The author of »Architecting EDI with SAP IDocs«

Emmanuel Hadzipetros

Emmanuel Hadzipetros has 20 years of SAP experience as a data conversion specialist and ABAP, IDoc and EDI developer in such diverse industries as pharmaceuticals, entertainment, video games, steel utilities, and others, in four countries and three continents. His ongoing fascination for data flows through SAP led him to B2B integration. An IDoc and XML evangelist with a practical approach to designing systems he has built end-to-end B2B architectures from SAP through the middleware to the trading partner using such tools and standards as XI/PI, ALE, Sterling Integrator, Contivo, X12, EDIFACT, OAGIS, AS2 FTP, and others. In his latest adventure, Emmanuel is responsible for designing the integration points in a cloud-based supply chain B2B platform for the pharmaceutical industry at a Boston area company, where he also serves as in-house SAP guru. This work includes building transactions with XSD schema and implementing GS1 standards in serialization and product tracking.