How Which Wich founder balances tech with human interaction
Which Wich Founder Jeff Sinelli is very careful when it comes to rolling out technology, only deploying it when all bugs are worked out. He chatted about his strategy at the 2017 Franchising & Innovation Summit in Dallas.
"I've got a philosophy. Master the spreader — then the spreadsheet. A lot of restaurant executives go right to the spreadsheet and technology," he said. "When you win the battle in the restaurant industry (it) is right on the front lines."
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Topics: Systems / Technology
The Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit brought together 200 restaurant industry execs for networking, learning and giving back to the community.
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