In today’s connected world, hoteliers are often concerned with managing bandwidth when guests travel with several of their own mobile devices. Lately, however, they’ve been just as concerned with employees bringing their own devices to work and managing employee connectivity.
Company level information-technology staff debate over whether hotel employees should be allowed to connect their personal devices to internal networks and access company email. Property-level management debate whether line-level employees should even have access to their personal phones.
Experts discussed hoteliers’ options during a “bring-your-own-device” panel at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference in Minneapolis.
Robin Koetje, IT director with The Hotel Group, outlined several factors driving the trend in hospitality. Employees have better, faster, newer and more fun devices than those that would otherwise be supplied to them by a company, he said. Read more
Published in: http://www.hotelnewsnow.com
By: Jason Q. Freed