Convergence Is in the Air - Dispatch from Minneapolis
Convergence Is in the Air - Dispatch from Minneapolis

IDeaS Blog · 27 Jun

By Klaus Kohlmayr, Chief Evangelist Can you feel it? At IDeaS, we are still recovering from last week's confluence of events and flurry of activities

What the Heck's in Minneapolis? Why IDeaS Is Minnesota-Made and Proud
What the Heck's in Minneapolis? Why IDeaS Is Minnesota-Made and Proud

IDeaS Blog · 18 Jun

By Chad Andycha, Editorial Contributor Welcome to Minneapolis, HITEC (and also my cousin Scott who just moved down from Fargo) Back in its infancy, I

Lean In: Artificial Intelligence and the Will to Automate

IDeaS Blog · 29 May

The next generation of machine and software interaction is upon us. With each advance, machines are learning faster than we mere humans can ever hope

Revenue Science 101: Forecasting with Confidence
Revenue Science 101: Forecasting with Confidence

IDeaS Blog · 8 May

Welcome back to Revenue Science 101. If you missed the first day of class, you may catch up here. Today, we will dig deeper into some of the foundati

Is 2019 the Year Blockchain Goes Mainstream?

IDeaS Blog · 17 Apr

We may not see a big blockchain splash into hospitality anytime soon, but it’s making major waves.

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Revenue Management Is...A Game of Thrones?
Revenue Management Is...A Game of Thrones?

IDeaS Blog · 10 Apr

And for fans of Game of Thrones, that means the beginning of the end for the beloved HBO series. This Sunday kicks off the final season of Game of Th

Building a Client-Centric Culture and the Art of High Retention

IDeaS Blog · 3 Apr

Okay, maybe eating client satisfaction is a stretch, but you get the idea. In the world of B2B software solutions, there are two types of companies:

Unpacking the Implications of Gender Roles in Tech

IDeaS Blog · 28 Mar

Historically, women played a leading role in technological advancements—what the #%@! happened? March is Women’s History Month, a calendar notation m

Twice in a (Work) Lifetime - A Tale of Two Tech Companies
Twice in a (Work) Lifetime - A Tale of Two Tech Companies

IDeaS Blog · 26 Mar

A brief look at two chapters from my tech career and a few things about those companies that made all the difference.

The IDeaS Global Partner Ecosystem

IDeaS Blog · 21 Mar

I would describe our future focus on partnerships and our partner ecosystem as becoming more integral to our organization than ever before. Mutually

Responsible Personalization, Seamless Intelligence and the Road to Nowhere - Dispatch from ITB Berlin

IDeaS Blog · 19 Mar

Why do over 160,000 hospitality experts from 180+ countries every year brave packed, cavernous halls and insanely long waits for transportation while

Have You Noticed? Resorts Are Getting Personal.
Have You Noticed? Resorts Are Getting Personal.

IDeaS Blog · 27 Feb

My work on the IDeaS Advisory Services team took me to a lot of resorts this past year. Part of it may have been my eagerness to escape the harsh win

Forecasting the Oscars with Revenue Science

IDeaS Blog · 21 Feb

And the Oscar goes to…revenue science for powering predictive analytics and profitable decisions As a lifelong movie geek, I look forward to the Acad

Demonstrating ROI in Revenue Management Technology

IDeaS Blog · 13 Feb

The revenue management system (RMS) plays a crucial role in the modern hotel technology stack, driving greater profitability and productivity, but de

The Magic of Technology & The Connected Customer

IDeaS Blog · 7 Feb

Deluged by ever-growing oceans of data, we must trust technology and automation to keep us afloat and better serve the connected customer.

Revenue Science 101: A Better Way to Revenue
Revenue Science 101: A Better Way to Revenue

IDeaS Blog · 30 Jan

Class is in session. Welcome to Revenue Science 101. Whether you’re a hotel revenue management pro or a novice in an industry on the cusp of automate

Expand Your Meetings & Events Profit Margin

IDeaS Blog · 23 Jan

How many times in your career have you been asked to think outside the proverbial box? “Think differently” comes the mandate from above, but it’s eas

Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Top Priorities for Hoteliers

IDeaS Blog · 19 Dec

This is the fourth in a series of four videos from interviews with hotel industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit.

Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Top Priorities for Hotels
Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Top Priorities for Hotels

IDeaS Blog · 19 Dec

This is the fourth in a series of four videos from interviews with industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit. IDeaS was ple

Blockchain in the Hotel Industry: A Primer & Practical Roadmap

IDeaS Blog · 28 Nov

What is the likely impact of blockchain in hospitality—and where are we now? Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG)’s recent whitepaper, Block

Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Personalizing Pricing & Distribution

IDeaS Blog · 14 Nov

IDeaS was pleased to sit down with multiple hospitality industry experts at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit last October. These conv

Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Preparing for the Changing Consumer
Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Preparing for the Changing Consumer

IDeaS Blog · 3 Oct

This is the second in a series of four videos from interviews with industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit.

Did You Leave Your Revenue Technology in the Stone Age?

IDeaS Blog · 12 Sep

Do you know how many devices are currently “hooked up” to your in-home Wi-Fi? Go ahead and count up your phones, laptops and TVs, perhaps a smart spe

How Long Will the Party Last? - Dispatch from Nashville

IDeaS Blog · 6 Sep

The annual Hotel Data Conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee, traditionally kicks off the busy third-quarter conference and meeting schedule. Well-

Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Evolving Consumer Behavior
Industry Insights from the Cornell Hospitality Summit: Evolving Consumer Behavior

IDeaS Blog · 22 Aug

This is the first in a series of four videos from interviews with industry thought leaders at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit. IDeaS was plea

5 Ways to Use Big Data Effectively

IDeaS Blog · 14 Aug

When it comes to using industry data and revenue technology for sustainable channel execution, management and results, hotels need to not only priori