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Unanet Will Acquire Cosential To Deliver More Best-in-Class, Enterprise ERP and CRM Choices

by Carrie Mahon Press Releases, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Oct 14, 2020

Combined company to deliver alternative to status quo market leaders Dulles, VA, Oct. 14, 2020 – Unanet, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the government contracting (GovCon), architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, today announced it will acquire Cosential, the leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software and proposal solutions for the construction and A/E markets. The combination of Unanet’s purpose-built ERP and Cosential’s CRM software will give customers new choices for best-in-class solutions that meet their enterprise business management needs, including business development, proposal management, project management, finance, operations and resource management. Relying on Unanet’s proven track record of investing in and enhancing new platforms, Unanet will continue to invest in Cosential’s technology for the construction and A/E industries while also maintaining its innovation momentum in GovCon, construction and A/E industries. “Project-based businesses are demanding better service and better technology than have been provided by legacy vendors,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “Unanet and Cosential share a commitment to our customers and to hard work that results in exceptional outcomes. With our advanced technology, proven innovation, and knowledge of the GovCon, A/E and construction industries, we can bring a best-in-class alternative to the status quo so customers gain the satisfaction and innovation they deserve.” Cosential brings deep-rooted expertise in the A/E and construction industries as the CRM market leader in the AEC space, complementing Unanet’s leadership in the GovCon, A/E and professional services spaces. Unanet and Cosential have many mutual customers, further demonstrating the synergy between the two companies and their technologies, and underscoring the opportunity for collaboration and innovation. “Cosential customers will gain increased investment in their business development and marketing solution, and gain access to Unanet’s ERP,” said Dan Cornish, CEO of Cosential.  “Unanet has proven its commitment to investing in technology to benefit all customers, so we know the future will result in many cutting-edge new capabilities. Cosential and Unanet share a focus on providing an excellent customer experience in order to deliver even greater value to our customers.” “Unanet is the brains of our project management, accounting and resource management, and Cosential is the backbone of our sales and marketing. While the two are already working well together, we can see extraordinary value in the two pieces integrating into one cohesive system. We look forward to working with the expanded Unanet team,” said Vicki Schreckengost, CPA, Controller for Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. “We looked at all the go-to companies in ERP and it was clear that Unanet offered a better product, more attentive service, and greater value than the big brand names. We found the same situation when it came to our CRM provider, Cosential. Our industry needs a strong tech leader that is committed to our unique business, to innovative technology, and to their customers long-term,” said Mark Bertsch, CFO, Vocon. Integrated business process solutions for architecture, construction and engineering industries are an expanding market opportunity, giving Unanet a strong foothold for significant revenue capture long-term. With its investments in the A/E and construction industries and its award-winning solutions for the GovCon market, as well as professional service industries, Unanet is poised to continue its significant growth trajectory, which has been accelerating since 2019. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Unanet plans to close on the acquisition in the fourth quarter. About Unanet Unanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. About Cosential As a leader of the space, continuously gaining market share over competitors such as Salesforce and Microsoft, Cosential has spent the last 20+ years tailoring their project-based sales and marketing solutions for the construction and related industries. The system brings robust customer management capabilities together with powerful proposal generation software, empowering Business Developers, Marketers, Executives, and select Project Teams to own, enrich, and leverage their firm-owned data. The industry continues to see upward motions of digital transformations and Cosential has been leading the charge in that movement by being the only growth platform that goes beyond a CRM in owning the pre-sales process for market leaders winning business in the AEC industry.

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Unanet Connect Delivers First and Only Seamless ERP Software Integration Platform

by Lucas Hayden Integrations, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Oct 26, 2020

Paylocity, ADP, Oracle, BambooHR, MS Teams, Box, DocuSign and HubSpot among the hundreds of pre-built connectors Dulles, VA, Oct. 26, 2020 – Unanet, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the government contracting (GovCon) and architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, today released Unanet Connect, the industry’s first and only open integration marketplace and platform that goes beyond APIs to seamlessly integrate hundreds of prebuilt connectors with customers’ ERP. This unique platform gives Unanet customers a single solution for data orchestration, workflow automation and improved team collaboration. With Unanet Connect, customers gain access to an open marketplace with more than 100 pre-built application connectors that can be implemented at scale with an accelerated time to value. The result is a highly automated enterprise with increased efficiencies across systems, processes and teams from sales to projects, expenses to payments, hiring to payroll and operations. “Our commitment to customers is giving them elegant, integrated technology so they can run their entire businesses, not just their ERP, and with Unanet Connect, we’re delivering on that promise,” said Assad Jarrahian, chief product officer, Unanet. “As companies continue their digital transformations, Unanet Connect is the only tool that will allow them to scale their entire enterprise environment in a way that meets all of their unique needs, improving their business processes easily and simply.” More than 100 pre-built application connectors are available with Unanet Connect, including Paylocity, ADP, Oracle, BambooHR, MS Teams, Box, DocuSign, HubSpot and more. Business functions including payroll, HR, marketing, sales and finance, and many more can all integrate with Unanet. Customers gain efficiency and productivity, taking measurable steps toward their digital transformation goals with one centralized hub of information, insights and automation.  Unanet is also rapidly growing the list of Certified Technology Partners on Unanet Connect. Earlier this year, Unanet announced a variety of new product enhancements to its ERP for GovCon and A/E customers, including new streamlined invoicing with online payment facilitation, analytics, and subcontractor management features. These features, along with the release of Unanet Connect, help customers innovate and scale infinitely with their goals for digital transformation. “The status quo of ERP and other business solutions just aren’t delivering on customer needs,” continued Jarrahian. “With this unique integration tool, we’re disrupting the entrenched marketplace and finally giving customers what they want and deserve. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com.

