February 18, 2016 By Jim Daly – http://www.digitaltransactions.net/ The PCI Securities Standards Council said Wednesday that the next iteration of the Payment Card Industry data-security standard will be coming in the first half of this year, probably in March or April, about six months earlier than called for in the current update cycle. The new …

The advent of direct-sales tablet POS companies has shaken up the VAR and ISV world, but it’s not all bad news. You’ve been in the industry for years, even decades, maybe, and you know the market better than the newest crop of upstarts. Check out these five ways that you can stand out from direct …

Attention all ISVs! We are proud to introduce BlueStar as the only Distribution sponsor for BSM’s ISV IQ Live!, an education and networking conference to educate software developer executives. This event is the first of its kind and designed specifically for ISV attendees to help grow their channel business. The one-day education and networking event …

  About MobiWork® is a privately-owned software company based in Florida that specializes in mobile workforce technology solutions for a variety of industries. The industries they serve are field sales, field marketing, logistics, construction, pool and spa services, HVAC, lawn and pest control, alarm and safety, electrical services, plumbing, utilities, cleaning services, home repair and …

About IntelliTrack is a software company that was founded in 1994 and specializes in providing inventory tracking solutions. They have since become the world’s leading software provider for businesses looking to track their inventory, offering easy-to-use, low-cost software for a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, government, education, law enforcement, public safety, construction, chemicals, …

The evidence is irrefutable: Barcode technology has become increasingly feature-rich in recent years. However, most VARs have at least some customers who continue to cling to their older barcode technology, including barcode scanners. So how do you convince these customers that it’s time for a barcode technology refresh? Here are three effective strategies for selling …

About ounded in 1999, Maitre’D is a POS software provider that specializes in creating customized solutions for businesses in the hospitality industry. Maitre’D develops software for all hospitality-related needs, including kitchen display systems, back office, mobile apps, and enterprise management. Currently serving 25,000 businesses in 25 different countries, Maitre’D has become a top ISV in …