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Infor Acquires Vivonet: W...

By now, you’ve read the press release and have some perspective on the news. As of Septemb...

Point of Sale and Kiosks ...

In conversation with our customers who serve on-campus food management in the higher educa...

Vivonet Product Developme...

Based on our attendance at HITEC 2018 in Houston this year alone, it is very apparent to o...

Vivonet Acquired by Infor

New York – Sept 17, 2018

Big Data to Big Strategy:...

In recent years, the concept of Big Data has received a lot of big hype. Yet data itself d...

Hotel Food and Beverage O...

When it comes to the hotel food and beverage sector, what's making the most significant im...

Vivonet Product Developme...

It’s been a busy third quarter of a busy year for the product development team at Vivonet....

How Modern Inventory Mana...

In the hospitality and food services industries, food safety failures can be poisonous to ...

Vivonet eBooks and White ...

The role that technology teams play in hospitality and food services business strategy has...

Vivonet Achieves Oracle V...

Vancouver, BC – July 11, 2018: Vivonet Acquisition Ltd, a Gold level member of Oracle Part...

The Data-Driven Relations...

The relationship between front and back of house operations is vital. But disconnects betw...

HITEC 2018: Hotel Technol...

The HITEC show in Houston was a rewarding one. With so many different streams of technolog...

Vivonet Announces Appoint...

Vancouver, BC – June 27, 2018: Vivonet Acquisition Ltd (Vivonet), an industry leader in cl...

Automation and Human Inte...

Automation is the future of hospitality and foodservice. From robot room service to online...

How IT Leadership is Tran...

In the increasingly tech-centric world of hospitality, the CIO role is becoming more impor...

HITEC Houston 2018: What ...

The Vivonet team is very excited to attend HITEC 2018 in Houston this year, June 18-21. We...

TLS 1.2 Update: What You ...

On June 30, 2018, a new PCI compliance standard will go into effect requiring a mandatory ...

The Hotel Industry in a M...

Mobile technology is poised to fundamentally transform the hotel industry. This is not jus...

How to Avoid Magpie Syndr...

If your job involves assessing and buying technology solutions, you’ve probably experience...

MURTEC 2018: A Summary

We look forward to MURTEC (Multi-Restaurant Technology Conference) every year. There, we m...

Kiosk Technology Innovati...

Here’s a video we created that helps to summarize how our Dual Mode Kiosk can lend operati...

MURTEC 2018 – Technology ...

MURTEC is a big show for us at Vivonet, meeting face to face with people from ambitious an...

The Invisible Platform: C...

Hospitality and foodservices operations succeed best when they focus on the guest experien...

Benefits of Self-Serve Ki...

In many hospitals and other healthcare contexts, retail foodservice is becoming an increas...

Foodservice Management, C...

The foodservice management space is competitive and demands that organizations adapt quick...

Make Your Guest Engagemen...

A loyalty and engagement program that is integrated seamlessly with your existing food and...

How Will Guest Expectatio...

We know that technology and culture are intertwined. For instance, there is a projected 37...

How Do Cloud-based Tools ...

Technology has always had an influence on how people do their jobs, changing the whole nat...

Hospitality Technology: A...

It’s an exciting time to be in the hospitality and foodservice industries. Things are chan...

9 Technology Takeaways fr...

Every year, the good people at Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) p...

Upgrading a Technology Pl...

It's an exciting time to be a part of the hospitality industry.  Innovations in how to ser...

5 Technology Platform Cha...

For any hospitality company by now, it’s understood that business decisions have to be led...

How to Manage Hospitality...

Right now, the cost of labor is a high-profile issue in the hospitality industry, particul...

Cloud-Based Back of House...

It's a data-rich world in the restaurant industry these days. The profusion of available d...

15 reasons the cloud beat...

The cloud is continuing its trajectory to being the dominant technology model for 21st cen...

Vivonet Customer Case Stu...

The landscape of the hospitality industry doesn’t remain constant. It’s very much driven b...

9 Signs That Your POS Sys...

Like any technology system or platform, the quality of a hospitality brand’s point-of-sale...

Vivonet Appoints Engineer...

Vancouver, BC – September 12, 2017: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), a leader in cloud-...

