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ALSO CALLED: Business to Business, BtoB, B2B Marketplaces
DEFINITION: On the Internet, B2B (business-to-business), also known as e-biz, is the exchange of products, services, or information between businesses rather than between businesses and consumers. Although early interest centered on the growth of retailing on the Internet (sometimes called e-tailing), forecasts are that B2B revenue will far exceed business-to-consumers (B2C) revenue in the near future. According  … 
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One Size Shouldn't Fit All: Achieving Partner Engagement with Flexible B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that while 73% of executives say B2B integration is key to business success, only 17% believe they've actually achieved this goal? If you're struggling to manage a complex value chain of partners, suppliers, customers, and distributers, the right B2B integration tools may be the answer to your woes.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Know What Customers Want Before They Do
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, which features John Lucker, Principal of Deloitte Consulting, learn how to create customer loyalty using data and sophisticated analytics, which, in turn, generate highly customized offers that reflect each customer's preferences, purchase history, and purchasing context.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

B2B cloud integration A strategic approach to optimizing your value chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book presents an overview of the B2B integration landscape: its challenges, its opportunities, and the approaches that leading organizations follow in developing a robust and scalable EDI solution.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Know What Customers Want Before They Do
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today's consumers and B2B companies only want interactions that are relevant, personalized, and based on a customer's situation and preferences. Companies that fail to provide relevant offers will be left behind.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

B2B Cloud Integration: A strategic approach to optimizing your value chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This E-book presents an overview of the B2B integration landscape: its challenges, its opportunities, and the approaches that leading organizations follow in developing a robust and scalable EDI solution.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

IBM

Aberdeen Report: Understanding the Complexity of B2B Integration: Insights for Mid-Market Leaders“
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Coordinating with partners across multiple channels and sites isn't easy, however, gaps can lead to poor sales performance and lost business due to unhappy customers or suppliers. Explore this analyst report from the Aberdeen Group to learn how mid-market enterprises can improve collaboration with multi-channel and real-time data integration.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

Sell. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover innovative commerce technologies designed to enable businesses to sell smarter and transform buyers into loyal, returning customers. Uncover the 6 key selling areas these strategies target, including cross-channel selling, payments and settlements, store solutions, distributed order management, and more.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

IDC Whitepaper: SAP Customers Move to Managed Cloud Services to Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency of B2B Integration
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how SAP customers improved B2B integration by implementing a cloud-based solution - SAP Information Interchange OnDemand - and the reasons, challenges, and benefits behind doing so.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Evaluating cloud-based file transfer services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If you are looking for smarter ways to approach file sharing in your commerce environment, you are probably thinking about outsourcing or moving to the cloud. This evaluation from IBM, supported by research from Vanson-Bourne, can help by showing you critical factors to consider.
Posted: 27 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM

Market Trends: Multienterprise/B2B Infrastructure Market, Worldwide, 2009-2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn about developments in the B2B infrastructure market, such as key findings and trends, valuable recommendations, what the future landscape holds and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

The Future of B2B Integration – Are you Keeping Up With Your Peers?
sponsored by Software AG
WHITE PAPER: In this report, get the major findings on what's happening with B2B execution and what's next for business networks.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Software AG

The SOA Powered B2B: Easier Consolidation. Greater Business Value. Tighter Integration.
sponsored by Software AG
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of a SOA-enabled approach to B2B and why it is better in the long term.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Software AG

9 Steps to Building a Business Case for B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Putting together a business case does not rank high on most IT executives’ list of favorite activities. But the ability to put together a compelling case is now more than ever a core competency. This paper explains how you can significantly increase your chances of approval if you follow the nine steps provided within.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Tips for Optimizing your B2B Trading Community
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates how Sterling Commerce solutions drive greater efficiencies, and improve the return on your B2B infrastructure investment. It explores how to automate more transactions with your existing electronic partners, and how to simplify the assessment and onboarding of your remaining manual trading partners.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Now Is the Time to Rethink Your B2B Integration Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises find new offerings and better products available to them, and as customer requirements change, there is a move to reassess and improve their processes involving B2B integration. This white paper provides guidance and tools that will help guide B2B teams as they go through their reassessment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Innovators Use B2B Integration Software to Shrink Cycle Times and Cost
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IDC conducted a study on behalf of Sterling Commerce, an IBM Company, to determine how Sterling Commerce customers were using B2B integration software innovatively to improve core processes. Continue reading this paper to learn the results of that study and find out how innovators use b2b integrations software to shrink cycle time and cost.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Need for Speed and Flexibility Drives Manufacturers to Reengineer External Processes Around B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at trends that cause manufacturers to reevaluate and revamp their B2B processes and integration capabilities. Read on to also learn how manufacturers are reorganizing their internal operations to facilitate the shift from EDI-only transfer to a broader range of functions that support a larger view of commerce.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

IBM

Polycom Solutions for Microsoft UC Environments
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read how Polycom empowers Microsoft Unified Communications with a full suite of HD voice, video, telepresence and infrastructure solutions; Allowing organizations to increase productivity, reduce costs and unify dispersed teams.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Your Business May Be Part of a Network - But Is It Truly Connected?
sponsored by Crossgate
WHITE PAPER: Business networks are key to competitive advantage. How businesses connect and communicate with partners in their business networks is important in this global economy. This article offers suggestions and examples of how to avoid getting bogged down in maintaining a business partner network and instead focuses on a business’s key differentiators.
Posted: 08 Apr 2010 | Published: 08 Apr 2010

Crossgate

Business Value of Sterling Commerce Managed Services for B2B Integration
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Increasing cost controls and unpredictable cost increases are leading many enterprises to rethink how they support their business-to-business (B2B) operations. As a result, many enterprises are choosing to outsource B2B integration by partnering with a managed services provider.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

Sterling Commerce: Managed Services
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Sterling Commerce Managed Services include Business-to-Business (B2B) integration solutions, allowing trading organizations to interact with each other across a secure network. Long considered as only appropriate for large organizations, Sterling Commerce Managed Services provide organizations of all sizes with the ability to trade and collaborate.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

Delivering Quality Leads, Not Just Quantity: The Interactive Value of Webinars
sponsored by Citrix Online
WHITE PAPER: Using interactive media such as Webinars can help marketers effectively balance quality with quantity when it comes to lead generation. Download the white paper to learn more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Citrix Online

Monitoring Trading Partner Agreements - Using Business Intelligence to Enhance BAM Activities
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explain what to look for in a complete integration platform and how to use BI technology in conjunction with BAM tools to achieve zero information latency and self-correcting processes.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Information Builders

Realizing Maximum Benefits from SAP NetWeaver® XI/SAP NetWeaver® PI
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: Read how with the introduction of SAP NetWeaver XI/SAP NetWeaver PI, SAP has brought internal (EAI) and external (B2B/EDI) integration and collaboration into its core functionality.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

SEEBURGER

Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: B2B integration technology, offers powerful and complementary tools and services for seamless business integration and meeting the challenges of global collaboration.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

SEEBURGER
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B2B DEFINITION (continued): …  to studies published in early 2000, the money volume of B2B exceeds that of e-tailing by 10 to 1. Over the next five years, B2B is expected to have a compound annual growth of 41%. The Gartner Group estimates B2B revenue worldwide to be $7.29 trillion dollars by 2004. In early 2000, the volume of investment in B2B by venture capitalists was reported to be accelerating sharply although profitable B2B sites were not yet easy to find.B2B Web sites can be sorted into:Company Web sites, since the target audience for many company Web sites is other companies and their employees. Company sites can … 
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