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Unanet Releases New ERP Capabilities to Help GovCons Manage Subcontractors and Increase Analytics Insights

by Kim Koster GovCon, Unanet News

Oct 06, 2020

Dulles, VA, Oct. 06, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, today released new features of its industry-leading technology that will help U.S. government contractors (GovCons) understand their businesses more thoroughly through increased analytics and help them simplify subcontractor management. The new features further deliver on Unanet’s promise to invest in and expand its award-winning ERP solutions so all customers continue to have best-in-breed technology to help them run their businesses more efficiently, transparently and cost-effectively. Today Unanet unveiled these major new capabilities: Analytics+ – Adding to the Q3 release of enhanced analytics capabilities, all cloud customers will gain new visual-based reporting that helps them solve business challenges and increase business intelligence throughout Q4. Analytics+ integrates seamlessly into Unanet’s ERP for real-time data insight, and ease-of-use with existing interfaces. Analytics+ provides Express View Reports, Out-of-the-Box Reporting, and 1034/1035 Pixel Perfect Templates. Unanet customers can also take advantage of Studio Analytics for Advanced Pixel Perfect Templates, Custom Reports and Dashboards, and more.Subcontractor Portal – Unanet’s cloud-based financial customers now have a best-in-class tool to simplify the on-boarding process for subcontractors, minimize time and expense exchanges, and streamline processes and communication with subcontractors. These tools enable customers to shorten time-to-cash, reduce manual processes, decrease accruals, and improve many other financial and business functions.Hours-based Accruals – Organizations that have hourly employees will now have leave accrued by hours work done all within Unanet, reducing errors, saving manual work, and improving speed and accuracy. “GovCons are under increasing pressure to operate efficiently, and with the latest in compliance, cybersecurity and technology,” said Kim Koster, vice president of GovCon Strategy for Unanet. “We’re constantly enhancing our purpose-built ERP so GovCons can stay one step ahead of the ever-evolving requirements and keep their businesses running smoothly, effectively and with the peace-of-mind the attentive Unanet team delivers.” In 2020, Unanet has delivered four major product releases, giving customers a regular cadence of enhancements and upgrades, without long waiting periods. As customers communicate to Unanet their latest needs and requirements, and as the regulations are drawn up, Unanet immediately works to build best-in-class tools so customers can be assured their ERP is always effective and productive. Unlike some ERP providers, Unanet builds each feature specifically to work with and enhance the existing ERP platform, so customers have a seamless, integrated function. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn.

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Unanet Sees Revenue Growth With Competitive Customer Wins in GovCon, A/E Industries

by Lindsay Farris Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Sep 24, 2020

DULLES, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 — Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, announced today significant customer growth in the first-half of the year. The positive trajectory is attributable to investments in new software enhancements for its government contractor (GovCon) and architecture and engineering (A/E) customer bases, increased brand awareness in the market, and the company’s long-standing commitment to industry-leading customer support. In the second quarter of 2020, the number of new Unanet customers grew by 56% over the previous quarter. Unanet succeeded in winning major awards including A/E firm Mesa Associates, one of the country’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction management firms covering power, defense, aerospace, industrial, commercial and municipal entities, and the GovCon OptoKnowledge, which specializes in the development of turn-key electro-optical sensor systems. Also today, Unanet was recognized as a “High Performer” in dozens of categories for its A/E and GovCon solutions in G2’s Fall Report 2020, including fastest implementation, highest user adoption, most implementable, easiest setup, customer support, best relationship, easiest to use, and best usability. The selections were made by end-users, demonstrating the value Unanet’s customers receive and their favorability of the solutions. “When we go head-to-head with the biggest names in ERP, we win the vast majority of the time because of our commitment to customers, our superior product, and our knowledgeable staff,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “The companies switching to Unanet have expressed their frustration with the status quo and are looking for better service, innovation and quality than they are getting from other ERP providers. We continue to delight them with enhancements to our purpose-built software, and more importantly, a commitment to our people-first customer service.” In 2020, Unanet has made significant investments in its marquee product lines, including: Several new powerful analytics tools for its GovCon customers that seamlessly integrate into existing ERP data for predictive modeling, specialized reporting, and better clarity on how to manage resources including cash flow, revenue and costs.Since acquiring Clearview Software, which has been integrated into Unanet’s product suite as Unanet A/E, the company quadrupled the development and innovation team, resulting in enhanced CRM to help customers improve sales tracking and nurture their customer relationships, while managing job costs and tracking the entire lifecycle of a project on any device.Integrated payment technologies, automated invoice attachments and secure payroll integration. In 2020, Unanet also hired an array of new executive talent, including a new Chief Product Officer, Chief Customer Officer, Chief Sales Officer and Chief Marketing Officer. This experienced talent has helped drive Unanet’s increased brand awareness, innovation and customer-first approach to the market. “Our focus on delivering value for our customers is paying off, and we have every reason to believe our customers will reward us with continued growth through the rest of the year, allowing us to welcome even more new customers to our family,” continued Halliday. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn.

