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NRF--Retailer Extravaganza Article
Retailer technology progress in Omni, RFID, Mobile and Platforms. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

On shelf RFID ... for customers? Press Release
Technology Evalutation analyst Ann Grackin told the National Retail Federation conference that the hype around RFID in logistics is forgetting the customer.... (more information)
by Supply Chain Review

'Tis the Season Article
My 2006 year has been filled with interesting learning, research and dialog in the areas of Pandemic Preparedness, the uncertainty in the universe's impact on supply chains, and RFID's ability to imp... (more information)
by Laura Faught

2nd Annual Auto-ID & Sensing Solutions Seminar & Expo
Presented by Merrimack College, MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, UMass Lowell
Event
Wednesday, Otober 13, 2010 - 8:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Rogers Center at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., No. Andover, MA. 01845.

It's the best bargain in Boston -- full d
... (more information)

3rd Annual RFID Symposium at Retail System 2006 Conference
Bill McBeath speaks on RFID from the Mine to the Mind (of the Customer)
Event

Learn from ChainLink's extensive research in a variety of business context - Defense, Healthcare (The Cold Chain), Retail, Manufacturing, and Maritime - about the real case studies, the challenges,... (more information)

A New Performance Standard for Passive RFID
Impinj Announces Monza 4 Next Generation RFID Tag
Article
RFID technology is not so passive these days. Impinj today announced their new Monza 4 Passive RFID chip, setting the bar for performance in RFID read range, RFID read reliability and speed, and low-c... (more information)
by Bill McBeath and Ann Grackin

A Potpourri of Predictions for 2017 Article
Here are our predictions for 2017 on automation and autonomous vehicles, IoT, RFID, retail, trade and the world economy, energy, AI, analytics and machine learning, enterprise solutions, and agile dev... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Active RFID
Market, Solutions and Major Players
Report
Of all the RFID solutions in the marketplace today, Active RFID comprises one of the larger RFID market sectors of interest to major companies. Active RFID solutions are used in government, business a... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Active RFID
An eLearning Workshop Recording
Webinar

Active RFID has many uses and proven value in specific applications. Whether Asset tracking, access control, security, etc., Active RFID has been successfully deployed in many businesses from Auto,... (more information)


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Ann Grackin at the RFID Journal Live Conference in Chicago
A Pre-conference Panel on Enterprise Asset Management through Network-level Information
Event
Join Ann Grackin, CEO, ChainLink Research, Paul Strzelec, Director, EPC Services, VeriSign, and Sean Campbell, Partner & Global RFID Leader, Distribution Sector for a Pre-conference panel... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Ann Grackin Moderates Panel Discussion at RFID Journal Live Cocktail Reception Event
On Thursday April 15th, RFID Journal Live will be hosting an informal cocktail reception featuring a panel discussion moderated by Ann Grackin of C... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Ann Grackin quoted in ZDNet Asia
RFID 'quietly' enters mainstream
Press Release
RFID has quietly been accepted by businesses as a mainstream technology . . . ... (more information)
by by Journalist Liau Yun Qing

Ann Grackin Speaking at EPC Devcon 2005
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Event
The EPC Developers Conference is aimed at those developing solutions for RFID and EPC.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Ann Grackin Speaking at MIT
Research Analyst Panel for the Wireless World
Event
Speaking at the MIT RFID Special Interest Group's upcoming Research Analysts Panel session.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Another RFID Company Tags Retail Sector Software Article
In a continued validation of software and solutions as a key factor in a successful RFID business, SMARTRAC has purchased Catalyst.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

APICS RFID for Supply Chain Professionals educational program Event

Application-Specific Mass-Market RFID Readers Article
In the past, the majority of fixed RFID readers were either your standard issue 4-port "one-size-fits-all" readers or, at the other end of the spectrum, customized for a very specific application such... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Best Practices in keeping up with RFID Technology
IQPC Supply Chain Summit
Event
Ann Grackin gives an interactive pre-conference workshop at the IQCP RFID for Supply Chain Summit 2005 in Dallas, TX... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Beyond Compliance
Mandates from Major Retailers and the DoD
Article
Manufacturers increasingly see RFID as a way to enable business process efficiencies rather than merely comply with customer mandates. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Beyond Compliance: High Frequency Thinking
Ann Grackin delivers Keynote Address at Vendor Compliance Federation Conference
Event
by Ann Grackin

Big Changes at Omni-ID Article
Known for their ruggedized and high performance RFID tags, Omni-ID recently announced a new product line based on visual tags and a solution for tracking assets in cyclic processes. This marks a major... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Bill McBeath speaking at RFID in Retail and Apparel Virtual Event 2016 Event
See playback of this webinar where Bill McBeath presents research on Retail RFID--the use cases, ROI, obstacles, and how retailers overcome them.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Bill McBeath speaking at Solution-Provider Session at RFID Journal Live

14TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBIT
Event

Omni-ID and OATSystems, a division of Checkpoint Systems

... (more information)

Biometric Technology Gets New Advocacy Article
Biometrics has been a useful technology in financial applications as well as access control. However, it also has a controversial alter-ego. Many governments seek to create national identity cards, us... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Carla Reed at the 4th RFID Supply Chain Solutions conference Event
Carla Reed leads a workshop "Introduction to RFID". This workshop has been specially designed for busy professionals who have a responsibility to know and very limited time available. Get your knowled... (more information)

Carton-level Temperature Tracking for Cold Chain Pharmaceuticals - Why Now? Article
A look at the key role that carton-level RFID temperature tagging can have within today's pharmaceutical cold chains. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

ChainLink Expands RFID Research Services and Team
Surging Markets for RFID and Internet of Things Propels Demand for Research and Insights
Press Release

