Jacob Molz en Proactive Operations, Innovation, Technology Chief Communications Officer • ISS 24/7 4/10/2016 · 4 min de lectura · +100

How Innovative Is Your "Innovative" Solution?

How Innovative Is Your "Innovative" Solution?

“Finally, we can say ‘farewell’ to our legacy system,” you exclaim.

Your department heads seated around the conference table smile and nod.

Today’s a big day for your team. You’ve been using the same systems on your property since its opening in 1996.

Every piece of technology used for your property’s operation is a legacy system. From your maintenance software to the spreadsheet used for managing operational incidents.

You knew it was time to advance your operation. But, your biggest fear was being replaced.

You’ve been running this property since it opened, and if nothing changed – you were next in line for ‘replacement.’

You want to create an ever-lasting legacy, not depart as a legacy leader known for complacency and out-of-date methods.

Nowadays, there are a plethora of progressive solutions available. Plenty of systems surpass the functionality of your current legacy solutions.

  • Web-based
  • Access from anywhere
  • Faster execution
  • Digital documentation
  • Analytics

To compete in this landscape, they have to fulfill the requirements of your property.

But, as you begun your implementation process did you stop to review one critical characteristic of your solutions provider, that you might’ve missed?

We’re sure it met all of your internal needs. But, did you ever review the track record of your solutions provider?

We’re not talking about credibility nor are we referring to their client listing. While these are essential qualities, we’re referring to long-term innovation.

Yes, they’re not a legacy system now. The question is, where will your new solution be in two years, five years, or ten years? Did you just select your next out-of-date legacy solution?!

How innovative is your solutions provider?

Don't Be Blinded by Functionality

It’s interesting to us.

We hear about new technology solutions all the time. Probably on a monthly basis. We conduct research often to keep our solutions as front-line choices.

There are many high-tech solutions in the marketplace. Most have that one unique feature that catches the attention of pr