Data Communication S.A.

Data Communication S.A. was founded in Athens in 1987. Its primary line of business is software development for enterprises and organizations of the public & private sector and accounting firms.

 

Data Communication is among the top software development companies in Greece and a strategic partner of Microsoft.

 

The company has two areas of activity:

 

  • Development of business, accounting, HRM and payroll solutions 
  • Development of specialized solutions for vertical markets and implementation of projects based on Microsoft's ERP, CRM and Document Management platforms, at enterprises with complex needs

The company employs a staff of more than 150 experienced software engineers, technical experts, project managers and market specialists allocated in its headquarters in Athens and its regional office at Thessaloniki. The sales channel is both direct (own sales team) and through an authorized network of more than 100 qualified resellers who promote and support locally the company's software products, covering the whole of Greece.

 

Data Communication is an ISO 9001 certified company for its designing/developing processes as well as for its promotion and customer support processes. In addition, for the management of software projects as well as the quality assurance of processes and deliverables, the company applies Microsoft's Sure Step methodology, tailored to the needs of Greek businesses.

Vision - Mission - Values

Since 1987, we have transformed the way Greek enterprises work. Along with our customers we build software solutions to address their needs. Our mission is to develop reliable, functional, integrated & cutting edge solutions, so that our customers run their business better, faster and even more efficiently.

Our corporate values define our main business operating principles and guide the way we work.

Friendliness

We develop software solutions that are simple and friendly to operate. We communicate exactly the same way with our customers and partners.

Reliability

We earn our customers' trust by being close to them & meeting successfully their needs. 

Quality

We offer products and customer services that hold a leading market position due to their high quality. 

Innovation

We achieve distinction based on innovation. We use the best-of-breed modern technologies in our solutions and our customer service.

Consistency

We aim for consistency in everything we do; meeting our customers' needs, developing both our products & our people and, above all, respecting our corporate values.

Our Distinctions

2018: Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest honorary certification, “Certified for Microsoft Dynamics“ (CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.

 

2016: Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest honorary certification, “Certified for Microsoft Dynamics“ (CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015.

 

2014: Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest honorary certification, “Certified for Microsoft Dynamics” (CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.

 

2010: Data Communication has been recognized as top Microsoft partner and receives the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europein the Worldwide Partner Conference, Washington D.C.

 

2009: Data Communication has been recognized as top Microsoft partner and receives the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europe” in the Worldwide Partner Conference, New Orleans.

 

2008: Data Communication has been selected by Microsoft as member of the “2008 Microsoft Dynamics President's Club”. The honor of belonging in the top 5% of Microsoft's partners worldwide reflects Data Communication's exemplary performance in extending the Microsoft Dynamics platform to drive business advantages in companies worldwide.

 

2008: Data Communication receives the 1st Award and has been recognized “Small Business Specialist” award for Central & Eastern Europe" in the Worldwide Partner Conference, Houston, Texas.

 

2008: Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra, the ERP solution for Greek enterprises built by Data Communication on Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform, receives Microsoft's honorary certification "Certified for Microsoft Dynamics” (CFMD). The certification (the 1st granted in Central & Eastern Europe and the 32nd worldwide) signifies that a third party solution has met Microsoft's highest standards for Microsoft Dynamics implementations.

2019: IMPACT Bite Awards: "Digital Auditing Management", our solution for advisory firms, receives the Silver Award in the "Special Applications for Branches" category, in collaboration with Grant Thornton.

 

2019: IMPACT Bite Awards: "Enterprise Resource and Procurement Management" receives the Bronze Award in the "Digital Transformation" category, in collaboration with PeopleCert.

 

2018: IMPACT Bite Awards. "Energy Dynamics Accelerator", a Microsoft Dynamics (CRM & NAV) based solution for the energy sector, receives the Gold Award in the "Special Applications for Branches | Energy" category, in collaboration with the energy provider “Zenith”.

 

2017: IMPACT Bite Awards."DC Scan4you", an innovative artificial intelligence cloud service, receives the Bronze Award in the “Introduction of a new, innovative product/service” category.

 

2017: IMPACT Bite Awards. Frezyward VIP Club" solution, in collaboration with FREZYDERM, receives the silver award in the "CRM & Digital Marketing "category.

 

2016: IMPACT Bite Awards. "Energy Dynamics Accelerator", a CRM solution developed for the energy sector, receives the Bronze Award in the “Business Sector Specialized Applications” category.

 

2013: IMPACT Bite Awards. "Pharma CRM Accelerator", a CRM solution targeting the pharmaceutical industry, receives a honorary distinction in the “Business Sectors Expertise/Pharmaceuticals” category. 

2016: National Customer Service Awards. 1st place in “OmniChannel Customer Service (Organization)" category.

 

2015: National Customer Service Awards. 1st place in “Team of the Year: Customer Service (Large Organisation)” category.

