The Advantages and Disadvantages of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Anyone who still remembers the time before computers came along and completely changed our lives will tell you how different the world is today. Not everything it created is better than it was, but we are forced to admit that it is much more efficient than it used to be. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is one of the things that has helped businesses. What is EDI and what are its advantages and disadvantages?