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Are You Tuned into Radio Frequency Identification?


This article examines the organizational fit of radio frequency identification (RFID) and its technology’s basic mechanics. Its prohibitive costs often account for the decision to not implement RFID. Yet some factors influencing adoption may shed new light on why RFID is important.

active passive  Type Advantages Disadvantages Application Active Greater read range, greater memory capacity, and continuous signal Required battery maintenance, larger battery size, and cost Used with high-value asset tracking Semi-passive Greater read range and longer battery life Battery wear and expense Reusable containers and asset tracking Passive read/write Longer life, multiple form factors, erasable, and programmable Time and expense to program Case and pallet applications—approved for use with Wal-Mart Read More

Merger Mania At Its Extremes


Other than for the peculiarity of a ‘love triangle’, the merger of SynQuest, Viwlocity and Tilion might be a harbinger of SCEM’s annexation by the realm of SCM, in which case, with a similar phenomenon of ERP absorbing MRP over a decade ago, history would repeat itself.

active passive  that would result with active (i.e., which only suggest the corrective response/action) and even fully auto-responsive alerts . Paired product lines and different vertical segments domains should also bode well for the new merged entity. For one, SynQuest''s planning suite and Viewlocity''s exception/event management functionality have served diverging markets and should complement each other well, creating possibly an end-to-end functionality from manufacturing and inbound transportation planning through Read More

The Use of Ceiling-Ducted Air Containment in Data Centers


Ducting hot IT-equipment exhaust to a drop ceiling can be an effective air management strategy, improving the reliability and energy efficiency of a data center. Typical approaches include ducting either individual racks or entire hot aisles and may be passive (ducting only) or active (include fans). This paper examines available ducting options and explains how such systems should be deployed and operated. Practical cooling limits are established and best-practice recommendations are provided.

active passive  passive (ducting only) or active (include fans). This paper examines available ducting options and explains how such systems should be deployed and operated. Practical cooling limits are established and best-practice recommendations are provided. Read More

How RFID Technology Can Enhance Your Asset Management Program


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?

active passive  for a comparison of active and passive RFID tag characteristics. Table 1. Relative Comparison of Active and Passive RFID Tags Passive Tags Active Tags Cost Less expensive '' from a few cents to a few dollars More expensive '' often $20 or more Size Smaller '' some as small as a grain of rice Larger Power Provided by reader Provided by battery Maintenance None required Battery or tag replacement required Useful life Longer '' up to 20 years or more Shorter '' depends on battery life Distance at which tag can Read More

Mobilizing Change


It's not news that people are resistant to change. Inertia, one of the rules of the universe, applies to people as well as to objects. Many organizations, seeking to improve performance, have come unstuck by under-estimating the amount of resistance that will be offered by people. This article presents a method of mobilizing change that takes the resistance to change into account.

active passive  Sometimes the resistance is active, deliberately undermining the efforts of those implementing the change. Sometimes the resistance is passive, where people mouth the right words but keep on doing things the old way. And why not? Making changes is hard. It''s uncomfortable. And it takes a lot of effort. Consciousness and Competency I often think of a model relating to learning that I saw years ago when I think about change. We start as unconsciously incompetent —we don''t know what we don''t know, and Read More

Analysis of Active Voice's Acquisition of PhoneSoft, Inc.


Active Voice will integrate all of PhoneSoft's functionality into their existing "Unity" voice-messaging product to target Lotus Notes Domino R5.

active passive  of Active Voice''s Acquisition of PhoneSoft, Inc. Event Summary SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ - Active Voice Corporation (Nasdaq: ACVC), a global provider of unified messaging and computer telephony software solutions announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held PhoneSoft Inc., a leading provider of true unified messaging solutions for Lotus Notes/Domino. Market Impact PhoneSoft, Inc. is a privately held company that focuses on unified messaging solutions (UM), including email, Read More

Creating an Effective Social Recruiting Strategy—A Guide


This white paper explains how to best use social media (e.g., Facebook and LinkedIn) to reach highly qualified candidates and passive job seekers, build company brand recognition, and reduce sourcing costs to meet company objectives.

active passive  an Effective Social Recruiting Strategy—A Guide This white paper explains how to best use social media (e.g., Facebook and LinkedIn) to reach highly qualified candidates and passive job seekers, build company brand recognition, and reduce sourcing costs to meet company objectives. Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Four: Strengths Continued


Lawson, contrary to many other players, seems to be compensating its narrow foothold with a strong vertical dimension. Lawson will continue to concentrate its internal sales efforts on its traditional vertical markets and to additionally rely on partners to address and develop for particular industry needs. Look for Lawson's opportunistic expansion into another service industry market and for its abstaining from manufacturing in the foreseeable future.

active passive  and componentized products (using Active Object Repository ) that exhibit an open architecture and a support for a wide range of platforms (using Business Component Integrator (BCI) ), well in advance of much larger and more noisy competitors. Lawson has long been promoting its Self-Evident Applications (SEA) initiative (since 1996), with the idea to simplify the learning curve required by users, featuring Lawson Portal (a default role-based Web user interface) and navigational tools. The underpinning of Read More

Alice (or Allen) in MobileLand


Cell phones, smartphones, and similar mobile devices are beginning to play an active role in customer relationship management; many of these handheld devices are capable of handling field service and sales, and can make business intelligence available to users.

active passive  CRM,customer relationship management,cell phones,smartphones,wireless,smartphone users,mobile device,handheld devices,mobile CRM,enterprise functionality,SMS,short message service,Blackberry Pearl,Blackberry 8800,IDC Read More

The Five Keys to World-class Distribution


When looking at extended enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), or customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, some companies get distracted by details of the technology and miss the bigger picture. Learn how to choose an operating platform capable of supporting your business needs, today and in the foreseeable future, and ensure that your suppliers will be around when you need them.

active passive  , Distribution Tables , Active Distribution , Distribution Embedded Power . Executive overview What does it mean to be a world-class competitor? It means being successful in your chosen market against any competition—regardless of size, country of origin or resources. It means matching or exceeding any competitor on customer service, quality, fexibility and innovation. It means picking your battles—competing where and when you choose and on terms that you dictate. It means you are in control and your Read More

Legacy Migration and Modernization: The Broad Strokes


It’s estimated that almost one trillion lines of legacy code are in active use around the world today. If this code is going to be migrated, it’s vital that a methodology be put in place for substantial automation; otherwise the highly tedious process will serve as a major impediment to this important initiative. So what are your options today?

active passive  legacy code are in active use around the world today. If this code is going to be migrated, it’s vital that a methodology be put in place for substantial automation; otherwise the highly tedious process will serve as a major impediment to this important initiative. So what are your options today? Read More

D&B


D&B is a data provider that delivers customer, prospect, and supplier information collected from 30,000 sources. The D&B database uses the DUNSRight Quality Process, which eliminates duplicate contacts and points out companies that are involved in tight collaborations. Records include company firmographics, with financial, industry, and multichannel contact information. The information is aggregated and monitored by industry-specific business analysts. The database contains about 130 million active companies.

active passive  contains about 130 million active companies. Read More

Marketo Launches New Component of the Marketing Nation


The marketing automation provider Marketo introduces Marketo Program Exchange, a new addition to its Marketing Nation platform. Marketing Nation is a free-of-charge network that can be joined by any Marketo customer. Marketo Program Exchange provides users with access to a pre-built marketing programs library. These templates have been created and deemed as best-of-breed by Marketo customers

active passive  includes its customers as active contributors to product and service development. So far, more than 2,000 companies have joined the Marketo network. Read More