 

2015: IMPACT Bite Awards. Gold Award in the “Effective Customer Care” category, for "Customer Care 360o" policy.

 

2015-2014: European Business Awards. National Champion in "Customer Focus" category.

 

2014: National Customer Service Awards. 1st place in the “Team of the Year: Customer Service Front Line” category.

 

2014: National Customer Service Awards. 1st place in the “Customer Service Center of the Year: Small team of up to 40 individuals” category.

2018: Best Workplaces Europe (Athens). Data Communication has been recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe, in the "50 Best Small & Μedium Workplaces in Europe" category (50-500 employees).

 

2018: Best Workplace Hellas. Data Communication has been recognized by the Great Place To Work®, Institute as one of Greece's Best Workplaces for 2018 in the category of "50-250 employees".

 

2017: HR Awards. Silver Award in the "Best Employee Engagement Strategy" category, for an integrated program,including TeamΒuilding & Orientation Activities.
Employees with more than 20 years career path in the company took place in a Team Building & Orientation seminar in exotic Bali.

 

2016: Best Workplaces Europe (Dublin). Data Communication has been recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe,in the "50 Best Small & Μedium Workplaces in Europe" category (50-500 employees).

 

2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010: ​Best Workplace Hellas. Data Communication has been recognized by the Great Place To Work®, Institute as one of Greece's Best Workplaces for 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010 in the category of "50-250 employees".

 

2015: HR Awards. Gold Award in the “Best Performance Management Tools / Practices” category, for the "Peer Feedback" evaluation tool.

Microsoft Gold Partner
Certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018
Certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
Certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2008
HR AWARDS 2017
HR AWARDS 2015
Best Workplaces 2018 Europe
Best Workplaces 2018
Best Workplaces 2018
IMPACT BITE AWARDS 2019
IMPACT BITE AWARDS 2018
IMPACT BITE AWARDS 2017
IMPACT BITE AWARDS 2016
IMPACT BITE AWARDS 2013
Best Workplaces 2010

Our History

We started in 1987. Today, we are still obsessed with our customers’ success developing  innovative and reliable products.

 

2019

  • IMPACT Bite Awards: "Digital Auditing Management", our solution for advisory firms, receives the Silver Award in the "Special Applications for Branches" category, in collaboration with Grant Thornton.

  • IMPACT Bite Awards: "Enterprise Resource and Procurement Management" receives the Bronze Award in the "Digital Transformation" category, in collaboration with PeopleCert.

  • Dynamics 365 for Talent's first deployment in Greece by Microsoft and Data Communication.
  • Launch of DC Scan4all, an innovative, cloud, artificial intelligence service for every Accounting Software, that automatically recognizes and enters invoice data!

2018

  • Launch of DC Tax4all, an innovative cloud app for accountants to mass update their customers’ tax and insurance data.
  • Best Workplaces Europe (Athens): Data Communication has been recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe, in the "50 Best Small & Μedium Workplaces in Europe" category (50-500 employees).
  • IMPACT Bite Awards: Energy Dynamics Accelerator, a Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM & NAV) based solution for the energy sector, receives the Gold Award, in the "Special Applications for Branches | Energy category, for its implementation in Zenith company.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication is ranked 5th among the top 10 companies with 50-250 employees in the list of Great Place to Work® Institute Hellas, which promotes companies with the best working environment in Greece.
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest honorary certification, "Certified for Microsoft Dynamics"( CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.
  • Launch of W Mobile the new WinEra mobile service for invoicing on the go.
  • Presentation of the Premium HRM web ERGANI, a web application for automatic connection to ERGANI information system & direct online change of working hours;. easy to use, safe, immediately synchronized with Premium HRM Payroll.

2017

  • HR Awards: Data Communication receives the Silver Award in the "Best Employee Engagement Strategy" category for a complete program of Team Building & Orientation Activities enttitled "Data Communication's '20year executives' participated in a Team Building & Orientation Activity Seminar in exotic Bali!". The actions are part of the Company's Human Reward & Engagement Program.
  • In the first week of July, 12 Data Communication executives with more than 20 years of experience in the company, both from headquarters in Athens and the branches of Thessaloniki and Patras, participated in an integrated Team Building & Orientation Activities seminar held in exotic Bali. The actions are part of the Data Communication Human Resources Reward & Engagement Program.
  • Impact BITE Awards: Data Communication was distinguished in two ways: "DC Scan4you", an innovative artificial intelligence cloud service, received the Bronze Award in the “New Innovative Product / Service" category, whereas "Frezyward VIP Club" solution, in collaboration with FREZYDERM, received the Silver Award in the "CRM & Digital Marketing" category
  • Data Communication made a round of 23 Workshops across Greece in the first quarter of the year, with the participation of thousands of accountants, who expressed their interest in new technology solutions that will enable them to maximize the productivity of their business. Among the top events was the workshop held in Athens,on April 6, with the presence of hundreds of accountants from all over Attica. 
  • Presentation of DC Scan4you, an artificial intelligence service that recognizes scanned invoices and automatically creates accounting entries.DC Scan4you is a global innovation for the accounting offices.
  • Presentation of Professional Services, a system of Business  and Financial Management for service providers (e.g. doctors, lawyers, engineers) and freelancers.
  • Presentation of DC Link4you,a cloud data exchange service for accountants, that enables the automatic update of Z-bulletins. The service is implemented via the DC Link4all platform in collaboration with RBS.

