Unit4 announces Business World On!

Unit4 Connect 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 


  • New-generation SaaS business suite for the Services Industries
  • Industry-specific solutions enabling differentiation
  • First fully mobile accessible ERP business suite

Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, today released Unit4 Business World On!, its biggest release ever, delivering next generation Cloud ERP plus industry specific solutions such as Professional Services Automation and Student Management.

At a time of rapid digital transformation, services organizations need to empower their people to be more productive. Business World On! is designed to address the back and the front-office business processes of Professional Services, Education, Not-for-Profit and Public Services organizations, so they can apply new thinking, new strategies, and new actions to address opportunities and challenges. This deep industry focus will enable customers to improve their services, benefit from faster time to value become more competitive. 

Business World On! fulfils the promise of self-driving business solutions which free people from repetitive tasks and allow them to focus on high value activities. Through that it delivers more productivity to services organizations and offers great flexibility as all business capabilities are completely accessible via a mobile app. Combined with market leading collaboration for teams and differentiating people-centric innovation, it is also one of the most intuitive, easy to use systems on the market. 

Unit4 Business World On! is built on Unit4’s People Platform Premium Edition, which is the technology foundation for Unit4 applications, enabling self-driving capabilities based on predictive, event-centric and pattern recognition technologies.

The People Platform Premium Edition provides customers with various technical capabilities such as an open integration layer and a composite app development kit for customers and partners to build applications and processes on top of Unit4 applications. Unified workflow allows for applications in the Unit4 eco-system to seamlessly work together to support processes spanning across different departments and partners.

“We’re redefining enterprise software for services organizations with service, people and industry specific needs,” said Jose Duarte, CEO of Unit4. “We’re delivering a completely new software experience to these organizations. Modern, simple to use, fully mobile business solutions which address the front-office and help differentiate. Our customer’s people will be freed from repetitive tasks and empowered to focus on what’s important – supporting their people to deliver best in class services to their customers.”

Unit4 customers are excited about this new release:

“We have a young and agile team demanding consumer grade experience for enterprise software. We are thrilled about the mobile access to all capabilities of Unit4 Business World On! A perfect mobile user experience is what our people have been waiting for!” – Andreas Deick, CEO of Cologne Intelligence.

 “We are growing and expanding internationally at a fast pace. Therefore we need scalable business applications providing consumer grade user experience. We partnered with Unit4 to benefit from powerful Self-driving ERP solutions!” – Kai Siersleben, CEO, Control€xpert

Business World On! Is available on May 2nd.  Customers interested in an on-premises solution can get the “cloud-at-your-speed” Business World On! Site Edition, which allows them to start on-premises and seamlessly migrate to the cloud when they choose.

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