For those managements that thought, installing a property management system (PMS) or Hotel ERP was the solution to all their technology needs, think again. Yes, your property management system has a reasonable life, say five to seven years, after which, one must invariably need to consider an update. Yes, your software may be functioning just fine, and you probably have accumulated a sizable quantity of legacy data, but an upgrade is inescapable.
Those in management may wince at the thought of a software upgrade and yet, it has numerous advantages. To begin with, your software provider would have added a significant number of new features to the software, for example, five years ago, social media held little benefits to a hotel, today, we all know otherwise. The older software may have had bugs that would also get addressed in the newer version, safety is becoming a new issue and most software providers put in place system to fend off hackers, as computing power increases, your software provider may rework the product to make the application lighter, faster, energy efficient and also give it a fresh new look. Read more>>