Passwords, it’s as easy as 123

Are you still using the default password that came with your point of sale (POS) or payment system? Or, using 12345 or password1? If so, you need to change it…

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ANOTHER Credit Card Breach — What Now?

The recent data breaches at major retail outlets such as Target, Michaels Stores Inc. and Neiman Marcus brought this type of modern crime to the forefront in the minds of…

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Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy Your Education

One of the many benefits offered as part of being an HFTP member is access to the ProLinks Webinar Archives. Here members can select from a long list of hot…

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[Ask the Experts] HITEC 2013 Keynote: David Wolman

As we lead up to HITEC 2013 in June, HFTP Connect will be talking to our keynote speakers about their expertise and how it relates to thehospitality industry through the Ask…

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Bi-annual HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey Released

Results of the 2012 HFTP Compensation & Benefits Survey are available. In addition to providing basic compensation and benefits information such as salaries, bonuses and retirement plans; the survey digs…

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Summary of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

On January 1, 2013, both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Here are some key highlights of the new…

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Pay or Play? Deciding on Employee Health Care Coverage

Pay or Play? I started my second day listening to the Thursday Keynote’s, Shawn Achor’s, excellent presentation on how concentrating on the positives improves your career success. I ended the day…

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5 Things the Hospitality Industry Has Taught Me

When I started with HFTP in 2007, I barely understood the need for an association of hospitality finance and technology professionals. I didn’t know much about the industry beyond my…

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[HFTP Greater Puget Sound] Another Educational Success

HFTP is so much more than a “meeting on the third Thursday.” For those of us that participate – we know that. That’s why we’re so passionate about it. For…

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[Update] Global Hospitality Accounting System Project

In order to create a global resource for the hospitality finance industry, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) began development on a global hospitality accounting system users guide this past…

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