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Digital Display Technology: An Introduction to Digital Signage

Digital signage is a viable and effective communications tool, but companies taking the first step in signage deployment will be much more successful on the playing field if they understand the basics of what digital media is and how it operates. Learn the basics of digital signage and how to make it most effective.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.


Delivering Success: How Technology Makes Restaurant Delivery A Profit Center

If you are counting on delivery as a key part of your restaurant's success, you need to count on the right technology to help.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Case Study: Mad Greens-Inspired Eats

Download to see how the PeopleMatter Platform helped Mad Greens: -Ensure 100 percent compliance with automated workflows, -Improve candidate quality with pre-hire assessments, -Increase visibility, consistency and efficiency and -Streamline hiring and onboarding operations.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Case Study: Scotty's Brewhouse

Download to see how the PeopleMatter Platform helped Scotty's Brewhouse: -Improve compliance and efficiency, -Increase candidate quality with assessments, -Automate processes to fit its tech-savvy brand and -Reduce time-to-hire and turnover rates.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Case Study: Noodles

Download to see how the PeopleMatter Platform helped Noodles: -Reduce data-entry errors and omissions, -Increase payroll accuracy, -Improve employee engagement and -Optimize hiring and onboarding efficiency.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


The Mobile Social Network

Attract and retain top service-industry talent with HR technology that appeals to an on-the-go, connected workforce. Discover compelling stats surrounding the mobile-social revolution and its driving forces that can help you make the case for Web-based solution investments to improve operations, communication and engagement in your business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Turnover's Top Five Most Wanted

Turnover runs rampant in the service industry. It robs organizations of productivity, profit and high-performing talent. Learn more about each repeat offender, what to do in case of an encounter, and the potential retention reward with detailed profiles in PeopleMatter's "Turnover's Top Five 'Most Wanted'" eBook.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 1

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 1’ of our four-part eBook, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll break down the basics of hourly workforce communication, including: -Where communication breaks down -Who all’s in the conversation -What everyone’s saying -How they’re getting the message across

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 2

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 2’ of our four-part guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you the seven best practices for getting Corporate messages out, across and ingrained, as well as:...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 3

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 3’ of our four-part communication guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you nine compliance best practices to stay on top of federal, industry and state regulations...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop: Part 4

Just fill out the form to access ‘Part 4’ of our four-part communication guide, “Keys to Keeping Today’s On-the-Go Workforce In the Loop.” We’ll give you eight mobile must-have best practices, including: -What every good service-industry business should be shamelessly...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Integrated Talent Management System Map

Discover why Integrated Talent Management is the best way to hire, train, schedule and engage your hourly team. Zip around 19 spots to see how an integrated platform can: -Increase candidate quality 26% -Reduce background-screening challenges 69% -Boost customer satisfaction...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Sche-DUEL: Automated vs Manual Scheduling

Creating, changing and cost-controlling schedules can leave you feeling beat-up and worked-over. Discover which method — automated or manual — wins-out when we put the two in a head-to-head duel and how you can: -Increase manager productivity 63% -Improve shift-trading...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Stand Off at the Turnover Corral: The Latest Look at Turnover in the Wild, Wild Service Industry

Stave off all scamps and scalawags from your service-industry business. Our infographic arms you with the trends, tips and technologies you need to duel-down turnover, including how to: Increase retention 325% Improve employee and managerial engagement Optimize operations with technology

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Workforce Management Derailed

Discover the ‘disconnect’ in using multiple solutions to hire, train, schedule and engage your hourly workforce; why three out of five U.S. orgs can’t optimize their business because of it; and how an integrated platform can help you see: -40%...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Anatomy of a Paper Schedule

Are your labor-management practices 'inferior' to the competition's? Manual methods not making the 'cut' for your hourly workforce? Dissect inefficient paper processes, and discover the 'superior' scheduling solution that can: -Reduce overtime 21% -Increase productivity 63% -Increase efficiency 35% Ace...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Case Study: Apple Sauce, Inc.

