Why Unit4?

  • At a glance

    Unit4 People Planning (formerly Resource Planning) gives you a fast, visual overview, by project or department, of the availability and planned activities of your people resources, even in times of change.

    • Smart tools and intuitive user interface give you a comprehensive overview.
    • Whether planning new projects or handling daily administrative details affecting a project, you have all the information you need.
    • Available anytime and anywhere – on PC, Mac and tablet computer.
    • Seamless integration with Unit4 ERP and Financials applications, as well as other ERP, Finance and Payroll applications.

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  • A better solution

    From our experience of delivering best-in-class resource planning and time management solutions to more than 300 businesses around the world we have developed a solution that:

    • Provides visual overview of available capacity at all levels of the organization.
    • Ensures better use of resources.
    • Helps informed decision making, related to future workforce needs/workforce planning.
    • Provides an overview of requested and planned resources.
    • Enables planning on both detailed and aggregated levels.
    • Connects with any ERP backbone and other best-in-class systems.
    • Provides enhanced visibility and control over assignments.
    • Is easy to use, with no training required.
    • Enables self-planning, with personal calendar for all employees.

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  • Cloud Your Way

    Our unique Cloud Your Way design empowers your team to move solutions in whole or in part between public cloud, private cloud and on-premise deployment.  You achieve compliance and security as you control what goes on the cloud and when it gets there. That is the power of Business World’s Cloud Your Way.

    The solution that we deliver has the same functional depth, no matter how you choose to deploy it.

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Customer Reference

  • "Supporting the overall Resource planning and Time Management processes at SAS Institute Norway, Unit4 is at the core of our business, delivering both the overview of our utilization looking forward, and the base for billing our clients."

    - SAS Institute Norway

  • "We use Unit4 for offshore crew planning, time Management and for travel expenses. The combined suite provides a complete solution for crew planning and a seamless integration between planning and timesheet entry."

    - North Atlantic Drilling (NADL)

Key advantages

Optimized use of people resources

Unit4 People Planning enables intuitive, efficient operational planning and scheduling of your people resources and gives you the information you need to make effective business decisions about issues such as whether the people needed to start a new project are available.

Put your employees in control of their own schedules

Unit4 People Planning gives all staff access and editing rights to their own personal calendar, which has an overview of their scheduled tasks. They can, for example, record holiday and absence requests, or update or make changes to planned activities.

Controlling projects and resources

Smart tools and an intuitive, user-friendly web interface, give project managers and the owners and coordinators of people resources a comprehensive overview of planned activities and available capacity, all in the same view.

Track progress

The solution also makes it possible to track the progress of projects by comparing planned hours against budgets and remaining hours ‒ directly in the planning view.  A straightforward overview of requests about available people resources from project managers or other departments is available for resource owners,

Key capabilities

  • Effective, optimised scheduling and use of people resources.
  • Graphic overview of resource requests.
  • Visual, single-screen view of all activities, capacity and availability.
  • Available anytime and anywhere – on PC, Mac and tablet computer.
  • Rapid connection with any ERP backbone and other best-of-breed systems.
  • Role-based dashboard displays a straightforward overview of non-conformities and key statistics.
  • Multi-lingual capabilities.
  • A cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and can also be installed on-premise within a customer’s own infrastructure.

Powerful integration

When used with Unit4 Time Management, these solutions provide intuitive, efficient operational planning and scheduling of your people resources and control of costs and time spent on a particular project. For example, an employee’s hours worked and/or planned can be easily incorporated into their timesheets, making the organisation’s time management even more efficient.

More from Unit4

Unit4 People Planning is part of a suite of Human Resource Management (HRM) solutions that provide comprehensive support for the Office of HR including:

  • Unit4 Absence Manager – a single, cloud-based solution to record, monitor and manage illness-related absence.
  • Unit4 Business World – integrated personnel management and administration at the heart of your ERP.
  • Unit4 Time Manager – enabling efficient time tracking and better management of projects.
  • Unit4 Travel & Expenses – a complete, cloud-based solution for faster, easier and more reliable expense claim submission and processing.

Our internationally available solutions are also complemented by various regional products and services that support the requirements of customers in specific sectors and locations or with specialized business processes.