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UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 1
February and bleak mid-winters are not exactly the high season for software user conferences in North America, and thus I accepted the invitation by UNIT4

unit4 opinions  that CODA’s importance within UNIT4 might now be de-emphasized. Indeed, Salesforce.com’s minority investment and especially the FinancialForce.com name (i.e., Salesforce.com has also contributed the vaunted and jealously protected “force.com” name and the URL rights to the new company) means that the new SaaS solution has the clear endorsement of Salesforce.com. Not counting its  AppExchange Incubator offering for startups , I believe this is the first third-party application in

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One Offering to Watch Unfold in 2012: UNIT4 Business Analytics Apps


For me, the third week of December 2011 was a week of revelations of sorts in the realm of enterprise applications. Amid all the IT punditry/buzzword talk throughout the year about cloud computing, analytics, mobility, social, and in-memory, there were two concrete announcements in mid-December from two vendors that gave me pause. Both vendor product announcements are still far away from their

unit4 opinions  integration framework to both UNIT4 solutions and non-UNIT4 products (i.e., SAP, Oracle, etc.). I would not be surprised to see the company draw on the interoperability experience by Coda, which often serves as a multi-source financials repository for its customers. For its part, ABW uses Web Services to port data in and out. The details will also likely come about what happens to the dedicated OLAP cube and database instance when a customer cancels the subscription (i.e., are the data setups kept Read More

UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog post series started with my invitation by UNIT4 (formerly Unit 4 Agresso), the second largest business applications provider in continental Europe, to attend its UK 2010 users conference. Frankly, I was a bit skeptical about what new and exciting I might see and hear about at this event in light of the vendor’s analyst tour in Boston in late 2009. The

unit4 opinions  Prospective customers should consider UNIT4 products based on their business requirements (post-implementation agility in a homogeneous environment vs. interoperability in a heterogeneous environment), industry segment, and geography. Dear readers, how do you find UNIT4’s positioning of its products? What are your comments and opinions about the company’s product strategy as well as your experiences with any product from the UNIT4 family? Read More

UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 2


Part 1 of this series started with my invitation by UNIT4 (formerly Unit 4 Agresso), the second-largest business applications provider in continental Europe, to attend its UK 2010 user conference. Frankly, I was a bit skeptical about what new and exciting I might see and hear about at this event in light of the vendor’s analyst tour in Boston in late 2009. My post then

unit4 opinions  observations of the recent UNIT4 2010 user conference in the UK. Your comments and opinions about the abovementioned products and the vendor’s strategy are welcome in the meantime. To be more precise, how crucial are a system’s inherent agility and interoperability as well as SaaS capabilities in your evaluation efforts? Read More

The Grape Escape 2011 Roundup


Although this year Judith Rothrock could not attend herself, she’s the driving force behind the annual JRocket Marketing Grape Escape® industry analyst event, now in its 11th year. As always, this year’s Grape Escape was a well-organized event hosting some key industry players. It afforded me and my colleague Gabriel Gheorghiu another opportunity to meet the software vendors who are JRocket

unit4 opinions  payable systems, etc. Obviously UNIT4 is targeting, among others, existing mid- to large-sized clients of two major players on the corporate software market—SAP and Oracle—that are facing issues with the high cost of implementing business-related changes. And it seems the company has achieved a certain success in this endeavor. Chris Farmer, chief information officer (CIO) of Halcrow, a large U.K. infrastructure planning, design, and management company—a client of UNIT4’s flagship software, Read More

FinancialForce ERP—New Player in Cloud ERP Market


With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce HCM and FinancialForce SCM to FinancialForce.com's product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud ERP provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform. Senior analyst PJ Jakovljevic gives an overview of the new FinancialForce ERP application and what is has to offer adopters.

unit4 opinions  in their respective fields— UNIT4 and salesforce.com . While salesforce.com is the undisputed leader in cloud customer relationship management (CRM) software and cloud computing platforms, UNIT4 is a $600 million company that has been building ERP applications for 35 years.   FinancialForce.com most recently introduced FinancialForce ERP , a unified group of cloud solutions for customer-centric businesses. With this announcement, the company also unveiled its new tagline, “ERP at Customer Speed,” Read More

