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 …

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 …

Watching the Data Go By

Todd Gould, CEO 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 …