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David Stewart
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Aug 15, 2012
Tom Miller commented on David Stewart's blog post Brick & Mortar, meet the Social Savvy Consumer
"As stated can be fun but I agree critical to ones survival. Do not delay, reastaurants can fail in weeks by not keeping their business model current."
Aug 15, 2012
Tom Miller liked David Stewart's blog post Brick & Mortar, meet the Social Savvy Consumer
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Brick & Mortar, meet the Social Savvy Consumer

Now get used to it, they aren’t going anywhere.  Take a step back for a moment.  Look at the devices you use in your personal life: phone, tablet, computer, all of them?  Compare that to 10 years ago.   A bit of a difference isn’t it?  Now let’s compare that to the way you manage your restaurant or retail company, is there a difference? How many times do you use your devices to find a business, rate a business, or purchase from a business on a mobile device or computer?  There are a lot of…See More
Aug 8, 2012

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Brick & Mortar, meet the Social Savvy Consumer

Now get used to it, they aren’t going anywhere.  Take a step back for a moment.  Look at the devices you use in your personal life: phone, tablet, computer, all of them?  Compare that to 10 years ago.   A bit of a difference isn’t it?  Now let’s compare that to the way you manage your restaurant or retail company, is there a difference? How many times do you use your devices to find a business, rate a business, or purchase from a business on a mobile device or computer?  There are a lot of…See More
Aug 8, 2012

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David Stewart commented on Ty Sullivan's blog post Quick Starbucks! What am I Thinking?
"First of all, love the SBUX cup on Mars.   I will preface my comment by saying that the media coverage did not articulate the way Square works, or how SBUX will integrate with Square very well (likely because the details I'm sure are…"
Aug 8, 2012

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JaDu Industries SKADOOSH!

When I sought out to find an iPad stand to put on the tables for BEAN Coffee Lounge, it had quickly proven to be quite difficult.  BEAN is a new Coffee concept in Seattle that is putting an iPad on every table.  Yes, an iPad on every table.  After meeting with the founder (who wears many hats, including concept development), I knew immediately that we needed a stand that was both elegant (BEAN has a modern look), and sturdy (as…See More
Jul 13, 2012

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Square Register: iPad Point of Sale

Review by Digital Restaurant Solutions (www.updatemypos.com)One of my clients is the owner of a coffeshop.  He runs a small unit, about 6 employees and less than $5ook in sales annually.  His biggest concerns are saving money, as he is a lower volume shop; and organizational structure, as he does not intend on managing the business full time in the long-term. He uses an old Panasonic register with about 10 buttons to choose from to input items.  Which…See More
Jul 10, 2012

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David Stewart commented on David Stewart's blog post Square Register: iPad Point of Sale
"Other interesting info: updatemypos.com"
Jul 9, 2012

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David Stewart commented on Pam Ross's blog post Service by iPad - Pros, Cons and Recommendations
"Great post!   I recently started a company that actually supports restaurants in the deployment of iPads and other technology in restaurants.  Restauranteurs (I was one myself for over 15 years), must understand the purpose of…"
Jul 9, 2012

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David Stewart commented on Steven Wei's blog post Is the iPad a realistic point of sale device?
"I know it has been a couple years since this post- but I'm going to throw my 2 cents in and say absolutely YES!  I've spent almost 20 years in the industry, and I'm new to the tech sector of the restaurant industry, although…"
Jul 9, 2012

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Profile Information

State
Washington
Title
President & CEO
Company
Digital Restaurant Solutions
Website
http://updatemypos.com
Twitter Handle
@drs_opus
What best describes my company
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Interests
Buying/Selling a Business
Personal Quote
Learn from yesterday, plan for tomorrow, lead today
Biography
David has been in restaurants since he was 8 years old, and spend the last 10 years managing. He's recently founded a restaurant technology company "Digital Restaurant Solutions" to support the restaurant industry in their move to more technological operations.
Years in the Industry
18

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Brick & Mortar, meet the Social Savvy Consumer

Now get used to it, they aren’t going anywhere. 

 

Take a step back for a moment.  Look at the devices you use in your personal life: phone, tablet, computer, all of them?  Compare that to 10 years ago.   A bit of a difference isn’t it?  Now let’s compare that to the way you manage your restaurant or retail company, is there a difference? How many times do you use your devices to find a business, rate a business, or purchase from a business on a mobile device or computer? …

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Posted on August 8, 2012 at 3:45pm — 2 Comments

JaDu Industries SKADOOSH!

When I sought out to find an iPad stand to put on the tables for BEAN Coffee Lounge, it had quickly proven to be quite difficult.  BEAN is a new Coffee concept in Seattle that is putting an iPad on every table.  Yes, an iPad on every table.  After meeting with the founder (who wears many hats, including concept development), I knew immediately that we needed a stand that was both elegant…

Continue

Posted on July 10, 2012 at 12:50pm

Square Register: iPad Point of Sale

Review by Digital Restaurant Solutions (www.updatemypos.com)

One of my clients is the owner of a coffeshop.  He runs a small unit, about 6 employees and less than $5ook in sales annually.  His biggest concerns are saving money, as he is a lower volume shop; and organizational structure, as he does not intend on managing the business full time in the long-term.

He uses an old Panasonic…

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Posted on July 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 5:09am on July 3, 2012, Marcus Guiliano said…

Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

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