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Opinion Article 1 May 2019

Hotel Yearbook: Give us a platform we can build on

By Lyle Worthington, Technology Executive and Consultant & Past President of HFTP Global

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Too many software developers in this industry are focused on building a product, writes Lyle Worthington. They still view the interfaces to it, and data inside, as part of their product. Instead, their products should be platforms as well – ones that anyone can build on.

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Give us a platform we can build on | By Lyle Worthington

Too many software developers in this industry are focused on building a product, writes Lyle Worthington. They still view the interfaces to it, and data inside, as part of their product. Instead, their products should be platforms as well – ones that anyone can build on.
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Lyle Worthington

Lyle Worthington, CHTP is a hospitality technology executive, advisor, mentor, and world-renowned technology consultant with over 23 years of diverse technology experience ranging from software developer to CIO. He is a CIO advisor to multiple global hospitality brands, the CIO of The Student Hotel based in Amsterdam, and Past Global President of HFTP.

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