idu-Concept Ratings

Overall
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4.5/5

About idu-Concept

Streamline and simplify your corporate financial management process with IDU. Empower your line managers to be more involved in the financial success of the business. idu-Concept provides smart budgeting, forecasting and reporting tools with easy-to-use modules designed to meet all of your business needs. idu-Concept is available both on premise and as a cloud solution. Learn more about idu-Concept

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Maria M.
Manager: Management Accounting
11-50 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 23, 2017

“Journeying with IDU”

OverallStarted using the system in 2014. It is a user friendly system with amazing functionalities. It has really made our work processes more efficient. The support/helpdesk is very efficient as Users' needs/queries are addressed as soon as possible.
ProsThe analytical reporting and the Recodes and Accruals are excellent functionalities available on idu Version 5. The idu-Concept Administrator is very user friendly which makes it easier for any person to manage the admin environment, no IT/system developing skills required hence no support agreement is needed.
ConsNo cons that I can think of, the system offers functionalities that meet the needs of businesses. It is responsive to business needs especially the latest Version 5 has made a significant move in addressing business needs. The system provides value for money and its implementation cost is reasonable.
Recommendations to other buyersIt is worth finding out more about this software and am sure you will end up implementing it because it offers functionalities that every business requires. The system is really user friendly and you do not need a maintenance/support agreement, you basically maintain your own system which is a huge cost saving to the business.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 23, 2017
Amanda A.
Senior Management Accountant
1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
May 3, 2018

“Best add-on to you financial system”

OverallIDU has made reporting, budgeting & forecasting an administrative dream for my department. I would highly recommend IDU for any business, big or small.
ProsEasy to use for non-financial users. Ability to adapt and customize system to suit our business on a continuous basis. Easy to understand system & use it in our day to day business for reporting & decision making. Admin ability to create, change or update anything, without depending on IDU consultants. Feedback & assistance from Helpdesk & Consultants are always fast & effective!
ConsThat I cannot see 'back-end' rules to make sure it is in line with my expectations. IDU is very fiscal set restricted (causing duplication of work & errors to occur). Structures is also very specific, again duplication of work (would be nice to have a 'main' set up where all structures feed from).
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
May 3, 2018
Masana M.
Sales Administrator
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 5001-10,000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 14, 2017

“IDU User - Corobrik”

OverallI have been working on the IDU programme/software for the last four years and i am impressed with the programme and all the functions that are offered. We mainly use it for our budgeting process and i am quite happy with how everything is structured. We recently upgraded to the latest version of IDU and there are some features that are no longer available and most people struggled to find their way on how to go about using the programme but the overall experience has been awesome and the wonderful team at IDU KZN has been very helpful.
ProsThe reports, i think they a have been designed in such a way that they even if a person has never worked on the IDU programme, one can easily interpret the information.
ConsWe always have to email our queries and not communicate our queries over the phone. I think IDU should introduce team viewer to be able to see on our screens what issues we have.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 14, 2017
Hayley H.
GM Finance & Corporate
Events Services, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 16, 2019

“Moving from Excel Macros to idu-Concept”

OverallUsing idu-concept in our last annual budget setting process allowed the process to be more efficient. With staff able to concurrently access their project areas and add comments or make changes as needed, a reduced timeframe was needed for the process and as well as being less stressful for all!
ProsThe direct integration and daily refresh from our accounting system into idu-concept allows non Finance managers and staff to proactively monitor and manage their areas of responsibility on an ongoing basis, reviewing results against budget without having to wait until manual excel based reports are run by Finance or month end reports are sent out.
ConsThe excel reports do need more tailoring to ensure they are set up to provide the information we need in the format we need
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 16, 2019
Katlego T.
Assistant Management Accountant
Education Management, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 11, 2019

“The Best Budgeting Software”

OverallWith various departments, IDU has assisted with budgetary control - spend monitoring. Looking forward, we hope to have the managers query financial transactions for more accurate management reporting.
ProsThe fact that its excel based makes it easy to use. The user flexibility and customization makes IDU perfect for reporting.
ConsStill trying to figure out how the CAPEX tracking can work best for our organisation (reporting especially). If IDU can have the ability to assist in CAPEX spend tracking it will be superb.

Vendor Response

By idu Software on April 15, 2019
Hi Katlego Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on idu-Concept it is much appreciated. Your IDU Account Manager will be in touch with you to assist with your CAPEX query.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 11, 2019
Monty S.
CFO
Unspecified
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 30, 2016

“IDU's great budgeting tool will help make the right decisions!”