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2020 GAUGE Report Highlights Government Contractors’ 2020 Stressors and Priorities

by Kim Koster Press Releases, Unanet News

Sep 17, 2020

New analysis from Unanet and CohnReznick reveals how the pandemic, new regulations, technology, and other factors are impacting GovCons. Dulles, VA, Aug. 17, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, and CohnReznick LLP, the global advisory, assurance, and tax firm, today released the annual GAUGE Report 2020. Drawing its findings from a survey of more than 1,450 U.S. government contractors (GovCons) of all sizes, types and industries, the fourth annual edition of the report reveals a variety of compelling storylines, best practices and benchmarks from the GovCon world. Unsurprisingly, the GAUGE Report’s standout metrics this year highlight the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as new regulatory policies, are having on government contractors. Some key findings from the report: Optimism among respondents dropped from 84% in early 2020 to 68% later in the year after the pandemic hit, while pessimism doubled from 5.5% prior to the pandemic to 11% during the same timeframe.The cost of compliance continues to concern GovCons, with 30% of respondents identifying it as their most pressing concern, double the 15% share that named compliance cost as their top concern just two years ago. This is likely due to Business Systems, CMMC, and FAR compliance now being crucial for successful award wins. “These concerns and sentiments are to be expected given the current economic climate,” said Kim Koster, VP of GovCon Strategy for Unanet and co-author of the GAUGE Report. “However, what stands out is the relative comfort among businesses that have adequately prepared for variables through strong technology investments and operational efficiencies. We see more optimism in companies that feel secure in their ability to be operationally efficient.” Operational efficiency is a stressor for many GovCons, but the industry is moving toward more technology-based solutions to alleviate this pressure. Ways technology is helping include: 59% of respondents reported that at least three-quarters of all their projects were on or under budget, an improvement over prior years.55% of GovCons report their resource management practice as mature, an increase from previous years. However, a significant number of companies still use spreadsheets and manual process for resource management, leaving room for further improvement. “The takeaways from this year’s GAUGE Report show that technology is helping government contractors weather this regulatory, COVID and economic storm,” said Christine Williamson, Partner, CohnReznick and co-author of the GAUGE. “We’re seeing the positive effects of many GovCons using technology to help run their businesses. However, not all are truly using it to run their businesses better. There is extensive opportunity and upside for GovCons to leverage technology to empower their team, be more productive, and improve competitiveness.” The 2020 GAUGE Report is available for download on the Unanet website. About Unanet Unanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn. About CohnReznick As a leading advisory, assurance, and tax firm, CohnReznick helps forward-thinking organizations achieve their vision by optimizing performance, maximizing value, and managing risk. Clients benefit from the right team with the right capabilities; proven processes customized to their individual needs; and leaders with vital industry knowledge and relationships. Headquartered in New York, NY with offices nationwide, the firm serves organizations around the world through its global subsidiaries and membership in Nexia International. For more information, visit www.cohnreznick.com. # # # Media Contact: Claire Mylott Feed Media for Unanet 303-257-2928 claire@feedmedia.com

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Unanet Selected to Inc. 5000 for Third Consecutive Year

by Carrie Mahon Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Sep 17, 2020

Dulles, VA, Aug. 12, 2020 – Unanet, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for government contractors, architecture, engineering and professional services industries, today announced it has once again been named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. Ranked no. 4189, this is the third consecutive year Unanet has been honored on this list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Earlier this year Inc. also placed Unanet in the top 10% of fastest-growing private companies in the D.C. metro region. Unanet’s success is driven largely by customer growth in the government contractor (GovCon) space, as well as the architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, via Unanet’s 2019 acquisition of Clearview Software. Unanet has been particularly successful at attracting customers that are seeking a more service-oriented ERP platform than they have been using. “One-third of Unanet’s customers have switched to us from a competitive product, and this trend is increasing,” said Greg Guelcher, Chief Financial Officer, Unanet. “Our growth is a result of the steady investments we’ve made in our software and our team, all due to collaboration with and feedback from our customers. Our customer-first, people-oriented strategy is paying off.” “The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.” In addition to completing the acquisition of Clearview and folding that software into its suite of solutions in 2020, Unanet has launched several new initiatives and enhancements to its award-winning ERP platform. The company has also fortified its executive staff with the additional of several experienced team members including a new Chief Customer Officer, Chief Product Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Sales. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The top 500 companies are also being featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 12. To learn more about Unanet, please visit www.unanet.com

