Is POS Mobile Failing? (If We Have To Ask The Question, You Already Know The Answer)

Mobile POS, like any major IT transformation, has a powerful and hard to overcome enemy: the installed base of POS systems that are decidedly not mobile-friendly. Calling them legacy POS is perhaps a bit harsh, but it's fair. As long as the legacy equipment still works and works well—and the potential of mobile systems are just that, merely potential, proven on countless whiteboards and PowerPoint slides—it will make mobile integration much more difficult, especially with the larger chains. The overwhelming presence of antiquated point-of-sale systems and infrastructure is currently preventing mobile from realizing its full potential in-store. Story

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