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The right road to innovation

Many companies set out on the road to innovation but wind up taking some wrong and costly turns along the way. In his work as an MIT Media Lab research associate, Michael Schrage has studied the economics of innovation, moving the subject out of the world of marketing hype and into one where the laws of economics apply, and where intuition often proves incorrect. In this provocative interview, he offers some sound advice that will help keep your innovation initiatives headed in the right direction.

The good, the bad, and the ugly of RFID

An old adage suggests that the proof of the pudding is in the eating. In the case of Radio Frequency Identification, the proof of the technology may be in the piloting.

Canadian pilot hopes to snag value of tags

An old adage suggests that the proof of the pudding is in the eating. In the case of Radio Frequency Identification, the proof of the technology may be in the piloting.

Sybase and Intermec team up on RFID

Sybase has announced a partnership with supply chain technology company Intermec to provide Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) infrastructure products.

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Five companies heavily involved in supply-chain automation technology teamed together at the recent National Retail Federation show in New York City to put on a series of live demonstrations showing EPC Gen2 standard RFID technology at work.

RFID: Tuned for performance

The exploding demands of global trade are causing the supply chain to evolve into the highly tuned and optimized

Viagra with RFID chip starts to ship

In an effort to prevent counterfeiting, Pfizer Inc. said it has started to ship Viagra bottles in the U.S. that feature radio chips under the labels. Pharmacists with the proper equipment can read the chip and check the electronic product code stored on it in order to ensure that the product is genuine.

Beefing up the supply chain with RFID

Meat lovers rarely ponder RFID technology or supply chain issues when they

2005 Trends: Supplier relationship management and inter-enterprise integration

2004 became a transitional year in which many organizations reconsidered tactical supply chain investments, favoring a more strategic view of their overall supply chain performance. For 2005 and beyond, supplier management and inter-enterprise integration will become priorities as organizations drive overall business performance management objectives through process-oriented systems.

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