Sunday, December 17, 2023

Digital Transformation Doesn't Have to Involve Bleeding Edge Technology

This weekend's Wall Street Journal had an article about the self-checkout system at Uniglo, which sells clothing and fashion.

Unlike other systems, which make you scan your items, Uniglo's system displays Strategic Simplicity@, and lets you checkout by simply placing your items in a basket.

Their system feels innovative next to standard checkout systems, yet it's based on old-tech–specifically RFID chips hidden in the price tags.

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