Integration, Integration, Integration – The key to digital success

Integration is the driving force behind digital transformations and Salesforce plans to take the next step in helping customers harness their vast amounts of data through the acquisition of MuleSoft. Anyone who has attempted to adopt a major application running, ERP, CRM, etc. as a cloud solutions in a multi-enterprise environment knows that it may [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|

GDPR: Readiness Playbook. Beware, prepare or despair.

GDPR is making a lot of noise both domestically and globally. Recently major US technology companies, the FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), have made a splash with the opening of new privacy centers along with attention to data privacy to help their companies comply with Europe’s GDPR regulation that will arrive in just [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|

When Supply Chain Integration is > just EDI

For over 30 years, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been the staple diet for electronically integrating supply chains the world over.  The principles of EDI are still just as applicable today as they were ~30 years ago.  However, the requirements of modern day data exchange in the supply chain now extends well beyond the capabilities [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|

Digitally enable your legacy trade facilitation infrastructure to realize seamless integrated trade and business services

Transporting goods and merchandise from one point to another requires a carefully coordinated approach, especially since global logistics costs far outpace those of a domestic move. According to Aberdeen Research, international shipments cost twice as much, take five times as long and have five times more variability than domestic shipments. Consequently, a 1% improvement in [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|

GDPR and Managed File Transfer

The EU Data Protection Ordinance (EU-DSGVO) and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lead to a far-reaching harmonization of European data protection law for personal data. By law the changes are mandatory on the 25th of May 2018, so the clock is ticking. The GDPR’s definition of ‘personal data’ the so called Personally Identifiable Information, [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The sword of Damocles for international companies

The 2-year transition period for the introduction of the GDPR requirements ends on May 25th, 2018. From then on, European data protection will play an even more important role. The harmonization of the principles at European level replaces national unilateral efforts about the protection of personal data. Violations of data protection are no longer punished [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|

Achieving “Last mile” delivery success is key to becoming a “Digital Ready Enterprise”

The 2017 Holiday Season has just ended. As a retailer, how do you think you performed around key KPI’s –especially last mile delivery?  Did you miss some delivery times?  Did you ship in multiple separate shipments from different locations?  Were consumer “delivery” complaints higher than planned?  If so, then perhaps some technical tweaking is required [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|

SEEBURGER Client Day France 2017 – Navigation towards Digital Transformation!

On November 23rd, SEEBURGER France proudly hosted its annual Client Day at the Marina de Bercy, Paris. It was a day full of ideas and reflections aiming to understand how to respond to the challenges of digital changes, in a timely and innovative way. Digitization for manufacturing The event started with a presentation about the [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|

Ovum «On the Radar»: SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite (BIS) offers simplified hybrid integration

Market-leading research and consulting company Ovum put SEEBURGER´s core middleware product SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite (BIS) «On the Radar» and analyzed how it meets agile integration needs and digital business requirements. SEEBURGER BIS, the unified platform of the leading global provider of standardized industry-specific solutions for the digitalization of business processes, did convince. Promoting an [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|

Will in future API enabled processes replace established EDI/B2B processes?

At first glance, this seems to be a valid question. And honestly, this question reminds us that in the past there was already a similar question: “Will XML replace EDI/B2B?” The clear answer was no. And my answer to the current question is the same: No, it cannot be expected that a replacement will happen. [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|