Exploring trends and issues within the hospitality sector, and how companies small and large can harness the power of technology to overcome these challenges and thrive.Displaying 1 - 20 of 71
May 20, 2019
To take full advantage of savings, maximize efficiency, drive profit, decrease busywork and increase productivity, a fully-integrated system is critical.
May 19, 2019
Live from the National Restaurant Association's 2019 Show, we dive deeper into the rising trend of sustainability and environmentally-conscious dining solutions.
May 18, 2019
Employee engagement and retention is a big theme once again at the National Restaurant Association show. But this time there's more emphasis on the General Manager, with TDn2K research showing that only 35% can be classified as engaged, and only 11% expressing that their job allows them enough time to spend with family and friends.
May 17, 2019
Data, data, everywhere. With so many software programs and systems serving today's hospitality industry, we're surrounded by a huge amount of data. How can you get the information you need, when you need it, and gain actionable insight from the data you have? Integrated analytics can help.
April 17, 2019
In the US, more than 15 million people have food allergies. What's it like to dine out with one? What can restaurants do to better serve and protect their guests? We interviewed Mark Kember, who has a severe nut allergy, about his experience.
March 14, 2019
With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. It can also be a competitive advantage.
February 27, 2019
Your people are the face, heart, and soul of your restaurant—but the cost of labor is on the rise. With higher minimum wage laws, increased competition for workers, and the rising cost of healthcare, how can your restaurant get—and stay—profitable?
February 7, 2019
Catering to health-conscious customers is increasingly important to maintain a competitive advantage. How can you attract the growing number of health-conscious guests, while minimizing the impact to your restaurant?
November 19, 2018
Employees in restaurants and hospitality businesses use a number of different systems to do their job. But with multiple systems comes multiple user names and passwords to remember, multiple data sets and risk of errors creeping into the systems. Yet integrating all of your systems can seem a daunting task. So how do you take the first steps towards an integrated world?
October 30, 2018
Looking back can be a painful experience as there are always things you could have changed or could have done differently. But hindsight can also arm you for the future – showing what you should do more of and things you can do differently.
October 19, 2018
Mobile technology can help you eliminate paper from your purchase-to-pay and inventory processes, which reduces errors and administration. Take a look at how goods receiving and inventory counting can be improved with mobile solutions.
September 14, 2018
Overindulgence is fine for restaurant patrons, but overordering and overstaffing are indulgences that can really hurt a restaurant operator’s bottom line. Help avoid those situations with a strong procurement strategy, menu engineering and analytical reporting that’s supported by the right technology partner. Learn more here.
September 7, 2018
As an operator, you may like your legacy system -- it’s comfortable and gets the job done. But what about your staff? Archaic, inefficient legacy systems can alienate the best, brightest young talent. With high turnover and rising costs to find and train new talent, retention is a must. And a good way to keep employees, particularly younger ones, is to use Big Data and technology to give staff the information and tools they value through the same mobile devices and style of apps they enjoy using in their daily lives. Learn more here.
August 23, 2018
There’s a lot of information available about the recent food labeling regulations, the impact on chain restaurants and food establishments, and how technology can help businesses comply. If we think beyond compliance, however, there’s also an opportunity to increase guest satisfaction and attract new business.
August 21, 2018
Restaurants are facing increasing labor costs, rising food prices and additional costs through new menu labeling legislation, so it’s no surprise that operators are looking at a number of ways to reduce their costs. Here we take a look at the purchasing process, and how technology can help automate and gain control.