#044: Anthony Lye on Mobile Devices and Cloud Computing

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Microsoft spent 90 percent of its 2011 research and development budget on cloud computing strategy and products, according to Wired. Since 2011, mentions of “the cloud” have skyrocketed, along with use of mobile devices. So how will the trend of mobile devices and cloud computing affect the restaurant industry? My guest this week tells us. […]

This Week In Restaurant Technologies #014: Point of Personalized Service Systems

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In this week’s show, Brandon and I look at some of the latest news and examples of chain restaurant systems who are pushing the boundaries by using technology to make the ordering and dining experience faster, easier and more personal for each and every customer. Watch the video to check out this week’s regular banter. […]

#043: Sam Oches on Fast Food vs Fast Casual

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2013 brought the sixth consecutive year that the fast casual segment has grown.¬†According to a study by The NPD Group, fast casual held to an 8 percent increase in traffic compared to zero percent in the QSR segment. So what really is the difference between fast food vs fast casual? My guest this week helps […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #013: The Latest in Restaurant Reservations and More

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In this week’s show, Brandon and I look at news articles and some supplemental information released this week that cover some strategic tech acquisitions involving the latest in restaurant reservations, voice recognition on mobile apps and another huge credit card security breach. 1. The Priceline Negotiator has negotiated his way to a deal with OpenTable, […]

The Trifecta of What Makes Customers Loyal to a Brand

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My family and I finally settled down this past month. Near the end of April, we closed on a beautiful little house, nestled in the quiet neighborhoods of Bexley, Ohio. It’s a great town, filled with families, kids, great schools and plenty of community activities. We’re happy. One of the other things I dig about […]