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Unanet Releases New Analytics Capabilities for Government Contractors

by Kim Koster Press Releases, Unanet News

Jul 23, 2020

Dulles, VA, July 23, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, today released several new best-in-class features for its award-winning software, which are designed to help government contractors (GovCons) unlock their data for meaningful business insight and significantly improve the efficiency of their operations. The new features are Analytics+, Analytics Studio and Automated Invoice Attachments. Analytics+ is an industry-leading new capability that provides GovCons with an array of dashboard and reporting functionality. The new analysis and reporting capabilities build upon the software’s real-time data visualization features that enable GovCons to aggregate data from multiple sources across finance, accounting, and project management for automatically generated reports, including statements of cash flow. Unanet Analytics+ is a value-laden feature that is included in customers’ cloud subscription. Analytics Studio is a new add-on capability, allowing GovCons that require advanced analytics and custom reporting to further mine their data for real-time insight. Analytics Studio offers customers a deeper level of analysis and drill-down capabilities so they can interact dynamically with their data. Feature-rich, expert-level dashboards, including C-Suite dashboards, are embedded in Analytics Studio, and customers can further customize them for their unique business needs. This advanced feature offers additional functions, including crosstab reports and dynamic auto-filling report templates (Pixel Perfect) reporting. Automated Invoice Attachments allows finance teams to shorten time to cash by automatically generating required or supporting documents for invoices quickly and easily, using several common attachment formats. “Government contractors are facing challenges – from increasing competition to compliance and audits, to cybersecurity,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “From the C-suite to the project management level, finance to operations, our new analytics capabilities allow for better decision-making across virtually every function. Having the ability to report, analyze, and visualize data all in one ERP enhances GovCons’ understanding of their business and gives them the ability to make confident decisions.” “These five years with Unanet have been a great partnership and we look forward to implementing some of their new features that will continue to drive efficiency into our organization including Unanet Purchasing and Analytics,“ said Bob Deegan, Chief Financial Officer, Array Information Technology, a leading IT products and services firm. “We see Unanet as a core enabler supporting our anticipated growth over the next 5 years.” Analytics+ helps teams discover trends for business drivers, including resource allocation, revenue, costs, cash flow, and timing. This powerful tool offers role-based and permission-based reports and dashboards, so team members can easily communicate to their stakeholders with the precise and relevant information they need to do their jobs, including the metrics that matter to them. Unlike competitive products, Analytics+ is integrated into Unanet as a seamless solution with extraordinary value. “In today’s highly fluid, dynamic business world, real-time information is more critical than ever,” continued Halliday. “Our new analytics capabilities, built upon our real-time data insight engine, are a game-changer for GovCons who can’t wait around for next week to make a decision.” Unanet plans to roll out additional capabilities throughout 2020. About Unanet Unanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn.

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Unanet A/E Integrates Stripe to Help Architecture, Engineering Firms Get Paid Faster

by Carrie Mahon Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

May 11, 2020

Dulles, VA, May 11, 2020 – Unanet A/E powered by Clearview, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, announced today it has integrated market-leading payments processing technology from Stripe. This new feature helps A/E firms significantly reduce the time and effort needed to receive payment from their clients. The Stripe feature is integrated with Unanet A/E’s new invoice delivery and payments function, which streamlines invoicing with enhanced tracking tools, automated reminders, and online payment facilitation that supports both ACH and credit cards. The functionality also includes financial reconciliation and reporting. “Helping A/E firms get paid more quickly and efficiently through the Stripe integration is another example of how we’re investing in our software to give customers a more robust and feature-rich experience,” said Assad Jarrahian, chief product officer, Unanet. “We anticipate further functionality and enhancements to our A/E product line in 2020, and we’re committed to our customers in the architecture, engineering and construction space.” The Stripe integration comes on the heels of several new features for Unanet A/E including an easy-to-use web app. Already Unanet A/E customers and partners are taking advantage of the payment processing technology, including PMP Technik Solutions Group. “We just received our first payment through Unanet A/E and Stripe,” said Larry Potts, CEO PMP Technik Solutions Group. “The new app immediately streamlined our overall billing cycle, making it easier for us to process and deliver invoices; while at the same time offering our clients several easy options for paying online. Another great aspect is the automated reminder feature which has taken pressure off our staff to have to manually remind clients when payments are overdue. It is significant improvements like this that allow us to focus on and deliver the high-degree of professional services our customers expect and deserve.” To learn more about Unanet A/E’s payment facilitation powered by Stripe, please visit https://exportunanet.wpengine.com/erp-for-a-e/. About Unanet Unanet is the leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet A/E at @UnanetAE on Twitter and Unanet-AE on LinkedIn.

