Apps Run The World

Grant Thornton UK Digital Transformation Initiatives

Apps Run The World

About the Customer

Grant Thornton LLP is the American member firm of Grant Thornton International, the sixth largest accounting network in the world by combined fee income. Grant Thornton LLP is the sixth largest U.S. accounting and advisory organization.

Scope and Challenges

Grant Thornton UK is a member of one of the world's largest professional services networks of independent accounting and consulting member firms. As such it is a dynamic and fast-growing organization and is committed to ensuring its systems and processes keep pace with the ever-changing demands of its clients and the wider trading environment. The company needed an ERP solution that will be part of their financial transformation.

Outcome and Implications

Implementing Unit4’s cloud ERP, Grant Thornton UK will benefit from a modern platform enabling its finance transformation, enriching the user experience for more than 5,000 users and standardizing best practices across 27 UK offices.

Business World On! will benefit from the smart technology in Microsoft’s Azure’s PaaS platform components including predictive analytics, machine learning, event stream analysis, and complex event processing. 

In addition, customers benefited from Unit4’s Unit PSA Suite new and innovative approach to enterprise computing; delivering more productivity to services organizations, and greater flexibility. As part of their digital transformation, they also adopted an AI-based solution from Unit4 called Unit4 Wanda (Digital Assistant).


 “We are a people business, fully committed to providing the best systems to support everyone in their work. Business World will touch every part of our business, helping us successfully navigate the business challenges we face."

"We have been particularly impressed with innovations such as Wanda, Unit4’s digital assistant, which will support our people with a self-driving user experience, proactively managing repetitive everyday tasks and leaving them more time to focus on tasks that drive value." - Mark Reddy, Finance Director for Grant Thornton UK.

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Enterprise Software & Cloud Applications Purchased by Grant Thornton UK

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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at Grant Thornton UK

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