It’s easy for management to pose a straightforward question, like “What’s our forecasted occupancy and RevPAR for the upcoming quarter?” But it can be complex and time-consuming to give stakeholders the right answer. Too often, if a report takes several days to build, it’s obsolete by the time it reaches the right people. Why hasn’t the hotel industry progressed to more efficient data analysis? Because it still uses the same tools it’s had for decades, starting with Microsoft Excel. While spreadsheets have their purpose in some data-driven roles for hospitality companies, and can be useful when doing ad-hoc analysis, we’re long past the point where it makes sense to run daily hotel operations off spreadsheets. Get the full story at Duetto