An Introduction to EDI and integration with Oracle EBS

Course provides approach details about use of EDI technology in B2B automation and integration option with Oracle EBS

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents(B2B) in a standard electronic format between business partners.

What you’ll learn

  • Electronic Data interchange (EDI) concepts & business flow end to end..
  • EDI Standards and Documents.
  • Integration with Oracle EBS (ERP) – Using Custom and Oracle E-Commerce Gateway approach – An overview.
  • Overview about EDI translators.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • The Manual process and Why EDI is needed? –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • How EDI works –> 2 lectures • 14min.
  • Automated Business flow using EDI –> 1 lecture • 11min.
  • EDI Standards and Documents –> 3 lectures • 26min.
  • EDI Translation –> 3 lectures • 26min.
  • EDI – Communication Channels Overview –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • EDI Intergration with Oracle ERP (EBS) and Cloud Saas –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • EDI Integration with Oracle ERP (EBS)- Custom Approach –> 1 lecture • 11min.
  • EDI Integration with Oracle ERP (EBS)- E-Commerce Gateway Module –> 5 lectures • 23min.
  • EDI Intergration with Oracle Cloud Saas application –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • End-to-End EDI implementation approach – overview –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Bonus Lecture –> 1 lecture • 3min.

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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents(B2B) in a standard electronic format between business partners.

Normally, any business uses many types of commercial documents between two business entiry. For example document such as Purchase order, invoice etc. Once the system generates these document the normal process between two business entity is to exchange them manually over some communication channels such as post, courier, email etc. At both business end, the document sneed to entered & validated in the system before any kind of commercial processing. Be it order processing with goods or any commercial processing like payment. This take time and effort.

If a business has 100’s & 1000’s of business partner and if they are doing 100’s or 1000s transaction regularly then one can image the amount of effort in time & cost. This is where EDI based transactions between business entity (called trading Partners) are beneficial.

By moving from a paper-based exchange of business document to one that is electronic, businesses enjoy major benefits such as reduced cost due to manual intervenstion, increased processing speed, better planning, reduced errors and improved relationships with business partners etc. It has grown exponentially over the years, and internet fuelled it growth further as there are standard evolved like X12, EDIFACT etc.

This course provides the following:

  • The normal process and compared with EDI.
  • How EDI works ?.
  • Understanding Business flows in EDI.
  • EDI standards and documents.
  • What is an EDI Translator?
  • EDI communication channels.
  • EDI intergration with Oracle ERP – Inbound and Outbound transactions.
    •    Custom development approach.
    •    Oracle E-Commerce gateway module Overview.
  • Overview about using Oracle Saas with EDI

If you are new to EDI, then this course provides with relevant details to understand EDI technology.


Note: There is no specific product demonstration. The course provides insight about EDI technology and concepts end-to-end.

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