This Week in Restaurant Technologies #019: Opinions on Restaurant Technology Trends

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In this week’s show, Nate and Brandon dig into two op-ed pieces from industry consultants who have strong opinions on some of the potential negative impacts of the latest restaurant technology trends such as the sharing economy and mobile applications. 1. The sharing economy (i.e. Uber, etc.) is impacting the restaurant industry- and it may […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies #018: To Play Games or be Useful?

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To play games or be useful? In this week’s show, Brandon and I discuss the outcomes of game mechanics vs. being useful. 1. Foursquare’s latest innovations¬†with their app has affected restaurants. Brandon and I discuss if they are trying to play games or be useful. 2. Applebee’s new campaign involves user’s photos and Instagram. Watch […]

What Can The Yo App Do Besides Say ‘Yo?’

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Ever think that a one-word messaging app could become successful? The Yo App has nailed it. The Yo App launched in April of this year to a lot of ridicule, even being called the dumbest idea ever by multiple media outlets. Now, Yo is showing it’s true potential. The premise is simple – open the […]

TWIRT: Best of Mobile Ordering

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This Week in Restaurant Technologies is taking a break for a recap of the top mobile ordering episodes. We’ve handpicked these as the best of the best- do you agree with our choices? 1. #015: Depersonalizing the Dining Experience Episode #015 brought us news on having a tablet as your waiter, and the latest from […]

The Future of Location Based Apps

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While we’ve all heard of Foursquare and checking in on Facebook, the future of location based apps reaches much further. Geofencing, in-store mapping and location-based ads have all seen their time to shine recently, and have a bright future ahead of them. Location Based Apps Now The idea of a SoMoLo customer base has been […]