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Thin Air

How Wireless Technology Supports Lean Initiatives, 1st Edition

By Dann Anthony Maurno

Productivity Press

251 pages

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pub: 2010-04-29
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Although Lean and wireless professionals seek the same goals, few are fluent in each other�s language. Those who are have already helped their companies tap into the competitive advantages possible by integrating wireless technology into a Lean culture of continuous process improvement. Highlighting wireless as a powerful and inherently Lean tool,

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Confusion of the Tongues. Lean Wireless is Already Here. Why Now? Lean Wireless and the Costs of Doing Business. The Lean Wireless Missions. The Democratic Frontiers of Lean Wireless. Afterword(and Forward): Lean Wireless 2015. Appendix A: Lean Glossary. Appendix B: Wireless Glossary. Appendix C: Standards Used in Wireless Enterprises. Appendix D: Lean Wireless ROI.

About the Author

Dann Anthony Maurno?s 25-year career in business and technology journalism began with a bachelor?s degree in chemistry, progressed into engineering positions at Raytheon and Genetics Institute, took a turn into publishing and marketing with Factory Mutual and Lilly Software, and culminated in analysis for such groups as Decisions Resources, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and International Data Group (IDG). He continues to pursue field science as an amateur paleontologist, and his field experience includes digs at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania at sites developed by Dr. Louis Leakey. He lives in Salem, Massachusetts.

Louis Sirico is the founder of The RFID Network, a global community dedicated to RFID and related technologies with a distribution of over 100,000 professionals. He is most widely recognized as the host and Producer of The RFID Network video series and has authored over 200 published articles. During his 25-year career, he has developed RFID solutions for Fortune 100 companies both in North America and in Europe as well as the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security. He is credited with hundreds of professional speaking engagements as well as television and radio appearances and provides industry analysis and RFID subject matter expertise to CNN, CNBC/MSN, CBS News, The New York Times, Fox News, the MIT Enterprise Forum (, SAP Information Magazine, Inbound Logistics Magazine, and many others.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries
COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications