Industry Updates

Why Are EDI Implementations So Tough?

ECIimplemenationThis month, ec-bp.org polled you... our readers about your experience with EDI implementations, and boy did you answer. The poll revealed that the biggest implementation problems stem from trading partner issues rather than technological glitches. Forty-seven percent reported difficulties in complying with trading partner requests that ranged from "numerous and stringent requirements" to "insistence on putting data in the wrong data fields." The most common used phrase in respondents' complaints of this type was "non-standard standards."

How does EDI Fit in SaaS and Cloud Platforms?

saascloudConfusion reigns over whether hosted or software as a service (SaaS) is the better choice for that next software overhaul. It doesn't help that so many hosted vendors are touting their wares as SaaS or Cloud. Of course, there's a reason for the blurring of label lines – SaaS is on an upswing in most markets. Put another way: everyone has their heads in the Cloud these days.

ROI: Connecting Talk to Action

image002There’s a lot of talk about ROI, the infamous return on investment.  The question is how can you personally generate ROI in your own life?

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