Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.
POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Mobile, Omni-Channel At The Crossroads Of Opportunity
A veteran retail solutions integrator says mobile and omni-channel are so intertwined, you can’t determine where one ends and one begins. You should be prepared to sell both.
Placing All Bets On Workforce Management
This ISV’s all-in approach to developing a complete, modular-based WFM (workforce management) and human capital management solution was key to its 20-percent+ revenue growth in 2013.
Cloud Retail Software Brings Retail Win
Girl Scouts of the USA has automated store operations with a cloud-based solution.
POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Don’t Let CryptoLocker Hold You or Your Customers Ransom
Mike Foreman of AVG Technologies explains the threat from CryptoLocker ransomware infections and what you can do to protect your business' and your customers' data.
Big Data Analytics Profitable For VARs, Clients
David Gosman of pcAmerica tells how Big Data can benefit VARs' retail and hospitality customers — as well as benefitting the VARs themselves.
The Road To Big Data
Walker Thompson of WhenToManage lists some key considerations for retailers considering upping their Big Data game.
Use YouTube At Your Own Risk
Clint Hofer of Slingfly Media tells what to do — and not to do — to help use video to reach your goal of expanding your brand and creating leads.
The Most Important And Most Overlooked Sales Metric
Gil Cargill of Cargill Consulting Group explains the value of tracking the ratio of first meetings to first orders.
RETAIL-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
Turning IP-Based POS Systems Into Recurring Revenue
The need for PC-centric POS solutions is waning as a more flexible model emerges. Leveraging cloud and mobile technologies, this model supports thin client and IP-enabled components such as cash drawers and printers.
University Of British Columbia: Using Cashless Vending To Enhance Service Across The Campus
For students, faculty, alumni, supporters, and administrators, there’s no doubt that higher education has evolved into an uber-competitive industry. Students must compete with other highly qualified individuals to secure coveted acceptances. And institutions, for their part, must vie with other schools around the world to attract world-class talent.
Cash Transactions In A Mobile World
For two decades, the PC has reigned supreme over POS solutions, operating as point of sale terminals that sit on counters and control various peripherals. However, the need for PC-centric solutions is waning as a more flexible POS model emerges.
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Money 2020: Complexity At POS Will Increase Along With New Payment Technologies
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to Tim Wojs, senior research associate at Robert W. Baird & Co., in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Technology Is A Way To Customer Service
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy interviews to Larry Berlin, Vice President of First Analysis, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Retailers Are Following Consumer Lead
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to David Silverglide, co-founder of Split Bread and Mixt Greens, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.
Money 2020: Consumers Will Set Pace For Mobile Payment Adoption
Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine President Jim Roddy talks to Sanjay Sakhrani, senior VP of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods Equity Research, in this Executive-To-Executive interview conducted at the Money2020 conference, held Oct. 6-10, 2013 at the Aria in Las Vegas.