Manual tracking, screening and onboarding methods produced disjointed hiring practices for Apple Sauce, Inc. — a major franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill. Decentralized data-management cost the company time, money and compliance.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Call Centers: Excellent Investment, Endless Possibilities

Restaurant operations today are faced with tough issues: keeping customers satisfied in a competitive marketplace, reducing costs through greater efficiency, and finding new ways to grow their business. Many concepts are turning to call centers as a way to better manage their order taking process, freeing them to focus on their business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Introducing The Connected Pizzeria

Whether you are just starting up your first pizzeria or a long time veteran of the business, now is the time to start taking advantage of the many ways that technology can help you improve your connection to your customers, your employees, and your bottom line.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Customer Experience Technology Buyer's Guide 2012

Smartphones, digital signage, kiosks and other technologies offer endless possibilities for enhancing the customer experience. The 2012 Customer Experience Technology Buyer’s Guide will help you find the right partners to implement the latest solutions in your business. From the publishers...

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Reflect Systems


Foodservice Social Media Universe: Developing a Social Media Strategy

In this keynote presentation, delivered during the 2011 Foodservice Social Media Universe, Altimeter Group’s industry analyst Jeremiah Owyang, he defines how companies of all sizes should develop a social strategy for their restaurant. His presentation contains research using real world...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Foodservice Social Media Universe 2011


Making the Most of your Online Ordering

Savvy restaurant owners know that an effective online ordering solution can boost ticket averages, cement customer loyalty, and reduce costs while improving the customer experience. Once you’ve decided to implement online ordering in your restaurant, take advantage of these tips to make sure that your online ordering solution pays off.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Driving Delivery Performance

More than 83% of pizzerias deliver. At many of those shops, delivery is the primary source of revenue. Yet few outside the delivery market understand the complexity of this business model—and just how difficult it can be to operate an efficient, profitable delivery concept.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


Forecast for Profit

Did you know that by tapping into the sales data collected every day by your POS, you can drive sales, improve operations, and increase profits?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SpeedLine Solutions


Infographic: Service Industry Scheduling at a Glance

Managing an on-the-go workforce is difficult, but if you’re using manual methods, it can seem impossible. Electronic and online tools make shift scheduling simple and maximize your manpower. Connect the scheduling dots to see how your schedule creation, distribution and trading processes compare to service-industry companies like you.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: Say "I Do" to Effective Employee Engagement

Your workforce is more plugged-in, outspoken and diverse than ever. Making a connection with your team—whether it’s 10 or 200 strong— is the key to engaged employees and happier customers. Connect the engagement dots to see how your review, recognition and communication processes compare to service-industry companies like you.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Real ROI: A Case for HR Technology in the Service Industry

Concrete evidence for return on investment on HR software and talent management solutions in the restaurant, c-store, retail and hospitality industries exist! Automating your hiring, training and development processes with HR technology can save restaurants thousands of dollars each month and keep customers loyal. Download your copy today.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Engaging and Inspiring a Workforce

Company culture and approach to management have a major impact on engagement. Learn how to optimize employee life cycle management and increase team member engagement throughout that cycle. In this white paper, the Brandon Hall Group arms you with the...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Getting the Best Out of Generation Y

Since the arrival of Generation Y in the workforce, service industry employers from restaurants to retail have tried to devise the secret formula to attract, engage and retain this youngest generation. Does Generation Y have unrealistic expectations about work? Do...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: The Latest Look at Hiring in the Service Industry

Hiring doesn’t have to be hard. But if you’re using tools and techniques that were new in Dick and Jane’s reign, (we’re looking at you, paper apps and file cabinets) it’s not easy. Connect the hiring dots to see how your sourcing, hiring and onboarding processes compare to service-industry companies like you.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Infographic: How Does Your Training Stack Up Against the Competition?

Would your employee training program make Dick and Jane say “Wow!”…50 years ago? It’s time for a new lesson in learning. Connect the training dots to see how your training and evaluation processes compare to service-industry companies like you.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Culture Connection: Building Brands, Creating Culture and Driving Revenue Through Outstanding Customer Service

The goal of any service-industry employer—restaurants, convenience stores (c-stores), hospitality businesses or retailers—is to provide unparalleled customer service. This may be brushed off as a given since, after all, it’s the name of the industry. But in truth, few in the space realize the importance of culture in achieving this goal.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


I-9 Compliance: Top Five Best Practices to Help Avoid Fines, Penalties and Brand Damage

Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids have raised serious employment concerns in the service industry. High turnover rates and large percentages of immigrant and hourly workers increase employers’ risk for noncompliance. What can businesses do to hire qualified employees and ensure legal compliance?