ProsThe budget & forecast application is user friendly and supports driving responsibility for managing budgets to the budget owners, and assists the Finance team to effectively monitor budgets and forecast accurately. IDU has a great culture - the team have the right skill sets & knowledge / experience, understand the budget process (not just good application developers!), and fully support you from day one through to successful implementation and beyond. This is the experience a customer wants with a product and the service!
ConsThere is nothing to complain about - really! Whilst one can always improve on a product and service, I always get the impression that IDU are already one step ahead planning for the next improvements to their product when as a user you suggest an improvement.
Recommendations to other buyersIDU offer serious value for money - take the plunge and don't allow the cost to be a barrier to acquiring IDU's budgeting tool if you fit their target market. Also look out for the analytics module. Worth considering from day 1.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 30, 2016
Willem d.
Director of Operations
Primary/Secondary Education, Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 16, 2016

“A brief testimonial of Idu-Concept”

ProsProudly South African, developed with our unique requirements and collective character in mind. Keeping up with the latest technological as well as other related developments at all times, responding positively to the requirements of individual clients as well as clients within a specific industry (in our case, the Higher Education (HE) sector). Finally, a helpdesk as well as other technical and client support services operating at the speed of light.
ConsNothing, really! I can simply not think up anything!
Recommendations to other buyersTaking into consideration of, as well as knowing exactly what you want at the end, as well as response times expected and delivered upon. Also, needs arising from the specific industry in which you find yourself and the resulting power of "collective bargaining" as an industry and the response of the service provider thereto, as opposed to bargaining power as an individual client.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 16, 2016
Annah M.
Group Financial Accountant
Retail, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 13, 2018

“Finance information now has integrity”

OverallDefinitely improved our integrity as the finance department. In our current loss of info, analytics developed by IDU came to the rescue as it stored all info from prior years to future forecasts.
ProsIt enhances the integrity of financial information by eliminating manual intervention Better storage of information Simplifies the budgeting, forecasting and reporting functions
ConsThere is no option to create standard reports for various users Inability to copy and paste or duplicate activities for some functions
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 13, 2018
Brenda E.
Senior Financial Accountant
Financial Services, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018

“Easier financial results”

OverallIDU is very user friendly, efficient response times when we have queries.
ProsThe budget process and monthly forecasting is much easier and efficient within IDU. Monitoring monthly actuals against budgets. Assets are managed and handled within IDU no manual asset registers anymore.
ConsThere is not really anything we don't like.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018
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Ramin S.
Digital Instructor
Unspecified
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 23, 2018

“Good product”

ProsReally is not easy to find budgeting and expense application which provides good quality tools like idu-Concept. It's being used for forecasting and budgeting purposes by our organization for 1 and half year. And it was one of the must application in any companies.
ConsBesides the good features and services, the product has lack of the customer care and email integration. I think with little improvements and updates it can become the beast in market.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 23, 2018
Katlego T.
Assistant Management Accountant
Education Management, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 3, 2018

“IDU ”

OverallThe benefits of IDU if rolled out properly in the organisation can optimize processes within the Finance office. IDU assists managers in making up to date and informed decisions.
ProsThe fact that the system is excel based. I can customize the presentation of the financial information to managers understanding.
ConsThe dashboards should allow for more customization to project user beneficial information. The CAPEX budgeting and tracking could be improved.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 3, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Government Administration, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018

“Budget management and monitoring made easier”

OverallThe IDU system has addressed the major issue of accountability and ownership of the budget by managers in the organisation. It has also forced managers to take the process seriously as the budget team has better tools to analyse all submission.
ProsTakes the responsibility of costing away from the budget office and makes the cost centres take accountability for their budget. The budget process is reduced as there is no longer a need to utilise spreadsheets. What is also appreciated is that requests for customisation are always accomodated
ConsNo cons, complaints from users relates to mon ability to copy and paste information that was captured incorrectly.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018
Chris L.
IT Manager
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 4, 2017

“Using the IDU Budgeting Software”

OverallFor years the budgets were done on an Excel Spreadsheet. With 3 Companies, multiple divisions and about 9 branches, it was a constant nightmare to keep everything in sync. Spreadsheet were send to branch managers to modify. These spreadsheets were then sent back for finance to incorporate it into the main spreadsheet, Sometimes there were multiple versions of the spreadsheets and just maintaining the Main spreadsheet was a challenge. Using IDU now allows all users to work on the budgeting software at the same time. Costs that cannot be broken down into IDU are done on a spreadsheet and referred to from within IDU. The time it now takes to complete the budgets has drastically reduced. Comparisons to live data as well as the past year makes complete sense when users are trying to complete their budgets.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 4, 2017
Esti K.
Financial Manager
Logistics and Supply Chain, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017

“IDU software”

OverallWonderful product with vast applications and functionalities
ProsIt's adaptability - we are not a cookie cutter type business and IDU could still adapt to meet our needs.
ConsThe admin side can be a bit confusing for users.
Recommendations to other buyersIt is an awesome tool and can be used for budgeting and reporting.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017
Kasha B.
Budget Manager
Oil & Energy, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2019

“A great consolidation platform”

Overallidu-Concept is a great tool, it is user friendly and changes are quickly implemented.
ProsI like the ability to compare budget versus actuals. It is a great consolidation platform.
ConsThere is nothing that i dislike about this product.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2019
Ashraf H.
Systems Analyst
Insurance, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 28, 2017

“Ashraf Hay Review”

OverallNone
ProsI find IDU intuitive and easy to use. Everything is where you expect it to be and also works in the way you expect it to.
ConsNo Cons. With the ever changing landscape, there are always opportunities for enhancements in functionality
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 28, 2017
Flynn B.
Accountant
201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 21, 2017

“Overall experience was good although the number of cost centres can become very time consuming with any changes that are made.”

