- The Value Is in the Data
Many Sam's Club suppliers still don't understand how Electronic Product Code systems and standards enable companies to improve the way they do business.
- Déjà Vu All Over Again
As they did with Wal-Mart, many suppliers are assuming Sam's Club will back off its EPC tagging requirements.
- Tagging Sellable Units
Sam's Club has spelled out an aggressive timetable for item-level tracking. Help is at hand, so suppliers can successfully tag a wide variety of products and achieve internal benefits.
- Banning Skimming
Washington State is close to passing a law that would prohibit people from reading RFID tags in items you own without your knowledge.
- Is There Anything New in RFID?
Innovation is alive and well in the RFID industry, with new applications and deployments, and improvements in the technology.
- Everything You Need to Put RFID to Work
RFID Journal's fifth annual RFID Journal LIVE! will provide new insights into how companies can leverage RFID today.
- What's Your Plan B?
Companies need to think about what happens when an RFID tag fails on a case or pallet in transit.
- The Clock Is Ticking
RFID technology is complex and difficult to deploy. Companies that wait to begin learning about it are only asking for trouble.
- A Time for Leadership
This week, the Auto-ID Center officially introduces EPC technology to the world. Now is the time for industry leaders to step up and foster adoption.
- VCs Are Writing Checks Again
Venture capital spending increased in the second quarter, and that's good news for the RFID industry and end users.
- Labor Pains
With Wal-Mart and its top 100 suppliers about to begin deploying RFID systems, the industry could be facing a shortage of qualified implementers.
- RFID's Momentous Week
Last week marked a turning point for RFID, but it's worth taking stock of where the technology stands today and where it needs to go.
- The Perception Question
It doesn't matter how you plan to use RFID tags; what matters is how people think you may use them.
- Heaven or Hell?
RFID may put millions of people out of work, or it may boost productivity and bolster our economic prosperity.
- RFID's Consumer Benefits
You'd never know it from the press coverage, but RFID offers many consumer benefits.