9 Things You Didn’t Know ...

Across the board, the hospitality industry is feeling the gravitational pull of cloud-base...

FSTEC 2017 Anaheim: What ...

From Sunday, September 17 to Tuesday, September 19th, hospitality industry leaders will ga...

7 Things About Millennial...

There is a reason why there is so much discussion about brands engaging with millennials a...

Vivonet Appoints Industry...

Vancouver, BC – August 15, 2017: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), a leader in cloud-bas...

Vivonet Announces Integra...

Vancouver, BC – August 10, 2017: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), a leader in cloud-bas...

5 Ways to Create a Securi...

In an e-commerce and data-driven world, ensuring that business and customer data is secure...

Vivonet Named Innovation ...

Vancouver, BC – July 27, 2017: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), an industry leader in c...

The Vivonet Cloud Platfor...

Investing in new technology is a big part successfully growing a hospitality brand. At the...

Vivonet at HITEC: 3 Big H...

Coming together for HITEC Toronto was a valuable experience for us on more than one level....

Vivonet at HITEC 2017: Da...

On Day 3 of the HITEC 2017 event, and Day 2 of the trade show floor being open, our team a...

Vivonet at HITEC 2017: Da...

Yesterday was the first full day of the open trade show floor at HITEC Toronto 2017. As ou...

Vivonet at HITEC 2017: Da...

  We’re so proud to be a part of this year’s HITEC in Toronto, a vibrant city known as a g...

Vivonet at HITEC Toronto ...

I’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating; we at Vivonet are very excited to be goin...

HITEC Toronto 2017: How t...

On June 26-29th, Vivonet will be in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Center attendi...

Better Enterprise Managem...

In today’s complex hospitality environment, organizations need to have highly sophisticate...

Business Intelligence: A ...

One of the big challenges right now, across all industries, is that organizations are seei...

Vivonet Becomes Official ...

  Vancouver, BC - [April 11, 2017]: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), the industry leade...

Mobile-Based Technology: ...

Since the advent of the first BlackBerry in the early 2000s, and with Steve Jobs unveiling...

Vivonet Partners with Ind...

  Vancouver, BC - [March 21, 2017]: Vivonet Acquisition, Ltd (Vivonet), the industry leade...

4 Key Hospitality Industr...

In meeting with industry leaders in my travels over the last few months, there have been l...

MURTEC 2017: What To Expe...

MURTEC 2017 is right around the corner, and we’re pretty excited. It’s an important event ...

7 Essential Hospitality a...

We are very excited for what 2017 brings in the hospitality and foodservice arena. We at V...

Product Development in th...

Whenever our product team thinks about product development the hospitality industry, a pri...

Self-Serve Kiosks For The...

At the end of 2016, we at Vivonet were very busy expanding upon our cloud-based kiosk prod...

Welcome To The New Vivone...

 By Rob Jones, Vivonet Industry Insights Editor. Vivonet has been away for a while when it...

5 ways to keep up with th...

  As the holidays approach, consumers have their hands full. With guests and meals to plan...

[Release Notes] POS 3.02 ...

Vivonet is releasing two new updates in the coming weeks. We are happy to bring our custom...

Vivonet Acquisitions Ltd....

Vivonet Acquisitions Ltd., a leading provider of SaaS based point of sale solutions announ...

[Video Case Study] Health...

In this video case study, you will find out how Jusu Bar, located in Victoria, BC, used te...

[Tips] Extracting your Vi...

With Vivonet Mobile, you are putting the power of remote ordering in the palm of your cust...

[Video] Vivonet POS + HP ...

TD Garden was experiencing significant losses in revenue due to the limitations of their p...

Vivonet POS 1.15.5 Visual...

We are proud to announce that the Vivonet POS 1.15.5 (Halo) update is coming to all POS te...

Vivonet Video Blog: Real ...

 

Vivonet Video Blog: Stadi...

 

Five creative ways your r...

With Vivonet Kiosk’s cellular compatibility there is literally no limit to where you can s...

More than 1,000,000 trans...

Thanks to all our clients for making this possible! Vivonet reached a huge milestone by pa...

Demo Vivonet Kiosk on you...

