Best Restaurant Technology Blog Posts of 2016: The On Point top 10

Looking back, 2016 was an amazing year for innovation in restaurant technology. EMV rollouts and a range of new digital payment options drove major changes in payment processing for many restaurant brands. Online ordering continued to grow at an exponential rate. And we’ve seen a range of new developments in delivery—from third-party services to delivery by drone.

The top 10 most popular 2016 On Point posts offered insights into ways you can leverage restaurant technology (and the point of sale system in particular) to streamline operations and boost restaurant profit.

The On point top 10

6 ways to automate your menu 1. This recent top-5 post tackles 6 Ways to Automate Your Menu. Easy menu hacks you can use to speed order entry, improve accuracy, simplify administration, and deliver up better service.
 managing labor to code

2. POS Best Practices: Managing Labor to Code offers up best practices for controlling costs and ensuring compliance with local labor laws using your POS.

 reports to watch

3. How much time do you have to explore the laundry list of reports in your POS system? This post highlights four to make time for each week: Restaurant Management: the Big 4 Reports to Watch

 pizza delivery drones

4. Pizza Delivery Drones: Future or Fantasy? takes a realistic look at the likelihood of drone mainstream delivery.

 Boost summer sales 5. Check out Boost Summer Sales with the Power of Suggestion for ideas you can use to combat BBQ season. Boost your sliding summer sales!


  positive restaurant reviews

6. People often consider online reviews when deciding where to dine.  How to Get Positive Restaurant Reviews: Tips for Pizza Operators takes a closer look at some ways to generate good publicity.

 tracking stock

7. In The True Cost of Cheese: Tracking Stock on Hand, find out how to track this valuable stock item to improve overall profitability.

 loss prevention

8. Check out these 5 Ways to Manage Loss Prevention in Your Restaurant. Learn new ways to safeguard restaurant profit at the point of sale.

 multiple locations

9. Managing Restaurant Operations across Multiple Locations dives into technology tools that can help you stay on top of performance and ensure brand consistency across multiple locations and regions.

 loyalty and rewards programs

10. And Restaurant Marketing: Ramping up Customer Loyalty with Reward Programs outlines loyalty program options and how these programs can help keep your customers coming back.

Happy New Year!

From all of us at SpeedLine and On Point: The Restaurant Technology Blog, best wishes for a happy New Year and a prosperous 2017!

Hope you enjoyed the top 10. Keep watching On Point for fresh strategies to help you see the results you want in your restaurant business. If there is a restaurant technology topic you would like us to cover, don’t be shy—please drop us a line!

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