ChainLink Research Presentations at the Supply Chain Summit
Claremont Resort & Spa, Berkeley, CA
Event
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath, Laura Faught

ChainLink Speaking at Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group Event
ChainLink Research will present findings from our recent research on Supply Chain Risk and Resilience at this meeting of GPSEG's Supply Chain and Operations group.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath and Ann Grackin

Cold Chains Are Hot
Mastering The Challenges Of Temperature-Sensitive Distribution In Supply Chains
Webinar
by Carla Reed, Bill McBeath


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Cold Chains Are Hot!
Mastering The Challenges Of Temperature-Sensitive Distribution In Supply Chains
Webinar
by Carla Reed, Bill McBeath


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Comparing the Economics of Fixed vs. Handheld RFID Reader Options Article
By improving inventory accuracy, handheld-based RFID leads to significant revenue uplift for apparel retailers. However, fixed infrastructure solutions in development now promise added benefits for r... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Complements or Competitors? Novitaz and Scanbuy Article
Barcode vs. RFID on Mobile. Is it a duel or will they work together? ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Continuous vs. Choke-point Tracking of Assets and Loads
Which Approach to Using RFID to Track Mobile Assets is Right for You?
Article
There are two quite different alternative approaches available to track assets across the supply chain with RFID. Each approach has its advantages and disadvantages and differences, which should be co... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Dash7 Alliance - Do Standards Bring Value? Article
Do standards matter? Do they bring value to end-users? Does the market care? And how does something become a standard, anyway...... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

DoD RFID Policy Article
This memorandum establishes policy for the use of RFID within the Department of Defense (DoD) and initiates a strategy to take maximum advantage of the inherent life-cycle asset management efficiencie... (more information)
by Under Secretary of Defense

Does RFID Reduce Out of Stocks?
A Preliminary Analysis
Article
The interest in, and subsequent use of passive RFID in the retail supply chain has been growing rapidly. Several major retailers have launched RFID initiatives, with Wal-Mart leading the way. One nag... (more information)
by Bill Hardgrave, Matthew Waller, Robert Miller


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Ecosystem Maturity on Display at RFID Live Article
At the RFID Journal Live show, you can see everyone in the industry from chip makers through the top of the application stack. It was evident that the integration of those end-to-end components has co... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Elements of Food Traceability: 2010 Solutions Outlook Article
With increasing globalization and additional tiers in the food supply chain, more and more hands are providing and/or touching the ingredients in our "farm-to-fork" food supply chain. As this happens,... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Executive Summary:
Active RFID

Market, Solutions and Major Players
Executive Summary
by Ann Grackin

Executive Summary:
RFID Checklist

RFID Markets and Solutions for 2008
Executive Summary
RFID technology, implementation experience, and value realization have evolved quickly in the last few years. With global standards - not just for hardware, but also data - the confidence of the user ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Executive Summary:
RFID for Manufacturers

How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID
Executive Summary
While many manufacturers are adopting RFID by force of mandate, even more of them are seeking ways to use the technology to improve their operations. Our survey of 275 manufacturing companies across ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Executive Summary:
RFID for Maritime
Executive Summary
This report contains research into current and planned use of RFID in Maritime. In discussion with shippers, carriers, port operators and technology providers, the report covers these areas:

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by Ann Grackin

Executive Summary:
RFID for the Customer Experience

The Next Wave for the Retailer and Consumer
Executive Summary

RFID can, if implemented correctly, have a significant impact on retail performance. This report takes a look at what is being done by some early adopters.

This report covers the type of RFID... (more information)
by Laura Faught

Executive Summary:
RFID Hardware

What you must know
Executive Summary

RFID has hit the world like lightning! But the fact is that there is little understanding of how the technology works, or how to select solutions. Even firms under mandates to implement RFID unders... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Executive Summary:
RFID in Clinical Settings

New Dimensions in the Chain of Care
Executive Summary
by Carla Reed

Executive Summary:
RFID in Clinical Trials

Accelerating the Process
Executive Summary
Estimates for the true cost of drug manufacturing, from drug discovery to commercialization, range from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars. Irrespective of the financial considerations, findi... (more information)

Executive Summary:
Single Version of the Truth

The Journey to a Unified Supply Chain
Executive Summary
The accurate and timely sharing of strategy, planning, and execution information across the end-to-end supply chain has become critical. The elimination of trade barriers, and the move to massive outs... (more information)
by Carla Reed, Bill McBeath, Ann Grackin

Fraudulent Returns Article
NRF survey reveals RFID opportunities.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for the August 2004 issue...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Future Forward: 2006 and Beyond
ChainLink Webinar Series
Webinar
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath, Carla Reed, Laura Faught


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GS1 Enters Product Recall Article
GS1, HP and Microsoft enter product recall space - but GS1 enters as a nonprofit. What is the impact to industry?... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

High-Value Software and Solutions Lift Some RFID Providers Out of the Margin Crunch Article
The RFID system market is maturing, beyond just devices and physical implementation, to providing users with more complete solutions. The vendors who offer well-thought-out solutions, based on solid e... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Highlights from AIM and RAIN Article
Leaders from the auto-ID and RFID community met in Washington D.C. last week, including holding the first meeting of the RAIN Alliance for UHF RFID (whose founders include Google and Intel). The Inter... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Highlights From MIT's Auto-ID & Sensing Expo Article
This year's Fifth Annual Auto-ID & Sensing Solutions Expo at MIT provided one more confirmation that RFID is thriving, with a more diverse set of devices, systems, and applications than ever. Here's a... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Impinj Hopes to Raise $60M From IPO Press Release
The RFID chip, reader and software provider's second attempt to go public is more conservative--and better timed--than its previous offering.... (more information)
by Claire Swedberg

