Articles By Hugh Chatfield

Universal Business Language could cement standard, Canadian adoption

I remember a CIPS talk I attended in Ottawa quite some time ago where Douglas Mulhall (author of “Our Molecular Future” predicted there was “GRAIN” in our future (i.e. the future of IT

Published on: January 20th, 2014 Hugh Chatfield

Robotics and AI Predictions for 2014

For predictions on robotics and AI for 2014, I consulted with a former colleague, David Dodds, who now resides in British Columbia. He has completed extensive work in these fields and provided a

Published on: January 4th, 2014 Hugh Chatfield

Universal Business Language: Implications & benefits for SMEs

In a previous blog  we introduced the notion of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL)  to be used in the exchange of business documents between a supplier and a customer. We focused on

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Hugh Chatfield

Why the Canada-EU trade agreement means its time to implement e-invoicing

The upcoming trade agreement with the European Union (EU) promises to open up a whole new set of potential customers for Canadian companies that provide goods and services. But your electronic documentation system

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Hugh Chatfield

UBL seeks to avoid tower of Babel scenario for document exchange

OK, attention out there!  Hands up - who has heard of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL)?  Hmmm - not many hands.  What’s that you ask?  What is UBL and what’s it used

Published on: June 7th, 2013 Hugh Chatfield