Communicating Helps Soften Change

by Dealertrack on June 13, 2018

Successfully integrating new technology at a dealership is a daunting task. It’s more than just adopting new software. It involves operational changes, contemplation of compatibility issues, and buy-in from the entire dealership team. Although changing technologies can be challenging, proper communication can help soften the sting of change....

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Drive to Success: Managing Change in the Dealership

by Dealertrack on June 11, 2018

From implementing new technology to adjusting company culture, managing change in the dealership is difficult. Because change is usually met with at least a little resistance from employees, it’s important to have a change management plan in place to avoid downtime and potential lost profits. 1 -...

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The Future: Open, Integrated Systems

by Dealertrack on June 6, 2018

The Internet of Things is here. Consumers are starting to expect that their refrigerator can talk to the stove and their GPS knows where to take them based on calendar appointments. These innovations require software services and devices to communicate with different systems. With open systems comes efficiencies, convenience, and ultimately a bette...

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Invest in New Technology with a Purpose

by Dealertrack on May 30, 2018

Today’s consumers are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest. When something feels old or outdated, it’s quickly replaced with something else that’s new and exciting. This is especially true with technology. But, as dealerships search to find advantages in a competitive marketplace, it’s important to incorporate new technology wi...

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Drive to Success: Switching Technology

by Dealertrack on February 5, 2018

Drive to Success is a weekly series capturing the most influential articles, tips, and tricks from industry experts and publication to help drive your dealership to success. Each week will focus on a specific key topic in the automotive industry. Technology is a huge part of today’s world. In order to increase profits and remain a s...

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Why Dealers are Switching to Dealertrack DMS

by Dealertrack on January 10, 2018

So while discounting fear of change as a reason for dealerships to stick with the same old DMS, the reasons for switching to Dealertrack DMS comprise a long list of positives: The Platform is New Imagine using an iPhone or Android that was operated using the same software platform as when the first cellular phon...

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Why Dealers Fear Changing DMS Providers

by Dealertrack on January 3, 2018

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. You start doing something one way and before you know it you’re set in your ways and there’s no turning back. It’s a predictable pattern, and one that has more to do with a fear of change than anything else. Sure, it...

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