Dealing with the Data Flood

By Bob Violino

Companies need to adopt smart strategies for filtering the coming torrent of RFID data and getting useful information into their backend systems. Here are three that will work.

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One of the huge advantages RFID technology has over bar codes, which require manual scanning, is that once the readers are installed, there’s no additional cost each time a tag is read. Readers can be installed throughout an enterprise to capture data that previously was just too costly to collect because people had to scan bar codes manually. But that benefit also represents a huge challenge: How do companies filter the torrent of information for ...

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