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At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation
A radio frequency identification implementation is a major undertaking for any organization—a project with ample risk of failure. This entire series is a step

system implementation methodology bi  addition of the RFID system to the network, the organization should introduce the new functionality for vendors and items in phases. Once everything has “gone live,” the organization should continue to monitor the new component of the system, with the incremental addition of tasks, items, and procedures to the network system. This will make it easier to pinpoint where an error exists should one occur, and to troubleshoot. Best practices recommended by Project Management Institute ( PMI ) methodology

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system implementation methodology bi  Kickoff of new PLM system Preparation of the Vision Document Any major change in the way an organization work needs to be guided with a vision. The chief information officers (CIOs) who drive the implementation of systems such as PLM should have a clear vision and roadmap of what is to be done, and what they want to achieve with it. The CIO's initial role with PLM is that of change agent, through working with engineering to sell the business case to senior management. From there, they need to oversee a Read More

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