Integration of technology in the super yacht industry has resulted in greater efficiency. There have been various software developed to manage, process and organize the workflow. This has made the whole industry more professional. These changes have also created a different dynamic in the market where some software companies have gone under while others have risen. The industry in general has seen wider adoption of management software according to some sources. This has been mainly due to the changing regulatory environment that now requires stricter and clearer records.
While various stakeholders like yacht builders and insurance companies have readily adopted these changes, a prominent question of what should be expected from a good software has surfaced. Captains have expressed the need of harmonizing the industry by making one good software that incorporates all the aspects of yacht management.
When it comes to the direction that the yacht management software will take, there is a general consensus that there will be better and improved systems with time. The coming software versions will be able to handle more processes and handle big data more effectively. This software will also be able to seal the gaps that exist, especially those that lead to high costs and are time-consuming. The software will also be flexible in such a way that it supports all the modern forms of communication including mobile platforms. This will definitely increase accessibility and make communication more reliable
Good stakeholders therefore need to be flexible so as to accommodate the changes that are currently defining the yacht industry. Just like it has happened in most other industries, modern technology is inevitable in the yacht industry. The key focus of stakeholders should therefore be on adopting comprehensive technology that improves operations and handles digital communication as expected by modern standards.