Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
UNIT4, the world’s leading provider of business software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC™), today announced that it has secured a new contract with Premier League football club Manchester City. The 2011 FA Cup winners will implement UNIT4’s Agresso Business World ERP suite for sound financial and business management to support ambitious change.

Boasting some of the game’s most famous and talented players Manchester City has had a stellar season culminating in an FA Cup win in May. Behind the scenes the focus has been on bringing its business management systems up to the same Premier League standard as its players, who will be accounted for as assets in the system.

Over 300 finance and non-finance users within the Club will have access to the system for core accounting/financials, budgeting and forecasting, procurement and reporting and analytics. Agresso Business World’s unique VITA™ architecture has been designed from the ground up to help users easily adapt the system, in line with ongoing business or operational change.

Andrew Widdowson, Head of Finance at Manchester City, commented: “The Club is going through a lot of change and like any commercial enterprise is always looking for ways to drive greater efficiency and boost financial performance and profitability. We are experiencing rapid growth and needed a flexible system that could mirror our constantly changing structure and requirements. Agresso allows us to make any necessary changes to the system ourselves, even after implementation, without the need for costly external consultants. It is a flexible, functionally rich and highly configurable system that will generate the accurate and comprehensive financial and wider management information we need to help improve our understanding of the Club’s performance and help us to achieve our long term objective of being one of the world’s leading football clubs, both on and off the field.”

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Agresso Australia

Agresso Pty Limited is a dynamic organisation providing innovative business information management solutions to leading organisations across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

We deliver and support Unit4’s game-changing ERP Suite - AGRESSO Business World to help dynamic people and project-centric organisations manage their business needs effectively. As a Team we strive to set the standard for business solutions that help dynamic organizations to embrace change - simply, quickly and cost effectively.

Operating successfully for more than 10 years, Agresso Pty Limited adds a unique Australian flair, combining the best technology strategy and management approaches from Europe, the Americas and Asia whilst adding a commercial and innovative touch. Our passionate team has experience in business and technology consulting, implementation, training and project and program management. We deliver results for our clients through creativity, fresh thinking and by challenging the status quo. Agresso collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance organisations.
Peter Simons
P: 02 8570 9000
M: 0408217122
W: www.agresso.com.au


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.


Agresso, ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning



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