- RFID's Reputation Turns Positive
A segment on Good Morning America about Target's Wonderland store in Manhattan portrays the technology in glowing terms.
- IATA Event Suggests Airlines Are Embracing RFID
As more parts are tagged on Airbus and Boeing planes, carriers are beginning to find value in using the technology for their own purposes.
- It's the Best of Times—and the Worst of Times
Adoption of radio frequency identification technologies is picking up, but the number and size of projects are still too small to keep some RFID companies from going under.
- Using RFID to Predict the Future
The massive amounts of data that can be collected cost-effectively via radio frequency identification are enabling companies to anticipate and prepare for the future.
- RFID, People and Process
When the technology doesn't work, it is often now a result of improper training or a failure to follow processes rigorously.
- Creating Confidence in RFID Data
Companies are employing a variety of strategies to convince both staff members and senior management that information provided by radio frequency identification systems is accurate.
- What Is RFID's Value in the Warehouse?
We don't really know, since it has never been accurately quantified—and that should change.
- People Are the Differentiator
Retailers struggling with competition from websites should use RFID to free up employees to better serve customers.
- Reversing the Decline in Productivity
If companies begin investing again in new technologies, workers will become more efficient.
- Retailers Embrace RFID
Chains that sell apparel now realize radio frequency identification technology is an essential tool for maintaining accurate inventory, improving store execution and selling across all channels.
- RFID Is Not Just for Big Companies
Small companies, such as watch repairer Stoll & Co., can take advantage of radio frequency identification technology because it's easier to deploy than ever before.
- One Small Retailer Abandons RFID
It appears that poor-quality tags and poor process management were at fault.
- RFID for All
We need simple applications that make it easier for companies to get started using radio frequency identification technology.
- End Users Must Balance Interests
Companies that want the short-term benefits of using RFID before their competitors should also consider the longer-term goal of promoting adoption within their industry.
- Observations from NRF's Big Show, Part 2
RFID solution providers showed off some "secondary" retail applications.