“The Trusted Advisor,” powered by the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), is an award-winning content series designed specifically for point of sale resellers and software developers. Our is to accelerate the success of today’s and tomorrow’s leaders in the retail IT industry through discussions on management, hiring, sales, leadership, and other small business best practices. The Trusted Advisor was named one of The 100 Best Channel Podcasts by Forrester.

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RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 45: RSPA Legal Counsel Jill Miller Talks VAR/ISV Post-COVID Challenges

In Episode 45 of “The Trusted Advisor,” the RSPA’s Jim Roddy sits down with association General Counsel Atty. Jill Miller about current business and legal issues in the retail IT channel. Among the topics discussed are next steps for solution providers related to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, how VAR and ISV executives should approach staff travel and flexible work schedules, and best practices for creating your data privacy policy.

RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 54: What Lies Ahead for the Retail IT Channel?

In Episode 54 of “The Trusted Advisor,” the RSPA’s Jim Roddy connects with David Gosman of HP, Michel Sirois of BlueStar Canada, and Jeremy Julian of VAR/ISV CBS NorthStar to analyze “What Lies Ahead for the Retail IT Channel?”

RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 59: Compliance Best Practices for VARs and ISVs

In Episode 59 of “The Trusted Advisor,” RSPA Legal Counsel Atty. Jill Miller talks with the RSPA’s Jim Roddy about compliance best practices for VARs and ISVs. Miller discusses common SMB compliance blind spots, steps solution providers should take to ensure they are compliant with the latest regulations, and more.

Meet the host:

Jim Roddy is the President & 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 420MSP, 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 JRoddy@GoRSPA.org.


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