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BARC - The Planning Survey 24

Unit4 Achieves Outstanding Results in BARC’s ‘The Planning Survey 24’

London, UK

June 6, 2024

4 top rankings including Flexibility and 16 leading positions in 4 peer groups


London, June 6, 2024 -- Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for people-centric organizations, today announced that it has achieved outstanding results for Unit4 FP&A in the latest Planning Survey 24 conducted by BARC, one of Europe’s leading analyst firms for business software.

Unit4 FP&A was ranked #1 for Flexibility in four peer groups, including:

  • Midsize/Departmental Implementations
  • Integrated Products for Planning and Financial Consolidation
  • Worldwide Implementations
  • Products for Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting

In addition, Unit4 FP&A was awarded 16 Leader positions in four peer groups, with 75% of surveyed users rating Unit4 FP&A implementer support, as excellent or good, and 81% rating ease of use for planners, as very good or good.


This year’s Planning Survey confirms Unit4’s commitment to customer success, taking a flexible, integrated approach to any organization’s financial planning needs

Dr. Christian Fuchs

Head of Data & Analytics Research, BARC

“This year’s Planning Survey confirms Unit4’s commitment to customer success, taking a flexible, integrated approach to any organization’s financial planning needs, whether planning cash flow, managing operational budgets, or forecasting sales, costs, and revenue.” said Dr. Christian Fuchs, Head of Data & Analytics Research, BARC.

“We are delighted with these results, especially as the findings are based on our customers’ testimonies and demonstrate our position as a provider of a leading financial planning and analysis solutions,” said Michael Lengenfelder, Head of FP&A Product Management, Unit4. “Using our software, organizations are enabled to take full control of their business planning and forecasting processes, with a singular solution which also supports them with advanced analytical and reporting capabilities. We are delighted and honored to have been recognized.”




About Unit4

Unit4's next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions power many of the world's mid-market organizations, bringing together the capabilities of Financials, Procurement, Project Management, HR, and FP&A to share real-time information, and deliver greater insights to help organizations become more effective. By combining our mid-market expertise with a relentless focus on people, we've built flexible solutions to meet customers' unique and changing needs. Unit4 serves more than 5,100 customers globally across a number of sectors including professional services, nonprofit and public sector, with customers including Migros Aare, Southampton City Council, Metro Vancouver, Durham Catholic District School Board, Buro Happold, Peab, North Sea Port Netherlands, Save the Children International, Global Green Growth Institute and Oxfam America. For further information visit

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About The Planning Survey

The Planning Survey 24 is based on the world’s largest survey of planning software users, conducted from November 2023 to February 2024, with 1,272 respondents and analysis of 21 products. It evaluates user feedback on 33 criteria (KPIs), such as Business Benefits, Project Success, Customer Satisfaction. For more information on the survey, visit

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