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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Debunking the Top 5 Myths About Digital Transformation
June 13, 2018

Debunking the Top 5 Myths About Digital Transformation

in API Management , Digital Transformation , IT Management

When we were kids we easily bought into myths that helped us understand the world better. We believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. The Tooth Fairy would help lessen the trauma of teeth falling out. And the stork brought our new baby brother or sister, or the new addition to the neighbor’s family. […]

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The Process of B2B Communications
June 13, 2018

The Process of B2B Communications

in B2B/EDI , IT Management

Communication between organizations and their trading partners is what drives business today. Companies no longer have the time, energy, or talent base to do it all, and must rely on their partners to provide materials, for transport, logistics, and more. Communication with partners doesn’t stop there. Bills of lading, invoices, receipts, and other communication require […]

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How to install and configure Mule Runtime
June 7, 2018

How to install and configure Mule Runtime

in Digital Transformation , Mulesoft , Tips and Tricks

Even the most user-friendly tools can be challenging to install and configure the first time. For this reason, our customers frequently ask us for the best practices around installing and configuring the Mule runtime. In this post, I share my learnings and my approach for installing and configuring the Mule runtime based on ten years […]

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MuleSoft CONNECT18 Wrap Up
May 16, 2018

MuleSoft CONNECT18 Wrap Up

in B2B/EDI , Digital Transformation , Mulesoft

It’s that time of year again! MuleSoft’s big conference, CONNECT, was held last week at the San Jose convention center, and ModusBox was on hand to meet folks, attend sessions, and even give a few demos. MuleSoft CONNECT18 Keynotes, Sessions, and Demos It would hardly be a conference without inspiring and informative talks and demos, […]

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PortX: The Evolution in B2B Integration
May 9, 2018

PortX: The Evolution in B2B Integration

in Announcements , B2B/EDI , Digital Transformation

by Kent Brown, CTO Today we are excited to announce the launch of the PortX B2B platform – the cloud-native B2B automation platform that revolutionizes the way businesses communicate with their trading partners. This release is a culmination of our deep experience deploying our current tools which help many large and small customers with their […]

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