- Big Brother's Enemy
Some believe that RFID is going to usher in an age of government control, but that's only because they don't understand history.
- The Shelved Shelf
What does Wal-Mart's decision to "cancel" its smart shelf test really mean?
- The Last Pieces of the Puzzle
Japan's decision to allocate a portion of the UHF spectrum for use by RFID systems paves the way for global adoption.
- 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.
- A Little Bit of Passion
Is it possible to get excited about a supply chain technology?
- The Perception Question
It doesn't matter how you plan to use RFID tags; what matters is how people think you may use them.
- The Coming IT Boom
The Nasdaq is up 15 percent this year. Are companies opening their wallets and spending on technology again?
- Heaven or Hell?
RFID may put millions of people out of work, or it may boost productivity and bolster our economic prosperity.
- Make the Leap — Now
There are plenty of areas where RFID can provide a return on investment today.
- RFID's Consumer Benefits
You'd never know it from the press coverage, but RFID offers many consumer benefits.
- A Setback for RFID?
Some press reports suggest that the Benetton situation could hurt the RFID industry. Nothing could be further from the truth.
- European Power
If European companies are going to continue leading the adoption of RFID, the EU needs to change its regulations on UHF readers.
- Getting IT Right
RFID systems will present some unique challenges for corporate IT departments.
- The Wal-Mart Factor
Because of its size, Wal-Mart will have a major effect on how RFID technology is adopted.
- Getting to 0HIO
RFID leads to "zero human involvement operations," which may actually boost productivity.