Sterling, VA (PRWEB) November 06, 2011
Unanet Technologies, the leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise software that helps project-based businesses improve visibility into work performed and scheduled, held its 4th Annual Customer Meeting last week at the Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island.
This invitation-only meeting welcomed a record number of attendees from Unanet's customer and partner communities. This year's theme was "Unleash the Power of Unanet," and focused on two role-based Program Tracks that encouraged users to maximize their Unanet experience.
Program tracks included Unanet for Business Operations, which provided operational management and project managers all the necessary training needed to manage a project life cycle and gain a deeper understanding of how to maximize the Unanet system. The other program track was Unanet for Finance and Accounting, and gave accounting and financial professionals the opportunity to dig into the nuts and bolts of project accounting, including reporting tools that ensure their organization is running smoothly.
Sessions included an overview of what to expect in the upcoming Unanet 9.5 release, with a focus on Leave Management.
Customer presenter Will Fortenberry, Chief Financial Officer at Banda Group International, LLC and Dave Harding, Financial Analyst at Cask Technologies presented on resource planning.
Additionally, customer presenters Claudia Dencker, Director of Software QA & Project Management at Stanford University, and Randall Wheeler, CMA, Corporate Business Controls Manager for Saalex Solutions provided customers with insight and understanding of their Unanet systems.
This year's keynote speakers was Brad Antle, President & CEO of Salient Federal Solutions and he spoke on Metrics to Run the Business from the Top. Anthony Bone, Earned Value Management (EVM) Consultant & Managing Director at Lexem Strategy LLC, spoke on EVM Made Simple with Unanet CEO, Fran Craig.
Unanet CEO and Founder Fran Craig noted, "The Unanet Annual Customer Meeting is a fantastic event where employees can appreciate the results of their efforts in creating a superior product and company! Unanet customers make us feel that what we do is special and worthwhile."
Unanet provides superior Services Automation software which maximizes staff utilization, reduces administrative costs by 90%, improves invoicing by 10X, and supports forward decision-making for improved profitability. Unanet’s more than 800 customers include government contractors, consulting/services organizations, internal IT (Information Technology), and high-technology product companies. Unanet's suite includes resource management, opportunity/project management, timesheets, expense reports and collaboration with real time information and analytics, easy to use interfaces, and outstanding support. Unanet is available either as an Enterprise license (self-hosted software), or the On Demand License (hosted Software as a Service (SaaS)).