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Today I continue my series on enterprise system pitfalls and discuss the problem of over abstraction. Be sure to read my previous post which lays the foundation for this series.

Are we getting the economic return we should be with new technology innovation? In this article, I’m starting a series reflecting on common weaknesses in enterprise systems development, and am going to try to unpack as concisely as I can these pitfalls we fall into.  We’ll analyze why we stumble into these problems, our struggle recognizing the root causes, and the results.

HU talks with Bob Diachenko, the cybersecurity expert who discovered the breach, about steps hotels can take to prevent data incidents

A groundbreaking new report by the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C. explores sustainability in the hospitality industry and examines ways in which hotels are incorporating eco-friendly best practices into both operations and construction. The study includes insights from leading hotel owners, developers and investors.

Every hotel owner wants to know how he can increase the traffic to the website, and at the same time, boost direct bookings. The key to accomplish both the objectives is to design a site that is accessible even to disabled people. It will not only improve the usability for all types of visitors, but it will also improve your market penetration. Designing ADA website is also very imperative to prevent legitimate complications. In addition to this, an ADA feature will aid in improving the website performance in search engines.



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Articles tagged as: Capex

You wouldn’t consider using a spreadsheet to manage your contact list or manage your guestroom inventory; you probably use software applications specifically designed for each of those functions. CapEx planning and administration technologies are no different, needing its own system to provide for greater accuracy, reliability and efficiency. Thomas Riegelman explains how you can find your own CapEx Planning Paradise in seven steps.

The Nine Circles of CapEx Spreadsheet Hell, Part 1
Posted: 11/28/2017 by Thomas Riegelman

Hotel owners spend an average of seven percent of gross revenues on CapEx, every year; a very significant reinvestment of scarce owners' capital. Thomas Riegelman talks about the perils of using spreadsheets to manage CapEx, which he calls "The Nine Circles of CapEx Spreadsheet Hell."