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This white paper focuses on details of RFID technology and how you can automate asset tracking and inventory management of your enterprise using it.
Related to Asset Tracking: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Satellite Tracking, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), Ficus Computer Engineering, Inc., Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Manufacturing, Retail Trade
Successfully implementing asset tracking into an organization, by necessity, requires a considerable change in policies, processes and responsibilities. The stark difference between asset tracking (or management) and fixed asset accounting is often under-appreciated despite today regulatory environment which mandates significantly enhanced controls.
Related to Asset Tracking: Accounting and Financial Management, Asset Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Asset Systems
By using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, automotive companies can eliminate material shortfalls of containers, which lead to delivery delays and, in the case of time-sensitive shipments, cause production downtime. Manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and freight forwarders can all benefit by reducing launch and assembly delays resulting from errors in part quantities, types, and locations for containers targeted for production lines.
Related to Asset Tracking: Asset Management, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, SAP
7% accuracy in their asset tracking, Johnson knew he would need to manage his IT assets beyond just their physical control, particularly when it came to leased machines.
Related to Asset Tracking: IT Asset Management (ITAM), Mobile Security, Security, Tracking, Absolute Software
Even though the technology has been around in some form since World War II, chances are that you think of Wal-Mart?s supply chain initiative when you hear the words ?radio frequency identification,? or ?RFID.? Wal-Mart is already seeing a return on their 2005 investment. But does RFID technology make as much sense for asset management as for supply chain management?
Related to Asset Tracking: Asset Management, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Infor, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
The world is focusing on environmental awareness, and reducing greenhouse gases is now an inevitable part of doing business. But how can you conform to compliance regulations and still remain competitive? Green-centric asset management implementations?valuable tools in resource conservation?are helping companies increase productivity and improve their bottom lines. Maybe getting greener isn?t so hard after all.
Related to Asset Tracking: Asset Management, Data Management and Analysis, Database Management System (DBMS), Enterprise Asset Management, Site Development and Management, Infor, Chemical Manufacturing, Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Paper Manufacturing, Public Administration
In the present context of business, it is becoming essential for the business world to provide electronic commerce in addition to their good old business model. An electronic commerce application adds lot of value to business models and helps overall growth in the different areas of business, business management, tracking, and customer support. Customers find it?s much easier to access the products and services of a corporation through an e-commerce application and corporations find it easier to reach their customers.
Related to Asset Tracking: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Ficus Computer Engineering, Inc., Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
name = TEC_WP; Automation for the New Data Center by Novell --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Data centers are squeezed by a variety of pressures, such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more.
Related to Asset Tracking: Emulation and Virtualization, IT Infrastructure, Novell, Air Transportation
As part of its effort to improve literacy in grades K-3, the Chicago Public Schools District needed to manage thousands of personal digital assistants (PDAs) and other devices to ensure distribution to the right teachers at the right institutions?and under serious time constraints. The schools deployed an asset-tracking solution that enabled real-time tracking, as well as budget planning with depreciation. Learn more.
Related to Asset Tracking: Asset Management, Communications Management, Events Planning (Trade Show or Meeting Management), Software Asset Management, Tracking, Asure Software, Administrative and Support Services, Educational Services, Rental and Leasing Services
Radio frequency identification (RFID) helps actualize the perfect integration of logistical and commercial chains and its use is rising in the US and Europe among large companies; government departments; and industries. Setting up RFID requires a validation test on a defined perimeter that involves the processes that have the most direct impact on your activity to see how RFID will affect your environment.
Related to Asset Tracking: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Supply Chain Management (SCM), SEEBURGER
security, such as encryption or remote data delete capability, coupled with asset tracking capabilities. This combination is necessary to quickly and effectively locate and recover assets containing sensitive information. Asset tracking capabilities help prove that an organization had the device in its possession and was capable of deleting sensitive data. A BROADER APPROACH Encryption combined with powerful asset tracking and recovery tools ensure superior protection for sensitive information.
Related to Asset Tracking: IT Asset Management (ITAM), Mobile Security, Tracking, Absolute Software
Top performers optimize their assets. It?s true in any field?sports, the arts, and business. Yet in business, optimizing performance of capital assets often plays distant runner-up to the more glamorous pursuit of top-line growth. That?s not surprising, given the importance of increasing sales revenue. But it can cost you?and lead to operating surprises that are even more punishing.
Related to Asset Tracking: Asset Management, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Enterprise Asset Management, Infor
name = TEC_WP; Case Study: it Asset Security Tool Helps Healthcare Provider Track 97% of Laptops by Absolute Software --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates Case Study Description Learn how IT asset tracking tools helped Allina Hospitals and Clinics monitor 2,700 computers on and off their network without having to invest in additional infrastructure.
Related to Asset Tracking: IT Asset Management (ITAM), Mobile Security, Security, Tracking, Absolute Software
As a supplier to Wal-Mart, appliance manufacturer Haier America was required to implement a radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging system. To satisfy this requirement and to keep costs to a minimum, Haier needed a solution that would seamlessly integrate with its current enterprise resource planning (ERP) application. That?s why it turned to a custom-designed modification package. But was it enough for Wal-Mart?
Related to Asset Tracking: Data Management and Analysis, Discrete Manufacturing, Electronic Distribution and Storage, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Manufacturing Management, Networking, Process Manufacturing, Product Information Management (PIM), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Security, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Tracking, Transportation Management System (TMS), Warehouse Management System (WMS), VAI, Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
A further 43% reported the use of asset tracking software.
Related to Asset Tracking: Access Control, Asset Management, Desktop Computing, Desktop Management, Desktop or Workstation, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), Identity Management/User Provisioning, IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, Mobile Computing, Mobile Security, Networking, Notebook or Tablet Computing System, Remote Access, Security, Software Asset Management, Tracking, Usage Management and Monitoring, VPN, Extranet, and Intranet, Absolute Software
 
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