Customer Quotes and Reviews

Windward customers say such nice things about us! And we know they mean it, because our customer retention rate is >95%! Here are just a few of the things those nice customers have written about us.

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"Clients tell us changes they can now do in 10 minutes would have cost $50,000 or more with their previous solution."
Martin Stewart, Director of Strategy, Axe Group Pty Ltd.
"Windward is the core piece that makes this happen. I'm a non-programmer, and I was able to write this application. Windward is the solution that allowed me to come in and hit our budget right on the money."
Arland Head, Director of IT, LeBlanc's Food Stores
"We're thrilled to have found this product!"
Gary Flauder , Owner, Electronic Learning Arts
"Windward is by far the best tool we saw!"
Anders Brunland, Manager of Web & Integration, OBOS
"If you need to generate multi-page PDF documents in fractions of a second based on simply tagged word documents and some data to fill in the blanks then these are the people to talk to. Windward Reports does much more - but even for this it is worth the cost."
Jason G , CTO, White Clarke Group
"The speed of design is definitely saving us time compared to JasperReports."
Arshan Dabirsiaghi, Application Security Engineer, Aspect Security
"Overall Windward provided a great advantage to us in this competitive landscape."
Anil Annadata, CEO, CodeObjects
"Our Project Managers love it because it cuts down dramatically on the time it takes to do daily reports. They can do it on their way home."
Yoel Borgenicht, President, King Rose Construction
"Integrating the .NET Engine was a no-brainer. We just dropped the ASP code example that Windward provided into our app, tweaked the code in four places, and the software was up and running."
Tom Nazelli, president and CEO of ArtsVision
"Thank goodness for Windward. We had been wasting hundreds of hours hand coding report templates because of stringent layout requirements. Windward automates the process and helps us get our customers the data they need."
Tom Nazelli, president and CEO of ArtsVision
"Windward customer service is excellent. Always got a response within hours and fixes or guidance quickly."
Ian Neill, Data Group Developer, Envision Pharma Group
"Unlike Crystal Reports, with Windward we can create some really sexy reports that are visually pleasing for the viewer."
Steve Zacharidis, InfoComp
"Awesome product. Highly integrated XML-SAX-Parsed RTF mapping along with iText Sharp generated awesome output. It's a must-try for persons looking for a solution which can dynamically generate extremely complex PDFs as an output."
Amit Kumar Das, Systems Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services
"Compared to systems where both layout and data must be coded, as we did before, the process of creating a report is at least 5 times faster."
Michael Bjerregaard Pedersen, Backbone Digital Systems
"We'd like to reiterate that Windward as an agency has been great to work with. They've been really responsive."
Mark Knutson, Law Enforcement Support Agency (LESA)
"Overall, we've been able to streamline our reporting component, and those benefits in turn are passed along to our customers. Windward Reports has helped us strengthen our position as the top project logistics software developer in the world."
Chuck Hanebuth, HAL, Inc.
"We have hundreds of templates and generate thousands of documents. It is all automated. It works great when you need to do this as part of a greater business process. I would highly recommend this product."
Jim Schwan, CIO, Preferred Credit Incorporation
"In the set up we had a few questions on some very detailed modifications and the customer service was amazing!!!! It was very easy and turn around time on customer request was the best we have experienced."
Ted Peters, COO, ButtonIntel
"We did with Windward in about 8 hours what it took us 3-4 weeks to do with JasperReports - that's downright impressive."
Jon Charnas, WitchLake
"The most important improvement to our organization is how we have been able to produce much more persuasive and professional reports than our peers."
Paul Schneider, Principal, Mid Atlantic Capital Group
"The key for us is allowing our non-developer, those who understand and know the content, to create reports. It makes the process of report building much simpler."
John Humphrey, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, July Business Services
"There was tremendous time savings in being able to take the layouts of the old templates and just have to make minor hooks into Windward data sources and just replace the Word Form fields we were using with Windward tags. The time savings garnered by not having to have someone redo the more complicated table layouts was huge."
David Boodey, RepLink
"Windward is the best solution available for Presentation and On-Demand Reporting because of its small footprint. Other solutions have too large of a footprint to generate the speed of reporting that Windward is able to do."
Ethan Kayes, Aon Hewitt

For over 10 years Windward has been making software that allows business users and developers to create data-powered documents of all types including: forms, proposals, statements, reports, presentations and more. Windward's novel approach allows users to "tag" elements within standard Microsoft® Office documents to be dynamically replaced with data from common data sources when output. Windward's solutions have become the leading choice for developers adding reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications in over 70 countries around the world.

Windward's solutions include scalable high-performance output engines written for .NET, Java, and RESTful  applications coupled with design environments that include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Windward's customers regularly report savings well over 50% in template design and production costs. And, their business users enjoy being empowered to design and edit templates without having to involve development resources. Windward's "drop-in" code libraries allow developers to add best-in-class reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications in less time, by orders of magnitude, compared with other platforms or in-house development. Proudly located in Boulder, Colorado, Windward is dedicated to making reporting and document generation more effective and accessible to business users and developers everywhere.

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