ECGridOS Going Mainstream

Todd Gould, CEO Developers, ECGridOS

There is always a tipping point where the game changes. ECGridOS is now there. After years of grunt work, visioning, coding, evangelizing, ECGridOS has risen above the noise. Recently, there have been contracting opportunities popping up for ECGridOS Developers and future ECGridOS Developers are seeking us out to see how they can jump on the next IT wave. Here is a …

I Built That!

Todd Gould, CEO ECGridOS, EDI, VANs

One of the most common search terms we have hitting our web site is “How do I become a VAN?” Great question. There is no off-the-shelf VAN software. Each and every VAN has built their own system, designed to handle standard (X12, EDIFACT, TRADACOM, etc.) and non-standard EDI data. And for the sake of this argument I will also include …

ECGridOS v3.0 Beta Released

Todd Gould, CEO ECGridOS, EDI

Lots of updates and changes for the greatly enhanced ECGrid)S v3.0. You can retrieve the WSDL at https://ecgridos.net/v3.0/beta/ecgridos.asmx. Lots of enhancements, optimizations and new functionalities have been added. Especially interesting are: AS2 and Certificate related functions to support our new integrated AS2 hosting system. Persistent storage of data attached to various ECGridOS objects. Pricelists, Contracts and Invoicing functions (still in progress) Please follow …

In the Most Interesting Places

Todd Gould, CEO CEO's Letter, EDI, Humor, Interconnects, VANs

When traveling around the world, you never know who you are going to meet in the most interesting places. Last week found me on business in Nice, France. Not a bad place to relax while “doing” EDI. I happened upon one Penny Vanderbilt. Not likely the long lost third cousin fifth removed of Gloria, but quite an interesting bird, herself. …

Loren Data Turns 25 Years Old!

Todd Gould, CEO CEO's Letter

It’s been a long road since my college apartment in Palms while attending UCLA where Loren Data began. The official first day of Loren Data is the day I graduated. Back in 1987 the job market sucked (sound familiar) and I found myself making twice as much programming PCs with dBASE and Clipper than I could with a job in my field (Chemistry …

Laughing at Ourselves

Todd Gould, CEO CEO's Letter, EDI, Humor, VANs

I don’t know who created this, but this is a must view for anyone who has ever touched EDI or “driven” a VAN. My hat’s off to you EDIcommunity! Todd Gould President Loren Data Corp.  

January 2012 Notes

Todd Gould, CEO CEO's Letter, Monthly Notes

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012! I am excited and ready to hit the ground running in 2012. Lots of announcements are on the way… Where is EDI going? Are you providing complete solutions to your customers? How are you prepared to compete with Enterprise 2.0 and The Cloud? Loren Data grows in two ways, one in adding new customers the second …