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Unlock the power of Unit4 Business World innovations

According to Aberdeen Group, upgraded users consistently report reduction in operational costs, reduction in administrative costs as well as improvements in cycle time of key business processes. 

You already enjoy great benefits from your Unit4 solution; you could gain even more:
  • Reduce operational costs by an extra 6%
  • Reduce admin costs by an extra 4%
  • Improve business process speed by an extra 3%
Security is another important consideration. Whether you run your software on premise or in the cloud, keeping it up to date is best practice – helping you maintain compliance and safeguard your application suite from cyber-threats.
With Business World 7.2, you don’t even need to upgrade your infrastructure to take on the enhancements if you are already on version 7. The underlying platform can remain constant, so you can introduce our latest advances straightaway and gain extra value for money more quickly. Localisations and add-ons are also readily available.

What’s new in the latest version?

To better meet the needs of our customers, we have invested many hours of product development time, added new applications and delivered enhancements to fine-tune existing capabilities.
There has never been a better time to upgrade your solution – explore this slideshare to discover the latest innovations in Unit4 Business World.
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  • Discover a few of the highlights of Business World 7.2

    • Reference Projects – Identify historical project experience as input for planning new projects.
    • Information Browser – One single starting point for all your operational reporting requests. Enables easier and more flexible access to information for more users, helping you get more value out of your data to drive operational efficiency and create an intelligent user experience.
    • Revenue Recognition – Enhance the user experience and improve the overall process of project forecasting – all in full compliance with new IFRS15 and ASEC 606 regulations.
    • PSA Suite Integration – Enabling our Business World customers to take advantage of the PSA Suite with further integration between the two solutions, adding purchase to pay, absence request and overtime reimbursement capabilities.
    • Anonymisation of personal data (GDPR) – Following the new GDPR requirements, we have further refined the security and privacy capabilities of Business World, making it easier for customers to anonymise and/or delete personal information and documents. Watch our on-demand webinar: "Is your organisation GDPR compliant? Unit4 & the GDPR" to find out more.
    • Wanda, the Digital Assistant – Wanda introduces a more intuitive user experience, using natural language and becoming more helpful with each new user interaction. Our digital assistant increases productivity and focus pointing users to their priority tasks and working in the context of apps that people use in their daily life.
    • Workspaces –  Complete overview to information relevant to specific roles or user types. Workspaces will also give access to functional capabilities – all in context and within one, single user experience.
    • Absence Workspace – Balance between support for your people and ensuring full attendance. Our new absence workspace helps you better monitor and measure the absences of your employees.
    • Requisitions – Requisitions can now be raised on behalf of other users. Further enhancements include extended value lookup capabilities, enabling users to use advanced search and customise results by adding filtering.
    • Invoice Approval – a significantly enhanced user experience when viewing PDF invoices.
    • Timesheet Mobile App – users will now be able to enter/change cost center when entering time.
    • Accessibility Improvements – enhancements to selected web screens to comply with WCAG requirements.
    • Field Service Mobile App – improved user experience around sorting and grouping of information.
    • Asset Inspection – inspections can now be signed off by customers using an electronic signature. Users can also see uploaded documents via the app.
    • Payment and Deduction calculations
      More than 50 new macros which can pull data from anywhere connected to the employee and use this, making calculations much easier and more efficient.
    • Localisations
    • Digital Medical Notes (Digital Sykemelding), Norway – allows employers to do a direct import of Medical Certificates and Doctors notes into their HR system for usage in absence-and reimbursements processes.  
    • Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T), Norway – Ensure compliance with employer duties under the Bookkeeping Act to meet the new SAF-T reporting obligations, which will be mandated by 1st of January 2020.
    • New Tax Card format, Norway
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme MDC, United Kingdom and Ireland – Ensure compliance with employer duties under the scheme regulations of MDC.
    • Cash and Income Manager, United Kingdom and Ireland
      Improvements for Cloud deployment.
    • Changes to Pay and Leave Calculations for Scottish Payroll, United Kingdom and Ireland
    • Single Touch Payroll (PAYG/BAS), Australia – Ensure compliance with employer duties under the Single Touch Payroll requirements mandated by the Australian government.
    • Monthly Income Statements, Sweden – goes live in July 2018
      The ability to support the new regulations regarding filing of monthly income statements to the Swedish Tax Authorities, which is currently still year-based.
    • PEPPOL, Sweden (potential hotfix)
      Support for new PEPPOL BIS formats as announced by ESV, The Swedish National Financial Management Authority:
      • E-order with response PEPPOL BIS 28A Ordering.
      • Goods receipt PEPPOL BIS 30A – Dispatch Advice.
    • Year-end Fiches June, The Netherlands
      Delivering support for the statutory changes related to fiches 281.50 and 281.93.
    • Suministro Inmedia to de Informacion (SII), Spain
      Support for the mandated changes announced by the Spanish tax authorities which will apply from 1st of July 2018, also known as SII version 1.1.
    • Payroll mid-year changes and reporting changes, North America
       
       
  • Drive performance, ensure compliance and get the insight you need

    Here is an integrated solution for performance management that offers a powerful way to build upon what you can already achieve within the core Business World ERP application.
    • Combine Unit4 Business World and Unit4 prevero – smarter processes and augmented intelligence to boost productivity and drive performance:
      • Replace complex and error-prone spreadsheets with a single, consistent platform for consolidation, reporting, analytics, dashboards, team collaboration, integrated business planning, and financial budgeting.
      • Cover all planning horizons (short-, medium, long-term) and a wide range of categories, including: planning cash flow, managing operational budgets, forecasting sales, costs and revenue, or reporting on single entity or group financial performance.

    Get smarter budgeting and planning

    Discover how Hotels & More has transformed its finance function with an integrated financial planning solution to improve margins and drive growth in the business.

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What our customers say...

 
Whistler

 


"Before [upgrading], our staff struggled to stay on top of work they didn't have time for; now we have been able to reallocate resources to other tasks, such as data analysis"
Ken Roggeman, Director of Finance,
Resort Municipality of Whistler