- CRM's Emerging RFID Relationship
By making it easier to gather and access data on customer needs, preferences and behavior, RFID technology could help customer relationship management initiatives finally reach their full potential.
- Code Warriors: Driving EPC Forward
The Uniform Code Council and EAN International have formed a joint venture, EPCglobal, to foster global adoption of EPC technology. The UCC's Mike Di Yeso and Dicki Lulay of EPCglobal U.S. discuss that crucial goal.
- The Coming RFID Skills Crunch
Suppliers are scrambling to figure out how to tag pallets and cases for retailers. But where will companies find qualified experts to install RFID systems? Some experts are predicting an expensive war for talent.
- RFID Journal Live! Event Report
Speakers at our conference in Chicago provided a wealth of information on how they are using RFID to transform many aspects of their businesses. Read the complete report and download the presentations.
- Benetton Talks About RFID Plans
In an exclusive interview with RFID Journal, Mauro Benetton explains why he launched an RFID company, why the Benetton Group ran afoul of privacy advocates and how the group plans to use RFID in the future.
- Wal-Mart Spells Out RFID Vision
At the Retail Systems 2003/VICS Collaborative Commerce event in Chicago last week, Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman spoke extensively about the retailer's plans for using RFID.
- An Interview with Dick Cantwell
Dick Cantwell is the man behind Gillette's RFID efforts. He recently spoke to RFID Journal Editor Mark Roberti about the company's RFID projects and how he is driving adoption of the technology within Gillette.
- RFID Myths and Realities
There's a lot of confusion and misinformation about the cost of tags, the ability to take inventory at the push of a button and many other aspects of RFID. This article explodes ten of the most pervasive RFID myths.
- RFID and the Evolution of IT
Radio frequency identification is just the latest stage in the ongoing evolution of systems that enable companies to gather, analyze and act upon information.
- RFID to ERP: The Land Between
The focus has been on tags and readers, but the middleware that processes data from RFID readers and passes it to enterprise systems is critical. Eric Ipsen looks at the trends and key vendors in this crucial area.
- Will Europe Embrace the EPC?
The Auto-ID Center's goal of creating a global network for tracking goods with RFID tags may hinge on Europe. EPC faces some special challenges in the region, but the technology appears to be gaining ground.
- Will Wal-Mart Order RFID Tagging?
Rumors are rife that Wal-Mart plans to require suppliers to tag pallets and cases by January 2005. RFID Journal reveals the truth about Wal-Mart's plans and its 12-year quest for affordable RFID.
- Is This the Future of Retailing?
This month, Gillette begins testing smart shelves in Wal-Mart and Tesco stores. If the pilots prove that RFID can dramatically reduce out-of-stocks and thwart shoplifters, the technology could change stores forever.
- The End of Counterfeiting?
Ravikanth Pappu is developing inexpensive plastic tokens that can be used to authenticate items. When combined with RFID tags, they could make it nearly impossible to sell forged goods.
- Bar Code Pioneer Talks About RFID
Alan Haberman played an instrumental role in the creation of the bar code 25 years ago. He spoke recently to RFID Journal about the future of auto identification.