It's not free, and it's not easy, but if you want to grow and attract new customers, EDI is a requirement.
Written by David Shirey
The first thing I want to make clear is that the title for this article was chosen by my editor, a woman who lives in a villa surrounded by a pack of vicious dogs that she calls "my pets." Needless to say, her view of the world is a little harsher than mine. Actually, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is more like one of those 1940s road movies with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. There are ups and downs, a few chills, and some laughs. All in all, it's not that bad, you just have to make the right choices as you go along.
When it comes to Query/400, “advanced” is in the eye of the beholder. While it is true that the tool can handle functions beyond static queries, the dependent variable functions we detail in this guide represent the limits of Query/400’s ability to perform more in-depth tasks. However, many shops still rely on basic query tools, for better or worse, and we want to help you make the most of them.