POS Executive Commentary

  1. 5 Considerations To Make When Selecting A Retail System
    12/26/2016

    In my last 26 years of working in the retail IT industry, I have often had to explain the similarities and differences between small and large retailers’ software and hardware requirements when looking for a store management solution. By Afshin Alikhani

  2. Women In The Channel: Can Women Make It To The Top?
    12/8/2016

    Like most women who have been in the channel for many years, Theresa Caragol, Principal at TCC Consulting & AchieveUnite, began her career at the first link of the channel food chain and worked her way up. Her story is a familiar one for numerous women in the channel. This is the second of a four-part series; click here for part one.

  3. To Become A Successful VAR, Do These 3 Things
    12/7/2016

    To ensure they are getting both what they want and need when purchasing POS systems, merchants often turn to VARs for assistance as a VAR brings superior experience and expertise, as well-being as a single point of contact for questions, assistance, and maintenance. Because, let’s face it: a merchant is never looking to just purchase a POS system. Businesses require an entire sales system — equipment, processing, and a gateway — as well as what can be multiple integrations to make them all work together.

  4. How An ISV Can Switch Payment Processors
    11/17/2016

    For ISVs, the decision to switch payment processors can be stressful, not only a risky choice but one requiring extensive research on behalf of the ISV in order to find a reputable provider. Before making the move, ISVs need to examine their current payment offering and determine what their future goals and objectives are to help increase the overall success of their business.

  5. Commitment To Partnership
    11/11/2016

    The payments industry is changing incredibly fast. Every day brings more complexity, new products and emerging players. Now more than ever, it is important to choose a payments partner wisely.

  6. The EMV Experts — Moneris Leading The Way In Data Security
    11/11/2016

    As a provider of payment processing solutions, we are active in helping lead the industry discussion on data security.

  7. VIP Account Program Helps Build Stronger Portfolios And Displace The Competition
    11/11/2016

    All of us in the Payments/POS industry enjoy the low attrition that comes with POS systems. This stickiness is thanks to the integral role that these systems play for the business.

  8. Explosion In POS Software Means Opportunity For Developers
    11/11/2016

    Merchants are moving away from stand-alone payment systems and looking for a more comprehensive business solution. Smart POS systems amass valuable information about customers, purchase patterns, inventory, and staff. Integrated systems offer a distinct competitive advantage, which is why merchants are flocking to smart devices. As hardware and software become more affordable and cloud-based solutions grow, stand-alone payment systems are quickly becoming obsolete.

  9. Preparing To Dominate
    10/24/2016

    RSPA President and CEO opens annual event with a challenge to attendees to disrupt, then deliver

  10. ISV IQ Live! Takeaways
    10/17/2016

    Last week, I attended ISV IQ Live! hosted by Business Solutions Magazine. It was truly a fantastic event. Even though I attended as a guest speaker on a panel at the conference, I arrived in Philadelphia eager to gain constructive insight on the various business topics shared by industry veterans that I could exercise as CEO of a software development firm.