Inspiration from Newton in Challenging Times

We are witnessing times many of us never thought we’d experience in our lifetime.  At Motive Retail, we are grateful that we are able to maintain full business continuity with 100% of our staff working from their homes. We are also grateful that we entered this period: 1. With a healthy backlog of work, including  New integration certification programs from…

Three New Short Videos from Motive Retail

They say that reading text gives the brain a much better workout than taking in information via video, but if you’re like me, you do your gym time every day reading emails, reports, and other print and electronic publications throughout your workday. Motive Retail is pleased to give your brain a little visual stimulation by sharing three new videos on…

NADA Urges for Change to Data Integration Model

This week an “advertorial” was published in Automotive News, written by Peter Welch, the current president and CEO of the National Automobile Dealers Association.  Peter, we couldn’t have said it better ourselves! Data IS the auto retail industry’s oxygen. We’re working every day to enable the integration of data across the automotive ecosystem and as I’ve said before…we’re just getting…

100 Successful DMS Integration Projects for Daimler

For the past 6 years, Motive Retail has partnered with Daimler to support their Retail Integration Program.  Daimler’s Retail Integration Program enables integration of dealer systems (notably DMS systems) to integrate with Daimler’s back-end systems.  This past June marked the completion of the 100th integration project, a significant milestone. For Daimler, their main goal is to facilitate more integration and…

Tips To Maintaining a Successful Integration Partner Program

Having been exposed to the world of automotive retail technology for several years now, I’ve learned that there is no end in sight to the ever-changing needs of the market. Ultimately what continues to evolve is the demand for tighter holistic systems integration. At this point in my career, my greatest success has come by way of building and growing…