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POSmart
POSmart improves retailer relationships and business efficiencies. We streamline data integration, update reports and push them out to you automatically. You

smart pos  POSmart improves retailer relationships and business efficiencies. We streamline data integration, update reports and push them out to you automatically. You can drill into your interactive reports, select certain products, retailers, locations, timeframes, etc. You can take interactive reports with you and dynamically show retailers and management information relevant to their business. The open architecture integrates POS with internal data and gives 360 degrees view of sales.

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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities.  

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 23rd, 2012


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smart pos  stay on their existing SMART platform or migrate to the latest WFM solutions by Kronos. —P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst TEC article (Dec 2011): KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management Press release Toshiba TEC acquires IBM POS Industry tags: Retail, POS hardware Somewhat resembling IBM’s sale of PC hardware business to Lenovo a while back, it appears that IBM is exiting the commoditized retail POS hardware and software business to focus on its more lucrative Read More

RFID ... For Customers?


Recently I spoke at the National Retail Federation in the center of retail: New York City! The big buzz this year, no surprise, was about RFID.

smart pos  to think, who needs smart shelves, because replenishment signals are only valid based on POS. True enough. It is not what is happening at POS that is the real issue! It is at the shelf. No doubt there are issues around replenishment of stock items. And fine tuning accuracy of demand of stock items is always good. But, you have to wonder why we spend so much money on fine tuning what's not broken. There are known technologies and processes for replenishment, what I call dumb replenishment. Because in Read More

Merging Disparate IT Systems and Exploiting Multichannels


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smart pos  critical retailing areas and smart investments in SCM and customer relationship management (CRM) technologies. These will drive a new level of differentiation and produce stronger competition, as well as better financial performance. The current IT practices of recording sales, doing regular backups, keeping current virus definitions, and leveraging adequate analytical packages for decision-making are quickly becoming inadequate in the face of the competitions' capabilities. This is particularly true Read More

Intuit and Square Integrate POS and Accounting for SMBs


Intuit and Square recently announced a seamless integration between Square Register and QuickBooks accounting. Built on Intuit’s open platform, the integration with Square's point-of-sale (POS) solution aims to enable small businesses to more efficiently import their transactions from Square into QuickBooks, helping them streamline their operations, save time, and ensure more accurate reporting. <

smart pos  for its intuitive interface, smart analytics, continuous updates, and simple processing fees. Product Availability Intuit and Square plan to make the integration available on November 19. Existing customers of both companies will be able to activate the integration seamlessly, while new customers to either company will be able to sign up for both Square Register and QuickBooks. No additional software license is necessary, as users can just “turn on” Square payments from within QuickBooks. Users will, Read More

Making the Smart Choice: A Practical Guide to Evaluating ERP Systems and Vendors


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer great value to companies, but choosing the right ERP system can be overwhelming. To choose the system and vendor that can best meet your needs, you need the tools that can help you address the business goals of your enterprise and mitigate the risks involved in a selection project. You can apply these concepts to a variety of ERP selection processes. Learn more.

smart pos  the Smart Choice: A Practical Guide to Evaluating ERP Systems and Vendors Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer great value to companies, but choosing the right ERP system can be overwhelming. To choose the system and vendor that can best meet your needs, you need the tools that can help you address the business goals of your enterprise and mitigate the risks involved in a selection project. You can apply these concepts to a variety of ERP selection processes. Learn more. Read More

Wylie Systems Inc


Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario (Canada), Wylie Systems, Inc. specializes in point-of-sale (POS) and Web-based information.

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End-to-end Encryption Security Requirements


The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules.

smart pos  to-end Encryption Security Requirements The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules. Read More

Oracle Accelerate: Not Just Smart, but Timely


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smart pos  Accelerate: Not Just Smart, but Timely Oracle’s Accelerate is a program in which Certified and Certified Advantage partners build industry-specific solutions combining Oracle enterprise applications and rapid-implementation tools with the partners’ own expertise or software. The program aims to reduce the time, complexity, and cost of deploying Oracle solutions, to make them suitable for mid-market companies and governmental organizations. Learn more. Read More

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smart pos  of Sale: To Stand Alone or Not? Introduction When evaluating a point of sale (POS) solution, there are generally two approaches: best-of-breed solutions, and integrated solutions. Both have strengths and weaknesses, according to the information technology (IT) infrastructure. Retailers that have an existing back-office system should evaluate whether it is better to replace their legacy system or to choose a best-of breed solution. For retailers that have neither a back-office system nor a legacy POS Read More

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When The Clientele Group of Epicor Software Corporation was faced with scalability and performance limits in their CRM software, they redesigned their application around the Microsoft® .NET Framework. A server architecture based on SQL Server™ 2000 and XML Web services removes their scalability limits, and supports multiple client applications. A smart client built with Windows® Forms gives customer support personnel a responsive application that is easy to deploy and update. A Web portal built with ASP.NET Web Forms gives authorized customers access to the same records as customer support sees internally. The new architecture can support 500 users on a single dual-CPU server, and offers many ways to scale up and out.

smart pos  CRM.NET Suite Gains Scalability, Smart Client from the .NET Framework and XML Web Services When The Clientele Group of Epicor Software Corporation was faced with scalability and performance limits in their CRM software, they redesigned their application around the Microsoft® .NET Framework. A server architecture based on SQL Server™ 2000 and XML Web services removes their scalability limits, and supports multiple client applications. A smart client built with Windows® Forms gives customer support Read More

iVend Retail: Point of Sale (POS) Systems Competitor Analysis Report


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smart pos  Retail: Point of Sale (POS) Systems Competitor Analysis Report A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities. Read More

DPC SmartFleet


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smart pos  SmartFleet DPC SMART FLEET is a comprehensive transportation, logistics, and distribution management application designed to increase efficiency of fleet management, and enhance the visibility of mobile inventory and asset management. It integrates global positioning system (GPS) sources, enterprise resource planning (ERP) order management sources, and all electronic data interchange (EDI) formats to provide an end-to-end application for network users. Read More

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smart pos  POS Software Company Sold to NCR US-based retail hardware and software giant NCR has agreed to pay approximately $650 million to acquire Retalix , a retail technology company. NCR management is using many elliptical phrases about “strengthening strategy,” “commitment to delivering solutions,” and “improving business processes and enabling experiences,” but there were no clearly stated reasons for the deal. No doubt, Retalix was a bright star on the point-of-sale (POS) software Read More

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