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2 ways UNIT4′s cloud approach benefits customers

The cloud market is confusing. Some newer vendors offer a public cloud only approach, some offer products that are either on premise only or public cloud only (usually acquired), but very few provide a quality hybrid cloud model that has developed organically, which empowers businesses to run a solution based on the same code base all the way from public cloud to private cloud to on-premise. Continue reading

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Way Beyond Social (4): Data Drives the Economy

In recent years, we have seen examples of one industry after another facing a disruption in the way consumers look for and buy products and services. In this series of blog posts, we take a look at the underlying fundamental mechanisms that are changing and how they impact IT. Continue reading

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Way Beyond Social (3): The Shift From Ownership to Membership

In recent years, we have seen examples of one industry after another facing disruption in the way consumers look for, buy and consume products and services. In this series of blog posts, we take a look at the underlying fundamental mechanisms that are changing and how they impact IT. Continue reading

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How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with UNIT4

Yesterday’s Computing magazine in the UK ran a case study following an interview with UNIT4 customer, Middlesbrough Council. Steve Fletcher, corporate programme manager discusses the Council’s search for economies in its IT systems with the main focus on an SAP finance and payroll system “that seemed to require more resources to maintain than an organisation the size of the council ought to be spending.” Continue reading