VAR White Papers
AI Best Practices For Business Decision Makers And Practitioners
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science that uses algorithms (programmatic instructions) to process inputs and deliver outputs that mimic human abilities such as cognition, natural language understanding, speech and image understanding, common sense reasoning, knowledge representation. Machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL), the subfields of AI driving innovation and headlines, have introduced improvements to pattern recognition thereby supercharging tasks such as classification, prediction, and clustering.
Top 20 Best Tech Cities For IT Jobs
The CompTIA Tech Town Index illustrates that IT pros are in demand and have nearly endless options when choosing where to live and work. With overall cost of living an essential to 82% of tech workers, and nearly two-thirds citing weather and commute times as important factors as well, the good news is that tech workers have the opportunity to write their own stories.
Thin-bility: The Latest POS Trend
Over the last 18 months, the industry has been abuzz with mobility. Mobility as a term has many meanings that can take the retailer in many different directions. Consumer mobile devices can be used to locate a retail store, compare product prices (showrooming), scan a QR Code, or be used to buy coffee.
Choose How You Want To Pay: Flexibility In The Payment Process
As the payment method landscape continues to evolve, retailers should have a strategy that takes into account current preferences and – to the extent possible – anticipates future changes.
Thin-bility Creates Service Opportunities for POS VARs
In the highly competitive retail space, businesses must do all they can to improve the shopping experience. Consumers have plenty of choices, and making a purchase can be as easy as a few taps on a smartphone or tablet screen.
Intelligent Cash Handling Goes Mobile
Mobile POS (mPOS) platforms are bringing new levels of convenience and flexibility to retail. Now, a sales associate at a small boutique doesn’t have to be stuck at checkout for the duration of a shift. Thanks to wireless connections, that associate can help a customer complete a transaction anywhere in the store with a tablet or smartphone.
mPOS-ible To Define? What Mobile Means In Retail
The term mPOS is bandied about our marketplace constantly these days, but ask what it means, and you’ll get some creative answers. As often happens with technology trends, new terms emerge to define the trend, but few people can agree on its definition.
Advanced Cybersecurity For Managed Service Providers
Are you ready to take the next step with your cybersecurity? This white paper is meant to help any managed service provider seeking guidance on how to implement sound, best practice cybersecurity operations, technology and behavior. Specifically, this paper addresses topics considered more advanced, but still essential to a robust cybersecurity program. Paired with CompTIA’s Fundamental Cybersecurity for Managed Service Providers, this guide provides a more complete view of the aspects of cybersecurity MSPs serving small-to-medium businesses need to understand and implement.
EMV Making Slow Progress
The adoption of EMV technology (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) at the POS in the U.S. has been slow and, at times, confusing. When the deadline for merchants to start accepting EMV chip-enabled cards passed in October 2015, more than two-thirds of merchants weren’t ready for the switch.
Choosing The Right Fit For Your Business: Anatomy Of A Cash Drawer
The cash drawer has been a key component of the retail business for as long as people have exchanged money for goods. If you accept currency, you need the best cash drawer, but choosing the right drawer and till solution requires planning, consideration, and a little research.