Business Spotlight

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Business Spotlight
Posted Sunday, April 24, 2005

DWD Technology Group

Address: 1610 Spy Run Avenue, Fort Wayne

At a glance: The company, a division of Fort Wayne-based Dulin, Ward & DeWald Inc., specializes in network services including design, implementation and support of computer systems. “We offer companies the opportunity to utilize our highly skilled network engineers to manage their computer and network systems.”

Employees: 14

Annual revenues: Undisclosed

How old is the company: Created in 1995

Biggest accomplishment in the past 12 months: “We achieved record revenues in 2004 and extremely high client satisfaction ratings both from our internal client satisfaction surveys and from Best Software, developer of MAS 90, BusinessWorks and MIP.”

What are the key challenges facing your business or industry: “The technology industry has started to mature, which has prompted consolidations. Smaller firms are struggling to survive the ups and downs of our industry. The larger stronger firms are likely those that will survive and flourish. Fortunately, we are on track to be one of the strong survivors.”

What are your growth projections for the next five years: “Our business has nearly doubled over the last five years. My expectation is that through growth and acquisition, we will be able to double our revenues again in the next 5 years.”

What’s one thing about your business that people may not be aware of: “Our least experienced network engineer has 12 years of experience. We have a very low rate of employee turnover, which is unique in our industry and sets us apart from the rest – fulfilled employees who build long trusting relationships with their customers. This, along with an extreme focus, on client satisfaction has helped us quietly grow into one of the largest network and accounting software consulting companies in Indiana.” 

ABOUT DWD:

DWD Technology Group, with offices located in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio, specializes in the evaluation, selection, implementation and support of accounting and business management systems including Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90/200), BusinessWorks, Sage 50 (formerly Peachtree), Sage ACT!, Sage CRM, Abila (Sage) MIP Fund Accounting and Abila (Sage) Fundraising 50. DWD strives to implement the best technology solutions for the specific needs of your business.