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University of Plymouth Selects Logix4 from UNIT4 to Drive Greater Cost Savings and Efficiencies

 
  • Improved access to and visibility of valuable financial data

Bristol, UK, 30 August, 2011. UNIT4 Business Software Ltd, the UK division of UNIT4, the world’s leading provider of business software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC™), today announced that the University of Plymouth has selected and gone live with Logix4, a self-service data analysis tool powered by Nathean Technologies Ltd., that will provide enhanced analysis and reporting on the institution’s underlying Agresso Campus data.  The University will also be using Logix4Web to provide read only information to selected users via a web browser.  

Logix4 enables users to rapidly access and visually interact with key business information held in the University’s Agresso Campus Financials solution. Using simple drag-and-drop actions, users can explore standard metrics, while answering their own ad hoc questions with ease, building up powerful views to answer queries in a step-by-step fashion. This intuitive interface enables the execution of reporting and analysis requirements without any need for spreadsheets, customised reports or technical assistance.

 “One of the main reasons we chose Logix4 was the pre-built analytics packs it delivers across the Agresso modules,” said Mark Taylor, Deputy Director of Finance at the University of Plymouth. “Like many other Higher Education institutions, we are relentlessly focused on using innovative means to uncover value from our underlying data. With Logix4, we can make informed decisions more quickly, use budgets more effectively, and achieve greater time savings and efficiencies. The return on investment has been immediate.”

“These are exceptionally challenging and changeable times in the sector and institutions need to be able to react quickly,” said Darren Hunt, Director at UNIT4 Business Software Ltd. “Logix4 provides decision makers with the information they need, quickly and cost effectively to make the right decisions first time.”

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About UNIT4

UNIT4 is a global business software and services company aimed at helping dynamic public sector, and commercial services organisations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively in a market sector it calls 'Businesses Living IN Change' (BLINC)™. The Group incorporates a number of the world’s leading change embracing software brands including Agresso Business World, our flagship ERP suite for mid-sized services intensive organisations and Coda, our best-of-class financial management software.

In the UK we focus strongly on the public sector, where we are the leading provider of ERP systems to local government and post 16 education organisations, as well as having a considerable presence in the emergency services and health sectors. We also focus strongly on professional services organisations and a range of commercial sectors including Financial Services, Retail and Media and Publishing.  Overall we aim to be the UK’s foremost business software company, providing solutions that transform the delivery of public services and comprehensively support commercial organisations in their ability to adapt and prosper in rapidly changing environments.

With operations in 17 European countries, as well as 7 countries across North America, Asia Pacific and Africa and sales activities in several other countries, its revenue was €421.7 million in 2010. UNIT4 is headquartered in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and has over 4,000 employees. It is listed on Euronext Amsterdam and is included in the Amsterdam Midcap Index (AMX). For more information on UNIT4 or any of its operating companies, please visit the website at www.unit4.com or follow us on Twitter @UNIT4_UK

About Logix4:

Logix4 is a self-service data analysis solution developed specifically to enable users of all ability levels to interact visually with key business information. Using simple drag-and-drop actions, users can explore standard metrics, while answering their own ad hoc questions with ease, building up powerful views to answer queries in a step-by-step fashion.

Data is displayed in a tabular format in the workspace, in a unique spreadsheet-like environment that users find familiar, simple to use and easy to understand. This eliminates the requirement for extensive training.

To find out more please visit http://www.unit4software.co.uk/products/unit4-plugins/logix4.

About Nathean Technologies

Nathean Technologies is a leading developer and provider of visual pre-packaged data analysis and reporting solutions for major ERP systems and best of breed business applications. Their unique self service data analytics tools empower casual and business users alike to easily ask questions of their data and to get the answers they need to make informed business decisions in a quicker, easier and more cost effective manner. The solution ensures maximum value and an enhanced return on investment from various underlying business systems and applications.

 

Nathean was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.  It has customers and partners in sectors such as local and central government, education, utilities, financial services, retail multiples and construction.  For more information, visit http://www.nathean.com.


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