 

2016

  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins 1st place in the "Omnichannel Customer Service for Organizations" category.
  • Presentation of DC Link4all, a cloud data exchange service between retail businesses and accountants.
  • Great Place to Work | Europe (Dublin): Data Communication was recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe and has been awarded the 38th place in the "50-500 employees" category.
  • Business IT Excellence Awards: "Energy Dynamics Accelerator", a CRM solution developed for the energy sector, received the Bronze Award in the "Specialized Applications for Businesses" category.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication is ranked 6th among companies with 50-250 employees.
  • Data Communication received Microsoft's highest honarary certification "Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CFMD)" for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015.
  • Presentation of DC Link4all, a cloud data exchange service between retailers and accountants, in collaboration with RBS.

2015

  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins1st place in the in “Team of the Year: Customer Service (Large Organisation)” category.
  • HR Awards: Data Communication receives the Gold Award in the "Best Performance Management Tools / Practices" category for its Peer Feedback evaluation tool.
  • Business IT Excellence Awards: Data Communication receives the Gold Award in the "Effective Customer Care" category for its "Customer Care 360o" policy.
  • Data Communication gained important distinction as a Microsoft partner, by acquiring "Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions" skills at Silver level. The skill is about Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based productivity and collaboration platform, aimed at businesses of all sizes that want to take advantage of new technologies for the benefit of their productivity. 

2014

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 10th among companies with 50-250 employees. 
  • Presentation of DC Hotel, an integrated management system for every type of hotel business. 
  • Data Communication received Microsoft's highest honorary certification,“Certified for Microsoft Dynamics” (CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • European Business Awards 2014-2015: Data Communication is distinguished as the National Champion in the "Customer Focus" category.
  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins 1st place in both categories in which it participated as a finalist: a) "Team of the year: Front Line Customer Service" and b) "Customer Service Center of the Year: Small group of up to 40 individuals". 
  • The WinEra suite was enriched with the 'Plant Protection Products' add-on system.

2013

  • Βusiness IT Excellence (BITE) Awards: Pharma CRM Accelerator, a CRM solution targeting the pharmaceutical industry, received a honorary distinction in the “Business Sectors Expertise/Pharmaceuticals” category.  
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2008 by TUV Austria.
  • Data Communication was recertified by Microsoft as a Gold CRM Partner

2012

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 4th among companies with 50-250 employees. 
  • Establishment of a partnership with tax-accounting information hub Tax Heaven. Users of Data Communication applications get instant and free access to the popular web portal, directly through the program they use. 

2011

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 6th among companies with 50-250 employees and 9th among all companies. 
  • The WinEra suite is enriched with the optional E-Shop module.

2010

  • Data Communication has been once more recognized as top Microsoft partner and received the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europe” in the Worldwide Partner Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 5th among companies with 50-250 employees and 8th among all companies.
  • Data Communication is certified by ICAP Group as one of the strongest credit rating companies in Greece and now a member of the "Strongest Companies in Greece". 
  • Recertification by ISO 9001: 2008 by TUV Austria 
  • Presentation of Easy Tax, a tax receipt management and cost monitoring system. Easy Tax is provided free of charge and is intended to facilitate the Greek citizens' compliance with tax obligations. 
  • Enriching the WinEra Suite with Additional Systems: Connecting to Fuel Pumps • Connect to DC Retail System.

2009

  • Data Communication has been recognized as top Microsoft partner and receivd the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europe” in the Worldwide Partner Conference, New Orleans.
  • Presentation of the DC Retail System, a Retail  Management system addressed to individual enterprises and branch networks regardless of size and scope of activity. 
  • Presentation of Business Analysis, a Business Intelligence tool (BI) using OLAP Cubest. It enables users to draw  reports and statistics using the data stored in the databases of their computer systems. Business Analysis can be connected to WinEra ERP, InnovEra & Premium HRM systems. 
  • Enriching the WinEra Suite with the Add-on "User-Defined Functions" System
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2008 by TUV Austria. 

2008

  • InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest Certification for Microsoft Dynamics (CFMD) certification. It is the first ERP in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in Greece, receiving the certification CFMD. 
  • Microsoft awarded Data Communication, during the World Wide Partner Conference in Huston, with the title 2008 Small Business Partner of the Year in Central and Eastern Europe for the development of InnovEra ERP. 
  • Data Communication is part of President's Club for Microsoft Dynamics, an elite club that includes the top 5% of Microsoft's global business partners, in recognition of its dedication to customer service and high-level implementation of Microsoft Dynamics platform solutions. 

