Recently, radio frequency identification (RFID) is being explored as a technology to be used in supply chain management. The use of RFID in the supply chain is an emerging technology that has attracted a lot of attention in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Major retailers in various continents have given mandates to their suppliers to adopt the technology in… (More)
This paper firstly highlights areas that have the potential to influence or directly affect the final outcome of Quality of Service (QoS) levels and the effectiveness of security in a wireless network environment. A Delphi methodology survey was then carried out by selecting a panel of experts with first-hand knowledge in this area. This research… (More)
This paper presents a study of the characteristics of viable business models in the field of Mobile Commerce (m-commerce). Mobility has given new dimensions to the way commerce works. All over the world various stake-holder organisations are consistently probing into the areas where m-commerce can be exploited and can generate revenue or value for them,… (More)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This research deals with two aspects of mobile commerce (m-commerce); namely killer applications and critical success factors. After compiling significant information from the related literature, a Delphi panel was assembled by selecting a group of experts who has significant knowledge about m-commerce and wireless communications. The… (More)
a scenario, new pricing approaches are needed to charge the user according to dynamic factors such as current congestion levels or the the number of customers present at a specific location. The developed simulation environment serves as a generic tool for implementing and testing different pricing approaches.
This paper examines some of the key problems users encounter when accessing current generation wireless networks. Using a case study of a hypothetical user, the authors explore the emerging services and the new broadband wireless network technologies necessary to carry them out. This paper analyses the issues associated with an observed trend in the… (More)
The increasing complexities of modern networks coupled with the popularity of multimedia applications have placed higher demands on network managers. This paper reviews the main requirements and challenges for effective management of multimedia networks, presents a case study of a thin-client based multimedia system called CSL (Computer-supported Learning… (More)
AbstrAct Recognizing radio frequency identification (RFID) as a disruptive technology unearths interesting facts that could help managers decide how to approach their RFID projects. RFID for the supply chain (RFID/SC) has attracted global attention and the adoption pace is quickening. It has characteristics resembling that of a disruptive technology. To… (More)