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Blockchain

Everywhere you look, you’ll see the word, Blockchain. What’s the deal anyway? Blockchain is a decentralized financial system that is capable of recording transactions. Nobody owns the system and nobody can alter the rules. In the blockchain, there is no room for interpretation or misinterpretation. There should be a mechanism based on conditions and numbers, …

payment security

Unfortunately, most hackers inhabit the payment processing industry. Ironically so, as consumers grow more digitally accepting as a community, hackers and viruses evolve as well. Though these cyberthreats can be terrifying, security experts have trademarked dozens of anti-virus packages and sound loopholes to help consumers out of these damaging and perhaps even life-threatening situations. 1. …

transformation

Digital transformation, the evolving pursuit of innovative business models, is fueled by evolving technologies, and analytics. Bundled together, this is used to create new value and experiences for customers, employees, and stakeholders. The digital transformation works to integrate all social, mobile and web investments to deliver an integrated, frictionless, omni-channel experience. Another goal of this …

workplace

Will software applications remain as relevant as the digital workplace evolves? This is a question that many ISVs find themselves asking as we push forward in the digital age. As a demand for updated software and hardware solutions is heightened in the workplace, ISVs will need to find ways to allow end-users to conduct business …

Daily life brings risk, in many forms. With criminals and hackers constantly finding new ways to breach users’ systems and steal from their pockets, individuals are switching to more modern means of protecting their property. ISVs can benefit off of the chaos by constructing software services that accommodate end-users’ needs and contribute to less security …

Software developers

Working as a software developer in this day and age, ranks as being the most popular job position. With the surge of new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), blockchain, Augmented Reality (A.R.), Virtual Reality (V.R.) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have widened the gap. The following four trends have contributed to that broadened …

tele health

Telehealth and telemedicine have brought a lot of opportunity to the table, or better yet, your device screens, in the past year. From enabling clinicians to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients remotely all in convenient time frames, the need for WebMD and waiting in line at germ-infested waiting rooms is no longer prevalent. Expanding on …

Mobility has become entrenched in the enterprise — from the warehouse to the field service technician’s truck to the smartphone in the vice president’s back pocket. Investments in mobile line-of-business solutions have been steep, and for many companies the technology has gone through several iterations over the course of decades. And in most of those …

As an ISV looking to get involved in the channel, there are many things you’ll need to know about how to best grow your company. You will need to have dedicated resources to support your reseller program and a plan to navigate the channel efficiently. Competition is tough, and many VARs resell more than one …

Infographic Feature List

Thanks to a market survey conducted in partnership with Dev Pro Journal, we’ve been able to gather data around ISV marketing trends and demographics. Specifically, we polled BlueStar’s ISV Connect community to get a picture of how software companies who operate in and around the channel approach marketing. ISV Connect is a community created and nurtured by …