2007

  • Presentation of InnovEra ERP. The solution is developed as an add-on granule to Microsoft Dynamics NAV and incorporates Data Communication's 20year expertise in regards to the Greek accounting and business practices. It encompasses all the necessary functionality to meet the needs of Greek “growing enterprises”. 
  • Completing 20 years of successful business since the establishment of Data Communication, in 1987. 
  • Renewal of the corporate image by creating a new logo. 
  • Creating a new corporate portal for accountants, as well as for Data Communication's customers and partners. 

2006

  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials Suite with additional modules: 
  • Project Management – Cost Centers 
  • Construction Works Management
  • Analytic Accounting 
  • Presentation of Premium HRM - Payrol with "Project Management-Cost Centers" module. 
  • Launching WinEra ERP & enriching the WinEra suite with additional modules: 
  • Production Management 
  • Industrial Cost
  • Imports– Exports
  • Recycling Tax 
  • Project Management – Cost Centres 
  • Construction Management
  • Analysis Services (processing of statistical data using OLAP cubes) 
  • Data Communication entered the CRM market, by promoting and supporting Microsoft Dynamics CRM. 
  • Certification of Data Communication as Microsoft Gold Partner. 
  • Strategic collaboration with Microsoft including:
  • Promotion and support of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 
  • Development of an new ERP system, that will be deployed as an add-on to Microsoft Dynamics NAV and contain all the functionality necessary for the Greek enterprises. 

 

 

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2005

  • Presentation of  Premium HRM: Human Resources Management system and payroll administration for enterprises and organizations of the private and public sector. A fully customizable and open to future extensions solution. 
  • Creating a special Edition of Premium HRM - Payroll for Public Sector Organizations. 

 

2004

  • Partnership with Microsoft for the promotion of Microsoft Navision in the Greek market, as well as the use of Microsoft SQL Server relational database in Data Communication's applications. 
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2000 by TUV Austria. 
  • Presentation of the Premium HRM suite and of "Premium HRM - Payroll" in particular.The new product uses Windows operating system, has a client/server architecture and a relational database (RDBMS). 
  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials suite with the additional module "Audit according to Law 3296/04". 

 

2003

  • Enrichment of WinEra series with the additional modules:
  • Budgets
  • Salesforce
  • Mobile Pricing

2002

  • Enrichment of WinEra suite with additional modules:
  • Serial Numbers
  • Lots
  • Special Features
  • Composition-Decomposition
  • Balance Sheet
  • Development of "Remote Communications", a special application enabling digital communication between the headquarters and the branches of a company, as well as the automatic, bidirectional update of data. Communication is accomplished via the Internet using a simple telephone line. 
  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials suite with the additional module "Resolving Tax Disputes 1999 -2002".

 

2001

  • Presentting WinEra, an integrated  Business Management system for medium-size and large enterprises. It operates in Windows, has client/server architecture and a relational database (RDBMS). 
  • Presenting WinGo. Business Management for startups or small-size enterprises with standard needs and low cost requirements; in windows operating system.
  • Presenting "Premium Payroll-Collective Labor Agreements", the first payroll software that automatically calculates employee payments based on Collective Labor Agreements.

2000

  • Certification ISO 9001 by TUV Austria. The ISO 9001 quality assurance system is about the design, deployment, maintenance, and support of software applications. 
  • Presentation of the Academia Financials suite for accounting offices. It is the first accounting management software in the Greek market to operate in Windows, with client/server architecture and relational database (RDBMS). Academia Financials enables on-line Internet connectivity and offers integrated accounting management. 

 

1999

  • Establishment of Data Communication Bulgaria EOOD, a subsidiary of Data Communication in Bulgaria based in Sofia. The establishment of the subsidiary company helps Data Communication to expand its activities in the countries of the Balkans and strengthen its position as a software producer. 
  • Presentation of Challenger ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning for large sized enterprises. The new system has been developed with state-of-the-art object-oriented tools (Power Builder), operates in Windows, has a Client/Server architecture and uses relational database (RDBMS). 

