This pandemic has brought us back to basics: What are the bare-bones tools a restaurant needs to connect with customers, manage supply and keep sales coming in? While there were endless bells and whistles available to manage different aspects of restaurant operations in the months leading up to the pandemic, the restaurant tech industry is sure to look much different as we emerge from it – it already does, as recent layoffs and furloughs from industry behemoths like Toast indicate. The brands that soldier through these times are likely to have a clear-eyed perspective about the technology that is and is not necessary to keep a business running. Off-premise dining is surely here to stay, along with tools to help you communicate with and transfer food to customers in low-touch or no-touch ways. Are you using the full array of tools available from your POS to help manage critical business needs? What other technology is keeping you going right now?