EDL Consulting News - eCommerce, ERP, CRM and BI news

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eCommerce Issues
We're expert in solving issues around Shopping Cart Abandonment, Complex Product Configuration, Search Engine Optimization, Usability and Maintenance.

Product Configuration
We are one of the foremost experts in seamlessly implementing BigMachines product configurator and B2B eCommerce, quoting and proposal software into any enterprise.

Sales Issues
EDL can help you with Cost of Sales, Lead Management and Channel Optimization.

Customer Support Issues
We'll help optimize First Call Resolution, Workflow, Escalation and Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty.

Interactive Marketing Issues
We can address Landing page Optimization, PPC Optimization, Promotional Effectiveness and Stickiness concerns.

Architecture Issues
We'll help solve issues of Flexibility, Fault Tolerance, Scalability.

Custom Development Issues
EDL can help you resolve Alignment of Business Objectives with Technology, Build vs. Buy and Risk Management.

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salesforce

The market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), and our platform choice for building custom business applications for clients spanning the entire engagement-to-cash business process.


big_machines

The global leader in on-demand sales configuration, quoting and proposal software, helping companies sell more and sell faster in the cloud.

Solutions by Business Function:

eCommerce
We give customers best-in-class functionality, usability, speed and accuracy, making you more competitive in ecommerce.

Product Configuration
We are one of the foremost experts in seamlessly implementing BigMachines product configurator and B2B eCommerce, quoting and proposal software into any enterprise.

Interactive Marketing
Our solutions target your audience, optimize your digital marketing tools, and integrate with the rest of your enterprise.

IT Systems Architecture
Combine disparate applications into comprehensive, reliable and secure data integration capabilities.

Sales Operations
Integration and alignment to optimize selling and the top-down information capabilities needed to effectively manage sales.

Customer Service
We provide a comprehensive set of Customer Support solutions that drive efficiency, accuracy and accountability.

Systems Development
Our custom Cloud applications leverage all the on-demand benefits of the Cloud, speeding innovation to your enterprise.

  • Salesforce.com Solutions
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  • Cloudcraze eCommerce Solutions
  • Cloud Integration Solutions
News/Events Overview:

EDL in the news.

September 3, 2014
CloudCraze Announces Expansion of OEM Agreement to Deliver Customer Engagement Commerce with the Salesforce1 Platform
CloudCraze creates a new paradigm of Customer Engagement Commerce with Enterprise eCommerce and Customer Community Collaboration combined on the Salesforce1 Platform

March 4, 2014
EDL Consulting Delivers Earning Increase for 2013
Growth fueled by increased license revenue from CloudCraze Enterprise Salesforce eCommerce

June 11, 2013
Industry Leader Launches Second eCommerce Site Powered by CloudCraze
Global Leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies adds second storefront in record time using CloudCraze, Enterprise eCommerce for Salesforce, as its premier cloud eCommerce solution.

April 9, 2013
Industry Leader Launches New eCommerce Powered by CloudCraze
Global Leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies chooses CloudCraze, Enterprise eCommerce for Salesforce, as its premier cloud eCommerce solution.

February 4, 2013
Industry Leader Launches New B2B eCommerce Site Powered by CloudCraze
Global software and systems provider chooses CloudCraze to expand into new channels with speed and scalability.

December 13, 2012
Test Prep Provider Launches New eCommerce Powered by CloudCraze
Leader in Training chooses CloudCraze, enterprise eCommerce for Salesforce, as premier cloud solution.

November 19, 2012
CloudCraze Eases Path to eCommerce
EDL, a US consulting firm based in Deerfield, Illinois, has developed CloudCraze, a cloud-based e-commerce application that promises to make it easier for companies to build an online store with minimal fuss on the Salesforce.com platform.

November 8, 2012
EDL Consulting Announces Gold Sponsorship of BigIdeas 2012
EDL Consulting to Exhibit and Speak at BigMachines Annual B2B Cloud Conference

October 17, 2012
CloudCraze Connects Consumers to Facebook Brands Via Cloud Technology
CloudCraze, which recently released its 3.0 ecommerce platform, allows companies to use cloud technology to integrate Facebook actions into their sales sites, so users can like or share products that they purchase or enjoy.

September 18, 2012
CloudCraze™ Launches Enterprise eCommerce at Dreamforce 2012 on Salesforce.com’s AppExchange, the World’s Most Popular Cloud Marketplace for Social Apps for Business
Customers Benefit from eCommerce with Easier Content Management, Automated Upgrades and Simplified Back Office Integration

September 17, 2012
CloudCraze Brings E-commerce to Salesforce #dreamforce
CloudCraze has released an e-commerce services bundle on the Salesforce platform.

