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Articles by Laurie Sullivan
posted in September 2005
Report says agency's computer systems failed to track supplies during last year's hurricane season.
They're accused of taking Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith from a post-production facility and posting it to the Internet.
EPCglobal's royalty-free Application Level Events standard defines the process to collect, manage, and route data that Electronic Product Code technology generates in the supply chain.
Gill Hoffman, senior VP and CIO at Maritz Inc., told InformationWeek conference attendees that the company recently hired someone to set up customer-data-sharing processes.
Oracle bought G-Log for its logistics software, an area where it sees strong market growth, says Oracle VP Fred Studer.
Wal-Mart applied lessons learned from past disasters for its reaction to Hurricane Katrina. But it still needed to improvise.
Companies are eager to move beyond the basics to improve processes.
AT&T and Cisco are among those planning new products and services for RFID.
BeatBox tracks Web user behavior, and Intuwave m-Test helps automate testing of wireless services on smart phones.
Data that UPS employees and customers use to track package status and deliveries depends on communication networks. More than 1 million packages have been delivered using alternate data-transmission methods.
Air Products and Chemicals has shut down its New Orleans facility that produces hydrogen used in manufacturing silicon wafers. That could affect RFID tag supplies.
Symbol says its new RFID chip inlay improves upon the older design but maintains it wasn't to blame for the alleged high rates of faulty chips on printer rolls reported by some companies.
The Hummer unit of GM is putting its label on a line of semirugged PCs that operate on the go as a portable PC or plug into a dashboard connection in the vehicle.
The chain will give away essential items to Katrina victims, including clothing, diapers, baby wipes, food, formula, toothbrushes, bedding, and water.
Both companies make supply-chain management software. Evant customers include Staples and O'Reilly Automotive.