What the eBook covers:

EDI, or Electronic Data Interchange, is the transfer of structured data, or standardised electronic documents, between businesses, without human intervention.

In the world of e-invoicing, both EDI and XML play important roles. EDI has long facilitated secure data exchange and thus provides good fit for the needs of sending invoices electronically. However, the greater flexibility and interoperability of XML formatting has won out over EDI standards for e-invoicing requirements brought in for public sector invoicing across the EU.

This eBook provides guide to structured data invoicing, common EDI standards, solution architecture, and considerations for integration with business processes. Based on over decade of delivering structured data integration as part of electronic invoicing for global brands.

What you will learn:

  • What EDI, XML and structured data are, and why are these terms associated with electronic invoicing
  • The benefits of structured data invoicing and how to embrace this as business
  • What the main EDI standards are and how an EDI solution is structured