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University of London Software Purchases and Digital Transformation Initiatives

Discover the latest software purchases and digital transformation initiatives being undertaken by University of London and its business and technology executives. Each quarter our research team identifies on-prem and cloud applications that are being used by the 1300 University of London employees from the public (Press Releases, Customer References, Testimonials, Case Studies and Success Stories) and proprietary sources.

During our research, we have identified that University of London has purchased the following applications: Unit4 Business World On! for ERP Financial in 2017, Blackbaud CRM for CRM,Donor and Fundraising Management in 2013, Hubspot CRM for CRM in 2017 and the related IT decision-makers and key stakeholders.

Our database provides customer insight and contextual information on which enterprise applications and software systems University of London is running and its propensity to invest more and deepen its relationship with UNIT4 , Blackbaud , HubSpot or identify new suppliers as part of their overall Digital and IT transformation projects to stay competitive, fend off threats from disruptive forces, or comply with internal mandates to improve overall enterprise efficiency.

We have been analyzing University of London revenues, which have grown to $175.0 million in 2021, plus its IT budget and roadmap, cloud software purchases, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions for University of London intention to invest in emerging technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Autonomous Database or in cloud-based ERP, HCM, CRM, EPM, Procurement or Treasury applications.

About the Customer


The University of London is one of the oldest, largest and most diverse universities in the UK. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognized globally as a world leader in Higher Education.

The University is made up of 18 independent member institutions of outstanding reputation and a number of highly acclaimed central academic bodies and activities. Across the University of London, there are more than 170,000 students studying with the member institutions and at the central University, including in the School of Advanced Study, the Institute in Paris and with our International Programmes.

Scope and Challenges

On 10th May 2017, the University of London has announced that has upgraded its Unit4 Business World Finance solution and implement Human Resources, Payroll, and Research. Hosted in the University’s private cloud, the project will support a modernization strategy and a push to be a “high performing organization that thrives in a changing environment".

Outcome and Implications

Initially, the platform, which is to be implemented by Unit4 partner G7 Business Solutions, will be used by 3,000 fulltime and 500 temporary staff, and the 2,000 academic contractors who mark, invigilate and write exams.

The Company staff are vital to the success of the University and its students.Unit4 Business World will save time by providing a range of tools to easily interact with important operational information. Its flexibility means the staff can configure the systems so the University can quickly adapt its strategy.”


“Unit4 is moving from strength-to-strength in the sector and we are delighted that a world-renowned institution like the University of London is expanding its Unit4 footprint. It’s another indication that we are providing the right digital solutions for the shifting Higher Education landscape," said Derren Nisbet, Managing Director of Unit4 UK and Ireland.

University of London
Senate House Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU , x
United Kingdom
44 20 7862 8000
Industry Employees Revenue
Education 1300 $175.0M

Enterprise Software and Cloud Applications being used by University of London

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Sophos Legacy Applications Sophos Email Secure Email Gateways (SEGs) IaaS n/a n/a 2020 2020
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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at University of London

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