September 12, 2012
CloudCraze Delivers Powerful eCommerce on the Salesforce Platform
EDL Consulting selects Force.com to tap into the power of social, mobile and open cloud technologies

February 8, 2012
EDL Consulting Reports Positive 2011 Results And Expansion of Innovative Cloud-Based eCommerce
EDL Consulting today announced its 2011 results. The year’s accomplishments in Cloud based eCommerce and Customer Support included the launch of CloudCraze 2.0, impressive slate of recent clients now live with CloudCraze and new mobile initiatives.

January 17, 2012
CloudCraze iPad Edition now available on iTunes
CloudCraze iPad demo now available for download on the iTunes Store.

November 28, 2011
Don’t Lose Fido: Tagg Launches On CloudCraze Platform
Qualcomm subsidiary Tagg launched its new ecommerce site today selling it’s GPS enabled pet location system on EDL Consulting’s CloudCraze platform.

November 14, 2011
EDL Consulting Announces CloudCraze Deployment for Snaptracs, Inc. and Tagg—The Pet Tracker Online Store
EDL Consulting today announced a state-of-the-art CloudCraze™ deployment for the Tagg—The Pet Tracker™ online store, by Snaptracs, Inc., a newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc.

September 30, 2011
Cloud computing is a hot trend that's creating opportunities
Crain's Business and All VOIP News quotes EDL Consulting CEO, Bill Loumpouridis on the opportunities available with Cloud computing.

September 12, 2011
EDL Consulting Shows Off its eCommerce Solution at Dreamforce
Robert Scoble, a technical evangelist, and author of the blog, Scobleizer, interviews Bill Loumpouridis at Dreamforce 2011.

August 29, 2011
EDL Consulting Announces Gold Sponsorship and Instrumental Breakout Session for Dreamforce 2011
EDL Consulting, provider of solutions that drive faster, easier, more effective sales and support, today announced their Dreamforce 2011 Gold sponsorship and Breakout Session: Commercializing your IP with Portals, Service Cloud and Force.com.

June 21, 2011
ITI Launches Expanded CloudCraze™ Powered eStore - LMS Integration Provides a Seamless One-Stop-Shop Interface
EDL Consulting, the industry’s leading technology and services organization today announced that Industrial Training International (ITI) is utilizing EDL’s CloudCraze product to significantly extend its online store.

June 7, 2011
EDL Consulting Unveils CloudCraze: iPad Edition - The Future of Cloud Based Mobile Commerce
EDL Consulting, the industry’s leading technology organization specializing in a new generation of Commerce 2.0, Service Cloud and Force.com solutions, has announced the launch of CloudCraze – iPad Edition, showcased at the Cloudforce event June 7.

April 25, 2011
'Frank' Talk About Cloud Architecture
eCommerce Times, CRM Buyer and TechNewsWorld feature this article by Bill Loumpouridis, President and CEO of EDL Consulting.

March 14, 2011
EDL Consulting Welcomes Top Business Development Executive to Further Accelerate Company Growth
EDL Consulting today announced that business acceleration expert Michael Glavich has joined the EDL senior team as Vice President of Business Development.

March 6, 2011
CEO Sundays: “Frank” Talk About Cloud Architecture
Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL Consulting, discusses adoption of a new paradigm of cloud-centric application architecture that provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to re-architect how an organization serves both internal and external constituents.

February 16, 2011
EDL Consulting Reports Record Breaking 2010 Results And Growth of Cloud-Based eCommerce
EDL Consulting, a technology firm specializing in eCommerce and CRM business solutions, today released details of its 2010 business performance.

February 1, 2011
The New Wave of App Development
Rob Christensen, SVP at EDL Consulting discusses mobile integration for Platform as a Service (PaaS).

January 13, 2011
Chipworks Launches Innovative CloudCraze™ Powered Webstore For New Bite-Sized Research Reports
Chipworks, the world’s leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis, today announced that in partnership with CloudCraze by EDL Consulting, the company has launched its first enterprise-class webstore.

January 7, 2011
Dreamforce 2010 Panel Reveals Strong Support for Cloud-Based eCommerce
EDL Consulting’s CloudCraze Product Delivers Nimble, Easy to Administer, Enterprise eCommerce

December 22, 2010
EDL’s CloudCraze makes #4 in Chicago’s top 30 in tech 2010
Led by company founder Bill Loumpouridis, Chicago based EDL Consulting is one of those companies quietly becoming an industry leader; quiet unless you happen to be one of their clients or one of the many companies that attends the DreamForce conference

December 14, 2010
EDL Consulting’s Richard Vanhook Receives Developer Hero Award From salesforce.com at Dreamforce 2010
EDL Consulting, a national technology firm specializing in eCommerce, and CRM business solutions, today celebrated EDL architect Richard Vanhook for receiving a coveted Developer Hero Award from salesforce.com at the Dreamforce 2010 conference.