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Announcing the Release of Unanet 20.1

by Kim Koster Unanet News

Mar 31, 2020

Exciting New Features Deliver Analytics, Reporting, Invoicing, and Timesheets Improvements Government contractors told us they are facing increased competition, compliance and audit changes, and new cybersecurity rules, so they need the ability to report, analyze, and visualize data to better manage their businesses. We listened and responded. Today, Unanet is releasing new features for our purpose-built ERP to give government contractors greater insight into and control over their data. Among the new features is a powerful analytics tool that seamlessly integrates into existing ERP data for predictive modeling and better clarity on how to manage resources including cash flow, revenue, and costs. Unanet Analytics is one of four critical features launched in this release. The others include Tabular Interactive Data View for better reporting, Invoice Attachments that help shorten time-to-cash, and Timesheet Enhancements with a new simple, intuitive drop-down menu of projects and tasks for a better user experience. As important as our robust new set of features, Unanet delivers best-in-class customer service rooted in over twenty-years of DCAA-compliant expertise. Whether its implementing new features, responding to myriad regulations, or troubleshooting, Unanet team members ally themselves with our customers for a solutions-oriented approach. Our knowledgeable team will work closely with our GovCon customers through this new release to ensure that they have the best experience possible and take advantage of the seamless integration of these new tools.

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Clearview Product Enhancements Demonstrate Unanet’s Investment in ERP for Architecture & Engineering Firms

by Lucas Hayden Press Releases, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Mar 30, 2020

Clearview Product Enhancements Demonstrate Unanet’s Investment in ERP for Architecture & Engineering Firms DULLES, Va., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, today announced a comprehensive update to Clearview, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the architecture and engineering (A&E) industries. The new features include an easy-to-use web application, enhanced invoice delivery and tracking, and for the first time, a payment processing feature. Since its acquisition of Clearview Software six months ago, Unanet has invested in significant enhancements of the product’s functionality, a promise Unanet made upon the acquisition. A&E firms will immediately notice the benefits of the updated software, and how it is scaling and evolving to meet their growing needs. Feature updates include: An easy-to-use web app that provides remote access to dashboards and work flows, while also encouraging prompt time and expense entries for workers on-the-go. Invoice delivery and tracking updates allowing A&E firms to automate some invoicing for quicker payments and collections. Payment facilitation allowing companies to collect payment via ACH and credit cards, for quicker accounts receivable resolutions. This is a brand-new feature that will significantly simplify payment processing. “We’re scaling Clearview to meet the needs of A&E firms that are operating in an always-on, round-the-clock environment,” said Craig Halliday, CEO, Unanet. “In addition to the technology investments demonstrated today, Unanet is adding service and support resources, ensuring that Clearview customers have knowledgeable, available and trusted ERP partners available at all times.” Unanet expects to release more features and service updates for Clearview throughout 2020. In addition, Clearview and Unanet will further integrate business operations in 2020, including marketing and branding so customers will have one unified voice, service experience and interaction with Unanet. “With Clearview’s software and Unanet’s resources, A&E firms have an unbeatable ERP solution,” said Matt Pantana, Founder of Clearview Software. “This release is just the first step in what promises to be an ongoing acceleration of innovation and customer service for Clearview Software users.” To learn more about today’s product release, please visit www.clearviewsoftware.com/release-notes. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn. SOURCE Unanet

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Unanet Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 D.C. Metro List

by Kim Koster Press Releases, Unanet News

Mar 03, 2020

Unanet Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 D.C. Metro List Dulles, VA, March 3, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, has been ranked one of the fastest-growing private companies in the D.C. metro region by Inc. magazine, which released its inaugural Inc. 5000 Regional Series list on February 26. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Unanet serves more than 2,000 businesses nationwide, including professional services firms in the government services and architecture and engineering sectors. In making the Inc. 5000 list, Unanet joins exclusive company. This year’s list includes private companies with an average growth rate of 196 percent from 2016 to 2018, employing over 88,000 people and adding $6.5 billion in revenue to the greater D.C. area’s economy in 2018 alone. The prestigious ranking recognizes Unanet’s accelerated growth in D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware, placing the company in the top 10% of the list, at no. 245. “Unanet has been a part of D.C.’s dynamic independent small businesses segment for more than 20 years but in the past year, we’ve accelerated our growth more broadly throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, and plan to continue this trajectory,” said Craig Halliday, CEO, Unanet. “With our expanded leadership team and recent moves to fortify our position in the architecture and engineering segments, we see even stronger growth in 2020 and beyond.” Unanet acquired Clearview Software last fall and received a significant growth equity investment from JMI Equity in June 2019. Earlier this year, the successful cloud-based Project ERP company announced the addition of six new members to its executive team. “The companies on this list demonstrate just how much the small-business sector impacts the economies of D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware” says Inc. editor in chief Scott Omelianuk. “Across every single industry, these businesses have posted revenue and growth rates that are beyond impressive, further proving the tenacity of their founders and CEOs.” Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Series: D.C. Metro, including an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000-series-dc-2020. About Unanet Unanet supports over 2,000 professional services firms with purpose-built project ERP, allowing customers to scale their businesses while drastically reducing administrative costs and providing real-time insights to make critical business decisions. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and /Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn. About the Inc. 5000 Regional Series The 2020 Inc. 5000 Regional Series is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. About Inc. Media The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

