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2024 Analyst Reports

from  March 14, 2024 | 4 min read

Sharp business leaders know the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest ERP solutions and leveraging cutting-edge technology for operational efficiency. Making informed decisions is crucial, so analyst reports, particularly from renowned tech research and consulting firms like Gartner, Forrester, and Constellation Research, are essential reads. 

This blog will take you through some of their recent reports providing insights that can help inform your technological investments.

Why analyst reports are essential to software companies

Analyst reports serve as a pivotal resource for companies looking to invest in software. They offer an impartial, thorough examination of a product's offerings and capabilities, as well as providing key vendors with potential areas for enhancement, and guidance on valuable product refinement and development.

Independent analysts also have the benefit of industry-specific proficiency, furnishing a unique lens through which broader industry trends and challenges can be understood and addressed. 

These reports significantly impact purchasing decisions. Prospective customers lean heavily on these credible evaluations while exploring and comparing different software solutions. Therefore, these analysts' voices hold immense power in shaping perceptions and influencing the market.

Unit4 recognized as a representative vendor in the 2024 Gartner® Market Guide for Government ERP Solutions report

Unit4 is recognized for the fourth consecutive year in this Gartner Market Guide report (1), which we believe underscores Unit4's enduring presence in the public sector.

In the 2024 report, Gartner stated that “by 2025, over 80% of government ERP application providers will offer solutions exclusively in a SaaS delivery model (2).” 

Unit4's innovative approach to ERP solutions stands out, especially its dedication to industries centered around people. Our focus on enhancing user experiences, supported by investments in cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning, is a key aspect of our offerings. 

Additionally, our commitment to adaptability ensures that organizations can respond swiftly and effectively to disruptions and changes in their industries.

Forrester's recognition of Unit4 in 2024

Forrester's People Analytics Solutions Landscape has recognized Unit4 among notable vendors. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the people analytics market, underscoring the significance of software solutions and services in facilitating data-driven HR and business decisions.

The Landscape report states: “People analytics capabilities have matured in tandem with the increased feature depth of the broader HCM suite. Embedding analytics into everyday tools and offering real-time, data-driven recommendations across various modules like talent management, payroll, and employee engagement is opening the door for democratizing data. This holistic approach ensures a more unified, accessible, and actionable experience for users, enhancing decision-making and productivity across the organization (3).”

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Constellation Research's take on Unit4 in 2024

In the Constellation Research ShortListsTM, Unit4 has been featured for Service-Centric ERP, Enterprise Application Platforms, and Healthcare Enterprise Resource Planning, showcasing our sustained relevance in these markets for the fourth year running. These ShortListsTM highlight vendors leading the way in early adoption and innovation.

At Unit4, we've been recognized for effectively bolstering digital transformation strategies. A key focus for us is our emphasis on creating an intuitive, self-driving ERP platform that promotes efficiency, transparency, and agility within businesses.

We take pride in our Cloud-native solution, which adeptly manages intricate operations without sacrificing user-friendliness. Our commitment to simplifying complexity underscores our dedication to providing powerful yet user-centric ERP solutions, crucial in the current era of digital transformation.

How Unit4 can help your organization

Unit4's cutting-edge ERP solutions are the driving force behind many of the world's most successful mid-market organizations. Our Financials, FP&A, HCM, Procurement, and Project Management capabilities combine to deliver unparalleled real-time insights that empower organizations to achieve their goals with greater efficiency and effectiveness. 

With our unwavering focus on people and flexibility, we have created game-changing solutions that help our customers stay ahead of the curve. Unit4 serves 5,100+ customers globally, including professional services, non-profit, and public sectors. 

You can find more information about our suite of solutions here

  • (1) Gartner, Market Guide for Government ERP Solutions, By Albert Gauthier, Robert Stoneman, 1 February 2024. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
  • (2) (3) Forrester Landscape report: The People Analytics Solutions Landscape, Q1 2024, February 2, 2024 By Greg Pridgeon with James McQuivey, PhD, Sarah Morana, Demi Starks

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