Schneider Downs Digital

Discover the art of the possible.

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PRIMARY CONTACTS: 
Patrick B. Armknecht CPA, CITP 
John J. Huckle

Unlock your true business potential and evolve your digital footprint with SD Digital.

In a business world where competition and consumer demands are multiplying, investing in digital is not just a requirement for relevance but a race against market obsolescence. From financial impacts and attrition to a decline in market share, there's a bleak future facing organizations that view the status quo as their final state. 

Which is why it comes as no surprise that IT spending is nearly $1.4 trillion worldwide – but what is surprising, is that 84% of companies considered their digital journey a failure. In our experience, the lack of digital success stems from the lack of digital literacy that is required to effectively implement change.  

With a pioneering spirit and client-first mindset, we strive to de-risk, demystify and deliver outcome-focused, iterative solutions that translate technology into transformative change. 

Problems We Solve

Impactful change starts with identifiable problems, and our core mission is to help businesses discover the power of digital in the most strategic, efficient and attainable way.

Business is Growing. Operations Can’t Keep Up.  

One of the most common problems for businesses is scaling existing systems and processes to keep pace with future growth and goals. Our experienced team delivers the digital infrastructure, automation and centralized business intelligence to 

Our Solution: Digital Modernization 

Manual Processes. Manual Problems. 

A regular challenge our team encounters is an organization that relies on too many manual processes that ultimately put a strain on human capital. Our team helps clients evaluate, adopt and implement RPA and AI technology that digitize manual mundane tasks and allow talent to focus on higher-value activities. 

Our Solution: Intelligent Automation 

Data Rich. Information Poor.

Up to your neck in unusable, inaccurate or siloed data sets? Unfortunately, this is a common hurdle for organizations of all sizes. Our data analytics team delivers descriptive, predictive and prescriptive solutions that help transform your unworkable data into accessible and actionable business insights. 

Our Solution: Data Analytics 

Robust Business. Outdated ERP. 

ERP software systems are the digital lifeblood of an organization. As a licensed Microsoft Dynamics partner, our team can help you identify, configure and implement the best ERP solution for your core business processes and customer experiences. 

Our Solution: Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

Big Thinking. Personal Software.

Our team offers several cloud and IT solutions for accounting, fixed assets, distribution, automated workforce management, human resources and payroll needs, including our award winning simpLEASE lease accounting and SD inSITE workforce management tool. 

Our Solution: Software Solutions

Custom Needs. Custom Solutions. 

Our team understands every organization is built differently. Luckily, so are we. SD Digital specializes in custom development for Microsoft Dynamics and Automation Anywhere but can also deliver transformative results for other third-party and proprietary software solutions. 

Our Solution: Custom Development

SD DIGITAL CORE SOLUTIONS

Our expertise and areas of impact help businesses discover the best version of themselves through the power of digital.

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Digital Modernization

Let us educate and align your teams on how, tangibly and immediately, digital can drive efficiency, scale and savings.

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Intelligent Automation

Evaluate, adopt and implement intelligent automation to reduce risk, increase productivity and maximize employee resources.

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Data Analytics

Predictive and prescriptive solutions that transform siloed, unworkable data into actionable business insights.

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Custom Development

Solve complex business problems of all shapes and sizes that are unique to your industry, company and needs.

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Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

Implement and evolve ERP solutions to meet the complex business demands of today and tomorrow.

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simpLEASE Accounting Software

Meet the ASC 842 lease accounting standard with confidence using our award-winning software built for accountants, by accountants.

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SD Insite Workforce Management Software

We apply the experience of more than 50 years in practice to the audit and assurance needs of public and privately held

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Cybersecurity

With a comprehensive set of information technology (IT) security services, keep your organization protected and better prepared.

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IT Risk Advisory

Keep your business secure and compliant with our IT security, risk and compliance services.

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Meet the Team

Our team of digital innovators help organizations unpack what digital means to them by challenging the status quo with the art of the possible.

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

Our team of digital innovators help organizations unpack what digital means to them by challenging the status quo with the art of the possible and guided by our set of client-focused values. 

Courage to be Candid

Change can be challenging, which is why we promise to respectfully challenge the status quo, present our authentic thoughts and facilitate tough conversations, all in the
pursuit of the possible.

Eye on the Prize

We understand the complexity and speed of business today, which is why we approach each digital journey with an unrelenting focus on successful outcomes for our clients.

Hardwired Empathy

We approach each engagement through the eyes of the business leaders and stakeholders to design, strategize, develop and implement solutions built with the mind of our clients.

Progress over Perfection

We deliver an iterative roadmap that celebrates milestones, learns from roadblocks and prioritizes continuous progress toward client objectives.

Real-world Experience

With a robust firm of 500+ professionals, we have the business expertise and digital mindset to provide end-to-end solutions that account for industry, regulatory and financial considerations.

Sustainable Speed

With our unique combination of digital expertise and business experience, we can mobilize and deliver impactful solutions at the speed of business.

 

 
 

Automation Anywhere

Solver

     Microsoft

Our Clients' Thoughts On Schneider Downs

"Trusted advisor which adds value to the relationship."

"Quality of service and consistency of our audit and tax team, Staci, Shane and Elena are outstanding"

"Strong customer focus"

"SD management and staff are very professional, but not overly 'text-book'. They take their jobs seriously, but are also great to work with!"

"I have always had a good relationship with Schneider Downs because of their ability to quickly answer my questions and advise me appropriately."

"Our company utilizes numerous areas of services, from tax and audit to advisory services and cybersecurity consulting. I've only ever experienced excellence in all they do."

"Knowledgeable and friendly staff"

"Over 10+ years of history with Schneider Downs"

"Steve & Kevin are great getting our work done on time. Steve is very proactive with our dealerships and the owners with respect to saving income or estate taxes. Steve is the 'Best of the Best"."

"Overall knowledge of business and industry along with excellent staff - client interaction, feedback and quality of work."

Best Account 2021
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                                    Company impacted by ransomware.
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Company impacted by ransomware.
big thinking:
Restore system on-site and avoid six-figure ransom.
 
                                    Inefficient tax credit realization.
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Inefficient tax credit realization.
big thinking:
Identified a $900,000 tax credit, nearly twice as much as prior years.
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