1998

  • Developing "Meridian Property Tax" suite and presenting an innovative program for the instant calculation of property tax. 
  • Adopting new technologies and software development methods. The scope was to develop the new generation of Data Communication's software products, operating in Windows, i.e. 
  • Object Oriented Τechnology
  • Open Client -Server Architecture
  •  Using Relational Database (RDBMS)
  • GUI environment (Windows)
  • 4th Generation Development Tool (Power Builder)

 

1997

  • Establishment of the Data Communication Northern Greece branch based in Thessaloniki, with the objective of software sales and customer support. The aim is the strengthening of the company's presence in the wider region of Northern Greece. 
  • Conclusion of a cooperation agreement with the PAMISOS Publishers & Accountant Magazine, Development of CD PAMISOS application, the first integrated electronic database that includes all tax, labor and corporate legislation; with automatic information retrieval system and continuous content updating.
  • Approval of the inclusion of Data Communication's investment program of approximately € 1.000.000 in Development Law 1892/90 (Software Development - High Technology Systems). The approval of the investment program is given by the General Secretariat for Research & Technology regarding technologies used in software development. The purpose of the investment is the development of specialized software applications for the Greek and the international markets. 
  • Creation of the "GO!" suite for small-sized businesses and enterprises that now start computerisation. It is distinguished for simplicity in operation and the full coverage of small  business standard needs. 

 

1996

  • Data Communication collaborates with PAMISOS publications.The aim is the developement, on their behalf, of electronic versions of their books. 

1995

  • The Ministry of Finance establishes objective criteria regarding property tax calculation. Within this context, Data Communication creates an electronic database of all areas of Greece being included in the system. In addition, the company develops the "Meridian Objective Criteria" program for the automatic calculation of property values. 

1994

  • Establishment of Western Greece Branch based in Patras.The aim is to strengthen the position of the Company in the Western Greece market, to achieve closer contact with customers and improve customer service.

1993

  • The establishment  of Data Communication SA is a natural consequence of the Company's rapid growth. The new company belongs to the same shareholders and absorbs the personnel of Data Communication Ltd. 

1992

  • Development of the new Premium product line. Presenting Premium Payroll, an innovative payroll software for businesses and accounting offices.

1991

  • The strong growth rate of the Company and the significant increase in the number of employees lead to the decision to transfer the Data Communication headquarters to a new building in Melissia Attica. 

1990

  • Presenting "Business", a Business Management solution for medium and small-sized enterprises (keeping Class A, B & C books). 

1989

  • Presentation of the application for the maintenance of Class C books Meridian General Accounting.

1988

  • Introducing “Meridian”, a special suite for accounting firms. "Meridian Revenue-Expences" for Class B bookkeeping, is the 1st accounting software in the Greek market to automatically compute the data and print successfully on tax forms (VAT and Income Taxation). The program offers accountants a significant improvement in their office productivity. 

 

1987

  • Establishment of the Data Communication LTD. by Panagiotis Vassiliadis (Computer Science, York University, Canada) and Zoi Douzeni (Computer Science, York University, Canada), located in Chalandri Attica.  The main scope of activity is the development and distribution of standard software products in the Greek market to meet the business, accounting and tax needs of enterprises and accounting offices. Trunk of the philosophy of Data Communication was, and still remains, the choice of the market, the in-depth study & identification of needs and the design and implementation of the appropriate computer application / solution, characterized by three basic principles: 
  • Enhancement of user productivity with easy-to-use and user-friendly software applications
  • High quality and absolute reliability of applications with the immediate release of new versions in case of changes in the legal environment
  • High quality customer support for every problem at any time.

Materializing its philosophy, Data Communication started its activity from accountants' market, a highly demanding market with special needs in terms of rapid registration of documents, the parallel management of a large number of businesses, as well as the fast and absolutely accurate automatic calculation and printing of a large number of special specifications forms (tax forms). 

2019

  • IMPACT Bite Awards: "Digital Auditing Management", our solution for advisory firms, receives the Silver Award in the "Special Applications for Branches" category, in collaboration with Grant Thornton.

  • IMPACT Bite Awards: "Enterprise Resource and Procurement Management" receives the Bronze Award in the "Digital Transformation" category, in collaboration with PeopleCert.

  • Dynamics 365 for Talent's first deployment in Greece by Microsoft and Data Communication.
  • Launch of DC Scan4all, an innovative, cloud, artificial intelligence service for every Accounting Software, that automatically recognizes and enters invoice data!

2018

  • Launch of DC Tax4all, an innovative cloud app for accountants to mass update their customers’ tax and insurance data.
  • Best Workplaces Europe (Athens): Data Communication has been recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe, in the "50 Best Small & Μedium Workplaces in Europe" category (50-500 employees).
  • IMPACT Bite Awards: Energy Dynamics Accelerator, a Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM & NAV) based solution for the energy sector, receives the Gold Award, in the "Special Applications for Branches | Energy category, for its implementation in Zenith company.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication is ranked 5th among the top 10 companies with 50-250 employees in the list of Great Place to Work® Institute Hellas, which promotes companies with the best working environment in Greece.
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest honorary certification, "Certified for Microsoft Dynamics"( CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.
  • Launch of W Mobile the new WinEra mobile service for invoicing on the go.
  • Presentation of the Premium HRM web ERGANI, a web application for automatic connection to ERGANI information system & direct online change of working hours;. easy to use, safe, immediately synchronized with Premium HRM Payroll.

