A mobility integrator’s perseverance leads to a $100k+, 40-handheld and mobile printer install with recurring revenue.
Industry experts offer advice regarding how to roll out MDM (mobile device management) solutions and caution against common implementation mistakes.
Industry experts share insights on the most important mobile payment trends and pitfalls VARs and ISVs need to pay attention to.
One of the challenges I often hear about from retail IT VARs regarding switching to a managed services model is coping with the way money flows into their company. Many of you are used to getting large lump sums of money for your work as opposed to the smaller steady stream associated with recurring revenue models. The large lump sum might help in the short term and actually be a necessity to keep your business afloat, but a steady stream can be the key to a more profitable and stable company if you make the transition. Keep that thought in mind for a minute.
I read an interesting story recently about how an editor at Gizmodo had his digital identity stolen. The hacker gained access to his Twitter account, his Gmail account, and — with the help of a simple Amazon account hack — his Apple account. After the security breach, the hacker deleted the victim’s Gmail account, posted messages on his Twitter account, and even went so far as to remotely wipe out his MacBook, which contained more than a year and a half of family photos that weren’t backed up anywhere else.
During last month’s RSPA RetailNOW 2012, one message was repeatedly hammered home by speakers and roundtable panelists: The world of retail technology is changing, and those who don’t change with it will be left behind.
Field service, warehouse management, logistics, and other traditional mobility projects are aimed at improving efficiency and productivity while increasing accuracy and cutting costs. But that is starting to change, as companies look for ways to expand their solutions for more outward-facing benefits.
IBM announced recently that it banned the use of DropBox for corporate use due to security concerns. Around the same time, it was also reported that presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s personal cloud storage account was hacked.
An occasional topic amongst editors at Jameson Publishing, the parent company of Business Solutions, is getting “too close” to a topic. More specifically, we ask — due to our perspective, number of people we interview, the successful nature of the people we interview, the amount of knowledge we have, etc.
Four value-added distributors share the most overlooked services you should be taking advantage of.