, exciting directions, but some of their earliest forms are still prevalent. What's more, one of the first ways to pay with a smartphone is still convenient, effective and hugely popular.

  8. PINs, Signatures Or Biometrics: What's The Best Verification Method?
    3/15/2016

    Data security and fraud protection are two of the most important elements in payments. Card brands, banks, consumers and businesses all concern themselves with preventing crime and ensuring that cardholders are the only ones who can actually use their cards for every transaction. 

  9. The Basics of PCI: What Is It?
    3/15/2016

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is a focal point in the payments landscape, but few understand what it actually entails. While it clearly denotes some type of policy, many merchants haven't received a clear explanation on what it is, why it matters and how it benefits them. 

  10. How Does Speed At Checkout Influence Consumers?
    3/15/2016

    With all the talk of new payment options and omnichannel support, it's clear that businesses have an increased focus on satisfying customers at the point of sale. However, for all that technology and innovation, there's one rule that hasn't changed: a lack of speed kills.