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BARC 2021 Unit4

BARC’s The Planning Survey 21: Outstanding Results for Unit4 Financial Planning & Analysis

Munich, Germany

June 1, 2021

  • Six top ranks with regards to flexibility and 16 leading positions in six peer groups
  • 94 percent satisfaction with the product

Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for people-centric organizations, has achieved excellent results in the latest Planning Survey 21 conducted by the Europe-wide renowned Würzburg-based analyst firm BARC with its product Unit4 Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A, formerly Unit4 Prevero). Unit4 FP&A took first place in the “Flexibility” KPI in six different peer groups – e.g. in the peer groups Integrated Corporate Planning Products, Financial Performance Management Products and BI & Analytics Products.

In addition, Unit4 FP&A has been named “Leader” 16 times in its six peer groups. 94 percent of the surveyed users are very or somewhat satisfied with the product, another 94 percent would recommend it and 90 percent rate Unit4 FP&A‘s implementer support as excellent or good.

The convincing ratings in important KPIs confirm our position as a provider of market-leading planning and analysis solutions.

Michael Lengenfelder

Head of FP&A Product Management, Unit4

“We are thrilled with the positive results. The convincing ratings in important KPIs confirm our position as a provider of market-leading planning and analysis solutions. Our intelligent financial planning & analysis tools and models are designed for people who like it simple but deal with the complex. We help FP&A teams not only to understand the numbers but also to share and act on that insight to achieve a better outcome”, says Michael Lengenfelder, Head of FP&A Product Management, Unit4.

“Unit4 enables transparent planning – for all parties involved – and good traceability; the integrated calculation per PM into financial planning increases the understanding of planning and reduces the potential for errors”, says a Head of business department of a services company with 100-2,500 employees.

“Unit4 can map almost everything a company needs at a good price-performance ratio”, says a Line of business employee working in a services company with 100- 2,500 employees.

A Project manager for departmental BI from a process industry company with more than 2,500 employees confirms: “[With Unit4 FP&A], you are betting on the right horse.”

Read all the survey results from Unit4 FP&A in BARC’s The Planning Survey 2021.


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About The Planning Survey

The Planning Survey 21 is based on findings from the world‘s largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users, conducted from November 2020 to February 2021. In total, 1,422 people responded to the survey with 1,151 answering a series of detailed questions about their use of a named product. Altogether, 21 products (or groups of products) are analyzed in detail. The Planning Survey 21 examines user feedback on planning product selection and usage across 29 criteria (KPIs) including Business Benefits, Project Success, Business Value, Recommendation, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Experience, Planning Functionality and Competitiveness. For more information on the survey, visit The BI Survey website:

About Unit4

Unit4’s next-generation enterprise solutions power many of the world’s most people-centric mid-market organizations. Our state-of-the-art cloud platform, ERPx, brings together the capabilities of Financials, Procurement, Project Management, HR and FP&A onto a unified cloud platform that shares real-time information and is designed with a powerful, people-centric approach, so employees can benefit from better insight and become more effective and increasingly engaged. It supports rapid and continuous change while delivering individualized fit for customers at scale, delivering the right tools to unify the processes across their organization, and connect their people. Unit4 serves more than 6,000 customers globally including, Bravida, Havas, Migros Aare, Americares, Save the Children International, Action against Hunger, Metro Vancouver, Forest Research, Southampton City Council, Selkirk College, FTI Consulting, and Surrey County Council.

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