Interested in Vivonet Kiosk but want to know more about the consumer experience? 

CEO Blog: How Kiosks can ...

A word from Vivonet's CEO Ryan Volberg: How consumer self-ordering can help restaurants ad...

[Product Tip] How to use ...

Are you running a promo and looking to give your staff incentives to push promotional item...

Vivonet get’s a cloud bas...

Kiosk 1.1 Video Update: C...

  The Vivonet team recently launched the newest version of our Vivonet Kiosk product! The ...

Vivonet POS 1.15: New Har...

Vivonet Kiosk 1.1 Release...

Vivonet Kiosk 1.1 Release: Cellular compatibility and more great new features The Vivonet ...

Employee Spotlight: Ryan ...

Vivonet's Employee Spotlight is back! This week we are featuring Ryan Banks.

Employee Spotlight: Charl...

Vivonet would like to welcome you to the first edition of our Employee Spotlight featuring...

Vivonet's video shoot: Th...

Last week Vivonetters from all departments contributed to Vivonet’s first big video produc...

We can now implement our ...

Vivonet received an approval to support hotel environments with our omni-channel POS solut...

The first Vivonet impromp...

Yesterday five enthusiastic Vivonetters toured four different Vivonet clients’ restaurants...

Vivonet announces a brand...

Our team is excited to release a major Vivonet breakthrough with an entire new product. If...

May you have a holiday fi...

Vivonet would like to extend a warm thank you to our clients, family and friends for all t...

Why Vivonet potlucks are ...

At Vivonet we pride ourselves in hiring people from the restaurant industry. Some have wor...

Check out our client Pita...

We are very excited that one of our clients, “Pita Pit”, will be featured in an upcoming e...

Vivonet Announces Restaur...

Vivonet launches the 2013 Accelerator Program (www.vivonet.com/accelerator), a POS technol...

April 1 Restaurants in BC...

  [Post Update – July 18, 2017] At the beginning of 2013, there was a shift in tax laws af...

Nickel Rounding for Canad...

As of February 4th, 2013, the Government is eliminating the penny from Canada’s coinage sy...

Vivonet Integrates With L...

Vivonet is pleased to announce the integration of Halo POS with Logic Controls KDS Manager...

Vivonet Featured in POS S...

Hospitality Technology magazine recently surveyed restaurant executives and POS vendors, i...

Using POS Tools to Delive...

To download/view the full case study, please CLICK HERE.

Holiday Cookbook Celebrat...

This holiday season, Vivonet would like you to celebrate with a selection of our clients m...

Taking a Quick Cup of Cof...

To download/view the full case study, please CLICK HERE.

Restaurant Owners Can Now...

Relief is now available for residents of New York, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia ...

Time Magazine Profiles Vi...

Restaurant chains with salad front and center on the menu have been growing rapidly. One c...

Webinar: 7 Things Every R...

Hear from the IT Director of a global smoothie chain, Booster Juice, and the 7 things they...

September Record of $136....

Vivonet reached a new record for monthly transactions conducted on the cloud based POS sys...

Infographic: The Most Pop...

[Post Update: July 18, 2017] Five years ago in the summer of 2012, we gathered information...

Advantage Magazine “Vivon...

The fall edition of Advantage magazine, profiled Vivonet and CEO, Ryan Volberg. The articl...

Infographic: How Temperat...

Vivonet wanted to know how weather impacted Frozen Yogurt sales. The result was intended t...

Insights that Ignite Grow...

Vivonet Customers Outperf...

After examining nearly four years of month over month same-store sales data, analysts foun...

Vivonet POS Manages $1 Bi...

In September, over $1 billion dollars in transactions will have been conducted this year u...

Vivonet to Speak at 2012 ...

Vivonet will be speaking at the Gordon Food Service Food, Tabletop & Supplies Show on Sept...

8 Essential Elements to C...

A Point of sale (POS) system is an important business tool for restaurant operators. The N...

What Every Restaurant Own...

The biggest mistake restaurant owners make when implementing a POS system is not allocatin...

Reduce Operation Expenses...

Watch our recorded webinar, Vivonet and When to Manage invite you to see the latest web-ba...

Frozen Yogurt Industry He...

