Episode 1: The Future of B2B Integration
In this episode Philipp Liegl and Will Smith discuss five predictions for the future of EDI and automated B2B communication. During the conversation they also touch on e-invoicing, sustainability and the extent to which new technologies may impact the role of EDI moving forward. Plus Philipp shares some top tips for futureproofing your system.
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- [1:46] Prediction 1: More businesses will opt to buy instead of make
- [3:53] Prediction 2: People will want wider supplier integration
- [6:32] Prediction 3: Companies will demand more and more EDI
- [9:21] Prediction 4: Old standards will be consolidated
- [13:28] Prediction 5: The authorities will demand more electronic data from businesses
- [19:34] The importance of sustainability moving forwards
- [21:28] Will new technologies overtake EDI?
- [24:31] “Liegl advice” – Top tips to futureproof your system