Business Integration Technology Whitepapers

Ten-Second Supplier Integration Test

If you are a large manufacturer with strategic supply chain initiatives that require the collaboration of your suppliers or you are one of those suppliers responding to the integration requirements of an important customer, you have faced a high-priority, accelerated implementation of business-to-business integration. If you have not yet seen the benefits you anticipated, you should take this 10-second supplier integration test to determine if there is a hidden barrier to achieving your goals.

Why Supply Chain Executives Should Care About B2B Integration Technology

The six key reasons for business and IT to work together on connecting an enterprise to its suppliers, customers, and service providers.

The Business Case for an Enterprise Messaging Hub

When should an enterprise build its own hub? When should it use a VAN? And has technology created a new choice?

e-Commerce Survey for Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Integration Technology (BIT), a leader in B2B integration for transportation, logistics, and supply chain, recently conducted a survey that focuses on the collaborative business processes of transportation, logistics, and supply chain and how e-Commerce technology is supporting those processes.

Open Source Business Models

One important consideration when evaluating your approach to open source is the business model behind the open source projects you may consider. This paper is an attempt to help enterprises distinguish between the business models and determine which models are compatible with enterprise strategy. The agendas behind the business models are widely disparate and that makes it easy to make the mistake of embracing or rejecting a project based on guidelines set across the models.

Mitigating Risk with Fungible Open Source

When faced with a future direction for applications architecture - and incomplete offerings from vendors - standards and open source can fill the gap.

EME for the Book Industry

Efficient book industry supply chain partnerships is what EME-BI is all about and the BIT team can help you get connected. BIT combines expert skills in full life-cycle papiNetĀ® interface development with our deep experience in B2B integration for supply chain.

EME for the Chemical Industry

Efficient chemical industry supply chain partnerships is what EME-CIDX is all about and the BIT team can help you get connected. BIT combines expert skills in full life-cycle Chem eStandards (formerly CIDX) interface development with our deep experience in B2B integration for supply chain.

The "Dirty Little Secret" of the Supplier Portal

A supplier portal without true B2B integration will not deliver full value.

Integrating Qualcomm Applications

Business Integration Technology now offers a complete integration solution for companies that want the greatest benefit from their investments in Qualcomm applications for their truck fleets.

What Is SOA? Why is SOA Good for Business?

Read the observations of Fred Domke (President, BIT) on SOA and why it is good for business, not just from a technical standpoint but also as a business strategy.

    "Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is an architectural approach that emphasizes well-defined, loosely coupled, coarse-grained, business-centric, reusable shared services."
    "SOA is a business opportunity, not merely a better way to do application integration."