Chip Heath shared these alarming factoids on decision-making in his first workshop at INSPIRE® 2015 on Monday, January 26. In walking the group through the principles of his best-selling book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, these statistics (and a few others) solicited head shaking, hesitant chuckles, and even a few gasps.
The STS Committee, led by Todd Cripe (Best of Breed Solutions) and David Gosman (pcAmerica), spent the year helping RSPA members filter out some of the noise around new technology trends, and provided insight on which solutions are not only currently deployable, but offer profitability to VARs’ businesses
As the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry, the RSPA is fortunate to witness many of its members partner together to make products stronger and more responsive to market change — ithe end, all for the betterment of the channel.
The announcement of Apple Pay has refocused the retail market on mobile wallet services, which to date have seen slow consumer adoption. While most of the articles discuss the consumer benefits of these services, much less has been published on the impact of these services on retailers.
By now, everyone has heard of the credit card breach at Target which managed to steal 40 million credit cards. Because this breach is so large, other significant breaches have managed to garner much less attention such as the ones at Sally Beauty Supply, Michael’s, Neiman Marcus, and many other smaller incidents.
Here’s the translation of the pseudo- algebraic title of this article that hopefully caught your attention: Microsoft Windows XP’s End of Life equals Y2K all over again. On April 8, Microsoft ended support of their twelve year old Windows XP operating system.
R SPA Member Services’ Stephen Gift recently participated in the RSPA’s second annual Canadian Community Networking Event. The event was very successful: held at downtown Toronto’s Brazen Head Pub, the gathering drew record participation.