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Foundational e-Business Releases Next Generation Customer Portal

By Brian Eckenrod on

In 2015 Foundational began an effort to improve the technology underlying its managed B2B e-commerce services.  Earlier this year that effort resulted in the hire of Mark Duffy as Lead Developer.  This week, the results are starting to show as the first phase of Foundational’s newly redesigned web-based customer portal was released. The easy to understand interface has been well received by Foundational users.  Amie Meeken of JT Eaton says… Read More »

Foundational e-Business hires Mark Duffy to lead web development efforts

By Brian Eckenrod on

In 2015 Foundational began an effort to rebrand the business and revamp the technology underlying its Managed B2B Services.  This week Mark Duffy was hired to lead the development effort for Foundational’s web based customer portal and web services based technologies. Mark brings a wealth of experience with PHP and other web development tools as well as valuable experience with interface design, SEO, digital marketing, and technology leadership.  Prior to… Read More »

Foundational e-Business Completes Migration of Technology Infrastructure to Expedient Data Center

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This month Foundational e-Business completed a complete migration of technology infrastructure to Expedient data centers.  The move was made in order to maintain Foundational’s excellent track record of reliability and uptime as the service grows, and to take advantage of features and certifications that were not offered by Foundational’s prior data center. The most prevalent features that drew Foundational to Expedient are SSAE16 certification (required by Foundational’s publicly traded customers),… Read More »

Foundational’s Bob Raida to speak at the NEECOM Fall Conference on October 15

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Bob Raida of Foundational e-Business will speak at the NEECOM Fall Conference on Thursday, October 15 in Westborough, MA. The session will explore alternatives to traditional EDI, focusing on one company’s implementation of “PDF to EDI” as a means to capture transactional data from trading partners that cannot support traditional EDI.  Discussion will include the business reasons for pursuing this project, the technical side including data capture and flow into… Read More »

Foundational’s Bob Raida to speak at the Guardian Software User Group Meeting on September 21

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Bob Raida of Foundational e-Business will speak at the Guardian Software User Group Meeting on September 21 in Lancaster, PA. Since 2013, Foundational and Guardian have partnered to offer business to business electronic commerce solutions, powered by Foundational’s Managed EDI Service, to Guardian ERP users.  The Managed Service enables Guardian ERP users to electronically receive transactions such as purchase orders, schedules, and payment information, and enables them to send electronic… Read More »

Foundational’s Bob Raida to speak at TUG Connects! Conference on May 7 in Washington DC

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Bob Raida of Foundational e-Business (formerly known as Paragon B2B) will speak at the TUG Connects! 2015 Conference on May 7 in Washington D.C. The session topic is an EDI case study, including a discussion of the fundamentals of implementing EDI.  An overview of an EDI implementation at an Infor A+ customer site will be provided as well as an overview of the EDI process, tools used in EDI processing,… Read More »

Paragon B2B Rebrands Itself as Foundational e-Business

By Brian Eckenrod on

Outsourced e-Business and Managed EDI Services on a Strong Foundation Paragon B2B, the EDI division of Paragon Consulting specializing in outsourced EDI and business to business e-commerce services this month has rebranded as Foundational e-Business. Nine years ago, Paragon Consulting created a Managed EDI Service in response to customer need.  Paragon already had over a decade of experience with enterprise IT consulting, and had recently purchased the rights to Metalware,… Read More »

Paragon B2B Moves to Larger Office Space to Accommodate Growth

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This month Paragon B2B moved across town to new office space in order to be better positioned for future growth. The new address is: Paragon B2B 5081 Old Clairton Road Pittsburgh, PA 15236 In addition to a better situated workspace with growth potential; Paragon B2B also will enjoy the benefits of sharing office space with one of its business partners, Aktion Associates.  Working in close proximity to Aktion staff will… Read More »