Will blockchain replace EDI? To get closer to an answer to this question, first of all further questions have to be asked, such as what are the advantages of blockchain over EDI? Does it make sense to integrate EDI with blockchain? Which blockchain is the right one and which data should be stored there? Blockchain instead of EDI – is that the future?
If you look at blockchains from the perspective of the complex applications and challenges that occur in supply chains, all the properties of a blockchain make sense. Supply chains always include partners that use EDI. Perhaps instead of stating that blockchain and EDI are in competition, we should shift our mindset and look at how they complement each other instead?
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