Unit4 solutions for Professional Services Organizations

Grow revenue and profits

Connect your growth strategy with your project practices

Guarantee project success

Deliver projects on time, in scope, and within budget

Gain business insight

Understand your finances, people and projects to manage change and risk

Provide superior service

Enable your teams to be more informed and responsive

What if your systems delivered both project success and supported strategic growth?

Professional services organizations often face challenges growing their business. Growth, mergers and acquisitions often lead to fragmented processes and you lose insight into the company’s people and finances. We believe your enterprise technology should grow with your business and help you embrace change.

The right ERP software is critical to link project success with your larger strategic growth plans. Tactically, empower your people with the right project and finance information so they can exceed customer expectations. Strategically, manage change so you can be responsive to customer needs and plan for future growth.

Connect project success to company growth with Unit4 Business World for Professional Services.

Project Lifecycle

Deliver projects on time, in scope, within budget

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With Unit4 you can optimize every stage of the “Win – Execute – Bill” project lifecycle. Remove information and resource silos to improve margins, cash flow and profitability.

  • Gain visibility into current and future projects to manage resources and budgets.

  • Proactively plan using a single source of data to identify future capacity and cost constraints.

  • Boost utilization and profitability by allocating the right people to the right project at the right time, globally.



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Unit4 has worked closely with thousands of project-intensive consulting-centric professional services firms around the world that strive to succeed, while managing business change.

  • “We chose to keep Unit4’s solutions to help us manage the transition when we merged with Parsons Brinckerhoff. We operate in dynamic environments and being able to cope with the consequences of change while maintaining and continually increasing operational excellence was vital. Unit4 gives us that ability.”

    – Mike Rogerson, Strategy & Commercial Director

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  • “We knew that with Unit4 we would benefit from a fully integrated, reliable, functionally rich and change embracing ERP platform. In addition we had the confidence that in selecting Unit4's HR solution, the integration between HR and finance would be seamless and require minimal, if any, manual intervention.”

    - National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)

  • "Our Unit4 solution is the sole foundation for our entire group of more than 8,000 employees at 150 locations."

    - CIO, Bravida

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  • “Business World optimizes the management of our current projects. Its flexibility lets us integrate our business, view project progress and easily monitor profitability. We now have a practical and economic solution to support growth in France and abroad.”

    Marc De Maria-Martin, INGÉROP

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  • “Alten can now deliver the business locally and have globally consistent figures to be able to make informed decisions and manage the business in a more consistent way. The plan now is to accelerate the rollout and reduce the implementation phase and improve support by leveraging the GDC and ALTEN UBW competence center.”

    – Thierry Galvagni, CIO

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  • “We wanted to automate transactions, provide mechanisms of control and risk management to refocus efforts on supporting decision making. We had grown exponentially and could no longer manage the business on ‘gut feel’ or ‘entrepreneurial spirit’.”

    – Russell Decent, CFO

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In business for people


    Mike Rogerson describes how Unit4 helps the teams in WSP think and act together, to make a real difference to people's lives:


    Marcel Donkers, Head of IT at BDO Netherlands, explains why they needed a fresh approach, to get more from their technology and why they chose the Unit4 PSA Suite to fulfill this digital transformation:


    Thierry Galvagni describes how Unit4 helps the teams in Alten to access, share and extend business visibility and consistency across the whole organization:

Gain real-time insight into finances, people and projects to manage change and identify risks

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  • Eliminate information and process silos to gain a single source of the truth for your finances, resources and projects

  • Maximize utilization, control WIP and respond to scope changes without being slowed down by technology

  • Match your people’s skills and career goals with project requirements to place the right people on the right projects at the right time

  • Reconcile international currencies and languages for global project execution

  • Track the present, report on the past and forecast the future for superior project management

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Designed for your people

Inherently flexible enterprise accounting software is designed around the ever-changing needs of your people. 

    • Maintain financial control – Manage  project and services execution for increased margins and profitability.
    • Streamline accounting processes – Generate proactive, predictive budgets based on what-if scenarios.
    • Bill with precision – Streamline AP/AR processes through integrated workflows and process automation for an optimized cash flow.
    • Be a strategic business partner – Use business-wide visibility to advise colleagues how to stop profits falling between operational cracks.
    • Drive business transformation – Execute mergers and acquisitions smoothly without the need for system reprogramming.
    • Enable operation efficiency – Achieve more with the same resources by optimizing and automating processes and reducing manual steps.
    • Restructure rapidly - Instantly view, create or modify organizational structures faster than any other system on the market.
    • Improve user adoption – Provide your people with an inherently flexible architecture and user-friendly interface.
    • Execute profitable projects - Use real-time project visibility and planning tools to deliver on time, in scope, within budget.
    • Forecast effectively – Proactively plan using real-time data to identify future capacity constraints.
    • Optimize resource utilization – Set the perfect project teams; assign the right people with the right skills on the right projects.
    • Collaborate to motivate – Discuss key challenges with your team through online chat and task sharing capabilities.
    • Attract and retain the best talent – Plan and match skill levels to project pipeline and requirements to recruit and on-board the right people.
    • Operate on a strategic level – Use integrated perspective of HR, finance and projects to extend influence beyond Human Resources functions.
    • Respond with agility – Make changes to model and execute new organizational structures, processes and reporting without coding.
    • Nurture and develop employees – Ensure comprehensive support for all aspects of your hire-to-retire cycle and payroll processes.

Deliver superior customer service

Our solutions give Professional Services Organizations the edge to outperform the competition:

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  • Deliver agile systems that can be changed by users without the need for complex recoding ensure you can immediately react to shifting customer expectations.

  • Empower all team members with personalized KPIs so they can track performance against contractual obligations.

  • Boost performance of your project teams with intuitive, collaborative tools that work the way they work, and allow team members to focus on achieving customer satisfaction wherever they are in the world.

What does end-to-end project success look like?

Unit4 Business World is a scalable, people-centric ERP solution for Professional Services Organizations.

It combines great user experience with powerful capabilities tailored towards your people, all combined with built-in reporting and analytics, providing the insight you need. Improve visibility into utilization, project future revenue and map "what-if" scenarios to ensure consistent, planned and predictable revenue.

The result is a complete overview of your finances, people and projects, so you can translate project success into achieving your organization’s strategic goals. 

Win more business, execute profitable projects and optimize utilization rates with Unit4's
Professional Services Automation

Cloud at your Speed for Professional Services

Enabling your team to fully control your move to the Cloud securely - at the speed you require.

  • Flexible: You choose if and when to transition your solutions to the Cloud, with minimal effort.
  • Standardized: Easy to implement and use, with low implementation costs, and vastly reducing the time to value. 
  • Ready to use: Access your software anywhere, anytime, with any device without delay.
  • Business continuity: Continually benefit from the latest innovations – without extra configuration, extensive testing or the need to upgrade.

With Cloud at your Speed, you have full control of what goes on the Cloud, and when it gets there.