SAP ERP vs Unit4 Business World comparison


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Executive Summary

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ERP (1st)
Unit4 Business World
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Cloud ERP (7th)

Featured Reviews

Mariia Gondal - PeerSpot reviewer
Apr 7, 2023
Numerous solutions suitable for any company
I mostly work with SAP implementation projects as a project manager Implementation of a new ERP system usually does not give you immediate measurable benefits, but it helps you to evaluate how the company functions and improve internal business processes, this is where most benefits can be seen.…
Apr 2, 2024
Helps with budget monitoring and planning, and the self-service capabilities are beneficial
The solution helped us to send reports to donors and management. It helps with budget monitoring and planning. Such high-level objectives have been well achieved. It also helps with project tracking, monitoring, and evaluation. The reports can be tracked from the system. The planning and forecasting feature is getting better. The product's self-service capabilities have benefited our organization. We've integrated everything with our technology landscape, such as single sign-on and Azure AD. It's within our cybersecurity framework. It comes within the self-service aspect. We need to do monthly timesheets. It has had a huge positive impact on the people working on projects.

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:


"The architecture of the solution overall is great. It's great for development, testing, and production. I've worked with solutions where the architecture wasn't as strong and it was a disaster."
"The solution is quite scalable."
"The solution provides a high level of integration."
"It automates transactional processes."
"The product’s most valuable feature is a centralized system integrating different departments within the organization."
"Well-integrated multilingual technology."
"The most valuable feature of SAP ERP is the integration. It can be seamlessly integrated across the board."
"The valuable feature of SAP ERP is that everything is connected and under one roof, creating a unified system."
"Unit4 Business World is a reliable product."
"Unit4 Business World's most valuable feature is flexibility. Its dashboards are easy."
"The product's self-service capabilities have benefited our organization."


"The integration with others application could be easier. There are many different features that this solution offers which could be easier to implement."
"It is very expensive to customize to meet compliance with regulations in some countries."
"I would like to see more integration with other partners. Some of our customers already use specific or in-house applications for their business processes. They do not want to replace those applications."
"Poor ergonomics."
"Technical support could be better."
"Pricing could be improved for preferred customers."
"SAP ERP is scalable. We have some five to ten thousand SAP ERP users."
"It could always be cheaper. There is no doubt about it."
"Reporting and analytics features must be improved."
"I would like to see more flexibility in the customization for us to be able to customize it based on the client's requirements."
"I would like to see direct communication support to engage with clients. The parent company should have a direct relationship with clients. Also, the tool's licensing, upgrade, and maintenance costs should be reduced."

Pricing and Cost Advice

"I rate SAP ERP's pricing a six or seven out of ten."
"The solution can cost approximately $1 million a year for maintenance for a small-size company and can grow from there. Approximately $1 million is needed for a good-size company."
"It could always be cheaper. They don't have a very easy model of licensing, but large entities would get the upper hand in negotiating the license."
"Some components are available at an additional cost, depending on the type of contract that you have."
"The licensing costs are slightly on the higher side. They need to make it more competitive."
"The solution is expensive so I rate cost a five out of ten."
"There is a license needed to use this solution."
"SAP is a bit on the costly side, but they also provide support and other things. We are paying for licenses and the use of the cloud."
"I rate the solution's pricing a five out of ten."
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Top Industries

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Manufacturing Company
Computer Software Company
Educational Organization
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Questions from the Community

Is Anaplan better than SAP ERP?
There are different aspects of both Anaplan and SAP ERP that I like and dislike. Anaplan improves forecast accuracy and drives up the quality of analytics. Rather than spending all of their time co...
What do you like most about SAP ERP?
The solution has made the most significant impact on our human resources function, specifically in HR operations and HR analytics. One feature of SAP ERP that I found most valuable is its use of co...
What needs improvement with SAP ERP?
The solution's graphical user interface (GUI) is outdated and could be improved.
What do you like most about Unit4 Business World?
The product's self-service capabilities have benefited our organization.
What needs improvement with Unit4 Business World?
I would like to see direct communication support to engage with clients. The parent company should have a direct relationship with clients. Also, the tool's licensing, upgrade, and maintenance cost...
What is your primary use case for Unit4 Business World?
We use the tool in finance, HR, and procurement.



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Sample Customers

B&G Manufacturing, Unilever, Life is good Inc., Joy Global Inc., City of Cape Town, Bhopal Municipal, Corporation (BMC), adidas Group, Butcher & Packer Supply Company, Franklin Valve L.P., Evoshield, Prime Meats, a Norsan Group company, EMC Corporation, Varian Medical Systems Inc., FC Bayern Mªnchen AG, AkzoNobel Chemicals B.V., T¾V Rheinland, Pacific Drilling S.A., Fire & Rescue New South Wales, University of Amsterdam, Pa_alon S.A.
Media Prima Berhad, IKEA, Cranfield University, The Salvation Army, Avis Europe plc, Nando's
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