Impinj Launches xArray, New RFID Overhead Monitoring System Article
Impinj recently launched their new xArray, ceiling-mounted RFID reader system, intended to deliver "always on item intelligence." Here we consider the industry implications and why it is a meaningful ... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Impinj Monza R6 -- Another Significant Step in RFID's Progress Article
With the new Monza R6 chip, Impinj continues its relentless improvements to the performance and reliability of UHF RFID. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Innovation in RFID Still on the Rise Article
RFID Live exhibitions go beyond hardware demonstration solutions. As the device market matures, the focus is on the business solutions, while electronics sets new records in performance.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Innovations from 2014 RFID Live Article
Exciting new developments from the RFID Journal Live! show, including NFC's killer app (my prediction), the arrival of the 5-cent tag (really & finally!), passive RFID sensors, visual tags in m... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Intelligent Things and Intelligent Environments Article
RFID Alive - Learnings from RFID Live Part Two ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Intelligent, Integrated Store -- Panel Discussion at MIT
VIDEO Recording
Event
A panel discussion with major leading retailers on The Intelligent Integrated Store. We will hear directly from leading retailers about their progress to date towards the vision of a store that integr... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

IoT Takes to the Road: Getting Smarter in Transportation Event
For more info, click here.

We had an informative sessi
... (more information)

It's 42 Shopping Days till Christmas Article
Merchandising Methods Redefined. What impact will RFID, Smart Dressing Rooms and Smarter Merchandising software portent for Retailer Success?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Item-level Retail RFID: Part 1--The Retail Revolution and Why Now for RFID Article
With omni-channel, mobile, online competition, and other forces at play, retail is in a state of dynamic transformation. Item-level RFID is playing a role in that transformation and major retailers ar... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Item-level Retail RFID: Part 2 - The Power of End-to-End Article
Once items are being tagged at the source, there are many different places and ways within the retail supply chain that RFID can be used to improve performance or provide additional value to the consu... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Item-level Retail RFID: Part 3End-to-End Implementation Examples Article
These two real-world examples highlight what is possible when retailers take an end-to-end approach to item-level RFID. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Item-level Retail RFID: Part 3 - End-to-End Implementation Examples Article
These two real-world examples highlight what is possible when retailers take an end-to-end approach to item-level RFID. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Jack London vs. TS Eliot: Enabling Technologies Require Vision & Spark! Article
Right now you have to go look up these guys if you don't know who they are, and no apologies to readers who don't know. Not only are they considered great writers in the 20th century, but they offer a... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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JAZD Markets & ChainLink Announce Content Partnership Press Release
JAZD Markets, the leader in B2B directory-driven marketplace platforms, announced the formation of a supply chain content and information partnership with ChainLink Research, Inc. the widely respected... (more information)

Join us as we co-host with MIT Enterprise Forum Event

Letter From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for October 2003 issue... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Letter From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for the Jan 2004 issue... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Letter From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for the June issue...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Letter From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for the September 2004 issue...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Letters to the Editor Editorial
In this issue we have three thought provoking letters, expressing good feedback about last month's "The Gathering Norm" article, as well as our "RFID Hardware" webinar.... (more information)

Level the RFID Adoption Playing Field and it will Benefit all Retailers Article
RFID delivers benefits to retailers who can get their stock tagged. But getting this done cost-effectively is easier for some retailers than others. If industry groups can find ways to level the playi... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Location-Based Services Poised for Rapid Growth - Part 1 Article
For years, pundits have predicted that the market for Location-Based Services is about to take off. So far that has been mostly wishful thinking. But there are many signs that now the time really is r... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Location-Based Services Poised for Rapid Growth - Part 2 Article
Location-Based Services span everything from tracking the location of assets and shipments, to safety, location-aware marketing, locating vehicles, navigation, location-based social networking, and mu... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Looking Forward to 2015--RFID Continues Steady Growth Article
Item level intelligence requirements spur the growth of RFID across sectors such as industrial, manufacturing, retail, transportation, security, healthcare and consumer applications... ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Managing Business Velocity
Transforming Business with RFID
Whitepaper
Many forces have converged to create a major restructuring of the global economy with unprecedented challenges for the unprepared and opportunities for the prepared. Virtual business models, far-flung... (more information)
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath, Todd Piett


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Many Lights Turning Green
for Investors in RFID
Article
This article explores how RFID has matured in the last several years, and examines the fundamentals that make it a potentially high-growth opportunity. Most investors would be surprised at the change... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Midwest RFID Symposium Event
Join Ann Grackin and a host of RFID experts on March 3, 2005 for the MidWest RFID Symposium at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel & Convention Center in Kansas City.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Mini Report: Nothing Happens Without the Data Article
With RFID on the horizon, firms have the opportunity to improve their business information. However, in the Supply Chain we have a long way to go. In this mini report, the causes and costs of poor dat... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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MIT's Auto-ID and Sensor Expo Showcases New Developments Article
There were some exciting new RFID and mobile developments at this year's event.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

New ChainLink Research Report Assesses Surge In Retail RFID Adoption Press Release
Tyco Retail Solutions, a leading provider of retail performance and security solutions, today announced the results of a new, sponsored ChainLink Resea... (more information)

New IT Portfolio for Today's Supply Chain Article
The 90's were an era of major systems overhaul and investments. Y2K was upon us as well as significant changes in technology. The word integration took on a business meaning, as in processes that migh... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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NRF Validates RFID's Coming of Age Article
Last month I wrote about how RFID Has Quietly Crossed the Chasm, with products, channels ... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Passive RFID Market--Focus UHF--2014 Report
RFID is being adopted by wider industries with more use cases within enterprises as they gain experience with RFID. Key drivers of growth for the industry include...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Passive UHF RFID Market 2015--2018 Report
UHF RFID technology is experiencing relatively steady adoption at high volumes and healthy grow rates for the first time, founded on stable technology, reduced pricing, and a maturing ecosystem. This ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin & Bill McBeath


