BizTalk Expert Series: EDI

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About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course is designed for experienced BizTalk Developers and Administrators who are responsible for planning, creating, and deploying EDI-based integration solutions in a BizTalk Server 2010 environment. Attendees of this course will learn how to implement sophisticated business-to-business integration solutions using EDIFACT, X12 (including HIPAA), and AS2.  

Audience Profile

For experienced BizTalk developers only

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
  •    Create parties
  •    Configure profiles, including protocol and encoding settings
  •    Create EDI and AS2 agreements
  •    Create batches of EDI messages
  •    Split batched messages
  •    Configure the creation and processing of acknowledgement messages
  •    Customize EDIFACT and X12 schemas
  •    Build maps for transforming EDI messages
  •    Configure tracking and reporting for EDI message processing
  •    Route messages using EDI-specific properties

Course Outline

Module 1: Review of BizTalk Fundamentals

  • BizTalk Server Architecture
  • Lab: Creating a BizTalk Solution

Module 2: Integrating with Trading Partners

  • A Brief History of EDI
  • VAN Architecture
  • The Pieces of a TPM Solution
  • Lab: Creating an EDI Integration Solution

Module 3: EDI Agreement Deep Dive

  • The Role of Agreements
  • Creating Agreements for X12 Processing
  • Creating Agreements for EDIFACT Processing
  • Lab: Configuring Agreements

Module 4: Creating Messaging-Based EDI Solutions

  • Routing Messages using Promoted Properties
  • Lab: Creating a Messaging-Based Integration Solution
  • Working with Acknowledgements
  • Lab: Configuring Acknowledgement Processing for EDI Messages

Module 5: Splitting EDI Interchanges

  • De-Batching EDI Messages
  • Lab: Splitting EDI Batches
  • Performance Considerations for Large Messages

Module 6: Enabling EDI Message Batching

  • The Provided EDI Batching Mechanism
  • Lab: Batching EDI Messages

Module 7: Enabling AS2-Based Integration

  • AS2 Architecture
  • Configuring AS2 Settings
  • Lab: Creating an AS2-Based Integration Solution

Module 8: Tracking Events and Data from EDI Messages

  • Tracking EDI and AS2 Messages
  • Lab: Enabling Tracking for EDI Messages

Module 9: Working with EDI Schemas

  • Review of BizTalk Schemas
  • Working with EDI Schemas
  • Enabling HIPAA Sub-Document Splitting
  • Lab: Extracting and Customizing Edi/HIPAA Schemas (60 Minutes)

Module 10: Transforming EDI Messages

  • Transforming EDI Messages
  • Lab: Building Maps for Transforming EDI Messages