U.K. Grocer Expands RFID Initiative
U.K. grocery chain Tesco will soon expand its RFID project to include eight big-name suppliers. The initiative follows an internal RFID project that was used to track shipments from its distribution centers to its stores.
RFID Gives Manufacturer A Better Handle On Its Snacks
Snack manufacturer Jack Link's Beef Jerky kicks off RFID tagging initiative for shipments to Wal-Mart, the first in a four-phase move to the radio ID technology. Eventually, the technology could even be helpful in the event of a product recall.
IT Confidence Index At Lowest Point In A Year
InformationWeek's confidence indicator has dropped nearly 19% since March, yet more than half of 300 business-technology managers say they're positive about current economic conditions.
Tibco's Revenue, Profit Jump
The business-integration-software vendor also revealed plans to buy back as much as $50 million of its stock over the next two years.
IBM Launches Business Optimization Center
IBM has unveiled a business optimization center as part of its bid to dominate what it estimates is a $500 billion market opportunity for business-performance services.
Ford Gears Up For VoIP
Automaker hires SBC Communications to design and manage a converged IP network for 50,000 employees at 110 locations in Michigan.
PeopleSoft Forges Ahead With Product Plans
At Connect conference, customers will hear about the progress of its Total Cost of Ownership initiative, as well as upgrades to its HR and J.D. Edwards' manufacturing software.
RFID Needs Insight, Not Scare Tactics
Is RFID a powerful new technology that can help spark business innovation, or is it an intrusive high-tech vermin that should be obliterated, Bob Evans asks.
Analysts React To Oracle's Court Victory
Predictions include the unlikelihood of an appeals court overturning Judge Walker's decision and the deal finally closing at somewhere in the mid-$20s-per-share range.
The Land Beyond Transactions
Led by RFID and enterprise metadata, new streams of information are in place to move businesses past the traditional world of analyzing only transaction data. Location analytics and metadata mining are key fields to watch.
IBM Opens Blade Specs
The company, in conjunction with Intel, will share technology in bid to spur sales.