December 9, 2010
Silo Busting: Q&A With EDL CEO Bill Loumpouridis
We developed very specialized expertise in taking CRM and ERP and making that a seamless experience, and that informed our point of view on this future state, this nirvana future of a single view.

November 9, 2010
EDL Consulting’s CloudCraze 2.0 Now on Salesforce.com AppExchange 2, the World's Most-Popular Marketplace for Business Apps
Customers can now deploy CloudCraze on Force.com for enterprise-class eCommerce

November 4, 2010
EDL Consulting Announces Breakout Cloud 2 eCommerce Session and Gold Sponsorship for Dreamforce 2010
EDL Consulting, a national technology firm specializing in eCommerce, and CRM business solutions, today announced its Cloud 2 eCommerce breakout session as well as its Gold sponsor for salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2010 conference.

October 31, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 7 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 30, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 6 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 29, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 5 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 28, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 4 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 27, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 3 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 26, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 2 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 25, 2010
Morphing a Consulting Business to a Cloud Computing Product Company: Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL (Part 1 of 7)
Bill Loumpouridis is the CEO and founder of EDL Consulting.

October 13, 2010
CloudCraze And Forceful E-Commerce
CloudCraze wins early fans for BtoB e-commerce on Salesforce.com platform.

October 11, 2010
EDL Consulting Announces Breakout Service Cloud 2 Session at BigIdeas 2010 Conference
EDL Consulting, a national technology firm specializing in eCommerce, and CRM business solutions, today announced its Service Cloud 2 breakout session at BigMachines’ BigIdeas October customer conference.

October 6, 2010
Flyover Geeks: CloudCraze aims to level e-commerce playing field
Entrepreneur Bill Loumpourdis founded his company, EDL consulting, in the ashes of the dotcom boom in Chicago in what he called a "crisis-opportunity moment."

August 3, 2010
Bioscience Leader Takes CloudCraze™ Powered International Webstore Live
Gilson Inc., Maker of Pipetman® Launches Mulit-Lingual, Multi-Currency Store to Support European Expansion

May 18, 2010
Gilson, Inc. Selects EDL Consulting’s CloudCraze
Multi-Lingual, Multi-Currency Site to Support Pipetman Line

May 5, 2010
EDL Consulting Chosen to Implement Visionary Cloud-based eCommerce-Driven Learning Management System
ITI and EDL Partner to Deploy eCommerce Learning Management System

April 13, 2010
EDL Consulting Reports Solid FY09 Performance
Firm Positioned for Sustained Growth via CloudCraze, Alliances and Strong Pipeline of Leading Edge eCommerce, CRM and Business Intelligence Solutions

November 9, 2009
EDL Consulting to showcase Cloud-Based eCommerce framework at Dreamforce
EDL Consulting announced its CloudCraze framework was named a finalist in the Force.com Forty Innovation Showcase and will be highlighted at Dreamforce 2009, salesforce.com's annual user and developer conference to be held in San Francisco November 17-20.

November 5, 2009
Bioscience firm goes live with CloudCraze framework for eCommerce
EDL Consulting announced that LI-COR Bioscience’s biotech reagents and consumables and environmental products are now available online in the Cloud via EDL’s CloudCraze eCommerce application.

October 19, 2009
Is Your E-Commerce Operation Ready for the Cloud?
Cloud computing really took off when companies started using it for applications like HR and CRM.

October 5, 2009
EDL Consulting announces strategic alliance with BigMachines
E-Commerce Times - USA Whatever you are selling, develop a plan to sell it in the cloud. Bill Loumpouridis is president and CEO of CloudCraze by EDL Consulting.

August 17, 2009
CloudCraze Brings “Insanely Simple” eCommerce to Businesses of All Sizes
CloudCraze makes the most of a defining shift in the technology industry toward Cloud Computing. Experts believe that 50% of Global 2000 companies will be using Cloud-computing applications in the coming year.

March 18, 2009
EDL Consulting Wins Best Visual Presentation in Force.com Sites Developer Challenge
EDL Consulting won the category of best visual presentation for the Force.com Sites Developer Challenge.

February 19, 2009
EDL Consulting announces 17% growth for FY 2008
EDL Consulting achieved 17% growth in revenues for 2008 over prior year performance.

February 10, 2009
EDL Consulting leads Cranel Inc’s Sterling Commerce Multi-Channel Selling v 8.0.1 Implementation
EDL Consulting announced Cranel Inc.’s go-live of Sterling Commerce Multi-Channel Selling (MCS) version 8.0.1.

January 20, 2009
EDL Consulting Announces the Successful Launch of Integrated Customer Care for Citrix Online Customers using Salesforce.com
EDL Consulting announced the successful launch of integrated customer care for Citrix Online, a fast growing division of Citrix Systems, Inc.

CloudCraze allows any organization to achieve near instantaneous, infinitely scalable ecommerce capabilities on the Salesforce Platform.
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