EDI Content

What Would Dr. Johnson Say? EDI, Supplier Networks, Business Networks, Oh My!

EDI, or electronic data interchange, is exactly what it is: the acronym speaks for itself. Pundits like us and solution providers use the phrase supplier network (or business network, if you must). But procurement, A/P and manufacturing organizations do not, unless they’ve been brainwashed by vendors, consultants, or analysts – at least generally speaking. Many haven’t a clue what a supplier network is, nor do they care. Why bother with the disconnect?

EDI and Supplier Network Predictions (Part 1)

Earlier this week, I gave a talk focused on the history and future of supplier networks and EDI, a topic that more and more companies are trying to get their arms around. Here are some network predictions that I shared.