B2B Integration, EDI and MFT

Integration of technology infrastructure/different systems between trading partners and within an enterprise/organization. Primarily B2B integration platforms that use messaging, APIs, files, and other means of exchanging data, as well as harmonization of semantics of the data between entities.

B2B Communications – Part Three: B2B Integration Technology

A successful and flexible B2B communications strategy must be underpinned by a multi-faceted technology infrastructure. Here we discuss the elements of that infrastructure and the various types of B2B integration that need to be supported.

B2B Communications: Part One – Enabling Global Commerce

Having a robust B2B communications strategy and infrastructure has become critical for B2B business success. The right strategy and infrastructure provide the flexibility to transact business with any and all new customers the way the customer wants it. It provides timely visibility into the supply chain across order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay (P2P) processes while streamlining logistics and global trade.

Solving Multi-Enterprise Challenges With Supply-Chain Application Networks

Supply Chain Application Networks provide more than just multi-enterprise messaging and supply chain visibility. Multi-enterprise planning and execution functionality is built into these networks, in areas such as transportation, sourcing and procurement, demand collaboration, and outsourced production management.

Business Transformed: Part Two – Integrating B2B

In today’s complex supply chains, business leadership has to provide the guidance on where the business is goingwhat partners, what processes, and what results need to be achieved. Thus the business has to understand the technology and the benefits that can be derived from B2B communication and forge an effective partnership with their own internal IT team.

The Network Trend in Retail

Networks are all the buzz. But there are differences. Who, what and why are still those questions that need to be asked as you join up into a Retail Network solution.

Recent changes at GT Nexus/Infor, Descartes, e2open and others who support Retail/CPG and the implication for business processes.

The World of Integration

The topic of integration has been considered more of a hindrance, necessary evil, or afterthought in supply chain. Enterprise software companies who once pitched that you would “never need anything else” have also had to admit that, yes, integration is critical to the burgeoning portfolios they sell.

The World of Integration – Part One: Necessary Nuisance or Enabler?

The topic of integration has been considered more of a hindrance, necessary evil, or afterthought in supply chain. Enterprise software companies who once pitched that you would “never need anything else” have also had to admit that, yes, integration is critical to the burgeoning portfolios they sell.

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