It's not uncommon today to find restaurant chains using a mix of POS systems as varied as their menus: old and new, open source and proprietary, cloud and on-premise. These diverse IT environments can work for some operations, but they're not right for every organization. This whitepaper outlines six factors to consider in choosing the POS approach that is right for your restaurant.
When purchasing software applications, the true cost of ownership doesn't always end at the price tag. Don't get stuck in a money pit. Download this article to learn about:
- What to consider when evaluating TCO in addition to the initial outlay
- Budgeting tips and best practices
- How other restaurateurs approach TCO
ConnectSmart solutions from QSR Automations ensure the highest level of profit and productivity through smooth kitchen operations, order accuracy, and efficient seating. By putting servers, hosts, managers and kitchen staff in constant contact, ConnectSmart capitalizes on every transaction, reservation and up-to-the-minute change, to ensure that every guest has a memorable and positive experience.
Customers want information transparency -- they want their hotel experience to be customized to meet their preferences and needs -- and they want to stay connected using any device from anywhere within the facility. Managed services can help meet these needs, helping hotels provide an efficient network infrastructure to carry their information quickly, reliably and securely.
Blue Mountain, an all-seasons resort in Collingwood, Ont., became the first North American property to deploy Cenium's one-view ERP solution in late 2009. Built on the Microsoft Dynamics (NAV) platform, Cenium eliminates dozens of disparate and legacy-based systems for the hospitality industry. Since Cenium runs on a Microsoft platform, most employees benefit from a familiar user interface.
Hospitality and retail are the #1 and #2 industries victimized by breach, according to the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. In today's world, you need to safeguard your sensitive customer data and protect your corporate reputation with a proactive approach that stops targeted attacks and eliminates tampering and malware. Download this case study to see how one major retail chain took these steps and at the same time reduced the number of technologies required to meet PCI compliance.
The renewed interest in tableside ordering and payment solutions may seem to simply be a reflection of the ubiquitous mobility trend but in truth reflects a real need that has thus far gone unmet. In this age of mobility will the tableside ordering and payment solutions available finally be able to meet the unique challenges of the hospitality industry? Read the White Paper to learn more.
Unsecure remote access and control technology is the number one attack pathway for hackers. Is your data safe? Written by IT security experts Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), "PCI and Remote Support: How Compliant are the Keys to the Kingdom?" explains how your remote IT support solutions may be damaging your PCI DSS compliance.
Hospitality enterprises seeking to increase revenue generation, improve operational efficiency and enhance the guest experience are exploring the convenience and personalization capabilities of guest-facing mobile device applications as well as advanced role-specific functions for their own employees' mobile devices. AT&T offers a wide range of hospitality-specific solutions, plus strong network support and strategic business and IT consulting services.
Treasure Island Hotel & Casino turned to ReServe Interactive for streamlined reservations across three restaurants, allowing customers to easily check availability and make reservations online.