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...

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American Connection Project Aims To Fill The Gaps In Rural Broadband

In the cloud era, digital connectivity is clearly a necessity. Yet many rural communities across the U.S. still lack this necessity, including farmers, who...

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG

If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and...

What Is Edge Computing? Why It’s Important and How It Works

In a nutshell, edge computing is any computing that occurs on the edge of the network rather than in a centralized server. If you dig...

Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman on Digital Transformation

I spoke with Michael Krigsman, analyst and founder of CXOTalk, about the evolution of digital transformation, and why the challenges for cloud native companies...

New Relic’s Bill Staples on Why Observability is Gaining Adoption

I spoke with Bill Staples, CEO of New Relic, about the value of observability, and why the challenges of managing today’s infrastructure makes it...