2017

  • HR Awards: Data Communication receives the Silver Award in the "Best Employee Engagement Strategy" category for a complete program of Team Building & Orientation Activities enttitled "Data Communication's '20year executives' participated in a Team Building & Orientation Activity Seminar in exotic Bali!". The actions are part of the Company's Human Reward & Engagement Program.
  • In the first week of July, 12 Data Communication executives with more than 20 years of experience in the company, both from headquarters in Athens and the branches of Thessaloniki and Patras, participated in an integrated Team Building & Orientation Activities seminar held in exotic Bali. The actions are part of the Data Communication Human Resources Reward & Engagement Program.
  • Impact BITE Awards: Data Communication was distinguished in two ways: "DC Scan4you", an innovative artificial intelligence cloud service, received the Bronze Award in the “New Innovative Product / Service" category, whereas "Frezyward VIP Club" solution, in collaboration with FREZYDERM, received the Silver Award in the "CRM & Digital Marketing" category
  • Data Communication made a round of 23 Workshops across Greece in the first quarter of the year, with the participation of thousands of accountants, who expressed their interest in new technology solutions that will enable them to maximize the productivity of their business. Among the top events was the workshop held in Athens,on April 6, with the presence of hundreds of accountants from all over Attica. 
  • Presentation of DC Scan4you, an artificial intelligence service that recognizes scanned invoices and automatically creates accounting entries.DC Scan4you is a global innovation for the accounting offices.
  • Presentation of Professional Services, a system of Business  and Financial Management for service providers (e.g. doctors, lawyers, engineers) and freelancers.
  • Presentation of DC Link4you,a cloud data exchange service for accountants, that enables the automatic update of Z-bulletins. The service is implemented via the DC Link4all platform in collaboration with RBS.

 

2016

  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins 1st place in the "Omnichannel Customer Service for Organizations" category.
  • Presentation of DC Link4all, a cloud data exchange service between retail businesses and accountants.
  • Great Place to Work | Europe (Dublin): Data Communication was recognized among the 50 top Best Workplaces in Europe and has been awarded the 38th place in the "50-500 employees" category.
  • Business IT Excellence Awards: "Energy Dynamics Accelerator", a CRM solution developed for the energy sector, received the Bronze Award in the "Specialized Applications for Businesses" category.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication is ranked 6th among companies with 50-250 employees.
  • Data Communication received Microsoft's highest honarary certification "Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CFMD)" for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015.
  • Presentation of DC Link4all, a cloud data exchange service between retailers and accountants, in collaboration with RBS.

2015

  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins1st place in the in “Team of the Year: Customer Service (Large Organisation)” category.
  • HR Awards: Data Communication receives the Gold Award in the "Best Performance Management Tools / Practices" category for its Peer Feedback evaluation tool.
  • Business IT Excellence Awards: Data Communication receives the Gold Award in the "Effective Customer Care" category for its "Customer Care 360o" policy.
  • Data Communication gained important distinction as a Microsoft partner, by acquiring "Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions" skills at Silver level. The skill is about Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based productivity and collaboration platform, aimed at businesses of all sizes that want to take advantage of new technologies for the benefit of their productivity. 

2014

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 10th among companies with 50-250 employees. 
  • Presentation of DC Hotel, an integrated management system for every type of hotel business. 
  • Data Communication received Microsoft's highest honorary certification,“Certified for Microsoft Dynamics” (CFMD), for the Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • European Business Awards 2014-2015: Data Communication is distinguished as the National Champion in the "Customer Focus" category.
  • National Customer Service Awards: Data Communication wins 1st place in both categories in which it participated as a finalist: a) "Team of the year: Front Line Customer Service" and b) "Customer Service Center of the Year: Small group of up to 40 individuals". 
  • The WinEra suite was enriched with the 'Plant Protection Products' add-on system.

2013

  • Βusiness IT Excellence (BITE) Awards: Pharma CRM Accelerator, a CRM solution targeting the pharmaceutical industry, received a honorary distinction in the “Business Sectors Expertise/Pharmaceuticals” category.  
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2008 by TUV Austria.
  • Data Communication was recertified by Microsoft as a Gold CRM Partner

2012

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 4th among companies with 50-250 employees. 
  • Establishment of a partnership with tax-accounting information hub Tax Heaven. Users of Data Communication applications get instant and free access to the popular web portal, directly through the program they use. 

2011

  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 6th among companies with 50-250 employees and 9th among all companies. 
  • The WinEra suite is enriched with the optional E-Shop module.

