TIE is an international B2B software company, established in 1987, and focused on “Connecting Businesses”. TIE is an SME and also a publicly held company with offices in the United States, France, and the Netherlands (HQ). TIE enables companies to do business electronically and to lower costs by synchronizing their product information and business processes with their partners in the supply chain. TIE helps industry and
supply chain partners to achieve electronic business collaboration with solutions in the traditional and upcoming markets such as Business Interoperability, Data Quality Management, e-Invoicing, Master Data Management, Web Shops and Digital Channel Communications including Content Syndication.
TIE’s solutions are proven to lower costs, increase revenue and optimize business processes. TIE serves the market for B2B eCommerce integration software with a clear focus on the intercompany processes (order, shipping, payment, etc.) based on globally accepted standards. This market continues to grow to include business process management, and data transformation. TIE has responded to increased market demand with new products, services, and partnerships. TIE’s Kinetix
platform provides a next generation eCommerce system allowing all partners of the supply chain to communicate with each other seamlessly. Within this area, TIE can benefit from its long experience with the Digital Channel concept which connects different business partners and helps them to exchange information.
TIE has been/is active in several EU projects including SEEMseed, SEAMLESS, STASIS, NEXOFRA,SOA4ALL, NET-Challenge and NESSI2010. Regarding NESSI, TIE holds the SME Group Lead and is Steering Vice Chair. It has acted as work package and task leader and has project managed the very successful FP6/Call 5 STASIS project of value 4M Euros involving. In addition, TIE is Board Member, Steering Committee Vice Chair and SME lead of the NESSI European Technology Platform on Software and Service. In particular, NEXOF-RA is the core project for NESSI (and TIE is a partner) which aims at providing a reference architecture for software and services which is expected to be re-utilisable within the project. TIE is also a member of the NEM (Networked and Electronic Media) European Technology Platform. Since its foundation in 1987 TIE has been active in B2B eCommerce, not only in application development but also in the standardization process and related for a including the United Nations CEFACT infrastructure and also the European Technology platform on software and services (NESSI).