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Passive UHF RFID Market 2015--2018 (RAIN Member Pricing) Report
[NOTE: This page contains special pricing for this report, available only for members of the RAIN RFID Alliance. If you are not yet a member of RAIN, please see www.r... (more information)
by Ann Grackin and Bill McBeath


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Pharma Supply Chain and Security: A ChainLink Presentation
Interphex 2007 Conference & Exhibition
Event
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath, Carla Reed

Pharmaceutical Safety ePedigree Pilot Launched by SecureTrace Consortium Article
A consortium of ten U.K.-based companies, led by Authentix (an authentication and brand protection firm), aims to provide secure serialization and track and trace capability for the pharmaceutical ind... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Precision and Proportional Forecasting plus Item-Level RFID Will Lead to Sales Uplift Article
As B2B and B2C businesses are facing new challenges, they are turning to supply chain technology to step up their game. However, they shouldn't forget about improving demand planning and achieving ite... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - It's Small, Smart, and Fast Event
by Ann Grackin

Real Time Location Tracking - DASH 7 - at MIT's Enterprise Forum
Ann Grackin Moderates Panel
Event
Ann Grackin will moderate a panel of experts on the ISO 18000-7 standard for Real-time Locating Systems.... (more information)

Really Smart Clouds at MIT Article
How three intelligent cloud platforms extract value from sensors and RFID.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Reducing Spoilage in the Fresh Food Supply Chain Article
Intelleflex and The Hartford recently formed an alliance to use RFID and temperature monitoring technologies to tackle the multi-billion dollar spoilage problem in the world's food supply chains. ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Research on RFID, Auto-ID, Location-based Services, and Sensor Based Solutions Collection
RFID is one of those technologies that has as many potential uses as can be imagined. It has been used across virtually all industries and myriad applications. We've seen dramatic reductions in cost a... (more information)

Responsive Supply Chains Thru Flexible Warehouses Article
The benefits of more responsive supply chains are understood, but creating agile processes , especially for warehouses, to improve Customer experience can be a challenge. Several new technologies have... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Retail Item-level RFID Tagging: Is the Privacy Threat Real? Article
Recent articles on Walmart's item-level tagging announcement dedicated a lot of print to privacy concerns. Is that the central story?... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Retail RFID Research Study/Analysis

Retailers and Their Brands Thrive on Technology Article
From Prada to American Eagle: from the edge of fashion to the middle, the brand, the fashion and the efficiencies come from technology investments.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Retailers Continue Moves Into RFID Article
RFID demonstrates use cases beyond--and within--the store.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID--Why Jeans? Article
Assortment Planning and Replenishment rely on great data. Can RFID be part of the solution?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID - An eLearning Seminar
Part One - Session Recording
Webinar
ChainLink Research, in partnership with CSCMP, has created a program specifically designed to meet the needs of supply chain management professionals. This course will provide new research and fresh i... (more information)


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RFID - An eLearning Seminar
Part Two - Session Recording
Webinar
ChainLink Research, in partnership with CSCMP, has created a program specifically designed to meet the needs of supply chain management professionals. This course will provide new research and fresh i... (more information)


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RFID - Myth versus Reality Article
The hype around the adoption of RFID as the 'hot new technology' continues. The reality is that RFID, despite the fact that this is a relatively mature technology, is still far from mainstream.... (more information)
by Carla Reed


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RFID - Users Want Solutions - Part One Article
When RFID is not a technology, but a Solution.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

RFID 10 Years In Article
MIT Auto-ID Center event attendees and speakers reflect on launch of RFID and what's in store for the future.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID and a Single Version of the Truth
Results from ChainLink's Study of Interenterprise Data Sharing
Webinar
[NOTE: There are 25 seconds of silence at the beginning of this recording]... (more information)
by Carla Reed and Bill McBeath


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RFID and EDI - Untapped Opportunity Article
Are we going to create another stovepipe? Or can we all just get along?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID and IoT at NRF 2016 Article
This year's NRF Big Show illustrated how far we've come with RFID in Retail and some exciting developments in IoT.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Case Study: HP and Wal-Mart Case Study
One of the suppliers making strides in complying with Wal-Mart's RFID mandates is HP. We can all learn some lessons from the experience of these kinds of supplier programs.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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RFID Checklist
RFID Markets and Solutions for 2008
Report
RFID technology, implementation experience, and value realization have evolved quickly in the last few years. With global standards - not just for hardware, but also data - the confidence of the user ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID Companies Find Funders as Market Picks Up Article
New companies and established players get funding. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

RFID Essentials for Maritime
Workshop at NavisWorld 2006
Event

RFID Essentials for Military Applications
Pre-Conference Program at the Sensorsgov Expo and Conference
Event
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath

RFID for Consumer/Retail Supply Chain Article
The extended Consumer Supply Chain is driven by serving the demands of the ultimate customer. Since consumers have no obligation to present forecasts to their merchants, that means businesses need to ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID for DoD Suppliers
Recording Playback of Module 1A (Segment 1)
Webinar

Understanding DoD RFID Policy and Data Requirements

  • What this session is about: This session is targeted to DoD Suppliers who are i... (more information)


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RFID for DoD Suppliers
Playback of Module 2A (Segment 3)
Webinar

Module Two - Understanding RFID Solutions

Session A: RFID Technology Basics
(segment 3)
... (more information)


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RFID for DoD Suppliers
Playback of Module 2B (Segment 4)
Webinar

Module Two - Understanding RFID Solutions

Session B: The Science Behind RFID (segment 4)... (more information)


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RFID for DoD Suppliers
Playback of Module 1B (Segment 2)
Webinar

