Best practices, technology, and new takes on critical business topics from ChainLink Research
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- Published once each month.
 
Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part One—Selecting the Right Initial Use Case
By Bill McBeath Thursday, August 25, 2016
In this first in a series, we discuss the many potential use cases for retailers implementing RFID, criteria to select the best place to start, and which initial use case is the one overwhelmingly being chosen by retailers as their starting point. [ Read: Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part One—Selecting the Right Initial Use Case ]
Agile ERP: Part One—Continuous Improvement Through Rapid, Incremental Implementation and Value Realization
By Bill McBeath Thursday, August 25, 2016
Big bang ERP implementations are out. Rapid, incremental ‘little bang’ implementations are in. ERP implementers are adopting agile software principles to speed initial deployments and realize value incrementally. [ Read: Agile ERP: Part One—Continuous Improvement Through Rapid, Incremental Implementation and Value Realization ]

Profitable Fulfillment: Part Two—Strategies: Segmentation, Orchestration, Postponement, Pooling
By Bill McBeath Thursday, August 25, 2016
There are proven strategies for achieving profitable fulfillment, including segmentation and orchestration of fulfillment service providers, optimizing postponement with outsourced partners, and multi-party inventory pooling. [ Read: Profitable Fulfillment: Part Two—Strategies: Segmentation, Orchestration, Postponement, Pooling ]

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