Seventh Annual Conference Connects Agresso Users to Shape the Future of ERP

Published on March 30, 2011 in Computer & Electronics, Computer Software, Technology


Launch of the Newest Direction for ERP, Agresso Business World Route 66, Will Feature Prominently at Agresso Connects.

VICTORIA, British Columbia (March 30, 2011) – UNIT4 Business Software (, the world’s leading provider of business software for fast changing organizations, today announced Agresso Connects 2011 (, its annual North American conference for customers, solution providers and partners. This conference is tailored specifically to organizations experiencing rapid change that use Agresso Business World, Agresso Education or Sabre(R) CentralCommand(SM) with Agresso.

Agresso Connects 2011 will kick off Agresso Business World Route 66 – a bold new approach to ERP ownership that marks the end of all-or-nothing upgrades and puts customers on the path to independence. “Our millions of users worldwide have made it clear that they want to embrace a new direction in ERP. This has fuelled accelerated growth at UNIT4, and we’ll showcase our vision for the industry and our product in October,” said Shelley Zapp, president of UNIT4 Business Software in North America. “Agresso Connects 2011 will be the premier opportunity to learn where the future direction of ERP is going.”

Agresso Connects will also feature exclusive company and product leadership discussions from international experts at UNIT4: COO Ab Van Marion, VP product marketing Ton Dobbe and leading research and development heads. The conference’s keynote speaker, Ian Percy, will stretch the collective mind of the group with his entertaining and forward-thinking presentation about change management. Users will further benefit from the hundreds of hours of instruction the conference will offer for every level of Agresso user.

Promising to be the most important training, networking and all around fun event of the year for users, Agresso Connects will be held in Phoenix October 3-7, 2011. For registration and further details, readers may visit To join in on the Agresso Connects conversation on Twitter, use #Agresso.

About UNIT4 Business Software

UNIT4 Business Software in North America ( is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UNIT4, a $576 million enterprise resource planning (ERP) company and a top six mid-market ERP software player globally. UNIT4 Business Software’s leading ERP product for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC(TM)) , Agresso Business World, is widely acknowledged as the business software solution that delivers the lowest Total Cost of Change. The software’s unique VITA(TM) architecture allows for ongoing, post-implementation changes by business users, without the external IT costs typical of disparate systems.

Over 3,000 companies and organizations in 100 countries deploy Agresso Business World for both operational support and strategic management. The company’s role-based, Web Services and Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enabled solutions include Financial Management, Human Resources and Payroll, Procurement Management, Project Costing and Billing, Reporting and Analytics, Business Process Automation, and Field Services and Asset Maintenance.

The names of actual companies or products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Agresso, Agresso Business World, BLINC and VITA are registered trademarks of UNIT4 Business Software.

Media contact:

Sarah Milner
Marketing & Communications Manager, UNIT4 Business Software
P: +1-250-704-4484
C: +1-250-516-2137
Twitter: @UNIT4SoftwareNA

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