Some may say that all that matters is that the software works…I ain’t one of them. The technical decisions that a software provider makes are critically important. It’s as important in the travel industry as it is in traditional enterprise software, especially as a lot of companies in the travel industry are looking to modernize their applications and many of them are looking at adopting technologies like Cloud Computing and SaaS. So whether your on the sell side or buy side it’s important to understand these new technologies. This the theme of my recent 2-part series in Tnooz.
- If you’re a buyer of travel technology, the technology choices of your supplier goes directly to the sustainability of your vendor, their ability to deliver their solution at the right cost and the performance and functionality you require – now and into the future.
- If you’re a provider of travel technology, it’s a question of whether you’re positioning yourself appropriately to meet the future needs of your customers. Especially given the pervasive use of legacy technology in the industry.
Part 1 provides the context and acts as a bit of technology primer.
In Part 2 I lay out the top 10 reasons that you should care about how your travel technology provider builds and operates their products.