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RSPA Quarterly Insights: Q1 2024
RSPA Quarterly Insights ranks the top articles, blog posts, reports, videos, and podcasts from Q1 2024, providing you pertinent information at a glance so you can make the best decisions for your VAR, ISV, or vendor business.

2023 Software Study Report
In mid-2023, The Strawhecker Group and RSPA conducted an in-depth survey of nearly 30 software vendors to gain valuable insights into payments awareness, education, and monetization.

2023 RSPA Retail IT Channel KPI Study
For the seventh annual Retail IT Channel KPI Study, the RSPA has compiled data that will help VARs and ISVs better navigate today’s ever-changing ecosystem.

2022 RSPA Retail IT Channel KPI Study
For the sixth annual Retail IT Channel KPI Study, the RSPA has compiled data that will help VARs and ISVs better navigate today’s ever-changing ecosystem.

Delegate or Die
Delegation isn’t just a mindset. It’s a process and a skill. It’s complicated. Multidimensional. And time consuming. To help VARs and ISVs delegate effectively, the RSPA has created this eBook that will dissect delegation into tangible, digestible actions.

7 Elements of a Successful Cannabis VAR
This list features insights from the RSPA Cannabis Community, focusing on best practices and no doubt opportunities that traditional POS solution providers can latch onto this fast-growth market.

2021 RSPA POS Channel KPI Study
For the fifth annual POS Channel KPI Study, the RSPA has compiled data that will help VARs and ISVs better navigate today’s retail IT ecosystem.

2020 RSPA VAR Sales Compensation Study
To help retail IT VARs understand sales compensation best practices in a SaaS (Solutions as-a-Service) world, the RSPA commissioned the 2020 VAR Sales Compensation Study.

2020 RSPA POS Channel KPI Study Addendum
The RSPA commissioned a snap poll in mid-May to update the 2020 POS Channel KPI Study numbers in an effort to help our community better understand the expected impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 RSPA POS Channel KPI Study
For the fourth annual POS Channel KPI Study, the RSPA has compiled data that will help VARs and ISVs better navigate this ever-changing retail IT ecosystem.