Design your templates in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint). These familiar and intuitive builders allow anyone to create and edit templates in a fraction of the time it takes with other tools. Simply build your desired layout and formatting using Office.
Our extension to Office helps you easily insert data tags directly into your content anywhere. This includes wizards, which make even complex queries easy for business users and developers alike. And PODS enables users to quickly and easily reuse applicable content from other templates, delivering consistency across all corporate documents.
And it’s all in the template including your business logic. There is no programming or other efforts involved.
Document Generation API
Integrate document automation into your applications with the Windward Core. The Windward Core Engine enables you to precisely display the data you want, delivering a generated document with data specified using inserted tags and specified parameters.
The result is a beautiful, data-rich document fully customized to your specifications.
The engine is available in a JAVA, .NET, & RESTful (any programming language) versions. The engine can be integrated into your application with just 11 lines of code. With these universal, hard-working lines of code, paired with the template designer, you’ve added advanced document generation to your application.
Unsure if you need our Core or Hub solution? Read our feature comparison.
Document Automation Solution
Windward Hub is a complete web based hosted document automation solution. Manage your templates so everyone is creating the correct documents.
Schedule reoccurring documents in addition to generating documents on demand. Automate the delivery of the generated documents.
In addition, Hub is seamlessly integrated into the 11 most popular SAAS solutions. These applications lack the ability to produce well-formatted documents. Now with Hub’s custom integration, users enjoy more powerful document automation capabilities with enhanced outputs. We help you take advantage of these features by adding amazing visual elements to your documents to make them more understandable and informative.
Hub is available both hosted (SAAS) or installed on your servers.
Unsure if you need our Hub or Core solution? Read our feature comparison.
Connect to Everything
Windward is able to connect to 147 vendor’s data, from Act to Zoho as well as standard SQL, JSON, XML, & OData datasources. In addition, a template can be populated from multiple datasources – simultaneously. You can cross-reference between datasources in your queries.This plus the power of Windward’s designer delivers a document automation solution with no limitations – in design or datasources.
Desktop Document Automation
Solo is your personal desktop document automation solution. Now you can independently create reports and documents with Windward Solo. Never again miss that first-of-the-month deadline while waiting for IT! With Solo’s exceptional features, users can schedule their customized reports on their own and enjoy the peace of mind that they will have the documents they need exactly when they need them. Solo provides users with the ability to create, customize, and schedule reports without relying on others’ schedules and timelines.
Implement in 2 Hours (not 2 Months)
Many estimate that implementing a document automation system to address their needs will take weeks, maybe months. That’s wrong – it should only take hours.
We consistently have prospects who embed our engine in their product and have it running a simple template, all in under 2 hours. And if you use our standalone Hub document automation solution, it’ll take under an hour to have your first template generating documents.
You will likely spend more time making your decision on what document automation system to use than it will take you to get up & running with Windward.
Consistent & Compliant Documents
With Windward you can insure all of your documents meet corporate compliance requirements. And by automating the document production, creating them from datasource, the generated documents are also accurate.
And with the entire process automated, you produce documents instantly and it requires no time on the part of employees. With Windward your document production will be accurate, complete, and fully automated.
Streamline Cost Savings
Our customers report savings between 50% and 90% in template design and production costs. With our solution, business users can self-serve- eliminating the wasteful back-and-forth that is typical of document automation today. Windward’s solutions minimize the burden on developers.
Once templates are completed, simply use Windward to pair the desired data, creating exactly what you need, without relying on other departments’ timelines. If you have a developer working on your template, don’t sweat it — template creation will still be a fraction of the time. That’s time and money you get to save.
Incredibly Intuitive Interface
Have you ever used Microsoft Office? We thought so, which is why we built our Designer platform to perform within the Microsoft Office Suite. Our platform serves as an add-in feature within Microsoft Office, combining our expertise in data-powered document automation with the familiar features of Microsoft Office.
Our tool minimizes new-user training and requires no programming skills to create visually stunning documents that look precisely the way you want.
Simple and Easy Integration (Engine only)
Integrating Windward’s solution into new and existing applications couldn’t be easier. You can embed Windward with just 11 lines of code that we provide in JAVA, .NET, and RESTful coding languages. Add this universal code just once and enjoy endless document generation potential.
Our Windward Engine can be deployed on your existing server along with other applications, or on a dedicated server to accommodate your specific performance and security needs. (Hub & Solo do this for you.)
With access to all of the document design components of Microsoft Office, you can create the charts, tables, graphs, and other relevant visuals that best display your data . The Precision Design Control feature from Microsoft Office makes it incredibly simple to change complex design elements from layouts, effects, spacing, colors, and more.
With no layout restrictions and native functionality, you can create beautiful documents faster and easier than ever before.
Smart Document Flexibility
With Windward’s Smart Document Flexibility, you can decrease the time and cost required to create targeted and segmented documents for different audiences. The functionality allows you to show or hide data based on specific conditional logic, built directly into the document template.
The result is precise data combined with visuals that translate into flexible documents that exceed your specific customer needs.
Development Time Savings
What used to be an extended amount of time with alternative solutions can be achieved in hours, sometimes minutes, with Windward’s solution. If you think it may be time for a change, let us prove to you that it is.
Not only do we take less developer time to create well-designed documents, but we also cut down the overall lead-time for creating templates, so developers can meet internal demands for document generation on time and in style.