Challenges to EDI, B2B, Business Network Transformation and Supply Chain Collaborations
Authored by Kevin BenedictBusiness Network Transformation is not easy today, and it is projected to become a much bigger challenge for companies. Recently the Aberdeen Group reported that IT departments are under increasing pressure to improve B2B collaboration as multi-enterprise supply chains are rapidly expanding.Emerging multi-enterprise supply chains and extended customer networks make it critical for companies to have a strategy that is scalable and that enables the efficient automating of the communications and business processes between trading partners so there can be real-time collaboration. The answer is not to hire more staff, spend more time on the phones, and process larger numbers of paper documents. Business Network Transformation requires a different strategy and plan ...
Posted Apr 15, 2015, 10:27 PM by Kevin Wilson
Articles on EDI
Implementing EDIStaffing for an internal EDI departmentEDI Business Network TransformationEDI and B2B ChallengesEDI data, mappings and other intellectual assetsConsiderations for outsourcing EDISAP's New Strategy for EDIThe Real Purpose of EDIMore on EDI StaffingDocumenting EDI data requirementsCreating an EDI Implementation GuideAuthor Kevin Benedict
Posted Apr 15, 2015, 5:08 PM by Kevin Wilson
SAP R/3 IDoc Cookbook for EDI and Interfaces by Axel Angeli
Check out Axel's classic 160 page book on EDI... Click Here
Posted Apr 15, 2015, 5:07 PM by Kevin Wilson
EDI: Workhorse of the Value Chain — Supply Chain Insights
This research paper by Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights, focuses on the following:Objective: To understand and benchmark the use, cost, trends and performance of B2B solutions in order-to-cash and procure-to-pay cycles.Highlight: EDI/XML is the workhorse of the industry in building the extended supply chain. Despite the slow progression of adoption, the processes have a high level of importance and a high level of performance with significant benefits for both the order-to-cash and the procure-to-pay processes.Survey Details: The research for this report was conducted from June 27 – September 30, 2013. It is based on an online survey among 79 manufacturers, retailers, distributors, third-party logistics providers and others ...
Posted Apr 15, 2015, 4:59 PM by Kevin Wilson
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