Module One - Understanding RFID Policy and Data Requirements

Session B: Understanding ASN, WAWF, and RFID Data constructs (... (more information)


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RFID for DoD Suppliers
Module 3A

ChainLink eLearning Recording
Webinar
Module Three - Getting Started

Session A: Understanding the DoD Supply Chain (segment 5)

Have you ever wondered how the DoD manages to move all the necessary supplies to the war... (more information)


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RFID for DoD Suppliers
Module 3B

ChainLink eLearning Recording
Webinar
Session B: Implementation Considerations (segment 6)

Each product has unique characteristics and follows a unique path to its destination. How do I start the process? How do I run a pilo... (more information)


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RFID for Manufacturers
How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID
Report
While many manufacturers are adopting RFID by force of mandate, even more of them are seeking ways to use the technology to improve their operations. Our survey of 275 manufacturing companies across ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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RFID for Manufacturers
A ChainLink Webinar
Webinar
How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID.

Learn from our survey of 275 manufacturers. We found the actual and potential uses of RFID are astonishingly wide-ranging and di... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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RFID for Manufacturers
WEBINAR and REPORT

How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID
Article
by Bill McBeath

RFID for Maritime Whitepaper
RFID is being increasingly used not just for port and container security, but also in a myriad of other innovative uses in the Maritime industry. RFID is being used to track containers as they move ac... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID for Maritime Report

This report contains research into current and planned use of RFID in Maritime. In discussion with shippers, carriers, port operators and technology providers, the report covers these areas:
... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID for Maritime Seminar
at the 5th Annual RFID World Conference
Event
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath

RFID for the 2008 Supply Chain
3 Part E-LEARNING Series:
Webinar


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RFID for the Customer Experience
The Next Wave for the Retailer and Consumer
Report

RFID can, if implemented correctly, have a significant impact on retail performance. This report takes a look at what is being done by some early adopters.

This report covers the type of RFID... (more information)
by Laura Faught


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RFID for the Customer Experience
A ChainLink Webinar Recording
Webinar
by Ann Grackin, Laura Faught, & Bill McBeath


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RFID for the Customer Experience
Webinar and Report
Article

RFID Hardware
What You Must Know
Webinar
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath


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RFID Hardware -
What You Must Know

Understanding and Selecting RFID Devices
Report

This report -- RFID Hardware -- is for two audiences. There is a primer for those who do not have RFID knowledge. Although we use the word primer, we think most people will still learn a bit... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Has Quietly Crossed the Chasm Article
Despite distractions like The Internet of Things and The Cloud, the RFID industry has quietly crossed the chasm. This article cites some of the signs of maturity and reasons for optimism for 2015.... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

RFID in Clinical Settings
New Dimensions in the Chain of Care
Report
Authorities across the globe recognize the value of sharing patient and remedy data across a network of expert medical practitioners. The concept of "tele-medicine" has been positively received in sev... (more information)
by Carla Frances Reed


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RFID in Clinical Trials
Accelerating the Process
Report
Estimates for the true cost of drug manufacturing, from drug discovery to commercialization, range from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars. Irrespective of the financial considerations, findi... (more information)
by Carla Frances Reed


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RFID in Healthcare - A whole industry of value! Article
The pressure is on from consumers and industry to protect their own interests. These represent sometimes-conflicting goals...... (more information)
by Lucy West


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RFID in Healthcare and
Life Sciences

Part One of a Two-Part Recording
Webinar

A ChainLink eLearning Workshop Playback:
First in a Series of Four

ChainLink Research invites you to "RFID in Healthcare and Life Sciences", the industry's best educational session on R... (more information)
by Instructors: Bill McBeath, Carla Reed


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RFID in Healthcare and
Life Sciences

The second of a Two-Part ChainLink eLearning Workshop Playback
Webinar
ChainLink Research invites you to continue with "RFID in Healthcare and Life Sciences", the industry's best educational session on RFID in the End-to-End Healthcare Chain. In this 90 minute class at y... (more information)
by Instructors: Carla Reed


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RFID in Pharmaceutical Discovery
A ChainLink eLearning Workshop Playback:
Fourth in a Series of Four
Webinar

ChainLink Research invites you to "RFID in Pharmaceutical Discovery", the playback recording of the fourth and last in a series of four educational sessions on the use of RFID in the End-to-End Hea... (more information)
by Instructor: Carla Reed


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RFID in Pharmaceutical Discovery
Detailed Agenda
Article
A ChainLink eLearning Workshop - Last in a Series of Four... (more information)
by Instructor: Carla Reed

RFID in Pharmaceuticals
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Report
The discussion has moved from if to how for many major pharmaceutical manufacturers. The barriers to adoption are down and the benefits are up. So you may have a good reason to look at ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID in Retail
Retail/Consumer Supply Chains & RFID
Report
RFID can help businesses create ways to see and sense - in real-time, all the time - product consumption, as well as evolve their offerings over time, to continue to meet the needs of an ever more sop... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID in the Clinical Environment
A ChainLink eLearning Workshop Playback
Third in a Series of Four
Webinar

Abstract

ChainLink Research invites you to "RFID in the Clinical Environment", the third in a series of four educational sessions on RFID in the End-to-End Healthcare Chain.
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by Instructor: Carla Reed


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RFID in the Healthcare Supply Chain and Cold Chain
A ChainLink eLearning Workshop Recording
Webinar

This is second in a series of four eLearning workshops on the use of RFID across the end-to-end Life Sciences and Health... (more information)
by Carla Reed, Bill McBeath


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RFID in the Supply Chain Article
This month we have a contribution by Dr. Peter Harrop, Chairman of IDTechEX out of the UK. Peter has shared with us some different perspectives on RFID and its evolution and growth in the Supply Chai... (more information)
by Dr. Peter Harrop

