Guest Column | June 7, 2010

Guest Series Part 2: RFID As A Service - Core Vs. Context

By Ravi Panja, President, InSync Software

Is the ownership/management/expertise of RFID tags, hardware, associated middleware, and application software core to your company, or is the resulting insight into business operations and decision support that the ensuing location and timely data core to how you run your business?

This month we take a look at a RFID as a Service (RaaS) model through the lens of a business' core and context activities, and identify how and where RaaS can potentially increase productivity and efficiencies.

In his book, Living On The Fault Line, Revised Edition, Geoffrey A. Moore makes the case that companies should solely focus on core activities and outsource all other activities.