RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 107: Analyzing the 2024 RSPA Retail IT Channel KPI Study

In Episode 107 of “The Trusted Advisor,” POS Nation VP of Customer Experience Will Atkinson, BlueStar VP of Marketing Dean Reverman, and RSPA CEO Jim Roddy analyze the 2024 RSPA Retail IT Channel KPI Study. Atkinson, Reverman, and Roddy discuss how niche strategies are boosting VAR and ISV profits, the continued expansion of the as-a-Service recurring revenue business model, the forecast for VAR/ISV acquisitions, and more. 

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Jim Roddy is the President and CEO of the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). He has been active in the retail IT channel since 1998, including 11 years as the President of Business Solutions Magazine, six years as an RSPA board member, one term as RSPA Chairman of the Board, and several years as a business coach for VARs, ISVs, and MSPs. Jim has been recognized as one of the world’s Top Retail Experts by RETHINK Retail, a Leading CannaTech Influencer by The CannaTech Group, and is regularly requested to speak at industry conferences on SMB best practices. He is author of two books – The Walk-On Method To Career & Business Success and Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer – and is host of the award-winning RSPA Trusted Advisor podcast. For more information, contact