EDI INSIGHTS PODCAST

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Episode 1: The Future of B2B Integration

Episode summary

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

Episode 2: Avoiding Supply Chain Fragility

Episode summary

In this episode ecosio’s EDI experts delve into the subject of supply chain fragility. Having scoured recent reports on the topic, Philipp Liegl and Will Smith identify five key supply chain weak points and explore the practical steps you can take to tackle these issues and minimise your business’s vulnerability.

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  • [2:45] Supply chain vulnerability #1: Dependence on a linear model
  • [5:38] Supply chain vulnerability #2: Bottlenecks
  • [10:37] Supply chain vulnerability #3: Reliance on humans
  • [14:38] Supply chain vulnerability #4: Inability to accurately predict changes / adapt to demand
  • [19:54] Supply chain vulnerability #5: Lack of data visibility
  • [24:15] “Liegl advice” – Top tips for avoiding supply chain fragility

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