SAP Seeking Cloud Success via SuccessFactors Buy


The 2011 holiday shopping season seems to have arrived a bit sooner for SAP, who forked out US$3.4 billion for SuccessFactors during the first weekend of December 2011 (see SAP’s official press release). Another curiosity of the acquisition is that it took place on Saturday, which hasn’t prevented bloggers and twitterers from swiftly contributing with their off-the-cuff opinions.

unit4 opinions  Seeking Cloud Success via SuccessFactors Buy The 2011 holiday shopping season seems to have arrived a bit sooner for SAP , who forked out US$3.4 billion for SuccessFactors during the first weekend of December 2011 (see SAP’s  official press release ). Another curiosity of the acquisition is that it took place on Saturday, which hasn’t prevented bloggers and twitterers from swiftly contributing with their off-the-cuff opinions. Below is the list of blog posts that are worthwhile reading on the subje Read More

UNIT4 Agresso ERP Strengthens Position in Northern Europe with City of Gothenburg Win


Following its strategy of delivery of change-friendly software, UNIT4 is winning new deals on a regular basis. This time it’s the entirety of Sweden’s second largest city. The company recently announced that the City of Gothenburg, located on the west coast of Sweden, has selected UNIT4 Agresso AB as its ERP provider. The Agresso AB cloud-based ERP system will cover all of Gothenburg

unit4 opinions  delivery of change-friendly software, UNIT4 is winning new deals on a regular basis. This time it’s the entirety of Sweden’s second largest city. The company recently announced that the City of Gothenburg, located on the west coast of Sweden, has selected UNIT4 Agresso AB as its ERP provider. The Agresso AB cloud-based ERP system will cover all of Gothenburg, including the municipalities within the city. The agreement with UNIT4 also includes a subcontracting commitment whereby Tieto will provide the Read More

UNIT4 Coda Financials Is Now TEC Certified


TEC is pleased to announce that Coda Financials software by UNIT4 has been TEC certified and is now available for online evaluation in the TEC Accounting and Financial Packages Evaluation Center. As usual, the vendor performed an in-depth demonstration of software capabilities following a demo script suggested by TEC research analysts. So we had a good opportunity to see the system in real time

unit4 opinions  Coda Financials software by UNIT4 has been TEC certified and is now available for online evaluation in the TEC Accounting and Financial Packages Evaluation Center . As usual, the vendor performed an in-depth demonstration of software capabilities following a demo script suggested by TEC research analysts. So we had a good opportunity to see the system in real time, assessing its performance with requested tasks and its workflow capabilities, in addition to trying out the system’s navigation, and Read More

UNIT4 and Multitenancy


Among the interesting developments at the recent Grape Escape event in Boston was the announcement of UNIT4’s multitenant model for its Agresso ERP offering, which generated a great deal of discussion, if not some controversy. So, UNIT4 boasts five key deployment capabilities for Agresso ERP: A virtual machine (VM) environment option A private cloud environment option An

unit4 opinions  was the announcement of UNIT4 ’s multitenant model for its Agresso ERP offering , which generated a great deal of discussion, if not some controversy. So, UNIT4 boasts five key deployment capabilities for Agresso ERP: A virtual machine (VM) environment option A private cloud environment option An Intel-Agent data privacy protection A redundant Web backbone and data storage component A shared service option for industry partners and associates VITA Cloud Angel, UNIT4’s Agresso offering for ERP in the Read More

UNIT4 Partners with Amazon to Expand Cloud Capabilities


UNIT4, a cloud-focused business software  and services company, has announced a partnership with Amazon, one of the top global providers of cloud services. Under this agreement UNIT4 will develop the necessary consultancy services and technical support to deploy its UNIT4’s business software with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. By connecting with AWS, UNIT4 will be able

unit4 opinions  to Expand Cloud Capabilities UNIT4 , a cloud-focused business software  and services company, has announced a partnership with Amazon , one of the top global providers of cloud services. Under this agreement UNIT4 will develop the necessary consultancy services and technical support to deploy its UNIT4’s business software with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. By connecting with AWS, UNIT4 will be able expand its cloud platform to an extensive number of users and provide its services in Read More

Deltek and Maconomy: Gearing Up for the Global Service Economy?


Both the “old” Deltek (pre-2005) and “new” Deltek (from 2005 on) have not been strangers to acquisitions, but these were largely well thought-out and appetizing (“nip in”) purchases of smaller companies that had either an attractive piece of technology or install base (or both). However, in early June 2010, immediately after its Insight 2010 user conference, Deltek

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Epicor to Acquire Spectrum HR


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