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EDI Academy Fall Schedule

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 @ 08:30 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI education, HIPAA, EDI Training, EDI Academy

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Photo appears courtesy of John Walker.  We occasionally get asked where can one get EDI training.  We are happy to post the following schedule for the EDI Academy for the fall 2019 schedule.  Whether you're new to EDI or a seasoned veteran - they have something for everyone.  For more information, visit them at their website or shoot them email at info@ediacademy.com.  

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Aurora Team Biography Series: Kim Zajehowski

Fri, Dec 19, 2014 @ 02:12 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in data transformation, EDI considerations, integration software, data integration, benefits of EDI, EDI compliant, EDI education, enterprise resource planning, ERP integration, electronic data interchange, Liaison Delta/ECS

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Photo appears courtesy of SharonaGott.  Next up in our Aurora Team Biography Series is Kim Zajehowski, Aurora's Manager of EDI Hosting.  Kim is one of our very talented EDI integration extraordinaires here at Aurora.  She helps me close leads like a superstar with her comprehensive yet easy to understand software demos.  I had the opportunity to ask her some questions and here is a little bit of what she had to say...

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What to Expect from a Software Demo

Fri, Nov 21, 2014 @ 10:44 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI integration, EDI Technology, EDI considerations, EDI software, data integration, EDI ROI, EDI Implementation, EDI basics, EDI provider, EDI options, EDI education

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This week's blog was written by Kristen Kearns, EDI Manager for Aurora Technologies.  You have done your initial research, you've talked to several vendors and you've narrowed it down to a few packages, including Delta/ECS.  That means it's time for a demo.  As part of the investigation process, a demo is a great way to see the software, and your future support, in action.  Some demos show you exactly what you want to know, some are not on point.  So what makes a successful software demo?

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EDI and Halloween: 7 Reasons They’re Closer than You Think

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 @ 11:50 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, EDI basics, EDI compliant, EDI education

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Photo appears courtesy of Amelia Extra.  We came up with this fun and festive llist in honor of Halloween last year.  I am super excited about Halloween this year because it's the first time my twins will go trick-or-treating.  So once again, to honor EDI and all things that go bump in the night, we give you, "EDI and Halloween: 7 Reasons They're Closer Than You Think."  Thank you for humoring us - enjoy!

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EDI in Retail: A Brief History

Thu, Dec 05, 2013 @ 07:04 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, benefits of EDI, EDI ROI, EDI Implementation, EDI basics, EDI education, EDI history

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Aurora EDI Alliance's Greatest Hits Volume 1

Fri, Nov 08, 2013 @ 11:07 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, EDI considerations, EDI software, EDI Implementation, EDI options, EDI education, supplier enablement, RFID tagging

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Photo appears courtesy of Phillip Pessar.  After two years of blogging, we feel that we have earned the right (unlike some top 40 artists out there) to put together a Greatest Hits of our most popular blogs. This list of ten blogs is a countdown to the most viewed blog article on our site.  The list might surprise you...it certainly surprised us!

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EDI and Halloween: 7 Reasons They’re Closer than You Think

Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 12:10 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, EDI basics, EDI compliant, EDI education

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For our blog this week, we thought we would do a fun one in the spirit of Halloween.  We have come up with seven things that EDI and Halloween have in common.  Enjoy our list and try not to eat too much candy.   

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Who is the EDI Integration Corporation (EIC)?

Fri, Jun 07, 2013 @ 12:56 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, e-commerce, EDI education, EDI history

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We are excited to announce that the EDI Integration Corporation (EIC) has joined the Aurora EDI Alliance!  EIC is the sixth company to join the Alliance since its inception in the fall of 2011.  Read on to learn all about EIC and their inspiring story including their rich contribution to the history of EDI.

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A Few Thoughts on Good EDI Support

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 @ 01:56 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, EDI considerations, EDI basics, EDI provider, EDI education

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I was thinking the other day how cool it is that we have the edisupport.com domain name.  And then I thought, "Do we deserve it?"  "What does EDI support mean?"  "How can we live up to it?"  The answer is that good EDI support means different things to different people.  Being that the Aurora EDI Alliance is made up of several very talented, but very different people...I reached out and got everyone's take on what good EDI support is.  Enjoy...

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History of EDI Technology

Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @ 12:54 PM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, technology, EDI basics, EDI education

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For all you trivia lovers and history buffs...this is for you.  The origins of EDI began in the 1960s when computers first had the capability to exchange data with each other.  The first industry that wanted to use this technology was the transportation industry, thus the TDCC (Transportation Data Coordinating Commitee) was formed.  Edward Guilbert, who is known as the Father of EDI, was directly involved with the creation of translation rules among four existing sets of industry-specific standards and the first standards were subsequently published in 1975.  Around that same time, the first Value Added Network (VAN), Telenet, came into existence.  And four years later, the ASC X12 committee was formed to develop the same standards for other industries.

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