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EDI, MFT, Data Integration, and Transformation Blog

Exploring the Challenges of Blockchain Adoption in B2B EDI Environments

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 22, 2018 8:45 AM

Blockchain technology has become a popular topic in the enterprise technology space, it underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Much of the discussion surrounding it focuses on how businesses can use it within the supply chain.

Some industry experts believe blockchain will replace EDI. That day is not here yet, and will not be for a long time. Read on to learn about the challenges of implementing the technology, and why an EDI system is still an excellent choice for communication between trading partners.

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B2B Integration Options, On-Premises, Hosted, Cloud, Hybrid and More

Posted by Brad Loetz on Mar 20, 2018 1:29 PM

In recent posts, we’ve discussed assessing the current state of your EDI and B2B integration capabilities, contrasted against the desired state found through business network consultation and IT alignment discussions with line of business personnel.

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How Blockchain Technology Augments EDI Systems

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 15, 2018 8:36 AM

Blockchain has dominated headlines lately due to its role in supporting cryptocurrencies. However, blockchain has a bigger role to play, especially in the supply chain. It has the potential to revolutionize the way we conduct business.

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Breaking Down EDI and API Silos with B2B Integration Tools

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 8, 2018 12:56 PM

You invested in an EDI system in order to communicate quickly and effectively with your trading partners. Now, you are hearing about APIs and how they are going to revolutionize the supply chain. Some people have said they will someday replace EDI systems, but that is unlikely, given the widespread use of EDI today.

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2 Factors That Can Impact Your Ability to Advance EDI Capabilities

Posted by Brad Loetz on Mar 6, 2018 11:02 AM

The first step to more closely aligning your EDI capabilities with the overarching goals and objectives of your organization is to examine your current state. Once you define your strengths and weaknesses and have a clear understanding of client requirements, the business strategy, executive expectations, perceptions of IT, and the CIO's goals, you can begin visualizing your desired future state and put together an improvement plan.

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