Evan Schuman

Evan Schuman is the editor of CIOInsight.com's Retail industry center. He has covered retail technology issues since 1988 for Ziff-Davis, CMP Media, IDG, Penton, Lebhar-Friedman, VNU, BusinessWeek, Business 2.0 and United Press International, among others. He can be reached by e-mail at [email protected]

Report: Major RFID Hurdles Ahead

A new report from industry analyst firm Aberdeen Group does not bring a lot of optimistic news for RFID proponents. The report predicts that companies will have trouble in areas...

Smart Wireless Checkout Running into Speed Bumps

A wireless item-level checkout device being trialed by regional grocery chain Stop & Shop is demonstrating the potential -- and simultaneously the difficulties -- of distributed checkout.The 389-store grocery...

FTC Wags Finger at Retail Site for Weak Data Security

The Federal Trade Commission on Jan. 17 cracked down-albeit mildly-on an e-tailer that the government alleged made security claims that were "deceptive and violated federal law."The company, a clothing...

PCI: The Panacea for Everything Other than Security

A Chicago man has an older car that he's not wildly in love with, but it's good transportation.He's not into the car's appearance, figuring that the paint job is...

PCI Compliance Among Retailers Growing

PCI compliance for the nation's largest retailers hit 77 percent for the end of last year, according to Visa.In addition, the credit card company said Jan. 22 that compliance...

Latest Posts

NCR’s Ismail Amla on Trends in Retail Data Management

I spoke with Ismail Amla, EVP of Professional Services at NCR, about the major changes in how retail data is handled; he also explained...

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Graph databases and models have been around for well over a decade, and are among the most impactful technologies to emerge from the NoSQL...

Intel’s Sachin Katti on Cloud-to-Edge Technology

I spoke with Sachin Katti, Network and Edge Group CTO at Intel, about the relationship between cloud computing and edge computing, as both sectors...

Heroku vs. AWS: 2022 Cloud Platform Comparison

Today, choosing the right cloud provider – or group of cloud vendors – is critical. Yet performance and costs are merely starting points. Organizations...

How to Boost Data-Driven Collaboration

With rapid business expansion often comes data siloing, where one department doesn’t share its data with any of the others. While this may be...