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Point of Success Restaurant POS Software News
Point of Success Version 3 Released
Today's release is the culmination of a year and a half of software development and testing. Point of Success Version 3 is the biggest feature release of this popular restaurant point of sale system since 2005!
Upgrades are available at no charge for customers who purchased Point of Success after January 1, 2013. Upgrades can be purchased now through your Point of Success Dealer or directly from Point of Success.
Chargepath Credit Card
Processing Software Validation Complete
Beginning July 1, 2010, companies who accept credit card payments must be compliant with all applicable PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) requirements. This includes using validated payment processing software, securing computers and the network where the software is used, and taking other measures to ensure a secure credit card data environment.
Chargepath meets all PCI-DSS credit card data security standards and is recognized as a Validated Payment Application at https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/.
Point of Success 2.7 Released, Supports
Credit Card Data Security Requirements
Point of Success Premium and Point of Success Standard version 2.7 were released today. This version includes these important new changes:
With this update we have discontinued our PCCharge Connector software and replaced it with Chargepath for PCCharge. Contact your dealer or Point of Success for information on upgrading your PCCharge Connector software.
This update is free of charge for restaurants using Point of Success version 2.5 or later.
Support discontinued for older versions of
Point of Success
Support for Point of Success software prior version 2.5 has been discontinued. Version 2.5 was released in November 2007, well over three years ago. Newer Point of Success software adds many new features, includes a better database engine, and is far easier to install and maintain on networks.
Contact your Point of Success dealer or Point of Success for information about upgrading to current software.
Point of Success Inventory
Point of Success Inventory is a full-featured inventory system designed to help restaurants track stock and identify and correct food cost problems. Completely integrated with Point of Success POS software to import sales and send back food cost information. Get all the details on our restaurant inventory software!
Point of Success Version 2.62 Update
This maintenance release contains corrections and several improvements:
Point of Success Version 2.61 Released
This new version adds two highly requested features: Online Ordering (through BigHoller Online Ordering) and Loyalty/Rewards (through Mercury Payment Systems).
Online Ordering lets Point of Success restaurants receive orders into Point of Success after their customer places an order on the restaurant's BigHoller Online Ordering menu. More information is available on the online ordering page.
Loyalty/rewards is used to reward a restaurant's best customers. Every item in the Point of Success menu can be assigned values for points earned and points required for redemption to get an item at no charge. Purchases at all related restaurants are tracked by Mercury Payment Systems so a customer can earn and redeem points at any location. Get more information on the credit card processing page.
Learning Center Launched
Today Point of Success introduced the new Learning Center. This online video training resource is available free of charge and can be accessed from any computer with a broadband Internet connection.
The first training video available is the entire content of our Menu and Setup Training CD. This training resource formerly sold for $49, but is now available online at no charge.
Point of Success Version 2.6 Released
This release address maintenance issues, provides support for Microsoft Streets & Trips 2009, and adds the technology foundation for our future online ordering release.
Existing users can download the update through Office Manager > Help > Point of Success Updates.
Video Security Interface Released
Connect Point of Success order entry workstations to your video surveillance system. Provides order details overlaid on security camera video.
See more detailed information on the Point of Success Video Security System page.
CentralPoint Central Office Reporting
Designed for chain and franchise restaurant and bar operations, CentralPoint provides tools for remote financial reporting, central office marketing, and scheduled report delivery. Requiring only a standard email account, CentralPoint is an affordable way to get the information you need wherever you are.
See more detailed information on the CentralPoint Central Office Reporting page.
Point of Success Version 2.5 is Released!
Here are the major new features you'll find in Point of Success version 2.5:
Updates from version 2.0 or above to version 2.5 are available for $89 (Premium version) or $69 (Standard version) and include 30 days of free technical support.
Installation and use of the 2.5 update requires use of a new serial number and re-registration. Users of Point of Success version 1 can upgrade to version 2.5 for $239. Contact the Point of Success sales deparent or your Point of Success dealer for more information!
New Discussion Forum Opens for Software
The Point of Success Roundtable is a free web forum you can use to give and get assistance with your Point of Success software and related technologies. The forum is open to current and prospective Point of Success users and dealers.
