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With Aberdeen Group and Lightwell

In this third segment of an 8 part series, Bryan Ball from Aberdeen Group and Lori Angalich from Lightwell describe what is required to be more effective with B2B integration, and provide guidance on assessing where your company stands in terms of effectiveness. We review Aberdeen Group’s research on the state of integration and collaboration for leaders compared followers, and the impact on key performance metrics. We explore topics including:

  • The degree of automation and collaboration in place on the supplier side
  • The customer order changes and forecast changes being transmitted electronically
  • The role of B2B integration and file transfer solutions


Next: View part 4 of the video series: The Impact of Speed and Visibility
or return to the video series home page for a complete list.


Bryan_BallBryan Ball
Vice President, Principal Analyst, Supply Chain Management, Aberdeen Group

With over 30 years of supply chain, operations and materials management experience acquired across multiple product lines and serving several markets, Ball brings a high level of knowledge and insight on the challenges and opportunities facing supply chain practitioners worldwide.

Lori AngalichLori Angalich,
Vice President, Marketing, Lightwell

Over the last 19 years, Lori has focused on helping companies overcome challenges and achieve competitive advantages through technology.  She has worked with hundreds of companies across a wide variety of industries, assisting them with initiatives around e-commerce, omnichannel, CRM, B2B integration, file transfer, ERP, and more.

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