Implementation

“It is always easier to talk about change than to make it.”

Alvin Toffler, American writer and futurist

 

Great systems are all too often let down by poor implementation practices. Day in day out, we implement our systems across diverse hospitality businesses and our customers justifiably expect outright professionalism and expert guidance from our team.

 

 

Project Management

 

Project Management is undoubtedly one of the most crucial factors contributing to a successful implementation. Our Project Managers come from a hospitality background and have extensive experience installing and supporting our systems. Either Prince2 accredited or working towards the qualification, Xn protel Project Managers are typically responsible for the following tasks:

 

  • Review and define business objectives with the Customer
  • Identify and communicate system standards and best practices
  • Create project plan and ensure buy-in from all parties
  • Liaise with Customer nominated project lead
  • Manage project schedule, milestones and deliverables
  • Engage third parties, as required (e.g. interfaces)
  • Manage risk and implement scope changes as needed
  • Manage the Xn protel project team and ensure all activities are completed in accordance with Xn protel standards
  • Control project activities in relation to budget
  • Provide reports/status updates to the Customer, as agreed
  • Conduct formal project closeout
  • Hand over to Xn protel Support team and Account Management

 

Technical Services

 

As the pace of hospitality technology adoption quickens, the role of our technical team becomes increasingly crucial in ensuring a trouble-free implementation. Xn protel assigns appropriately skilled technical staff to your project, managing all technical aspects, including:

 

  • Core system data creation
  • Interface installation and commissioning
  • Network consultancy
  • Communications infrastructure
  • Advanced system configuration for customised workflow
  • Custom report development
  • Custom feature/module development
  • Hardware troubleshooting and commissioning