2010

  • Data Communication has been once more recognized as top Microsoft partner and received the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europe” in the Worldwide Partner Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Best Workplaces Hellas: Data Communication ranked 5th among companies with 50-250 employees and 8th among all companies.
  • Data Communication is certified by ICAP Group as one of the strongest credit rating companies in Greece and now a member of the "Strongest Companies in Greece". 
  • Recertification by ISO 9001: 2008 by TUV Austria 
  • Presentation of Easy Tax, a tax receipt management and cost monitoring system. Easy Tax is provided free of charge and is intended to facilitate the Greek citizens' compliance with tax obligations. 
  • Enriching the WinEra Suite with Additional Systems: Connecting to Fuel Pumps • Connect to DC Retail System.

2009

  • Data Communication has been recognized as top Microsoft partner and receivd the honorary distinction “Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Finalist Central & Eastern Europe” in the Worldwide Partner Conference, New Orleans.
  • Presentation of the DC Retail System, a Retail  Management system addressed to individual enterprises and branch networks regardless of size and scope of activity. 
  • Presentation of Business Analysis, a Business Intelligence tool (BI) using OLAP Cubest. It enables users to draw  reports and statistics using the data stored in the databases of their computer systems. Business Analysis can be connected to WinEra ERP, InnovEra & Premium HRM systems. 
  • Enriching the WinEra Suite with the Add-on "User-Defined Functions" System
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2008 by TUV Austria. 

2008

  • InnovEra receives Microsoft's highest Certification for Microsoft Dynamics (CFMD) certification. It is the first ERP in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in Greece, receiving the certification CFMD. 
  • Microsoft awarded Data Communication, during the World Wide Partner Conference in Huston, with the title 2008 Small Business Partner of the Year in Central and Eastern Europe for the development of InnovEra ERP. 
  • Data Communication is part of President's Club for Microsoft Dynamics, an elite club that includes the top 5% of Microsoft's global business partners, in recognition of its dedication to customer service and high-level implementation of Microsoft Dynamics platform solutions. 

2007

  • Presentation of InnovEra ERP. The solution is developed as an add-on granule to Microsoft Dynamics NAV and incorporates Data Communication's 20year expertise in regards to the Greek accounting and business practices. It encompasses all the necessary functionality to meet the needs of Greek “growing enterprises”. 
  • Completing 20 years of successful business since the establishment of Data Communication, in 1987. 
  • Renewal of the corporate image by creating a new logo. 
  • Creating a new corporate portal for accountants, as well as for Data Communication's customers and partners. 

2006

  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials Suite with additional modules: 
  • Project Management – Cost Centers 
  • Construction Works Management
  • Analytic Accounting 
  • Presentation of Premium HRM - Payrol with "Project Management-Cost Centers" module. 
  • Launching WinEra ERP & enriching the WinEra suite with additional modules: 
  • Production Management 
  • Industrial Cost
  • Imports– Exports
  • Recycling Tax 
  • Project Management – Cost Centres 
  • Construction Management
  • Analysis Services (processing of statistical data using OLAP cubes) 
  • Data Communication entered the CRM market, by promoting and supporting Microsoft Dynamics CRM. 
  • Certification of Data Communication as Microsoft Gold Partner. 
  • Strategic collaboration with Microsoft including:
  • Promotion and support of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 
  • Development of an new ERP system, that will be deployed as an add-on to Microsoft Dynamics NAV and contain all the functionality necessary for the Greek enterprises. 

 

 

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2005

  • Presentation of  Premium HRM: Human Resources Management system and payroll administration for enterprises and organizations of the private and public sector. A fully customizable and open to future extensions solution. 
  • Creating a special Edition of Premium HRM - Payroll for Public Sector Organizations. 

 

2004

  • Partnership with Microsoft for the promotion of Microsoft Navision in the Greek market, as well as the use of Microsoft SQL Server relational database in Data Communication's applications. 
  • Recertified according to ISO9001: 2000 by TUV Austria. 
  • Presentation of the Premium HRM suite and of "Premium HRM - Payroll" in particular.The new product uses Windows operating system, has a client/server architecture and a relational database (RDBMS). 
  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials suite with the additional module "Audit according to Law 3296/04". 

 

2003

  • Enrichment of WinEra series with the additional modules:
  • Budgets
  • Salesforce
  • Mobile Pricing

2002

  • Enrichment of WinEra suite with additional modules:
  • Serial Numbers
  • Lots
  • Special Features
  • Composition-Decomposition
  • Balance Sheet
  • Development of "Remote Communications", a special application enabling digital communication between the headquarters and the branches of a company, as well as the automatic, bidirectional update of data. Communication is accomplished via the Internet using a simple telephone line. 
  • Enrichment of the Academia Financials suite with the additional module "Resolving Tax Disputes 1999 -2002".

 

2001

  • Presentting WinEra, an integrated  Business Management system for medium-size and large enterprises. It operates in Windows, has client/server architecture and a relational database (RDBMS). 
  • Presenting WinGo. Business Management for startups or small-size enterprises with standard needs and low cost requirements; in windows operating system.
  • Presenting "Premium Payroll-Collective Labor Agreements", the first payroll software that automatically calculates employee payments based on Collective Labor Agreements.

