Staying Out of the Ivory Tower
November 9, 2018

Staying Out of the Ivory Tower

in B2B/EDI

I just spent three days onsite with a team that was being onboarded to our product, PortX. One of our very capable solution consultants was also there to handle the hard technical tasks and train new users by co-implementing some pilot projects. Why was I there? Does it seem overkill to have the CTO at […]

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The Many Facets of  EDI Integration
October 16, 2018

The Many Facets of EDI Integration

in B2B/EDI , ESB , Translator

The other day I read a simple yet thought-provoking thread on a message board. A company was about to embark on its first EDI integration journey but was pretty much clueless about EDI translators and what questions to ask to EDI providers. Though this might come as a surprise to the individual asking for guidance, […]

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AS2 with MuleSoft: Choosing the Right Connector
October 11, 2018

AS2 with MuleSoft: Choosing the Right Connector

in B2B/EDI , Connectors , ESB , Mulesoft

Recognized by Gartner as a leader in the ESB space, many companies look to Mule ESB to leverage API-centricity across their architecture, including with EDI and B2B. Using connectors with EDI protocols, like AS2, with MuleSoft’s platform speeds onboarding and configuration of messaging with your trading partners. It’s important to understand the criteria for choosing […]

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Case Study: 7-figure ROI Results from Project Leveraging JD Edwards Integration Platform
September 19, 2018

Case Study: 7-figure ROI Results from Project Leveraging JD Edwards Integration Platform

in B2B/EDI , Case Study , Connectors , Enterprise Integration

JD Edwards is a powerful ERP and the backbone of many organizations. But as IT systems have evolved and changed, making JD Edwards part of your larger ecosystem can be difficult, especially if you’re looking to build out an API strategy for integrating your business applications. PortX’s JD Edwards Integration Platform makes it easy to […]

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How to Choose the Best EDI Software Provider
September 4, 2018

How to Choose the Best EDI Software Provider

in B2B/EDI , Cloud

Enterprises are always looking – or being pushed – to be more efficient. They want to streamline their trading information processes and flows within their organizations and with other businesses. Paper-based exchanges are too slow and wasteful. Electronic data interchange or EDI can be a great way forward if you pick the right software solution. […]

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Whitepaper: Evolve Your B2B EDI Communications
August 27, 2018

Whitepaper: Evolve Your B2B EDI Communications

in B2B/EDI , Digital Transformation , Enterprise Integration , IT Management

Despite being an older technology, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messaging remains an important means of B2B communication. According to Forrester Research, there are more than 20 billion EDI transactions a year. For many organizations, though, trading partner integrations and EDI messaging remain brittle and single-use, forcing organizations to face staffing challenges, skill shortages, and slowed […]

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A New Perspective on B2B/EDI Trading Partner Management
August 22, 2018

A New Perspective on B2B/EDI Trading Partner Management

in IT Management

Obviously, EDI trading partners are a critical part of EDI and B2B communications. Without them, you would need to worry about transferring billing information, purchase orders, bills of lading, and other documents manually. Your business doesn’t exist in a vacuum. You need your trading partners to keep your business moving forward, and they are an […]

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What is EDI?
June 21, 2018

What is EDI?

in B2B/EDI , Digital Transformation

Electronic Data Interchange – or EDI – is an important piece of day-to-day business-to-business communication. It has accelerated the exchange of data between businesses, improved information flow, and reduced errors. But what is EDI, really? Where did it come from? What is it used for? And what are the challenges businesses face with EDI? What […]

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How to Configure and Install MuleSoft’s DevOps Server
June 21, 2018

How to Configure and Install MuleSoft’s DevOps Server

in Digital Transformation , Mulesoft , Tips and Tricks

In this article we will install and configure our DevOps server. It will host a Nexus repository which stores your deployable artifacts and third-party dependencies, a Jenkins server which will build, test and deploy your applications, and a version control repository (optional) which will contain all your source code. I prefer Atlassian BitBucket, but if […]

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