This paper discusses how an automated system helps pipeline operators comply with new federal regulations by safely reducing demands placed on controllers and the fatigue often associated with their tasks.
Restaurant technologies have transformed drastically over the past decade, however there have been several misconceptions about the impact big data can have on restaurant operations. According to a Hospitality Technology study, only 23% of restaurants have confidence in overall tech innovation. When it comes to the state of technology many restaurants are still stuck with disconnected architecture, complex legacy systems, lack of visibility, and high maintenance costs.
These challenges ultimately intimidate restaurant operators to outdated systems and processes that significantly limit their business growth. This ebook looks at the four pressing challenges and presents one unifying solution.
While IMS is not new, complete virtualization of IMS (vIMS) is new. Network functions virtualization (NFV) provides operators with the ability to rapidly and inexpensively deploy, configure, launch, and upgrade services, which can lead to faster time to market and lower operating costs, providing an important competitive advantage against traditional CSPs and new OTT service providers. It can also reduce the business risk associated with new service introductions. This agility allows operators to offer trials of new service offerings on a much larger scale, leading to acceleration of new revenue generation.
While holding the promise of HD quality, enriched services, and the benefits of a common packet switched access infrastructure, the adoption of infrastructure-based voice over LTE (VoLTE), along with rich communications such as video and real-time messaging, has stalled over the last few years with concerns around quality, security, and cost. During that time, the value of the phone number as a globally significant user ID and key services such as SMS and MMS have been relegated by phone manufacturers, over the top (OTT) services, and even the subscribers themselves as “technologies of last resort.” Finally, the proliferation of 4G, together with the emergence of network functions virtualization (NFV), powered by Intel®, Hewlett Packard Enterprise* (HPE), and Metaswitch*, is allowing network operators to take charge of the consumer’s communications experience, once more.
Virtualizing the IMS will bolster competitiveness for communications service providers. This Intel solution brief details how vIMS and NFV provides operators the ability to rapidly and inexpensively deploy, configure, launch, and upgrade services and provide a competitive advantage and accelerating new revenue generation.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Nov 05, 2012
When thinking about customer experience, there is no single metric that provide operators with evidence of customer satisfaction. Learn how LogMeIn advocates the use of a 3 step strategy that enables them to better tailor customers' needs.
In many ways, social media and restaurants go hand-in-hand – consumers enjoy social media, consumers enjoy going to restaurants. As eating is a social event, it makes sense to use a social outlet to promote or enhance another social activity. An overwhelming amount of social media posts/tweets are about the everyday activity that is called eating. People love to show what they are eating in photos and descriptions and, more importantly to restaurants, where they got it. Some go so far as to post literally everything they eat in a given day. While potentially annoying to some, it creates a vast opportunity for operators to increase their visibility.
Research and Education (R&E) networks are experiencing a surge in capacity demand as a result of the massive growth of streaming media (Netflix, Facebook, YouTube), growing utilization of public cloud services, and the continued need to support large scientific data file transfers for researchers collaborating around the globe. This increase in traffic is driving many operators to evaluate network backbone upgrades to 100G. Upgrading is necessary but costly. But what if operators could upgrade their R&E networks to 100G for 50 percent less CAPEX investment and extend the life of the existing routers, while actually simplifying the architecture to enable lower operational costs? Download our app note to learn how.
Well-run restaurants go beyond just creating schedules and take the extra steps to optimize labor, manage compliance and engage with employees. Successful restaurant managers and operators take extra steps to manage labor, including mastering scheduling. In this ebook we will walk you through tried and true best practices so you are better prepared to:
Improve Sales Performance and Guest Satisfaction
Control Labor Costs
Optimize Staff Productivity
Attain Company Goals
Reach Your Professional Goals
The purpose of this white paper is to describe the provider thinking and product elements that must be addressed to change the data center selection process from one that is tactical to one that is strategic in nature.
In our new report, Cost Control in Food & Beverage: How Technology Can Help Maximize Profits, we surveyed more than 200 independent operators and chains to understand how they are managing labor, inventory, and loss prevention costs.
To be successful, a loyalty program must deliver value to the guest and it must deliver value to a restaurant operator’s business. To help food and beverage operators understand what guests are seeking in a loyalty program, Oracle Hospitality conducted a global consumer survey. On the following pages, you will find the answers to these questions and more: • What rewards do guests most value in a restaurant loyalty program? • Do they prefer paper stamp cards? Mobile apps? Plastic swipe cards? • What prevents them from joining a loyalty program? • Why do they leave a loyalty program or stop using it? • What’s their favorite restaurant loyalty program?
What if operators could upgrade their R&E networks to 100G for 50 percent less CAPEX investment and extend the life of the existing routers, while actually simplifying the architecture to enable lower operational costs? Download our app note to learn how.
It’s no secret the restaurant industry is highly populated by teenagers. So what are the best tactics to engage your Gen Z employees while keeping your restaurant compliant with today’s labor laws?
Research has found Gen Z to be very different than their older millennial brothers and sisters, meaning operators need to find a whole new approach to engage them.
In this guide we’ll highlight the engagement and compliance challenges restaurants face with this group of workers. And then we’ll walk you through best practices we’ve seen work using mobile scheduling apps and digital communication tools.
More than 40% of sports fans worldwide abandoned concession lines in the past 12 months – without making a purchase – because of excessive waiting, according to Oracle Hospitality Sports and Entertainment’s research report The Fan Experience: Changing the Game with Food and Beverage. The global study surveyed more than 3,500 sports fans in eight countries – Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and United States – and focused on uncovering their top priorities. Most importantly, the survey aids venue operators by identifying “pain points” and solutions designed to trigger greater attendance and spark sales.
Large venue operations are faced with many challenges today. The good news for stadium operators is that there is a way to make these goals more achievable: cloud technology. If you’re looking for a cloud solution to take your venue forward, then look no further than Oracle Hospitality Simphony’s Cloud Service which allows you to optimize the fan experience with a modern food and beverage operation. Learn more about how cloud technology can enhance your venue operations.
Founded in 1898, the department store chain The Bon-Ton Stores has a long history of innovation. One of the largest regional department store operators in the United States, the retailer is constantly implementing new strategies and technologies to improve customer service in all of its sales channels – beginning with enhancing the customer’s experience on the sales floor.
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as partners in the quest to establish high-performance mobile broadband data capabilities supporting emergency services. The question is: Who is better placed to operate future mission-critical LTE networks, governments or MNOs?
There are many ways to beat the energy price rises, but hospitality operators need a way of doing it that also offers a business benefit.
In this whitepaper we look at green energy, solar panels and why electric car chargers could offer your next return on investment.
Download this whitepaper today to find out more about how E.ON can help your business!
The Power of the Cloud for Food and Beverage Operators discusses cloud technology and how it can help F&B operators achieve their goals. The document discusses how cloud technology can help reduce IT costs, improve data security, open locations faster, and more.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Oct 30, 2007
For many wireless broadband network operators, the term "unlicensed reliability" is seen as an oxymoron. For many, the idea of building a high-speed network in the unlicensed band isn't a good one. A great deal has been said about crowded frequencies, self-interference and costly network rips. About how microwaving popcorn can cause interference. About disgruntled and perplexed customers. And ex-customers.
How can cloud technology help you to compete in the food & beverage industry? In our new briefing paper, ‘The Power of Cloud’, we provide a summary of everything a food and beverage executive needs to know about cloud technology and how it can help your business.