Featured Hospitality Articles
Why Increased Profitability Might Be Out Of Your Reach
If you’re a VAR or integrator looking to become more profitable, check this out. I attended a lot of trade shows and partner conferences focused on managed services this fall and sat through a ton of educational sessions. Something that really jumped out at me about MSPs is their focus on business metrics.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 17, 2013
This week’s news shows growth among the fast-casual restaurant industry, increased hotel focus on booking from their own websites, and remote monitoring to assist with HACCP compliance.
Is 2014 The Beginning Of The End?
Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From November 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, companies announce new products — including a payment terminal, a mini-PC controller with Wi-Fi, receipt-printing technology, tablet POS — as well as a new a label solutions store and new partnerships.
Restaurant and Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 10, 2013
Tabletop tablets, as well as ordering and reservation and recipe apps, are in the news as 2014 restaurant technology trends. “Flash travel” and mobile payments are also expected to be on the rise.
VAR Finds New Applications For Smart Printers
Jon Cassell of SmartReceipt lists a variety of applications across multiple verticals that use smart printers.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — December 3, 2013
This week’s news includes technology trends in hotels, the trend toward “community” in loyalty programs, and the trend toward mobile in restaurants.
Harbortouch Launching New Functionality in 2014
CEO Jared Isaacman gives insight into what the channel can expect from Harbortouch in 2014: “built-for-purpose” POS systems — traditional POS systems that offer more functionality than mobile solutions.
Hospitality And Restaurant IT News For VARs — November 26, 2013
The news includes surveys that show diners are interested in hi-tech ordering in quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and travelers are interested in using tablets and smartphones to make reservations. There is also a projection that restaurants will see increased business on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 22, 2013
In the news, the NRA urges legislators to end patent troll lawsuits, and a study results in projections about the technology restaurants will adopt in the next several years.