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How One IT Company Planned for COVID Before the Pandemic Even Started

  As the Senior Vice President of Governance, Risk & Compliance at Flexential, David Kidd is accustomed to thinking about flexibility, resilience, and security from an IT Read more

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Super Bowl LVII Business Figures
February 7, 2023

The biggest event of the season is coming up in football, and no it’s not the Pro Bowl. As the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs face each other this coming Sunday, Super Bowl LVII kicks off with high stakes and high reward. But while Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts are focusing on the […]

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Supplement or Replacement? How Robotic Technology Should Help Solve the Hospitality Labor Shortage
February 7, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the hospitality industry hard, especially in the early stages of the crisis. While leisure and business travel is back, and America’s hotels are filling up again, another problem is making it challenging to keep the industry up and running—a hospitality labor shortage. The American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AHLA) CEO […]

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Why Hotels Should Learn to Love Robot Technology
February 7, 2023

The guest experience is getting upgraded at many hotels today thanks to innovative robot technology. Aloft Hotels first introduced the world’s first robotic concierge in the early 2000s, and in 2014, they brought Botlr, a robot butler service, to the team. These AI enhancements increased the guest experience through shorter wait times for room […]

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How One IT Company Planned for COVID Before the Pandemic Even Started
September 1, 2021

As the Senior Vice President of Governance, Risk & Compliance at Flexential, David Kidd is accustomed to thinking about flexibility, resilience, and security from an IT perspective. However, throughout COVID-19, his prowess has been on display in another way. David implemented a pandemic response plan long before COVID-19 – and here he explains to […]

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How Facilities Management Can Navigate Disaster Challenges
October 1, 2020

Facilities managers always need a plan to deal with natural disasters, such as fires and hurricanes. But throw in a pandemic and add social unrest into the equation and, suddenly, what disaster preparedness looks like for a business’ facility manager is a whole lot different. Vixxo’s Penny Carter, Vice President of Operational Excellence, and […]

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Backstage Pass: How the Events Industry is Reacting to COVID-19
April 23, 2020

On this episode of Backstage Pass, an Alford Media Services podcast, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin was joined by a trio of events industry experts in Alford Media Executive Vice President and General Manager Tom Alford, President and COO of Snap! Event Productions Amber Jenkins, and Paul Johnson, founder of Paul Johnson, Inc. In […]

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