Profile of Elena MalykhinaTechnology Journalist
Member Since: 12/17/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 974
Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in November 2004
Tags on Boeing and Airbus aircraft will make it easier to track and replace parts
For an industry that makes its money by being ahead of everyone else, few have modernized the all-important supply chain. Koret is one that has invested, however.
Boeing and Airbus use RFID tags to make it easier to track, maintain, and replace the thousands of parts that make up airplanes.
Technology can help stop theft and counterfeiting, a $30 billion-a-year problem.
Brady Corp. turns to product-information-management software from FullTilt Solutions so it can more easily handle information on thousands of products. The software also helps Brady manage its online catalog.
Purdue Pharma will provide RFID technology and training to help stop thefts of OxyContin.
Interactive 6.0 is designed to help companies manage the supply chain among outsourced partners.
The agency creates a policy guide and workgroup to foster RFID adoption in the pharmaceutical industry.
RFID and other supply-chain initiatives that tie systems together and impove collaboration will be big in 2005, the vendor says.
The manufacturer is adding to its arsenal of PLM tools from Autodesk.
Integration software vendor WebMethods will combine its Fabric software with GXS's Trading Grid service platform that ties together more than 30,000 customers.
TomorrowNow offers to maintain and support PeopleSoft ERP apps for half the price the software company charges.
Security-software and mobile-phone company are working to deliver product and other information to consumers' phones.
Product-life-cycle-management software sales are expected to exceed $9 billion in 2008, with rapid adoption among Asian manufacturers.