RFID is Alive . . . So where's it going Next? Article
What I learned at RFID Live 2012, Part One . . . Or how I learned to make a great cup of coffee!... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Journal Live 2006
Putting RFID to Work
Event
All the Applications. All the Technology. All the Answers. RFID Journal's 4th Annual Conference & Exhibition May 1-3, 2006 - MGM Grand - Las Vegas... (more information)

RFID Journal LIVE! 2016 Delivers Diversity of Applications Article
At the recent RFID Live conference, once again we saw an enormous range of new technologies, applications, and use cases. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Journal Live: Hardware Evolves, but Software Leaps Forward Article
At RFID Journal Live last week, hardware continued to make incremental, if important advances, while software continued its headlong plunge into the future. We'll cover readers in this issue and tag c... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

RFID Live Article
The RFID Journal Live! Conference demonstrated the health and maturity of the RFID market and its relevancy to so many sectors.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Live Report: Applications Abound Article
Industry applications were abundant at RFID LIVE, including these in retail, healthcare, aerospace, and IT asset tracking. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Live Report: Innovations from the Chip Makers Article
The RFID chip makers kept up the pace with new innovations shown at RFID LIVE. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Live Report: More Applications of RFID Article
Industry applications dominate at RFID LIVE; in manufacturing, returnable transport items, cattle tracking, paper pulp, and more. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Market Still Shows Promise Article
Highlights of RFID Live: Part Two.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

RFID Market Will Take Time Article
Although there is extraordinary hype, with at least one industry show per week dedicated to RFID, it will take awhile before this turns into serious money for vendors.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID Marketing Momentum Article
RFID is picking up speed, with a range of applications. ... (more information)

RFID Needs--and Can Get--Consumers on Board Article
RFID Sourcing tagging to monitor your supply chain to monitoring your running progress.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID or IoT Report
First there were RFID hardware players. Then there were RFID middleware and track and trace platforms. Then there were IoT Platforms. The landscape is getting confused.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Renaissance:
What Vendors, End Users and Investors Need to Know -- Webinar Recording
Webinar
In this webinar, we explore key questions on the minds of end users, RFID solution vendors, and investors, including 2014-2020 forecast/market size and growth, key use cases, innovations, and more.... (more information)


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RFID Searches for a Home on the Range Article
While the use of RFID to track livestock is fertile ground for humor, the story in this arena plays out all the issues inherent in any large scale Business Process Improvement (BPI) project but colore... (more information)
by Lonnie Childs

RFID Sector Still Attracting Investments and Diverse Projects Article
In spite of disillusionment about the RFID sector over the past couple of years (mostly by those who were swept up in the earlier wave of hype), the RFID Market is still receiving investments, such as... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

RFID Software Solutions are Evolving Rapidly Article
Under the influence of development in the Internet of Things, cloud computing and data analytics, the way RFID value is delivered is evolving rapidly.... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

RFID Solution Providers Expanding Into IoT/Mojix' Recent Acquisition Article
The fervor of the current IoT marketing phenomena is pulling RFID solution providers into building and acquiring a broader set of IoT technologies, applications and platforms, as illustrated by Mojix'... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

RFID Solutions
for Department of Defense Suppliers
Report
The Department of Defense recently embarked upon a vision for accelerating transformation of its logistics capabilities over the next five to ten years. The primary objective is ensuring consistent, r... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID Stars Wax Article
Highlights of RFID Live: Part One. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

RFID Technology Decisions Roadmap
LARGE (11 X 17 inch) version
Map of The Month
This is ChainLink's graphical view of how to select RFID hardware technology, both tags and readers. It shows the alternative paths you can take, with various decision points depending on the environm... (more information)


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RFID Technology Decisions Roadmap
small (8.5 X 11 inch) version
Map of The Month
This is ChainLink's graphical view of how to select RFID hardware technology, both tags and readers. It shows the alternative paths you can take, with various decision points depending on the environm... (more information)


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RFID Technology Series
Five eLearning Workshops
Article

RFID will require Opting-In in Order to Gain Real Value Article
The art of getting customers to opt in is the start of the "opting in chain", so to speak. And, at the heart of that art, is to ensure that the customer perceives and gets value as well as an improve... (more information)
by Laura Faught

RFID-What You Must Know as a DOD Supplier
A ChainLink Webinar Recording
Webinar
by Alan Estevez, Ann Grackin


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RFID...for Customers? Article
Recently I spoke at the National Retail Federation in the center of retail: New York City! The big buzz this year, no surprise, was about RFID.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID: A Technology Without A Home? Article
We wanted to ask successful RFID implementers to comment on RFID. Here is a perspective from Toby Rush, CEO of Rush Tracking Systems, who shares his insights on the full view of what RFID is and how ... (more information)
by Toby Rush


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RFID: Are We Really Out of the Engineering Stage? Article
Are we premature in touting Main Street for RFID?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID: Finding ROI in X-treme Supply Chain Management Article
The recent RFID Journal Live conference had an interesting new attendee profile: members of the legal community, anxious to learn what was new and valuable in the world of RFID and other auto-identifi... (more information)
by Carla Reed

RFID: What You Must Know as a DOD Supplier Webinar
by Alan Estevez & Ann Grackin


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Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part Four--The Path to Continuous Real-time Visibility Article
Overhead readers hold the promise of providing a continuous near real-time view of inventory on the store floor, including the location of each item. We discuss how we get to that promise from here.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part One--Selecting the Right Initial Use Case Article
In this first in a series, we discuss the many potential use cases for retailers implementing RFID, criteria to select the best place to start, and which initial use case is the one overwhelmingly bei... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part Three--Retailer's RFID Roadmap Article
We describe a roadmap that starts with the high ROI use case of inventory management, using flexible/low-capital infrastructure, and then builds on that investment to implement other use cases to crea... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part Two--RFID Reader Hardware Infrastructure Article
Retailers have many choices when it comes to RFID reader infrastructure, from handhelds, fixed, POS, overhead, and more. Here we help sort through the choices, to figure out which one might be best fo... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Secrets to Getting Started with RFID and Avoiding the Pitfalls Article
Who are the top RFID vendors? What are some of the implementation challenges? On the surface these are simple questions, but the answers are much more complex than and not as straightforward as one w... (more information)
by By Tom Coyle - Contributing Author

