In an industrial world where the reality of plant maintenance is, for many, still defined by 19th century resources like shop rags (versus plentifully available high-tech industrial wipers), it may seem strange to discuss seemingly futuristic innovations such as Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR & VR). But new research from global management consultancy PwC points […]Keep reading
Don’t be scared of ghost kitchens, be a ghostbuster!
For traditional restauranteurs, ghost kitchens may seem like the scariest new addition to the exploding delivery sector, which is forecast to hit $75.9B in gross volume by 2022. With growth in delivery running over 9%/year , and the sector expected to soon comprise 11% of the total market, no one can afford to let any […]Keep reading
Three technology trends transforming manufacturing
Technology is transforming every facet of modern life, and nowhere is the impact more dramatic than in manufacturing. The pace of change is so rapid, and the technologies so complex, that it is easy for manufacturers to become overwhelmed. One way to achieve a sharper focus as we head toward Industry 4.0 is to first […]Keep reading
It’s Time to Check in on Your Hotel’s Training
We’re almost 20% through the 21st century, and yet leading experts say that training for the lodging sector is still stuck in 19th century techniques. It’s time for an update and upgrade in hotel training. Old ways miss out on new opportunities There are some 100 million employees in the hospitality industry worldwide. The sheer […]Keep reading
Will the sharing economy eat into your foodservice business?
When you hear the term “the sharing economy,” do you immediately think of Uber and Airbnb? If you’re in the restaurant or food service business, you should also be thinking Feastly, EatWith, or any number of non-traditional dining platforms that have popped up recently, eager to disrupt your industry and take your revenue. Because while […]Keep reading
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Three tech-savvy ways to improve the patient experience
In today’s world, technology evolves rapidly and patients expect to see the same technological conveniences in their healthcare facility as they do in their daily lives. For healthcare facilities, embracing the latest technology trends can help them become better patient environments. While technological advancements are often adopted quickly in a care delivery or clinical setting, […]Keep reading
3 Health and Fitness Trends Shaping Gyms In 2015
New Year’s resolutions are one of the greatest opportunities gyms have to boost their memberships. However, a recent TIME article states that 60 percent of gym memberships actually go unused. To avoid the drop-off in attendance come March, it’s important to stay on top of the latest trends and engage members with a fresh approach. […]Keep reading