Guilford Group began in 1993 as Information Systems Experts, LLC, with a primary focus on custom application development work in the manufacturing and transportation industries. We were first recognized by Microsoft as a Certified Partner in 2000, and have maintained that status each year since. The release of .Net in 2002 prompted Guilford Group to add new competencies and certifications our portfolio, leading to our status today as a top-tier service provider.

The Indianapolis Business Journal has recognized us every year since 2007 as one of the largest Indianapolis Area Software Development, Web Development, and Computer Consulting companies. In 2010, we changed our name to Guilford Group, expanded our offerings, and added talent to help our clients better position themselves in a rapidly changing business environment.

Today, all of our technology and professional services begin with a rigorous assessment of our client's overall business, ensuring our solutions drive their current and ongoing business needs. As a result, our core competencies, knowledge, and expertise in various verticals allow us to grow as we selectively add software, staffing, and custom product offerings to our portfolio of solutions.

 

Key Technology Platforms

  • Microsoft Stack:  .NET, VB.NET, ASP.NET, C#, Web Services, SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, GP, NAV, CRM

  • Java:  JSF/Primefaces, J2EE, Spring, JSP,  Struts, Hibernate, Websphere

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365: Azure, Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, Dynamics SL, Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), Office 365, SharePoint, Skype for Business

  • Mobile:  Objective-C (iOS), Swift (iOS), Java (Android), Microsoft Xamarin, Apache Cordova, jQuery Mobile, Responsive Web

  • Web Technologies:  HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery

  • Databases:  Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, NoSQL

  • Data Analytics: Hadoop, SAS, Cloudera, Tableau, PowerBI, Informatica, Teradata

Guilford Group built our system to be flexible and easy to use. It allows us to more quickly adapt to changing business requirements. They speak our language, and their knowledge of our business is just as valuable to us as their technical skill.
— J. Sanders, VP Operations
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Our Team

 

Rahul Kapur has over 35 years of successful business experience. He works actively with Icon Investment Partners and portfolio companies in Strategy Planning & Development, M&A, New Product Development, re-structuring, etc. He has advised companies on sales forecasting processes and modeling and developed the SalesForekast product. Rahul has been on many boards including Smarter Remarketer, Con-space, WorkHere and Guilford Group. He worked with Aearo Technologies, Dow Chemical and Unilever and has consulted with 3M, IPC, Victor Technologies, Chromalox & Porex.

Deborah Cree is a high performing professional with expertise in delivering ERP and data Strategy. She has over 15 years of Microsoft experience and has been a Microsoft Charter Member for over a decade. Deborah is also an Oracle Certified Associate with enormous experience in directing, planning and delivering packages that builds and optimizes organizational processes, measurement systems, and infrastructure to maximize business results in organizations. Over the course of her career, she has worked with Sekisui Voltek, Penkse Logistics/ IMbranded, TUI Travel Group - TUI Airways, ITE Group plc, LexisNexis Group, National Health Service and London College of Science & Technology companies on diverse IT projects. Lastly, Deborah has played a major role in the Microsoft Dynamics ERP world since the discovery of Axapta by Microsoft.

George Johnston, over the past fourteen years, has used his extensive knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack to deliver elegant solutions to even the most complex of business problems.  He continues to serve in multiple capacities, from Architect, Technical Lead Program Manager to Business Analyst to hands-on developer.  Throughout his career, he has successfully led a multitude of development teams, from proof of concepts to multi-million dollar implementations.  He has consulted in a wide variety of industries, including: health care, manufacturing, consumer electronics, insurance, finance, construction, transportation, ecommerce, technology, and defense.

Scott Evans has spent over ten years with the organization managing projects and leading key enterprise development teams through the software development lifecycle.  He uses his broad range of skills in client relations, team conflict resolution, resource planning , cost containment and schedule management to ensure rewarding client engagements.  He has also helped to define our processes including:  Project Management, Software Development, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Process Improvement, Marketing & Sales and Internal Resource Management.

Robby Smith has over 25 years of experience in the Executive Recruiting, IT Staffing and IT Project Management industries. For the last 15 years, Robby has focused on developing IT Sales and Recruiting teams with a mission on delivering enterprise IT project and staffing solutions nationally. He is passionate about connecting great companies with talented IT professionals. Robby is involved in the community as a volunteer for several local nonprofit organizations and associations. He currently is a Board Director at IndySHRM, the local chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management. He has also turned his passion for information technology, competitive, and recreational sports into a web based platform that manages corporate recreational and intramural play called LeagueJoe.

Rakesh Kapur has been a senior IT executive for over 30 years, leading the technology efforts in large Fortune 100 companies like BNY Mellon, Dreyfus, AIG and Deloitte.  His experience includes all aspects of managing and delivering information technology with hands-on expertise in software development, project management and support. He has managed teams of 200+ on concurrent projects. He has deep experience in the setup and management of extensive offshore vendor relationships for companies such as Dreyfus and AIG. He has worked on a wide range of vertical markets and projects.  Rakesh has relocated to Indianapolis from the east coast with his wife and two children, one in college and one in high school.

Rajan Kapur Rajan has almost 20 years of IT experience in project management, ERP implementations, software development and eBusiness solutions. He has worked for a variety of companies including Fortune 500 companies like Lockheed Martin, IBM and Philips as well as startups like Silicon Magic in a variety of managerial roles. Before joining Guilford Group, Rajan was a partner of an Indy-based startup that helped small-to-midsize businesses, startups and non-profits with their marketing and IT strategies. His passions are in helping clients discover new and better ways to utilize technology to help grow their businesses. Rajan is involved in the community and is on the board of the Venture Club of Indiana and Indy Chamber Ambassadors. He is also a graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy as well as Leadership Indianapolis’ Leadership Education and Development program. Rajan has dual degrees in Management Information Systems and Finance. He is a die-hard Colts fan and lives in Carmel with his wife and 2 kids.

Rob Miller Rob has 8+ years of experience in a number of technologies including Java, Mobile and .NET making him an invaluable contributor across projects and multiple platforms. He excels at conceptualizing complex business issues and finding creative solutions that are cutting edge while being cost-effective for his clients. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of industries including Transportation and Trucking, Supply Chain and Logistics, eCommerce, Retail and Financial services. Rob and his wife live in Muncie with their three dogs and they own the oldest continuously operating print shop in America, which his wife manages.


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