As we close out 2011, the editors at Hospitality Technology have identified the year's can't-miss headlines that many of our readers actually missed the first time around. We're shining the spotlight on website liability concerns, mobile device management and more.
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Compeat Enterprise provides chain restaurants with cloud-based inventory control, food cost analysis, cash and sales management and more.
Lindner Hotels is putting 32 properties on a MICROS private cloud via a data center in Frankfurt, Germany. MICROS OPERA modules will allow hotel employees, distribution channels and partners access to real-time information.
Faced with the daunting task of keeping about 170 employees' schedules up-to-date, Buffalo Wild Wings now turns to HotSchedules for all its scheduling needs. This implementation saves managers time, so they can focus on the bottom-line; a thriving business.
McDonald's has handed IT support services for 1,000 restaurants to Unisys in a five-year, $30 million deal. The deal, which covers Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, is said to encompass end-to-end support of IT equipment in restaurants.
Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research offers real insight into consumer use patterns for sites such as LivingSocial, Groupon, and Restaurant.com, and helps hotels and restaurants determine if participation is the right choice.
Genghis Grill has selected PeopleAnswers for pre-employment screening. The selection is intended to fuel company-wide growth.
The latest face recognition terminal uses 3D imaging to identify employees and eliminate "buddy punching."
After dealing with nighmarish manual scheduled processes, the 60-unit Tilted Kilt decided to implement Hotschedules for complete labor management.