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Save Money by Hiring People: Let the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Work For You

Your company could be leaving thousands of dollars on the table by failing to take advantage of federal tax credits aimed at getting people in certain groups into the workforce. This informational brief explains the basics of the Work Opportunity...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Online Training ROI: Five Features That Positively Impact Your Bottom Line

“What’s worse than training your workers and losing them? Not training them and keeping them.” Zig Ziglar, author and corporate success speaker, knows it, research proves it and companies are beginning to capitalize on it: there is a link between...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Leapfrog POS Product Demo

What makes LeapfrogPOS.com unique is its ability to fully integrate all aspects of your business. It easly scales from a single store to multiple -- from a single business to complex multi-unit environments with multiple owners and franchisees. It's the...

Type: Demo/Trialware

Sponsor: Leapfrog POS


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: Restaurant Social Media

In 2011, we say goodbye to the "social media guru," the well-known Facebook "expert" and the “hot chick” with a hundred thousand followers. Today, we will say hello to the seasoned marketing professional. In this presentation, you will learn how to make social media and location-based marketing work for your restaurant.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: Make More Dough without Spending Dough

The team is the reflection of the leader . If you are fired up, your team will follow suit. When your team is fired up, your customers order more, spend more and return more! In this presentation, you will learn...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: Growth and Development Strategies

In this presentation, business growth strategies are the topic of discussion. Concepts that are examined include key strategies for a successful franchisor/franchisee relationship, development of the core financial model and the creation and protection of the brand identity.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: Workforce Leadership

In this presentation, workforce leadership is examined. Topics of discussion include cultivating your company culture, the development of leaders within the company and the long-term cost of leadership development.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: The Washington Report

In this presentation, Scott DeFife of the National Restaurant Association discusses such topics as advocacy challenges facing the restaurant industry, healthcare reform, menu labeling, compliance, waste reduction and restaurant tax measures.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: Building A Market Perspective to Determine Value

In this presentation, such topics of discussion include the roadmap to commodity markets, component pricing and risk management tools.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Pizza Executive Summit 2011: What's Hot in Healthful Living

In this presentation, the topics of discussion include a focus on consumer health, flavor trends, obesity, allergens and menu labeling.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Pizza Executive Summit


Customer Loyalty in the Restaurant: Implementing an Effective Business Building Loyalty Program

How do you increase customer loyalty, maximize the relationship with your customers, and compete against the myriad of marketing messages targeting your clientele? A well-designed customer loyalty program can help, and when supported by the right technology tools, it can give you a real leg up in the quest to build your business.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Granbury Restaurant Solutions


Culture Connection: Linking Culture, Brand and Revenue

It’s no secret that building a strong culture in your restaurant can strengthen your brand, but in the high-volume, high-churn environment of the service industry, it can be hard to keep employees engaged and excited about your organization. Create a...

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: PeopleMatter


Sustainability: A New Track To Profit (Slides)

Sustainability: A New Track to Profit. Industry leaders provide testimony and advice on how to develop a restaurant with proper sustainability. Download the slides from presentations given by: Peter Truitt, Truitt Brothers/ Jeff Harvey, Burgerville/ Kate Geagan, Author, Go Green Get Lean at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


National Restaurant Association Keynote Speaker (Slides)

Immediate Past Chairman of the National Restaurant Association, Michael Kaufman, shares details on every aspect of the current restaurant industry. Download the slides of the keynote presentation here. See how the Fast Casual Alliance and the National Restaurant Association are...

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Internet Marketing and the Social Media (Slides)

Industry leaders provide vital information regarding the use of the Internet and Social Media to aid in your restaurant's growth. Download the slides from presentations given by: Boris Bugarski, Murgent/ Paul Barron, Fast Casual/ John Pepper, Boloco at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Brand Builders (Slides)

Industry leaders share tips and trends on how to enhance brand building in your restaurant through emotional connections with your customers. Download the slides from presentations given by: Ed Frechette, Au Bon Pain/ Alan Hixon, Mooyah Burgers and Fries/ Dan Kim, Red Mango/ Patrick Benisillo, VGS at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2009.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit


Brain Exchange (Slides)

Brain Exchange Session. Find information on discussions relating to eight topics including: Fast Casual Startups, Menu Development, Web & Social Marketing, Team Dynamics, Winning Brand Design, Building Online Ordering and Catering, Direct Mail, and Leadership Techniques.

Type: Presentation

Sponsor: Fast Casual Executive Summit



 

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