Interoperability

the ability of disparate and diverse organisations to interact towards mutually beneficial and agreed common goals, involving the sharing of information and knowledge between the organisations, through the business processes they support, and by means of the exchange of data between their respective ICT systems. In e-invoicing it may refer to the ability of trading parties to interoperate with each other, with or without the intermediation of service providers, and to the arrangements made between two service providers to interoperate on behalf of their customers.

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