Electronic document interchange, or EDI, is one of the next big waves in connected systems, as business becomes more dependent on working with partners, suppliers, and other organizations in a streamlined way. Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 offers an efficient, integrated way to deploy EDI solutions, and with Pro EDI in BizTalk Server 2006 R2: Electronic Document Interchange Solutions, you’ll see how EDI can be used in your business and how best to get it set up with BizTalk. With a cursory read of this book, managementlevel resources will be able to quickly determine the complexity of a BizTalk EDI implementation and the level of resources that will need to be made available. The developer will get an indepth understanding of EDI and a detailed stepbystep approach to building and deploying projects.
This book’s unique approach sees an EDI project from end to end, through inception, into development, and finally through deployment. With this practical guide, you can set up and deliver a BizTalk 2006driven EDI solution without getting caught up in the complexity of nonEDI items in BizTalk.
What you’ll learn
- Insights into the brandnew Biztalk 2006 R2based EDI functionality, including the far greater flexibility in handling interchange
- Advice covering specific implementations, not simply generic advice
- Indepth understanding of EDI and a detailed stepbystep approach to building and deploying projects
Who this book is for
Any company or individual interested in a BizTalk 2006 EDI implementation will be interested in this book, as there are virtually no resources available. Any company or individual interested in a new EDI implementation (or redeveloping an existing EDI infrastructure) will benefit from this book as they work to determine what options are on the market, and how complex those options are to build and support. Finally, many BizTalk developers without direct EDI experience will be interested, as it covers a littleunderstood topic in BizTalk Server development.