Steve Norris

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Take a Cloud First Approach to EDI for Dynamics 365 for Operations

Posted by Steve Norris on Jun 7, 2017 9:55:40 AM

Have you ever tried to connect a VCR to a high definition television?

I never thought I’d be mentioning those two pieces of technology together until my parents bought an HDTV a few weeks ago. Their piles of VHS tapes and lack of technical prowess meant that it was on me to solve the tricky predicament of taking an aged piece of technology and getting it connected to new technology. After multiple trips to the local electronics store and consulting different experts, I was finally able to get it to work. Can these two pieces of technology be used together? Yes, but it takes a substantial amount of work. Were the results underwhelming? Yes. Did it take much longer than anticipated? Yes. Did it cost more than I anticipated? Yes. Does it take full advantage of the new technology? No.

This is not much different than the struggle that traditional on-premises EDI providers have had integrating EDI into and out of Dynamics 365 for Operations.

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Collaborating With Your Supplier Community

Posted by Steve Norris on May 31, 2017 6:23:24 AM

As a growing organization, your business works with a variety of suppliers of which have varying levels of business maturity and technical sophistication. While some of your larger suppliers may have systems in place that allow them to effectively communicate order confirmations, shipment notifications, and invoices to your organization, the time and resources that your organization spends collaborating with your less sophisticated suppliers can be significant. With a supplier enablement solution from TrueCommerce, your organization can achieve efficiencies across your entire supplier community from proactive notifications of missing order confirmations within a pre-defined time period to ensuring the three way match of order, receipt, and invoice previous to integrating that invoice into your ERP system. To learn more about our supplier enablement platform, click here.

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