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With New Logo and Brand Refresh, Unanet Shows How Information Means Insight

by Carrie Mahon Unanet News

Mar 03, 2020

We’ve got exciting news to share today. Unanet is refreshing our look. As we continue to innovate and grow, we want our brand to best reflect why we exist, what we believe in and where we’re headed. The overarching goal of the refresh is to ensure we communicate our unwavering commitment to our customers and our continued laser-like focus on building efficient and innovative technology purposefully designed with customers’ needs in mind. Of all the attributes that Unanet embodies, customer-centric and purpose-built are the ones customers value the most. From software design to new features, everything we do is purposefully geared to the specific needs of professional service companies and based on direct customer feedback. Customers have always been the inspiration behind what we do. Unanet is known for being easy to work with, helpful and willing to take the time to offer insightfully tailored solutions for our customers. Customers value our capacity for empathy and our willingness to go the extra mile as evidenced by our high customer satisfaction levels among users and leadership alike. Our brand personality will always be, first and foremost, a trusted advisor allied with our customers. Our refreshed brand tells that story. We are Unanet, with our own caring personality, confident values, innovative spirit and of course, our purpose-built ERP software with modern architecture and functionality that is built with decades of deep industry expertise. That’s who we are and that sets us apart from our competitors. The Unanet trimark represents not only the coming together of projects, people and financials in a single unified solution, but the integration of data and information that when blended together, overlap perfectly in the center to show Insights. The roundness of the U and N in the logo also reflects being established but approachable. We maintained our Unanet green with a slight brightening to convey energy. Our new typeface conveys a combination of established charisma and character. Ultimately, the logo and trimark express our mission of helping customers collect disparate information, organize it and analyze it to gain valuable insights. This idea is also captured in our new tagline – Where Information Means Insight. We know you need confidence in your decision-making and that you need accurate, real-time data from a centralized source to give you 20/20 clarity on your projects, people and financials. Over the coming months you will see other new elements aligning around this new direction, on the website, in our advertising and in our product. A brand refresh is one of many new developments that Unanet has in store in 2020. Stay tuned for additional announcements regarding products, improvements and much more. We are very excited for the future and thank our customers, partners and friends for experiencing it with us.

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Unanet Adds Experienced Innovators to Executive Team to Accelerate Growth in ERP Sector

by Lucas Hayden Press Releases, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Jan 04, 2020

Unanet Adds Experienced Innovators to Executive Team to Accelerate Growth in ERP Sector Dulles, VA, January 14, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, is building on its 2019 strategies for growth, which included a significant investment from JMI Equity, the acquisition of Clearview Software, and new leadership under CEO Craig Halliday, by bringing on six new executives to lead the company as it expands its market presence and product portfolio in project ERP. “Delivering the best customer experience, industry-leading products, and giving businesses a single solution and source of truth for their project ERP are how we will continue to outperform in our market segments. With this group of talented, experienced leaders, I have full confidence our customers and Unanet will thrive in 2020 and beyond,” said Halliday. Jeff Davison joins Unanet as Chief Customer Officer and will lead all aspects of the customer experience. Most recently, Davison was with CentralSquare Technologies where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he held various positions at Ellucian, culminating in the role of VP Global Services. Assad Jarrahian joins Unanet as Chief Product Officer. Jarrahian has held executive positions in product development and management with numerous high-growth companies, including Intelex Technologies, EMS Software, Synchronoss Technologies (previously DigiData) and Pearson. Gene Gainey leads the sales organization as Unanet’s SVP of Sales. Gainey has led sales organizations at Reward Gateway, Cornerstone OnDemand, HealthcareSource, Globoforce and Learn.com. Carrie Mahon joins Unanet as Chief Marketing Officer. Mahon has held executive marketing positions in the B2B technology space with EMS Software, IBM, Windstream Enterprise, and Comcast Business. Matt Pantana, SVP Clearview Product, joined Unanet as part of the company’s 2019 acquisition of Clearview Software. Pantana is a co-founder of Clearview and brings a wealth of knowledge on the product and will focus on its continued development. Steve McTavish, SVP Clearview Sales, also joined Unanet in conjunction with the Clearview acquisition. Both Pantana and McTavish will become members of the Unanet Leadership team. About Unanet: Unanet supports over 2,000 professional services firms with purpose-built Project ERP, allowing customers to scale their businesses while drastically reducing administrative costs and providing real-time insights to make critical business decisions. Unanet has been recognized multiple times as one of the fastest growing private companies in the USA on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, and as a Washington Post Top Workplace.

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Unanet Expands Solutions for Architecture & Engineering Firms with Acquisition of Clearview Software

by Lucas Hayden A/E, Press Releases, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Oct 24, 2019

