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Posted May 15, 2015, 12:34 PM by Kevin Wilson
EDI and the Internet of Things (IoT)
I read this great post by Faith Lamprey on how EDI is very suited to connecting to the Internet Of Things...With devices and gadgets being Internet, RFID and GPS enabled you can imagine there would be enough information to control every aspect of that device. Faith uses the vending machine as an example. Normal IoT says that a vending machine can take payments and sense the preference of drinks that the current user is looking for. You can offer discounts and provide up-sell or cross-sell opportunities... So how does EDI play a role? Well the vending machine can also manage it's own inventory and potentially place an order for items that have reached their safety stock ...
Posted May 4, 2015, 9:21 AM by Kevin Wilson
What Wikipedia Won't Tell You About EDI
I found this interesting blog post written by Kristen Kearns, Manager of EDI Services for Aurora Technologies. She quite correctly describes some of the nuances in EDI that is overlooked by folks that aren't too engaged in the implementation of EDI. The theory of EDI with it's communication protocols, standards, elements, segments, separators is all good and fine but at some stage it runs in to the brick wall called REALITY!!!To summarize the points that Kristen has made I have compiled the following bullet points:Wikipedia tells you about EDI standardsReality = Standards are a "suggested ruleset" that are loosely followed by those implementing them - Improper use of segments and elements are commonplaceWikipedia tells you about ...
Posted May 4, 2015, 9:03 AM by Kevin Wilson
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