TechnologyOne continues momentum in the UK signing Chelmsford City Council

Making the switch to SaaS

20 May 2019 – Chelmsford City Council today announced a new partnership with leading enterprise software provider TechnologyOne, signing a two-year Software as a Service (SaaS) deal to implement its fully integrated OneCouncil solution.

TechnologyOne’s SaaS solution will replace the council’s on-premise Totalmobile system, streamlining its financial and procurement operations under one platform, with information accessible from any device, anywhere and at any time.

Michael Sage, Digital Services Group Manager at Chelmsford City Council said TechnologyOne’s solution will create a single source of truth, enabling the council to operate more efficiently.

“The TechnologyOne system will help us to consolidate our technology stack, simplifying our back-office systems into a single, integrated platform,” Sage said.

Switching from on-premise software to SaaS will also enable the council to drive unparalleled productivity and transform its mobile workforce into a connected team.

Alison Chessell, Chief Procurement and Risk Officer at Chelmsford City Council explains: “Mobile working was part of our core criteria when selecting a new financial system. The OneCouncil solution will enable our employees to work when and where suits them best.

“With less reliance on the accountancy department, employees will be able to intuitively access real-time budget information and collaborate in a much more fluid way.”

Chessel added: “Alongside TechnologyOne’s powerful mobile capabilities, we were impressed with OneCouncil’s intuitive user interface – it’s easy to use and removes a lot of complexity.”

Anwen Robinson, UK Operating Officer at TechnologyOne said there is great pressure for councils to do more with less amid increasing service demands from the community.

“OneCouncil will help Chelmsford City Council to access more accurate, reliable and timely financial information, providing a single source of truth,” Robinson said.

“By automating manual processes and implementing self-service capabilities, councils can operate more efficiently and spend more time providing front-line services to citizens.”

TechnologyOne’s OneCouncil solution is currently being utilised by a growing number of councils across the UK, including Mid Ulster District Council, Horsham District Council and Dover District Council.

About TechnologyOne

TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) is Australia's largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. Our enterprise SaaS solution transforms business and makes life simple for our customers by providing powerful, deeply integrated enterprise software that is incredibly easy to use. Over 1,200 leading corporations, government departments and statutory authorities are powered by our software.

Our global SaaS solution provides deep functionality for the markets we serve: local government, government, education, health and community services, asset intensive industries and financial services. For these markets we invest significant funds each year in R&D. We also take complete responsibility to market, sell, implement, support and run our solutions for our customers, which reduce time, cost and risk.

For over 30 years, we have been providing our customers with enterprise software that evolves and adapts to new and emerging technologies, allowing our customers to focus on their business and not technology.

Publish date

20 May 2019

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