Register for the Point of Success Roundtable now!
Point of Success Credit Card Processing
Two options are available for credit card processing in Point of Success: Mercury Payment Systems, the Point of Success preferred credit card processing company, and processing through PCCharge Payment Server.
Get complete information on the Credit Card Processing page!
Fingerprint Login Now Available
Use a fingerprint to log in to Point of Success Standard or Point of Success Premium instead of a PIN code or employee card. Accessing the system is both faster and more secure.
More information is available on the Fingerprint Login page.
Updated Menu and Setup Training CD Released
The new Menu and Setup Training CD is shipping now! Here are a few of the highlights:
Pricing will remain the same at $49 retail. Customers who purchased the training CD on or after June 1, 2005 will automatically receive a free upgrade.
Point of Success Version 2.1 Released
Point of Success version 2.1 is now available for download by registered users! Although this is primarily a maintenance release, two new features have been included:
Point of Success software products are still available at the same low prices, and now they do even more!
Point of Success Employee Security Cards
Point of Success employee security cards are now available for use in Point of Success version 2.02 and above. Employee cards are used to enter PIN codes for these tasks:
Some or all of a restaurant's employees can be assigned an employee card. PIN codes can also be entered manually using the PIN code entry touch pad. Workstations where an employee card will be used must be equipped with a magnetic stripe reader.
Employee cards offer higher security because another employee cannot observe a PIN code being entered. Clip-on badge reels are also available to make employee card handling even more convenient.
Point of Success Now Includes Mapping
Integration for Delivery
Knowing the precise location of a delivery address makes a driver more efficient, helps keep deliveries on schedule, and makes a delivery operation more efficient. Now Point of Success Premium includes the ability to map and route deliveries using Microsoft Streets & Trips 2005, Streets and Trips 2006 and Microsoft MapPoint 2004:
There is no additional charge for mapping in Point of Success. Microsoft mapping software is purchased separately, with Streets & Trips usually costing less than $40. Get all the details on Point of Success delivery mapping!
Employee Scheduling Software Released
Juggling the varying availability of a part-time staff makes employee scheduling one of the hardest things a restaurant manager does! Point of Success Employee Scheduling does this and more:
Point of Success Employee Scheduling is an affordable add-on that works inside the Point of Success office manager with existing employee information.
Touch Dynamic Passes Certification
with Point of Success Software
In the dynamic POS Business with demand for touch screen and computer technology, Touch Dynamic is a leader. Touch Dynamic offers Point of Success Dealers exceptional quality and service. Generous warranties, well trained support staff and competitive prices make their systems the product of choice for POS Dealers.
More information is available on the Touch Dynamic web site at www.touchdynamic.com.
Data Conversion to Point of Success From
Other POS Systems
Knowing who your delivery customers are is extremely important to every pizzeria. Now you can upgrade from your old POS system to Point of Success and bring the information with you!
The following information can be converted for use in Point of Success:
This data conversion service can also be used to import a customer database purchased from another source for use in Point of Success.
Data for conversion must be provided in Delimited ASCII format, which is also known as a .csv (Comma Separated Values) file. Standard price for this service is $99, but can vary with the amount of labor required. More information is available by calling (800) 752-3565.
Caller ID System Released
Point of Success Caller ID is a combination of hardware and software that work together to deliver caller ID information from your phone lines to your Point of Success order entry software. Incoming calls display on each order entry computer to identify the calling customer, speeding recording of customer information and order entry. Caller ID is an add-on product available exclusively for use with Point of Success restaurant POS software.
No Need to Enter Caller Information
Itís important to know who your customers are, but it takes time to enter complete customer information for every delivery order. With Point of Success Caller ID the customer telephone number, first and last name are entered automatically when setting up a new customer. Just enter the street address and customer zip code to complete setup for the customer. With Point of Success Caller ID, 60% of a residential customerís information is entered automatically!
Analyze and Improve Telephone Service Levels
Caller ID makes it easier to serve customers more quickly, and the information provided by the system can make a real difference in a restaurantís success. Included Caller ID reports, charts and graphs will help in all these important areas:
Indicates features available only in Point of Success Premium. See all the differences between Point of Success Standard and Point of Success Premium here.
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