NETW561 Course Discussions Week 5

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NETW561 Course Discussions Week 5
RFID is an important technology in supply chain management. What is supply…

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NETW561 Course Discussions Week 5

NETW561 Course Discussions Week 5

All Students Posts – 30 Pages

Is Bluetooth a Good Solution? 16 Pages 

As the book says on page 249, Bluetooth is a “low-power, low-cost radio interface between mobile phones and their accessories.” Do you think Bluetooth is a good solution for connecting phones and their accessories? Do you think there will be a better solution soon? Or is Bluetooth here to stay?….

As we are really at the beginning of the automated home, it will be interesting to see what all this connectivity provides us.  Any thoughts?

Wireless charging is one of those applications.  Speaking of which, there are a couple of other interesting options, too.  Here’s one that’s gaining some traction as well.  It’s based on the Duracell Powermat technology.  – http://www.cnet.com/news/starbucks-to-hook-up-wireless-charging-stations-in-shops/

RFID and Supply Chain Management – 14 Pages 

RFID is an important technology in supply chain management. What is supply chain management and how does RFID help in this area? Please support your opinions with strong evidence….

On this topic do not feel that you have to define Supply Chain Management (SCM) for us.  Just assume we know what that is.  Let’s discuss what role RFID plays in SCM and related.  Keep in mind that RFID tags are kind of like the Swiss Army knifes of inventory systems.  They are key elements in a SCM system.  One of the things they do quite well is the location of items that have been tagged and of course tracking of them.  There are many other uses to them and we will discuss them throughout the week.

RFid works with Asset Management. RFID tags are attached permanently to fixed assets like vehicles, trailers, tools and equipment. By using RFID technology they can locate items more quickly.  The other is production tracking  a study said that when using RFID technology can reduce working capital requirements by…