Published on February 1, 2016
Resources: Hospitality Information Technology Matrix Worksheet and the Changing Role of Hospitality IT Essay Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that continues the analysis of the hospitality IT application you chose from the Week One individual assignment. • Begin by briefly identifying how the application is used by the four business functions—Operations, Marketing, Accounting, and Human Resources. • Explain how the application is integrated into the property management systems, global distribution systems, or other property- or company-wide systems within the four business functions. If it is not integrated into a property- or company-wide IT system, explain the reasons why not, such as cost or technology, and list competitive advantages gained by integration. • What are the features and benefits of internal property management systems versus external global distribution systems? How do they compare? Which one offers the best overall competitive advantage? Include at least two peer-reviewed resources other than the textbooks in your paper. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.