2000

  • Certification ISO 9001 by TUV Austria. The ISO 9001 quality assurance system is about the design, deployment, maintenance, and support of software applications. 
  • Presentation of the Academia Financials suite for accounting offices. It is the first accounting management software in the Greek market to operate in Windows, with client/server architecture and relational database (RDBMS). Academia Financials enables on-line Internet connectivity and offers integrated accounting management. 

 

1999

  • Establishment of Data Communication Bulgaria EOOD, a subsidiary of Data Communication in Bulgaria based in Sofia. The establishment of the subsidiary company helps Data Communication to expand its activities in the countries of the Balkans and strengthen its position as a software producer. 
  • Presentation of Challenger ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning for large sized enterprises. The new system has been developed with state-of-the-art object-oriented tools (Power Builder), operates in Windows, has a Client/Server architecture and uses relational database (RDBMS). 

1998

  • Developing "Meridian Property Tax" suite and presenting an innovative program for the instant calculation of property tax. 
  • Adopting new technologies and software development methods. The scope was to develop the new generation of Data Communication's software products, operating in Windows, i.e. 
  • Object Oriented Τechnology
  • Open Client -Server Architecture
  •  Using Relational Database (RDBMS)
  • GUI environment (Windows)
  • 4th Generation Development Tool (Power Builder)

 

1997

  • Establishment of the Data Communication Northern Greece branch based in Thessaloniki, with the objective of software sales and customer support. The aim is the strengthening of the company's presence in the wider region of Northern Greece. 
  • Conclusion of a cooperation agreement with the PAMISOS Publishers & Accountant Magazine, Development of CD PAMISOS application, the first integrated electronic database that includes all tax, labor and corporate legislation; with automatic information retrieval system and continuous content updating.
  • Approval of the inclusion of Data Communication's investment program of approximately € 1.000.000 in Development Law 1892/90 (Software Development - High Technology Systems). The approval of the investment program is given by the General Secretariat for Research & Technology regarding technologies used in software development. The purpose of the investment is the development of specialized software applications for the Greek and the international markets. 
  • Creation of the "GO!" suite for small-sized businesses and enterprises that now start computerisation. It is distinguished for simplicity in operation and the full coverage of small  business standard needs. 

 

1996

  • Data Communication collaborates with PAMISOS publications.The aim is the developement, on their behalf, of electronic versions of their books. 

1995

  • The Ministry of Finance establishes objective criteria regarding property tax calculation. Within this context, Data Communication creates an electronic database of all areas of Greece being included in the system. In addition, the company develops the "Meridian Objective Criteria" program for the automatic calculation of property values. 

1994

  • Establishment of Western Greece Branch based in Patras.The aim is to strengthen the position of the Company in the Western Greece market, to achieve closer contact with customers and improve customer service.

1993

  • The establishment  of Data Communication SA is a natural consequence of the Company's rapid growth. The new company belongs to the same shareholders and absorbs the personnel of Data Communication Ltd. 

1992

  • Development of the new Premium product line. Presenting Premium Payroll, an innovative payroll software for businesses and accounting offices.

1991

  • The strong growth rate of the Company and the significant increase in the number of employees lead to the decision to transfer the Data Communication headquarters to a new building in Melissia Attica. 

1990

  • Presenting "Business", a Business Management solution for medium and small-sized enterprises (keeping Class A, B & C books). 

1989

  • Presentation of the application for the maintenance of Class C books Meridian General Accounting.

1988

  • Introducing “Meridian”, a special suite for accounting firms. "Meridian Revenue-Expences" for Class B bookkeeping, is the 1st accounting software in the Greek market to automatically compute the data and print successfully on tax forms (VAT and Income Taxation). The program offers accountants a significant improvement in their office productivity. 

 

1987

  • Establishment of the Data Communication LTD. by Panagiotis Vassiliadis (Computer Science, York University, Canada) and Zoi Douzeni (Computer Science, York University, Canada), located in Chalandri Attica.  The main scope of activity is the development and distribution of standard software products in the Greek market to meet the business, accounting and tax needs of enterprises and accounting offices. Trunk of the philosophy of Data Communication was, and still remains, the choice of the market, the in-depth study & identification of needs and the design and implementation of the appropriate computer application / solution, characterized by three basic principles: 
  • Enhancement of user productivity with easy-to-use and user-friendly software applications
  • High quality and absolute reliability of applications with the immediate release of new versions in case of changes in the legal environment
  • High quality customer support for every problem at any time.

Materializing its philosophy, Data Communication started its activity from accountants' market, a highly demanding market with special needs in terms of rapid registration of documents, the parallel management of a large number of businesses, as well as the fast and absolutely accurate automatic calculation and printing of a large number of special specifications forms (tax forms).