Blockchain technology has become one of the buzzwords recently, it even made headlines in Vietnam. There was an entire event last March dedicated to educating fintech personnel and the general curious public about blockchain and its impact.
Everybody seems to talk about blockchain these days. But what exactly is blockchain? There is no shortage of definitions on the internet, but many are too technical for a typical C-level executive to understand.
Identifying the trends of our own industry in the year to come is very important. Technological trends that will significantly influence the industry are shaping the industry and forcing companies either to adopt the changes or be left behind. The hospitality industry is no exception, the top 3 technology trends you need to watch out for in 2016 are:
On 20th May 2015, first "Saigon Executive Exchange" luncheon event will be held for people who are interested in international business. The event will be about concept of “Big Data”. The presenters will show how your company can gather data on your prospects and customers through both outbound marketing and inbound marketing. Also, the company will know how to enhance and segment it to maximize its value.
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Chief Financial Officers, or CFOs, have been commonly known as a corporate officer who’s responsible for managing the organisation’s financial risk, financial planning and reporting to higher management board. However, in this new era, the role of CFO is no longer limited to the tasks above. As stated in a recent study by Accenture, 70% of correlation is found between high-performing financial departments and high-performing companies. This means the CFOs’ responsibility has evolved. Additional research also indicated that CFOs’ responsibilities have been changed from being a rear-view mirror perspective provider to a strategic advisor who navigates the business through hard times and shapes the company’s direction.
The millennial shopper has been characterized as an elusive being -- we know they exist, but we seem to have trouble catching them, at least for a prolonged period of time. Predicting their actions is an even greater challenge. As a result, retailers have formed a number of myths around millennial shopping preferences -- some that border on superstition -- and many approach these myths as reality.
Nowadays, travellers are also becoming more tech-savvy. Hence, self-service technology namely mobile apps, check-in kiosks and lobby touchscreen become the important tools that bring opportunities to increase sales and bookings for hotels. According to Taylor Short, who researches hotel management systems for Software Advice, hotels are figuring out that meeting a tech-savvy travellers’ expectations for connectivity and independence not only increase customer satisfaction, but also open up new revenue channels that didn’t exist before. In this article, we will walk you through how these self-service technology can help hotel boost revenue and increase customer satisfaction.
The non-stop development of technology has influenced almost every industry including hospitality. Since technology has been playing an important part in boosting revenue in many hotels, how technology provide great experience and convenience to hotel guests and help them stay engaged via social media platforms are a crucial key that contributes to the success of the hotels. In the last post, our guest blogger discussed generally about these emerging trends that can help drive hospitality business forward. This article will mention a bit deeper about social media and mobility trends for hotel managers to keep their businesses remain connected with their customers and choose the strategy that fits most them.
In the latest press release, Infor declared the end of another successful fiscal year. Throughout the past year, the company has introduced some product innovations and gained an enhanced customer base.