Talking mobile: Tech terms restaurants should know

Talking mobile: Tech terms restaurants should know

This article is part of NRN’s guide to mobile payment and ordering for the restaurant industry.

Unfamiliar terms may crop up as restaurant operators discuss deploying a mobile-friendly ordering and/or payment system for their brands. Here are definitions for some of the most common:

Application program interface, or API: A set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications that is used to get one program to talk with another.

Loyalty progression: A customer’s progress toward loyalty rewards, g

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