Next generation hotel technology (HTNG) crowned ShiftGenius by UniFocus the winner of the 2021 HTNG TechOvation award during the HT-NEXT rewards program last month.
ShiftGenius by UniFocus allows managers to identify staffing options to meet shift needs based on ranks or groupings, including seniority, skill set, and cross-utilization at one or more properties. ShiftGenius gives managers real-time visibility into availability, overtime, and other work rules as employees take and trade shifts.
“On behalf of the entire UniFocus team, we are honored to have been selected as the 2021 HTNG TechOvation winner. We are very proud of the continued innovation we bring to workforce management for industry. hospitality industry in this time of increasing workforce challenges. With an eye on the future of workforce management and the recent acquisition of the Knowcross operational task management system, we look forward to delivering more firsts in industry that enable hotel companies in the industry to provide unparalleled customer service.
The two TechOvation finalists were Hapi/DataTravel with the Hapi Guest product and Oracle Hospitality with the Oracle Hospitality Integrations Platform (OHIP) product.
Hapi Connect brings guest data into Salesforce in real time, enabling faster innovation by using multiple Salesforce clouds to create more impactful guest connections throughout the journey. OHIP gives hotel operators and integrators access to all the features OPERA Cloud has to offer by enabling operators and integrators to design, build and release integrations in days to speed time to market and reduce costs. .
You can find more information about the HTNG TechOvation award here.
About Next Generation Hotel Technology (HTNG)
Part of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), HTNG, the premier technology solutions association in the hospitality industry, HTNG serves members from hospitality businesses, hospitality technology providers, consultants, media and academic experts. HTNG members participate in focused working groups to bring to market sets of open solutions that address specific business problems. HTNG encourages the selection and adoption of existing open standards and also develops new open standards to meet the needs of the global hospitality industry.
Currently, more than 400 corporate and individual members from across this spectrum, including the world’s leading hotel companies and technology providers, are active HTNG participants. HTNG’s Board of Directors, comprised of 22 top IT executives from hospitality companies around the world, owns the technology responsible for more than 3 million rooms and world-renowned sites. HTNG publishes working group minutes, drafts, and specifications to all HTNG members upon inception, encouraging rapid and broad adoption. HTNG publishes the specifications in the public domain as soon as they are ratified by the working groups.