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In this increasingly connected world, mobile ordering, video-based training and cloud-based apps are becoming the norm for business owners. Franchises are increasingly relying on technology to automate operations and drive business success in their restaurants and retail stores.

The goal of this technology study is to create a series of standards and guidelines for franchisor executives, and franchise owners to assess the effectiveness and improve the performance of new technologies used in restaurant and retail businesses.


About the Analyst


Anya Nowakowski

As an analytical “triple threat” Anya brings to the table laser sharp analytical capabilities, an ability to translate data into workable solutions for her clients, and an inquisitive mind that leaves no stone left unturned.   Her research at FRANdata focuses on business intelligence custom research projects. Anya has worked on custom projects analyzing marketing trends across the franchise industry, identifying demand for digital marketing solutions, and assessing best practices for franchise financial performance representations.

Anya brings with her a background of qualitative and quantitative analysis. Coming from the policy world, she analyzed the impacts of federal policy on local governments. Anya’s research and analysis focused on local government finance, economic development, and infrastructure policy, especially with respect to funding and financing. Anya is a published author of many news articles, and research and policy reports.