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Data Breach’s Latest Victim, QSR’s Personalized App Offerings Top List Of Most-Read Stories In January

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor - Restaurants
February 21, 2020
January was a month loaded with restaurant technology news covered by HT. ICYMI, here are the five most-read stories for the first month of the year.

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CES 2020: Top 5 OMG Moments

By Angela Diffly

Co-Founder and Membership Director, Restaurant Technology Network
January 13, 2020
My first day back in the office after CES 2020, and a dense fog drifts through my brain like the schizophrenic storm that blanketed most of the U.S. after the event. It was wild, chaotic, mind-numbing, exhausting, and ultra-super-fabulous-cool. There were brilliant, amazing displays of futuristic tech, just as you'd expect. Around every corner, ultra-spectacular, mind-bending, worth-the-journey wowzas. Here are my top 5 OMG moments from the most wondrous tech show on the planet.

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HT's Top 10 Most-Read In 2019

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor
January 8, 2020
Check out Hospitality Technology magazine's top 10 most-read articles for 2019. Included in this hot line-up: McDonald's AI-powered digital menu boards, recap of HT's MURTEC Executive Summit, restaurant of the future infographic, POS software trends, top women in restaurant tech, HT's customer engagement tech study, RTN's launch (yay!), HT's restaurant tech study, McDonald's mobile payments and class-action lawsuit slapped on DoorDash. Never a dull moment. Cheers to 2020!

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Data Dilemmas Top The List Of Most-Read Stories For November

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor
December 12, 2019
These days, it’s all about the data. And November’s most-read restaurant stories on Hospitality Technology reflected that. Check out our top 5 most-read articles for the month of November, including POS software trends, accounting innovations, labor optimization, Papa John's on aggregators and McDonald's CEO step-down.

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Tech Rollouts Top List Of Most-Read Stories For October

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor
November 11, 2019
As 2019 winds down, restaurant tech executives are staying in the know by reading Hospitality Technology’s restaurant news coverage. For the month of October, the top read restaurant stories centered around tech rollouts and point-of-sale systems.

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Top Takeaways: Food On Demand’s “Fast Growth Of Food Delivery + Noah Glass Of Olo” Podcast

By Angela Diffly

Co-Founder, Restaurant Technology Network
November 8, 2019
In case you missed Food On Demand’s podcast featuring Olo’s Noah Glass (Episode 4: The Fast Growth of Food Delivery + Noah Glass of Olo), I’ve got your six take-aways here (but I highly recommend listening to the entire version - it’s worth it!). In the meantime, here’s your quick fix.

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Best Practices For Data Integration & Online Ordering Are Most-Read In September

By Anna Wolfe

Editor, Hospitality Technology
October 15, 2019
Fall is in full swing and the days are getting shorter. However, there’s no shortage of restaurant tech news. For the month of September, four of the five most read restaurant stories on Hospitality Technology are case studies for best practices at their core. These stories, including the MURTEC Breakthrough Award Winners announcement, detail restaurant operators’ best practices for marketing off-premise sales, staff training, online ordering, data integration and more. Here are the 5 most read restaurant stories from Hospitality Technology.

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Don’t Blame The Restaurant!

By Angela Diffly

Co-Founder, Restaurant Technology Network
September 17, 2019
It’s a consumer-driven world. And consumers are pretty savvy. Sure, my delivered food may not be as good as the last time I ate there. But remember this. You’re not eating there. You’re eating far away from where the food was prepared. So we need to adjust our expectations accordingly.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
September 13, 2019

Summer is winding down, and school is back in session after summer break. While the kids were getting ready to go back to school last month, restaurant operators were making headlines with their tech initiatives. For the month of August, the five most read restaurant stories on Hospitality Technology center on how operators are driving consumer convenience -- through mobile ordering, delivery and third-party integrations. And with restaurants coast to coast struggling to fill vacant positions, operators are harnessing the power of technology to gain operational efficiencies and to keep their current team members engaged.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
August 20, 2019

Summer is sizzling with hot news items in the restaurant tech space. Restaurant IT teams clearly are not resting with cool beverages poolside, as they instead are giving Hospitality Technology ’s readers plenty of steamy headlines to pick from in August. Chief among them are stories about high-profile mergers, acquisitions and partnerships were among the most read stories on HT’s website during the month of August 2019.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
July 6, 2019

The six most-read articles and one infographic on Hospitality Technology magazine’s website in June include the latest news on the red-hot delivery market and how restaurants are adapting to the increased influx of digital orders. Also included in this roundup are forward-looking research on the future of POS and the six technologies shaping the restaurant of the future including self-ordering kiosk.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
June 6, 2019

The top five stories grabbing attention on the web at Hospitality Technology prove that restaurants are paying attention to digital disruption and what innovative restaurants are doing to improve operations and empower guest convenience.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
May 6, 2019

The top five stories grabbing attention on the web at Hospitality Technology prove that restaurants are paying attention to digital disruption and what innovative restaurants are doing to improve operations and empower guest convenience.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Anna Wolfe

Senior Editor, Hospitality Technology
April 8, 2019

The top five stories grabbing attention on the web at Hospitality Technology prove that restaurants are concerned about data - who owns it and how can restaurants use it to better their operations and reduce waste.

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Food Delivery On Demand: Disruptors And Debate

By Angela Diffly

Director of Membership, Restaurant Technology Network
April 8, 2019

At the Food On Demand Conference, restaurants heard from nearly every food delivery fish in the sea. As the industry wades through rough waters, the debate about how to make food delivery palatable and profitable rages on.

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Where Geeks Always Rule: The Coolest Session at MURTEC 2019

By Angela Diffly

Director of Membership, Restaurant Technology Network
March 22, 2019

At MURTEC 2019, we to the stage to share RTN with a record-breaking packed house of nearly 900 technology executives from quick-service restaurants, fast casual, full-service and upstart brands - as well as some of the most innovative technology company brands on the planet. And it was very cool. Find out what restaurateurs and suppliers said during an ideation session that ended with a ton of industry challenges that "stuck", quite literally.

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HT's Top 5 Trending Restaurant Tech Articles

By Dorothy Creamer

Editor, Hospitality Technology
March 8, 2019

Top five stories grabbing attention on the web at Hospitality Technology prove that restaurants are hyper-focused on convenience and customization.


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