All posts by Pierre Namroud

3
Aug 2015

  The same questions and concerns keep arising when designing the requirements for an EDI integration project into JD Edwards (JDE) system. As I have been involved in my fair share of EDI integration projects, I have witnessed companies struggling with integrating EDI in JDE systems. I’ve decided to share my experience, not as a …

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1
Aug 2014

eCommerce platforms have been largely used by small and mid-sized enterprises, to sell their products and services to the booming consumer market (B2C) on the internet. Amazon and eBay for example, are among the most popular eCommerce platforms; for ease of operations and integration they offer different ways to exchange data between the trading partner …

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21
Jul 2014
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Should we migrate our EDI integration and processing platform to a SaaS EDI platform or instead, adopt an EDI translation software on-premises? The above question is asked by many business executives when involved in EDI integration projects, either when a contract or license with their current EDI provider or translation software comes to an end …

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9
Jun 2014

The term “eCommerce” is generally understood as the process of selling products and services over the Internet. However, there is much more that happens behind the scenes of an eCommerce Store. Business transactions such as electronic data interchange (EDI), supply chain management and funds transferred are all part of this online store, as it involves …

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23
May 2014

Today’s business environment is full of complex business processes; lead time to deliver, merchandise fulfillment, forecasting and more. On top of these processes, there are constantly new strict regulations imposed on businesses by major retailers, like Amazon, Sears and Wal-Mart. Most often, restrictions are enforced when dealing with data exchange, stock and inventory availability and …

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22
Apr 2014

In today’s article, I will be addressing the best option to process EDI data, exchanged between business partners, by identifying the advantages and inconveniences of two methods; an EDI Service Bureau and a Translation/Integration solution. It’s not a surprise to business people that exchanging business data using EDI protocols and formats has been around for …

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27
Mar 2014

As an EDI expert, I receive many questions related to deployment of the EDI software. “Should our business go with on-premises or “in the cloud”?” As many business executives are not sure which way to go, I have listed a few questions that will make their EDI deployment decision easier. Below are the right questions …

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26
Feb 2014

What is Magic xpi Magic xpi is a business integration platform proprietary technology for Magic Software. This business integration suite is very powerful and comes loaded with tons of built-in components to build workflows and orchestrate an entire business flow: Database gateways: to connect “natively” to the most common databases used within an enterprise (i.e. …

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6
Feb 2014

EDI integration projects have always been time consuming, as it requires an expert team with EDI knowledge and many resources. No matter how small or large the company is, the previous statement falls true for them all. It is the nature of EDI and all the processes involved that makes an EDI integration project complex …

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6
Jan 2014
Posted By: In: Blog, EDI, EDI2XML, Tags: , , , 0 Comments

Why convert EDI to XML? In this blog post, I will explain why our team decided to convert EDI to XML as well as the advantages and benefits of using this conversion from EDI to XML. On many occasions, EDI consultants, project managers and EDI developers and implementers brought up the following questions: What are …

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