StorefrontBacktalk Week In Review Audiocast Recorded Thurs., Aug. 10, 2006

This week's audiocast looked at issues ranging from payment systems—practical problems with retail PCI deployment as well as a new POS/Loyalty card program from Subway--to a new search feature unveiled on Thursday by and a look at the RFID industry after Alien Technology's failed IPO. This week's panelists featured return visits from IDC's Pete Abell, Solutionary senior VP and former federal prosecutor Mark Rasch and Jupiter Research's Patti Freeman Evans. Newcomers to StorefrontBacktalk's Week In Review this week were Cathy Hotka, senior VP for the Retail Industry Leaders Association and Jupiter's Edward Kountz. StorefrontBacktalk Editor Evan Schuman moderated.

The PCI discussion was a fascinating realworld look at how PCI is great on paper but much more challenging in live retail environments. No panelist kept out of that free-for-all. You really should listen to it, if for no other reason than to get better excuses for PCI hiccups.