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Data Integration and Transformation Blog


Several months ago, I started this blog series to give an overview of the products that are in the IBM® B2B Integration track and explain how they work together and what they do. 

The series is based on the image below, which is my simplified version of the layers of B2B and data integration.  

So far I've gone through mapping, transform/translate, and a portion of communicate. This post will be the second part of communicate, which focuses on IBM's Managed File Transfer products.  These products can be stand-alone products or integrate with some of IBM's integration products. 


Fall is around the corner and we are approaching 4th Quarter. REMEDI is growing and adding new depths to our personnel and portfolios. As we move forward, our team is collaboratively reviewing our goals and strategic direction for the next several years.


Every four years the world turns its attention to the Summer Olympic Games and the athletes who inspire us.    Is your favorite part of the Olympics the opening ceremony, closing ceremony, an event like swimming, track, or gymnastics?  Or, as a manager of people is it instead the


Has it been a long time since you have interviewed for a job?  How do you prepare for an interview?  If you're hiring, how do you find the most qualified candidates?   These are great questions.  If you’ve been in the same position for several years, things have changed since the last time you were in the market for a new job.  Companies use different methods and styles and you need to be ready to adapt.


I recently attended an EDI enablement session that included a REMEDI client as a speaker addressing how industry specific requirements impact his company's EDI and integration environments.  The client is in the distribution industry, of which EDI is the backbone to any company in that industry that wants to meet the demands of its customers and various trading partners.  These demands include doing everything that they do faster, more effectively, and cheaper than their competitor to ensure excellent relationships with their customers and trading partners while maintaining as much profitability in a razor-thin margin industry.