Unanet Expands Solutions for Architecture & Engineering Firms with Acquisition of Clearview Software DULLES and LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Addresses Demand from Professional Services Firms Seeking Alternatives to Legacy ERP Vendors   Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, announced today that it has acquired Clearview Software–a leader in project-based ERP software for Architects & Engineers. The combined organization will serve nearly 2,000 Professional Services firms, particularly those in the Government Services, and Architecture and Engineering (AE) sectors. “Unanet has always been focused on meeting the unique needs of customers in the professional services market, and we are excited to welcome Clearview to the team,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “Clearview’s leadership in the AE market combined with Unanet’s resources accelerate our ability to deliver on the next phase of growth. There is tremendous appetite in the market for an alternative to legacy ERP vendors. And, Unanet and Clearview’s proven software coupled with our exceptional customer service, provide the ideal choice for organizations seeking a better option.” “This is a fantastic opportunity for two leaders in Project-Based ERP to join forces and help professional services firms achieve better project outcomes for their customers,” said Matt Pantana, President and CEO of Clearview. “Our team of talented employees bring many years of experience in the AE sector and we look forward to joining Unanet.” Clearview will operate as a division of Unanet based in its present location in Lynchburg, VA. Clearview’s Matt Pantana will remain in his current position joining the Unanet management team. All employees will continue in their existing roles. About Unanet: Over 1,200 professional services organizations trust Unanet’s ERP platform to scale their businesses while drastically reducing G&A in a “Single Source of Truth”. Unanet delivers resource scheduling, budgeting & planning, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, real-time project management analytics and dashboards, GL, AP, AR,purchasing, cost pool calculations, and indirect allocations, in one integrated system. https://exportunanet.wpengine.com About Clearview: Clearview Software is the developer of InFocus, a comprehensive ERP system built for AE firms. InFocus offers time and expense entry, billing, project management, business analytics, and full project-based accounting. InFocus delivers unmatched ROI by automating key business workflows and aggregating timely information necessary for critical business decisions. To learn more, visit https://www.clearviewsoftware.com. Media contact: Richard Hayden Senior Vice President of Marketing, Unanet 703-689-9581 rhayden@exportunanet.wpengine.com SOURCE Unanet

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Clearview and Unanet Combine to Accelerate Development of InFocus

by Lucas Hayden A/E, GovCon, Professional Services, Unanet A/E News, Unanet News

Oct 17, 2019

Unanet, a leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, has acquired Clearview Software to continue and accelerate the development of InFocus as the leading project-ERP software for Architects & Engineers. Why Unanet? This is a strategic decision that included many factors. We have had no shortage of interested investors over the years, and while past opportunities presented to us meant potentially losing our culture and control of the direction of our product, with Unanet we are able to maintain our focus with additional resources. Additionally, what separated Unanet from the rest was our similarity in our culture and goals. Both we and Unanet have been bootstrapped, founder-owned and operated companies, and we are walking through this door together as we look to maximize our potential. Will InFocus continue to be supported and developed? Absolutely. We’re very excited about the opportunity to put more energy and effort into further developing InFocus. It was one of the major factors in choosing Unanet. We also just released a major InFocus update to all of our customers who received new features at no additional cost. We have more releases already scheduled for next year and are continuing our commitment to product development and support. Will Clearview be shifting its focus away from A/E? Absolutely not. We were looking for a partner that would help us serve more of the A/E market. By combining our resources with Unanet, we will be able to compete with legacy vendors in our market more effectively. There’s a lot of work to do here, and we’re very excited about that. What if I just bought InFocus? You made the right decision and your investment just appreciated in value. We strongly believe that our partnership with Unanet will drive InFocus forward in ways that would have been more difficult otherwise. Who do I contact for support now that Clearview is part of Unanet? Is my account manager changing? Nothing has changed on that front, and all Clearview staff members remain in place. Our current and future customers will continue to reach us at all of our previous contact methods and you will have all the same contact personnel as before. We are dedicated to continuing our excellence in customer service and have increased our support and sales staff in the recent weeks to support our planned growth. What does the future look like for Clearview? The future is bright! Clearview will now have access to more resources to develop and support our software than ever before. We plan to continue adding staff, features and support tools to help our customers run their firms on the best ERP software in the A/E industry.

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Unanet 19.1 Release Includes Expanded Capabilities for Purchasing and Reporting

by Lucas Hayden Accounting, GovCon, Press Releases, Unanet News

Oct 04, 2019

Unanet 19.1 Release Includes Expanded Capabilities for Purchasing and Reporting Dulles, VA, October 4, 2019 – Unanet, the leading project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, has announced the availability of Unanet 19.1 for On Premise customers. Cloud customers will be migrated on October 19. More than 1,200 project-driven organizations rely on Unanet to manage their projects, people, and financials. The latest release of Unanet includes expanded capabilities for purchasing and reporting, including the ability to create a Vendor Invoice for each Purchase Order with matched transactions, Purchase Order export and import, Vendor Invoice Export, the ability to attach documents to a bank account reconciliation, added approval status for Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, and Vendor Invoices, and more. “This latest Unanet release continues our investment in product enhancements driven by customer input. Unanet has unique capabilities to help professional services organizations optimize their purchasing processes. This release includes very popular requests from our customers that will help accelerate subcontractor management with new features for approval reporting, alerts, and automating labor intensive processes,” commented Richard Hayden, Unanet’s Senior Vice President of Marketing. About Unanet Over 1,200 professional services organizations trust Unanet’s ERP platform to scale their businesses while drastically reducing G&A in a “Single Source of Truth”. Unanet delivers resource scheduling, budgeting & planning, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, real-time project management analytics and dashboards, GL, AP, AR, purchasing, cost pool calculations, and indirect allocations, in one integrated system. www.unanet.com Media contact: Richard Hayden Senior Vice President of Marketing, Unanet 703-689-9581 rhayden@exportunanet.wpengine.com

