TechValidate Research on Advanced

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2,280 Customers Surveyed

12,389 Data Points Collected

215 Published TechFacts

29 Published Charts

17 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

Advanced Case Study

Harlow College


This case study of Harlow College is based on an October 2017 survey of Advanced customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The ProSuite has Improved quality and analysis of information.”

“Students and parents now have access to course information and progress.”


Top challenge facing their organisation over the coming years:

  • Inspections & compliance

Harlow College invested in ProSuite Products because they needed to improve reporting & tracking

Use Case

Harlow College use the following Pro Suite products:

  • ProAchieve
  • ProSolution
  • ProMonitor
  • ProObserve
  • ProPortal
  • Proverify


  • Have insight from ProSuite that allows them to track key areas to improve student experience/engagement
  • Effectively analyse the success of courses & departments
  • Utilize self-reflection, appraisals, and lesson observations

Harlow College has experienced the following benefit from implementing ProSuite:

  • Time savings and accuracy improvements in administration
  • Feels somewhat prepared for the Ofsted inspections as a result of using ProSuite

Staffplan Customer Statistic

73% of surveyed care organisations are saving 1-2 hours per day or more with Staffplan.


Staffplan Customer Research

What are the top challenges facing your care organisation over the coming year?

Staffing levels/recruitment
Inadequate funding
Staff satisfaction
Technology/software adoption
Training and upskilling staff
Care quality
Inspections and compliance
Communication between carers and head office

Advanced Customer Research

Why did you invest in ProSuite products?

Save money – Reduce overspending and maximize a limited budget with a cost-effective solution
Save time – Make administration more timely and accurate
Used them in a previous role
Needed to improve reporting and tracking

Advanced's Hosting Services Case Study

Small Business Professional Services Company


This case study of a small business professional services company is based on a March 2017 survey of Advanced’s Hosting Services customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name withheld to protect their confidentiality.

“We hosted MLC.”

“Advanced has provided us with a level / stable working platform that we can safely build on.”

“We have been able to concentrate on core processes and effectively let the IT run on its own.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Advanced’s Hosting Services:

  • Was looking to address the following challenges when searching for a service provider to host their applications:
    • Focus IT resources on value-added activities related to their business
    • Save money on hardware and other infrastructure
    • Ensure that data and systems are more secure

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of Advanced’s Hosting Services that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has outsourced application hosting to Advanced for 3-4 years.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Advanced’s Hosting Services:

  • Has experienced a 16-25% improvement in cost savings from outsourcing their application hosting with Advanced.
  • Has saved money in the following areas by hosting applications with Advanced:
    • Regulations and compliance
    • Having a reliable service and reduced operational risk
  • Agrees that Advanced’s hosting services makes them feel more secure about their systems and data.
  • Agrees that since moving to Advanced’s hosting services, their IT team can keep pace with business growth.
  • Has experienced the following benefit since outsourcing their application hosting:
    • Accessible services for staff

Docman Customer Fact

Chertsey Health Centre agrees that Docman improved cost efficiency within their organisation.

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