Enterprises have embraced many different approaches to master software at scale. Yet no matter what methodology trends and transformations we have utilized in our respective organizations over the years, our value streams, like ancient trade routes, have persisted. It is within these value streams—the sequence of activities an organization undertakes to respond to a customer need that results in the delivery of value to the customer—that we can unearth the secrets into what impedes the flow of value. The emergence of data-driven value stream management (VSM) enables us to excavate our project organization to chart out the best routes for our products to meet market needs faster.
- The COVID-19 Employee Communications Budget: If You Slash, Will You Burn?
- New AWS Services Optimize Application Development Process
- NCSAM Reminds Us Cybersecurity Is Critical Year Round
- Can Enterprise SaaS Companies Sell Differently?
- Linda Rose: Tips, Traps, And Tactics For Getting Acquired
- BI Roadblock #6: High Data Latency
- How The Channel Is Responding To COVID-19 Challenges
Understanding The Main Street Lending Program
The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) has been launched. The MSLP provides loans to small to midsized businesses that were in good financial condition before COVID-19 but that are now seeking financial support because of the pandemic.
Maintaining The Minute Book: Best Practices In Corporate Record Keeping
A familiar sight in any office is that bookcase filled with minute books. It is a monument to how most companies have managed their corporate record keeping for years. But in today’s virtual working environment, many companies are reviewing how they track their information and update physical books they may no longer have access to.
Developing A Lien Search Strategy For Legal Due Diligence
When performing legal due diligence, one of your primary goals is to uncover hidden legal liabilities, historical and pending, that come with the deal. However, your plan of attack can be dramatically influenced by several factors, including the type and size of the deal, the industry, time constraints, and more.
Branch Office Vs. Subsidiary? It’s A Critical Choice When Expanding Your Business Globally
It’s time to expand your business overseas. Before you open your doors, you must make a critical choice — one whose impact is often underappreciated: branch office vs a subsidiary?
Bessemer’s Cloud Industry Update For CFOs With Byron Deeter
As part of Sage Intacct’s virtual Modern SaaS Finance Summit, Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter discusses their State of the Cloud 2020 report and perspectives for CFOs guiding their companies into the rebound phase of the pandemic crisis.
SOFTWARE WHITE PAPERS
Business Opportunities In Emerging Technologies: AI
Members of CompTIA’s Emerging Technology Community annually produce a list of Top 10 Emerging Technologies that highlights the products and services that offer the most near-term business opportuni- ty for the IT channel and those working in the business of technology.
Business Opportunities In Emerging Technologies: 5G
Each year, the members of CompTIA’s Emerging Technology Community produce a Top 10 Emerging Technologies list that reflects what key players in the industry see as the new technologies that are poised to be the most impactful to their businesses. In 2019, 5G ranked No. 3, moving up from its fifth position in 2018.
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.
Global Payments Integrated
Global Payments Integrated is a true partnership in every sense of the word. Flexible, Innovative, Agile, & Reliable - our core business model is predicated on helping software developers monetize payments revenue, elevate the payment experience, remove friction, & drive adoption.
RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.
Sage Intacct, Inc.
Sage Intacct, Inc., a cloud accounting software company, develops and delivers financial management solutions to meet the needs of financial professionals. It offers general ledger accounting, accounts payable, purchase order, order management, accounts receivable, and cash management software; financial reporting and financial dashboards; digital board book; and Intacct Collaborate, a solution to connect people and accelerate processes.
EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider. We offer an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
SOFTWARE BUSINESS GROWTH CONTENT COLLECTIONS
Free collection of articles on topics such as avoiding conflict between direct and indirect sales channels and enabling partners to sell more. Building a successful channel program requires consistent effort and a long-term investment, and that starts here.
SOFTWARE INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
COVID-19 Communication Guidelines – Addressing Employee and Customer Questions
This 55-minute session features RSPA Legal Counsel Bob Goldberg and RSPA Board Chair/North Country Business Products HR Director Chelsey Paulson sharing communication best practices.
Diversity And Inclusion (D&I) Plan For Technology SMBs
Can we talk? As a small business owner, could your diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts use a little help? Most small business owners responded “yes” to our survey and cited challenges like, “I don’t know where to start,” or “I don’t have the time and resources to dedicate to such an initiative,” or “I’m too small to think about diversity.”
Your Annual Customer Health Checkup Is Overdue. You Just Don’t Know It.
How satisfied are your merchants with your customer service? The answer is … you only know what they’ve told you directly. And because they’re polite like most of us, you likely have a blind spot to their actual feelings and could be at risk of losing them to a competitor. I’ve been working with VAR and ISV executives who have been surprised by what their merchants have told them through the RSPA’s Customer Health Checkup survey.
Winning Recruiting Strategies For 2020 – And Beyond
Remember the #1 employee recruiting tool 10 years ago? Newspapers. Today print classified ads are about as effective as inserting a floppy disk into an iPad. So, what is working in 2020? Successful VARs and ISVs are implementing these five recruiting strategies.
Steps To Building Your B2B Subscription Billing Strategy
Subscriptions are different. For early software and SaaS companies, financial systems for order-based were invaluable. These companies sold discrete products-core editions, users licenses, and additional modules. To renew, you simply sold another order. In the subscription world, you must understand the lifetime relationship with the customer—all the upsells and renewals and how they all build on one another. You also must understand the revenue, billings, and cash derived from those-again, over the entire lifetime of the customer relationship.
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