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Craig Halliday Joins Unanet as CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth

by Kim Koster Press Releases, Unanet News

Sep 17, 2019

Craig Halliday Joins Unanet as CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth Dulles, VA – September 17, 2019 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, announced today that it has appointed Craig Halliday as Chief Executive Officer.  Halliday’s priorities include leading Unanet in its next stage of growth and expanding Unanet’s leadership position with professional services firms serving the Federal Government, architecture and engineering, and other sectors, representing a greater than $1B opportunity. Halliday’s proven leadership experience in growing enterprise software companies in the ERP and finance fields, will help ensure that Unanet continues to deliver on its promise to customers and employees. Halliday previously has been CEO with Intelex Technologies, EMS Software and eServGlobal, and held executive leadership positions with RPM, Mincom, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards. “I am delighted to join the Unanet team, which has an unparalleled reputation for customer satisfaction and product quality,” said Halliday. “Unanet’s employees are dedicated to helping customers succeed. The Unanet team, led by Fran Craig and Chris Craig have built an incredible company. We will rely on Fran and Chris’s guidance going forward as board members and investors.” Halliday’s appointment follows accelerated growth of 30% annually at Unanet since the release of its ERP offering in summer of 2015, recognition on the Inc 5000 list in 2018 and 2019, exceptionally high Net Promoter Score relative to industry competitors, and a significant growth equity investment by JMI Equity in June of this year. “Craig Halliday’s appointment is exciting news for Unanet customers, employees and partners,” said Chris Craig, Board Director, Unanet. “His dynamic leadership and experience will ensure our customers’ investment in Unanet will continue to deliver competitive advantages by integrating information across their business. We are thrilled Craig has joined the Unanet team.” About Unanet: Over 1,200 professional services organizations trust Unanet’s ERP platform to scale their businesses while drastically reducing G&A in a “Single Source of Truth”. Unanet delivers resource scheduling, budgeting & planning, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, real-time project management analytics and dashboards, GL, AP, AR, purchasing, cost pool calculations, and indirect allocations, in one integrated system. www.unanet.com   Media Contact: Richard Hayden Unanet 703-689-9581 rhayden@exportunanet.wpengine.com

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​​​​​​​Unanet Receives Growth Investment from JMI Equity

by Kim Koster Press Releases, Unanet News

Jun 11, 2019

​​​​​​​Unanet Receives Growth Investment from JMI Equity Funding will be used to accelerate growth, further enhance Unanet’s product, and expand the organization Dulles, VA – June 11, 2019 – Unanet, the leading project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, announced today that it has received a significant growth equity investment from JMI Equity (“JMI”), a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies. The funding will allow Unanet to consolidate its leadership position in project management and ERP software. Through the optimization and enhancement of the Unanet one database solution, Unanet will better serve clients across all industries, including government contractors, architecture and engineering firms, and consulting organizations. “JMI will be an exceptional partner for Unanet’s next phase of growth,” said Fran Craig, Founder and CEO of Unanet. “Its shared customer-centric culture, network, and expertise in scaling market-leading SaaS companies will provide greater opportunities to Unanet’s employees, customers, and partners. All will benefit from an even stronger product, service offering, and overall customer experience.” Unanet’s natively developed Cloud platform offers project management and enterprise resource planning capabilities in an integrated application. By integrating the key business functions in one system, customers report 50% lower G&A headcount relative to competitive systems, higher project-level profitability, real-time visibility to support decision making, and a significant reduction in administrative process. “Unanet has established itself as the leading project-based ERP provider on the strength of its streamlined approach to optimizing the workplace,” said David Greenberg, General Partner at JMI Equity. “We are pleased to make this investment and apply our expertise and resources to help the company continue to grow.” “Fran and her leadership team have built a company that is well positioned for sustained growth,” added Krishna Potarazu, Partner at JMI Equity. “We look forward to partnering with the Unanet team to continue enhancing the product offering, expanding into new industries, and pursuing operational initiatives that will propel Unanet forward.” About Unanet Over 1,200 professional services organizations trust Unanet’s ERP platform to scale their businesses while drastically reducing G&A in a “Single Source of Truth”. Unanet optimizes skills management, resource scheduling, budgeting & planning, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, real-time project management analytics and dashboards, and GL, AP, AR, cost pool calculations, and indirect allocations. Our customers report 50% lower G&A headcount than those running competitive systems and can reduce effort on administrative processes by 90%. Unanet was founded in 1998 and is based in Dulles, Virginia. For more information visit www.Unanet.com. About JMI Equity JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies. Founded in 1992, JMI has invested in over 145 businesses in its target markets, successfully completed over 95 exits and raised more than $4 billion of committed capital. JMI partners with exceptional management teams to help build their companies into industry leaders. For more information visit www.jmi.com. Media Contacts: For Unanet Jess Primanzon – Unanet 703-429-1821 jprimanzon@exportunanet.wpengine.com For JMI Equity Chuck Dohrenwend / William Braun – Abernathy MacGregor 212-371-5999 cod@abmac.com / whb@abmac.com