Magazine Article | May 1, 2017

ISVs Drive Retail, Restaurant Innovations

By Mike Monocello, editor-in-chief, Business Solutions magazine
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Three experts explain how ISVs continue to shape the retail and restaurant verticals. Are VARs ready?

I never really like the adage that software is what makes something a “solution,” because it fails to take into account the hard work being put in by manufacturers in creating new hardware and VARs who bring everything together. Still, I have to admit that when we look at the most significant IT trends in many verticals, ISVs play a big role. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the retail and restaurant markets where cloud-based software solutions have been among the most disruptive and transformative influences in decades. However, the impact of ISVs doesn’t end there.