Sensor Networks and Clouds -- a Perfect Union Article
Sensors, RFID, and Geospatial applications make really smart clouds.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Sensor Networks and Real-time Locating Systems Article
The MIT RFID and Sensor SIG had something for every generation of futurists, from "social tribing" to manufacturing locating systems.... (more information)
by By Tom Coyle

Single Version of the Truth
The Journey to a Unified Supply Chain
Report
The accurate and timely sharing of strategy, planning, and execution information across the end-to-end supply chain has become critical. The elimination of trade barriers, and the move to massive outs... (more information)
by Carla Reed, Bill McBeath, Ann Grackin


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SmallSmartFast Get Pervasive -- And Required Article
The way ahead is getting clearer. There is suddenly a 'pile-on' of announcements-by hotel chains, airports, cities, retailers, etc. We are Smart and Fast. If you are our customer, you will receive ins... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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SmallSmartFast Organizations Article
At ChainLink we have talked a lot about the advent of SmallSmartFast technologies-ever-smaller and ever-smarter devices and software that is fast to implement and give us information and answers in re... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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SoftMatch RFID Solutions Conference
The Premier RFID Conference for Decision Makers
Event
This 6th RFID Solutions conference which is being held in Toronto, October 4-5th, 2006 is the premier independent conference in Canada for decision makers who need to understand Radio Frequency Identi... (more information)
by With Ann Grackin and Bill McBeath

State of the Passive UHF RFID Market Article
In recent years, passive UHF RFID has experienced high volumes and strong growth for the first time. Here we present a summary of our UHF market report, as well as discussion on possible impacts for H... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Supply Chain Challenges and Innovative Solutions for Federal Civilian Agencies

WEBINAR
Event
Don't Miss This Free Live Webinar hosted by SAVI Technology.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 1:00-2:00 pm EST and available afterward on demand.

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by Speakers: Ann Grackin and David Shannon

Supply Chain Portfolio - Q1 2004 Article
Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service provider, something blue (figure 1). OK,... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Supply Chain Portfolio - Q2 2004 Article
Earlier this year, we brought to you some new SCM portfolio maps. A few key points we made about integration and integrative solutions would be useful to review, since as the year gets rolling, the ma... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Supply Chain Solutions--Foundation for the Omnichannel Revolution Article
Highlights of what we learned at NRF's annual conference from providers of supply chain planning and optimization, IoT and RFID, omnichannel and order management, global logistics, PLM, and Geographic... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Tagnreaderville Article
A delightful story about how the use of RFID technology and supporting business processes can ultimately transform the way we live, work, and play. Follow Suzy Shopper and Peter Procurer as they and t... (more information)
by Laura Faught

Tagsys Delights Qantas Frequent Flyers Article
Finally, an airline got smart with Customer Experience by using RFID for easy check-in and bag tracking, boarding passes and more . . .... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Technical Report: On the Future of RFID Tags and Protocols Whitepaper
We present a roadmap for the future of RFID protocols. We cover two dimensions: added functionality and new versions. We show that functionality can be added to RFID tags without compromising modulari... (more information)
by Sanjay Sarma, Daniel Engels


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The 3rd RFID Supply Chain Solutions Conference
Held at the Hilton Montreal Dorval Airport Hotel
Event
by Ann Grackin, Carla Reed

The Auto-ID Calculator Whitepaper
This white paper is no longer available. For more articles on RFID, see below:... (more information)
by Sanjay Sarma, Daniel Engels

The Blank Canvas of RFID Part 1: RFID in Product Designs Article
RFID's potential use cases are limited only by the imagination. We explore some of the possibilities, starting with how RFID is being embedded and used in various product designs.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Blank Canvas of RFID Part 2: RFID in Supply Chain and Logistics Article
RFID is a natural fit for the supply chain. Here we explore how it is used to improve visibility, speed and accuracy, reduce labor costs, monitor products' condition, fight counterfeiting, track asset... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Data Explosion Article
RFID and wireless usage will drive up data transactions by ten fold over the next few years. It is likely that a significant re-addressing of the infrastructure will be required-in the enterprise and ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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The Evolution of Retail Store RFID Reader Strategies Article
Retailers that have rolled out RFID have traditionally used handheld readers. However, some are starting to use exit-monitoring or even whole-store illumination approaches. Smart shelves have yet to t... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Explosion of Retail Item-Level RFID
A Foundation for the Retail Revolution
Whitepaper
With omni-channel, mobile, online competition, and other forces at play, retail is in a state of dynamic transformation. Item-level RFID is playing a role in that transformation and major retailers ar... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Future : SmallSmartFast, Scary and Fun! Article
When we contemplate the future, it's exciting, but we think of the Sting song, every step you take...I'll be watching you. Read The Future is SmartSmartFast Fun and Scary... (more information)
by Lucy West


