Software users review enterprise resource planning vendors for satisfaction, revealing the top seven through SoftwareReviews

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SoftwareReviews, a division of a world-class computer research and consulting firm Info-Tech Research Grouppublished his 2020 Enterprise Resource Planning Emotional Footprint Award, naming seven vendors as champions. The following vendors are leaders based on feedback provided by their end users via SoftwareReviews’ comprehensive online survey. Vendors were rated on the relationship with their users based on the customer experience provided, as well as the value the software brings to the customer organization:

  • Oracle ERP Cloud
  • Unit4 ERP
  • Oracle NetSuite ERP
  • ERP Cloud Acumatica
  • Financial Force ERP
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP
  • Sage X3

What makes SoftwareReviews Emotional Footprint different? Inclusion of aggregate emotional response ratings in the areas of service, negotiation, product impact, conflict resolution, strategy and innovation. Together, they create a powerful indicator of general user sentiment towards the vendor and its product from the perspective of software users. SoftwareReviews calls this idea the Net Emotional Footprint.

“What’s interesting about this year’s Enterprise Resource Planning Emotional Footprint Awards is the number of companies that placed in the champion quadrant,” said Robert Fayle, research director, Info-Tech Research Group. “As ERP software continues to move towards commoditization, we will see more and more vendors differentiate themselves through customer service. It is no longer enough to have the best software. You must also be able to offer the better customer experience.

Oracle ERP Cloudwith a net emotional footprint of +86, scored the best product in many categories, especially exceeding expectations by being respectful, efficient, caring, time-saving, and providing user-friendly policies. Unit4 ERPwith a net emotional imprint of +86, received the top product for being inspiring, generous, transparent and overdelivering. ERP Oracle NetSuite, with a net emotional imprint of +78, was known to be reliable, efficient, caring and respectful.

ERP Cloud Acumaticawith a net emotional imprint of +76, received high scores for being altruistic, trustworthy and fair. Financial Force ERPwith a net emotional footprint of +81, has demonstrated continuous improvement, innovation and performance improvement. Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERPwith a net emotional imprint of +78, has been recognized for putting the interests of clients first. Sage X3 with a net emotional imprint of +78, got the best product by enabling productivity.

In general, users of enterprise resource planning software were the most satisfied with vendor reliability – and were the most dissatisfied with overpromising vendors.

About SoftwareReviews Emotional Footprint Awards and Software Reports:

The SoftwareReviews Emotional Footprint Awards recognize outstanding vendors in the technology market, rated annually by their users. The top vendors in a software category are eligible to receive Emotional Footprint gold medals, provided their net-promoter scores meet the user satisfaction threshold high enough in four evaluation areas: vendor capabilities, product features, likelihood to recommend, and vendor experience. In-depth product evaluation reports are available at

About SoftwareReviews:

SoftwareReviews is a division of Info-Tech Research Group, a world-class computer research and consulting company founded in 1997. With two decades of computer research and consulting experience, SoftwareReviews is a leading source of expertise and knowledge on the enterprise software landscape and client-vendor relationships.

By collecting real data from IT and business professionals, the SoftwareReviews methodology produces the most detailed and authentic insights into the enterprise software review and purchase experience.