Becton Dickinson Builds an Extended Enterprise With LANSA
Becton, Dickinson and Company is a global medical technology company designed to serve healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories and the public. With the help of LANSA Integrator and WebMethods, BD can exchange real-time transactions between its European sales and distribution system and its global eBusiness platform. The company has an extensive project that sells and manufactures a range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products. This case study discusses the commerce, collaboration, and marketing challenges that are faced by business organizations and also provides eCommerce solutions. With the scientific knowledge available, the company offers end-to-end logistical integration and the eBusiness infrastructure that can deliver business. With the help of LANSA, Becton, Dickinson and Company being the most advanced in eCommerce, knowledge sharing, and collaboration, can accept EDI, fax, phone, and web orders directly in the LANSA-based distribution system. All transactions are processed with stability and firmness in single ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. It discusses LANSA that is an integrated approach behind the company's core distribution system and the joining force between the logistic systems. This case study reveals how LANSA helps the company in doing business more effectively and efficiently. This case study also discusses collaborative computing with databases and complaint registration information.