Technology is ever-changing; updates and new versions for your favorite mobile device happen daily, with an ever-present expectation to keep you 'in the tech loop'. But when we think of the business side of updates, why does the Point of Sale industry seem so behind? Consider the POS software in your business-when was the last time you upgraded? Statistics show that 70% of small and medium sized businesses haven't updated their POS for about 5 years. That is a major jump from the daily and monthly updates we see with our Apple and Android devices.
Point of Sale is changing with the times and innovation in POS technology is spreading to almost every industry. Of course any business or school needs a solution that will endure the test of time, but you also need innovation that your guests already expect. Read on to find out the three key POS trends driving innovation in the market today and determine where your system stands.
The National Commission on Higher Education Attainment released its findings in April of 2012, addressing how faculty engagement with students can enhance retention and determination. It also highlighted the importance of faculty and student engagement and expressed an increased need for professional development opportunities that facilitate instructional proficiency using technology (Rhodes 2012).
Adding technology to an existing curriculum can have incredible benefits for both teachers and students. When used properly, online resources can increase student engagement, develop critical thinking skills, and help students collaborate more with their peers.
Research proves time and again, utilizing hard data will enhance outcomes for any company, school, or group looking to optimize performance. One area that has substantial economic and social influence is universities and tech schools, preparing students for future careers and successful endeavors.