[LINK] RFID in Govt, and in People

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Oct 5 09:58:13 AEST 2006

Tom Worthington wrote:
> At 10:09 AM 10/3/2006, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> ... [If anyone has any knowledge about what BAH thinks the 21 
>> departments think they plan on doing with RFID, a posting to the list, 
>> or an off-list note to me, would be appreciated.  There are a few 
>> potential applications, e.g. in Defence Materiel ...
> Two Defence examples are:
> * "A Request For Tender For The Provision of Australian Defence 
> Organisation (ADO) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems 
> Analysis." Number:  RFT-COOD/1605/2/0003 Closing Date:  29 Mar 2005 
> <https://www.tenders.gov.au/federal/shared/rftdetail.cfm?p_id=977&p_criteria=RFT%2DCOOD%2F1605%2F2%2F0003&p_advert=1> 
> * "To Provide Maintenance Support For RFID Enabled ADFITV Capability. 
> ... To Track And Manage Australian Defence Force (ADF) Stores In Transit 
> ..." RFT COO-MISD/6134/2/10, 06 Feb 2006 
> <https://www.tenders.gov.au/federal/shared/rftdetail.cfm?p_id=2146&p_criteria=RFT%20COO%2DMISD%2F6134%2F2%2F10&p_advert=1> 

RFID would also significantly impact Customs and Australia Post.
> The Australian Customs Service has begun a $30-million project to establish a seamless cargo management system for Australian businesses trading with the world. Col Vassarotti explains how the new system will streamline Customs procedures and reduce business costs.

but alas this project went "pear shaped" so, this should provide
interesting reading

Marghanita da Cruz
Aligning ICT with Business?
Just one benefit of effective Governance
Phone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita at ramin.com.au

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