Strategic RFID Workshop
This workshop is designed for senior executives of companies that have already deployed—or currently seek to deploy—RFID systems. It will focus on helping businesses formulate an RFID strategy that will lead to greater competitive advantage and shareholder value.
Apr. 8 › 10:30 AM
New to RFID? This optional session for all preconference attendees provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. The differences between the various classes of tags will be explained, including active and passive systems, and the need for additional IT systems to build upon RFID in real-world applications will be highlighted. The session will also include a brief overview of the EPCglobal network, the future of ISO standards, ETSI reader regulations and the latest standardization efforts worldwide. Finally, the relationship between different standards in the area of EPC RFID, including the latest EPC Gen 2 standard, will be presented.
Apr. 8 › 11:30 AM
An Overview of RFID Today
Senior executives will hear the truth about where RFID adoption currently stands, where it is making a difference for companies in specific industries, and how smart businesses have developed strategies to deploy the technology in a way that enhances their business goals.
Apr. 8 › 12:15 PM
Apr. 8 › 1:00 PM
Taking a Strategic Approach to RFID
Learn the difference between short-term tactical applications of RFID and a long-term strategic approach that can enhance your company's major goals and reduce costs in a variety of areas. The benefits of taking a strategic approach will be explained.
Apr. 8 › 1:45 PM
A Step-By-Step Approach to Developing a Strategic RFID Plan
To be successful, companies need to set clear goals for their RFID deployments; map existing business processes; determine where data needs to be collected, as well as how that information will be used; and then select the technology that will achieve the desired goals. The presenter will walk participants through this process.
Apr. 8 › 2:30 PM
Apr. 8 › 2:45 PM
RFID and Change Management
RFID represents a new and potentially threatening way of conducting business, and some people will resist any changes. This session will discuss the common employee reactions that companies face when deploying RFID, as well as how to avoid typical problems. Learn how to build a team that can execute on a strategic RFID plan, and how to convince senior management to fund RFID projects.
Apr. 8 › 3:30 PM
Open Dialogue with an RFID Thought Leader