Cloud computing, software as a service and mobility top the list of 10 trends in B2B commerce that will dominate the industry over the next decade, according to experts at GXS, a provider of e-commerce trade solutions.
These emerging trends "will be transformative forces in B2B e-commerce in the coming years," says Rowland Archer, chief technology officer at GXS. "We anticipate supply chains will become more global, sustainable and demand-driven and these trends will impact B2B e-commerce strategies, standards and implementation approaches."
Others in the top 10 list include: services-oriented architecture, agile development, open source, social media, sustainability, emerging markets and demand-driven supply chains. GXS experts these trends and capabilities to become embedded components of the B2B e-commerce landscape in the next decade.
Recently, GXS published a look back at the trends that emerged and took hold in B2B e-commerce over the past 10 years, including technologies and innovations such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Collaborative Planning and Forecast Replenishment (CPFR), XML, and several others. These technologies and innovations transformed B2B e-commerce and became standard components of corporate supply chains.
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