Cloud is a Darwinian mutation, and it’s survival of the fittest

Cloud is the future of computing. I think we’re all agreed on that. Any business software company that doesn’t have a cloud strategy will go the way of the dinosaur. Having said that there are still conflicting messages centred upon cloud-based versus ‘on-premises’ business applications, where ‘on-premises’ describes a dying technology model, whilst applications in the cloud are at the forefront of progress.  Continue reading


ERP Series 4: Why ERP should be social?

In the latest of the series of ERP articles, I look at why ERP systems – and their users – should be embracing social networking tools. At first glance it’s not an obvious marriage – the ‘boring, back office’ systems that run your accounting, procurement, HR and other admin processes, and the dynamic world of social networking, buzzing with the latest and greatest ways to gossip about celebrities and share pictures of your latest gastronomic delight.  Continue reading


Empowering the customer with agile systems in the research costing environment (part 1)

The landscape for research funding is constantly changing.

The most important aspect of any application for research funding has to be the scientific case for support. This is where academics need to focus their intellect and energy to propose the best ideas for their research. Continue reading


UNIT4 gets on its bike again in aid of The Prince’s Trust

UNIT4 gets on its bike again in aid of The Prince’s Trust as it also welcomes Le Tour de France to Yorkshire

Highlights include:

  • Harrogate office joins The Yorkshire Grand Départ celebrations
  • UK team prepares for The Prince’s Trust Palace to Palace Continue reading