Apps Run The World

Metro Vancouver Digital Transformation Initiatives

Apps Run The World

About the Customer

Metro Vancouver is the regional government for 21 municipalities, one Treaty First Nation and one electoral area, and collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment, and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing. 

Scope and Challenges

The Group began its digital transformation with the implementation of Unit4 Business World while sunsetting Oracle PeopleSoft ERP. The transformation began at the end of 2016 and the pricing for the whole implementation project was $3 Million.

Metro Vancouver in British Columbia is the latest North American local government to name Unit4 as its Financial Management System software provider of choice. Unit4, a fast-growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, was chosen to provide its market-leading Business World ERP solution to help Metro Vancouver achieve its goals of streamlined processes and increased automation to better serve Greater Vancouver citizens.

On the other hand, Metro Vancouver's will continue to use PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 for Core HR, benefits, payroll, time and labor management.

Outcome and Implications

Implementing Business World will enable Metro Vancouver to streamline and automate many functions while providing an environment that can be configured in-house as business realities change. By eliminating many manual tasks, Metro Vancouver staff can concentrate on higher level work with the confidence that procurement, approvals, and reporting are straightforward activities based on sound data. 

Quotes

“Like many local governments, Metro Vancouver is constantly seeking improvements in its processes and to better the quality of information provided to its stakeholders. We are very excited about the functionality and flexibility that Unit4 Business World will bring to our financial operations and the efficiencies that will be realized.” - said Phil Trotzuk, CFO, Metro Vancouver.

 

 

 

 


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Canada
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https://www.metrovancouver.org/
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