Gartner Research

When and Why Enterprises Should Implement RFID to Track Critical Assets

Published: 27 February 2018

ID: G00346769

Analyst(s): Nick Jones , Tim Zimmerman

Summary

Many types of technologies are considered "RFID." Enterprises that use the wrong technology either will get suboptimal outcomes or will fail. Infrastructure and operations leaders must use these best practices as guidance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Redesign the Business Process First to Determine the Value That Implementing RFID Will Provide to the Overall Solution
  • Select RFID Technologies That Match the Business Goal, and Be Prepared to Use Multiple Technologies for Some Situations
  • Create a Cross-Functional COE to Evaluate All Current and Future RFID Opportunities, as Well as New Technical Solutions

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