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The Future of RFID Article
The future of RFID may be radically different than it is today.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Impact of Practice and Policy on Performance Article
The performance of a firm-as an entity that determines its own destiny, yet participates in a larger supply chain and global economy-is intricately interwoven with its own internal practices and polic... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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The Middle Kingdom - From Wired to Wireless Article
RFID middleware has a critical role to play in cleaving together and clarifying the signals and intelligence, bi-directionally from the device layer to the business applications, or out to the communi... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Network Business Case: A Case for Real-Time Article
If we expect to be a growing enterprise, we have to continue to pursue business performance improvements. We must take advantage of every innovation to stay in the game.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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The Next Wave of Technology Innovation Whitepaper
Some went looking for it. Others stumbled upon it by chance. But Indian brains are driving the RFID revolution.... (more information)
by IEEE Survey of the Future


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The RFID Software Market
Webinar Recording
Webinar

It's all about the data. So once I capture a signal, then what? RFID is unleashing a data explosion of real-time, position sensitive information, capturing business events as they are happening. Th... (more information)


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The ROI for RFID in Retail Report
Use Cases Driving the Current Surge in RFID Adoption.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail Press Release
Retailers are adopting RFID tags to improve inventory accuracy.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Science of RFID
An eLearning Workshop Recording
Webinar
How does this wily technology work? What are the scientific principles behind RFID?This 90 minute course will give you the essentials for understanding how to master key aspects of RFID.... (more information)


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The Store of the Future: Summary of NRF 2004 Article
We just got back from the National Retail Federation show in NYC-home of big retailing. The big hit of the show was the Metro Group's Store of the Future. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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The Supply Chain of Sitcoms - enhanced with RFID Article
A few evenings ago I took a break from my latest research project to channel surf, and happened upon reruns of Cheers, Laverne and Shirley, and Green Acres. And, since my latest research project is ce... (more information)
by by Laura Faught


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The Value of Dynamic Visual Tags Article
Recent developments in technology have enabled the integration of e-paper with RFID tags to create dynamic visual tags. This is a powerful combination, especially for cyclic processes.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Year of Item-level RFID Article
GS1 and VICS' announcement of an item-level RFID initiative might appear to be the formation of "just another technical working group." But it is actually one more indicator that we are finally at the... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

There's an Elephant in the Room: RFID Enters the Supply Chain
Ann Grackin speaks at the CLM 2004 Annual Conference in Philadelphia
Event

Transform the Total Chain Article
When we think about services, the arcane image of a repairman with a wrench comes to the mind, of those caught in the Pleistocene period (era when man first used tools, 2 million to 10,000 years ago).... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Transformation in Healthcare
A Hands-on Evening Exploring Technologies Changing Healthcare
Event
Join the MIT Enterprise Forum/RFID and Sensor Circle at the STANLEY Healthcare Experience Center for an informative evening tour and demonstration of how the patient experience and outcomes are being ... (more information)

UHF RFID 2015-2020: State of the Market/Forecast
Webinar Recording
Webinar
If you are a user of RFID or a provider of RFID hardware, software, or services, this webinar will give you invaluable data and insights to help you in critical planning and strategy. ... (more information)

UID and RFID
How to leverage DOD policy by creating a streamlined Global Supply Chain
Webinar
by Ann Grackin and Jonathan Sunberg


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UID and RFID: How to leverage DOD policy by creating a streamlined Global Supply Chain
A ChainLink Webinar
Webinar
by Ann Grackin, Jonathan Sunberg


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Understanding Real-World ROI for RFID in Retail
Characteristics of Good Candidates for RFID
Report
RFID-enabled retail technology is rapidly gaining momentum in the retail market. There are now many proof points that retailers can realize significant improvements in inventory accuracy for selected ... (more information)
by Scot Stelter

Understanding the RFID Renaissance Article
We wanted to find out exactly what is driving the recent growth in RFID in retail. ChainLink surveyed over 120 retailers to find out which use cases are being implemented and which are actually delive... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Understanding the RFID Renaissance
(Part 2): The Path to ROI
Article
ChainLink surveyed over 120 retailers on their use of RFID. Here we look at where they are finding an ROI. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Unlocking RFID's Real Value
A One-day Executive Event
Event
Bill McBeath and a host of other executives will speak at this one day event on getting the most from RFID's opportunities.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Webinar: RFID Fundamentals
An Introduction to RFID Technology & Applications
Event
Learn about the underlying principles, solutions, and common applications of RFID in this AIM Webinar series.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin & Bill McBeath

What is Driving RFID Adoption in Retail? Article
What is driving the surge of RFID adoption in retail, especially in the apparel sector? And what is next? You can help find out.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

What Retail RFID Mandates Mean for Suppliers Article
Articles about the recent major item-level RFID tagging initiatives in retail (Macy's, JCP, M&S, et al) have focused on what it means for the retailer. Here we examine some impacts for suppliers.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

What Technology Will Dominate Retail?
Hosted by MIT and ChainLink Research
Event
Ann Grackin leads a panel at MIT of CEOs and leaders from top retailers and retail technology companies to discuss which emerging technologies will be most important and widely adopted in retail.... (more information)

What Will It Take? Article
Passive RFID sales are being dominated by apparel. 2014 will see more apparel items tagged. But for a sustaining market, RFID will have to make the case in other categories and other industries. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

When will RFID Hit Main Street? Article
The desire for improved visibility, tracking, etc. stands out as a critical issue to global firms. Most firms don�t know how to get started. But as the cultural knowledge begins to spread, training c... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Where is RFID Now?
A Future Market View
Article
Most of all RFID market numbers have been based on one fundamental assumption: that RFID is a business, not a consumer application. Business applications are measured in the numbers of business target... (more information)
by by Ann Grackin

WMS Technology Part Five - Service Management Article
Service and Maintenance as part of warehouse operations is not just warehouse management software features, but RFID, Voice, and of course, Service Parts Planning. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Zara/Inditex Going Big With RFID Article
The announcement that Inditex will roll out Tyco's RFID solution across all of their Zara stores and eventually across all of Inditex's other chains is a major validation of Tyco's RFID strategy and d... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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