Before moving forward, sometimes it is important to look back. In our most comprehensive point of sale (POS) coverage of the year, Hospitality Technology reaches out to the POS vendor community to recap their biggest software innovations from 2010, while also providing a sneak peak at the innovations and big-picture trends that they expect to make waves in the year ahead. Meanwhile, our latest reader survey of more than 300 hospitality executives sheds light on their companies’ top platform innovations and their 2011 POS purchasing plans (especially compared to what they said last year).