Watching the Data Go By

Todd Gould CEO's Letter, EDI

I’ve been running an EDI VAN since 1996. From those first days of watching data move across the system I’ve been mesmerized. Every day people buy food, products, clothes, cars, etc. and they have no idea about the Data Dance that occurred in perfect harmony, which allowed them to enjoy the benefits of this economy. I never forget the day …

To Build or To Buy, That Is the Question

Todd Gould CEO's Letter, EDI, VANs

Since I started developing software professionally in 1983, the build or buy question has been part of my business. “Off-the-Shelf or Custom Programming” was the original hurdle for me to cross to make a sale. These days it is the “In-source or Out-source” of a mission critical service question. Yesterday I had a lengthy discussion about this with our industry …

EDI Is Hot

Todd Gould CEO's Letter, EDI

I would not be in this market space if I didn’t personally believe that EDI was likely to go from promised potential to huge market explosion…OK, it is taking a bit longer than I thought back in 1996. Seems like Benoit Lheureux at Gartner is seeing this “old” technology heating up right now in his recent article EDI is HOT. …