Using dashboard -style user interfaces, operators can configure RFID controllers and set command parameters. Real-time data received from sensory devices is logically filtered against predefined business rules. Logic can be defined at the local level using statebased machines or at the multi-enterprise level with workflow. Tight coupling of systems is provided through an integration engine and data mapper. Loose coupling of systems through messaging is managed by the B2B engine, preconfigured for multiple messaging standards.