Although the frozen yogurt franchise industry suffered a decline in the late 1990’s, it is...

Vivonet POS Manages Nearl...

In just 6 years, a total of $3.6 Billion dollars of transactions were conducted on Vivonet...

Restaurant Industry Repor...

A recent report from the National Restaurant Association indicates that Restaurant operato...

Restaurant Trends That Dr...

Fast Casual reported on the top trends from The 93rd annual National Restaurant Associatio...

Vivonet Expands POS Integ...

This month Vivonet launches a system wide POS update that includes integration with three ...

4 Key’s to Choosing a Mer...

Finding the best Merchant Service Provider (MSP) can be overwhelming and costly if you're ...

Helping Grow Orange Leaf ...

Vivonet will be speaking at the Froyo Forum, the first ever conference by our client Orang...

Healthy Customers, Health...

Our client, Jugo Juice was recently featured in a business magazine for “Leading the Charg...

Saying Goodbye to your Ca...

Throwing out your good ol’ cash register and upgrading to a sleek Point of Sale (POS) syst...

Keys to Starting a Café o...

Starting a new café or restaurant is risky business. According to a Dunn and Bradstreet re...

Room to Grow - Case Study...

To download/view the full case study, please CLICK HERE.

Optimizing Your Menu to I...

Whether you are opening your first restaurant or been in the business for 30 years, creati...

Over $130 Million in Tran...

In March this year, over $130 million dollars of transactions were conducts on Vivonet’s P...

2012 Trend Report for Nor...

Roundtable Discussion on ...

As mobile devices become more than just a communication tool, significant opportunities ar...

Vivonet Is Ready to Rocke...

For the sixth consecutive year, Vivonet has made Rocket Builders’ annual list, 'Ready to R...

Booster Juice Saves $1.5 ...

To download/view the full case study, please CLICK HERE.

Vivonet's POS Forced Modi...

Forced Modifiers allow restaurant owner/operators to customize their food items in a simpl...

$100 Million in Transacti...

In February 2012, $100 million dollars of transactions were run on Vivonet’s POS system fr...

Halo POS Client Success S...

Getting the most from your POS starts with Ron Pope and Sunny Randhawa, they lead the Impl...

Vivonet Wins Best Workpla...

Vivonet has been recognized by BCBusiness Magazine as one of the 2011 Best Companies to Wo...

Vivonet Recognized in Del...

Vivonet has reinvented the cash register providing web-based point-of-sale software for th...

The Fall Release of Halo ...

A Special Message from Ryan Volberg, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman

Vivonet Wins 2011 Emergin...

Vivonet Inc. has been awarded the 2011 Emerging Company of the Year by the British Columbi...

Vivonet Chosen For Best W...

Vivonet Inc., the leader in secure web-based POS software for the North American restauran...

Vivonet One of BC's 20 Mo...

Vivonet was recognized by BCBusiness Magazine as one of the province’s top technology inno...

Welcome Fred Tummonds: Vi...

Vivonet is excited to announce the appointment of Fred Tummonds as its new Vice President ...

Vivonet Chosen For 2010 R...

For the fifth consecutive year, Vivonet has made Rocket Builders’ annual list, 'Ready to R...

Sodexo Chooses Halo POS F...

Vivonet Inc, the leader in secure web-based point of sale (POS) software for the North Ame...

Welcome Paul Needham: Vic...

Vivonet is excited to announce the appointment of Paul Needham as the newest member of the...

Halo POS Receives PA-DSS ...

Vivonet's Halo™ POS has received PA-DSS certification from the PCI Security Council. PA-DS...

Olympic Games Increase So...

Vivonet releases sales data from 1,584 restaurants and foodservice outlets.

Welcome Tim Becerra: VP, ...

More growth on the horizon! Vivonet is excited to announce hiring of Tim Becerra as the ne...

Vivonet Chosen For 2009 R...

Vivonet is pleased to announce it’s been included within the 2009 Ready to Rocket List for...

New Technology Infrastruc...

Vivonet is pleased to announce the investment of $1.2M into the data and technology infras...

Vivonet Boosts the Speed ...

Vivonet Boosts the Speed and Performance of Halo Secure Web Based POS with a $1.2M investm...

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