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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#eWEEKchat April 13: The Home as Enterprise Branch

On Tuesday, April 13, at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST/7 p.m. GMT, @eWEEKNews will host its 97th monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be “The...

NetBrain Launches Multi-Cloud Support, Low-code/No-code Toolset

Network operations software maker NetBrain has released a new version of its main platform, NetBrain v10.0, which the company contends breaks new ground in...

Executive Q&A: Wilfredo Sotolongo, Chief Customer Officer, Lenovo ISG

Like many IT industry sales executives, Wilfredo Sotolongo has a deep and practical understanding of computing and related technologies. After earning B.S. (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical...

How to Be Prepared When 5G Comes to the Enterprise

In tech, we always like to hype the latest and greatest technologies and promise they are “game-changing.”  One technology that’s reached a massive level...

Google vs. Oracle: SCOTUS Ruling Supports Interoperability Trend

All around us, we are seeing a war of what was, versus what we are becoming. This battle isn’t new; every age has those...