Software packages given BASDA thumbs-up
BASDA has certified the first four commercially available business and accounting software packages to comply with its eBIS-XML standard.
Exchequer Software has been passed as has the DREAM package from SquareSum, Anagram’s ENCORE-eBIS and Westland System’s Supply Chain package.
The eBIS-XML initiative enables the direct exchange of purchase orders and invoices and other business documents between different software packages.eBIS-XML messages were first demonstrated at the CBI in Septemeber 1999.
Since then, 40 software companies have been developing applications to utilise the standard.
‘eBIS-XML is fast becoming the de facto standard for linking websites to back office systems and for exchanging orders and invoices,’ said chief executive of BASDA Dennis Keeling.