OverallThe system is not very user friendly when working with many cost centers and an expense account across all needs to be reviewed. The changing and creating of reports also needs to be simplified. On certain functions, the number of import files required is very time consuming.
ProsThe structure of the system is good and the multi-user function allows overall teamwork. The different account types contribute to overall control and accuracy of input.
ConsThe percentage allocation option can become very complicated with the levels of calculations required. The balance sheet and cash flow options have served no purpose due to setup and training.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 21, 2017
Hilbert B.
Financial Controller
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017

“Versatility”

OverallIDU enables us to really automate the budget process (in so much as it is possible) by providing multiple approaches that work together.
Recommendations to other buyersThere are so many ways to reach the desired result- speak to other users or your consultants. The advice is invaluable.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017
Abrie S.
IT Manager
Farming, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
May 3, 2018

“Business Transparency”

ProsUp to date reporting info everyday within GL accounts. Ease of budgeting process. Data in easy to read format.
ConsSpeed improvements on SQL queries, loading of data, and capturing data. 13 Companies in total consolidated.
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
May 3, 2018
Shaun B.
CFO
Hospitality, Unspecified
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4.5/5
Value for Money
4.5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 21, 2016

“Budgeting made easy”

ProsThe user interface is easily understandable and requires minimal training of staff to understand. This does however assume the staff has basic computer skills.
ConsThe administration of the product is a bit cumbersome and the vast number of settings available is a bit daunting at times.
Recommendations to other buyersIf the focus of your budgets is for collation and accountability at HOD level then it is an excellent product. If you looking for more advanced features which is standard in some budgeting tools then this one is not for you. The other huge benefit is the price and that it is a locally developed product which means support at all levels including development is a local phone call away.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 21, 2016
Maeez H.
Finance Manager
Government Administration, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017

“GREAT PRODUCT”

OverallIt is unusual to find a budgeting system that caters for budgeting and reporting. IDU offers the solution.
ProsThe ease of use and integration capability.
ConsIt is not specifically designed for the public sector, and its presentation design is largely private sector based.
Recommendations to other buyersRather ask for a demo first, to see the functionality and features.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017
Stephen V.
Financial Manager
Unspecified
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4.5/5
Value for Money
4.5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 7, 2016

“Review of IDU Budgeting and Reporting”

ProsThe budget and forecast application is user friendly and supports driving responsibility for managing budgets to the budget owners, and assists the Finance team to effectively monitor budgets and forecasts accurately. The IDU team have the right skill sets & knowledge / experience, understand the budget process, and, full and speedy support is available from day one of the implementation process.
ConsThe e-mail functionality currently does not support a hosted shared environment requiring user ID and password, as it uses a generic name: anonymous. IDU are currently looking into the situation.
Recommendations to other buyersIt is important to fully understand your needs and requirements before implementation.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 7, 2016
Brenda E.
Accountant
Insurance, Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 24, 2016

“Brenda's review”

ProsEase of Budgeting & Forecasting. Managing monthly actuals against budget.
ConsNothing really, wish I had more time to spend on IDU to see what it has to offer, that we don't use. Unfortunately I hardly get that time.
Recommendations to other buyersMake the administrator side more user friendly. I find it not as user friendly and the client side.. Asset module, gives issues from time to time, we need to attend to this, it's not consistent..
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 24, 2016
Clinton M.
Accountant
Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 7, 2016

“Definately recommend”

ProsSimple to use product with lots of flexibility to do slice and dice information how you want to see it. Staff are extremely helpful and always willing to help or look at different ways to do things
ConsHaven't had any issues worth noting with the product of vendoe
Recommendations to other buyersDefinitely look at incorporating the analytics modules of the package to make your reporting easier and more user friendly
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 7, 2016
Carla F.
Accountant
Financial Services, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
2/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
2/5
Likelihood to Recommend
5/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018

“New at this!”

OverallWe needed a budgeting and reporting tool to take away all the manual creation of spreadsheets. The client module is great and so easy to use. The admin module has proved challenging in terms of understanding the reporting structures, correctly setting permissions as it seems one tick box in one place doesn't over ride another in a different section. Getting buy in from the team to actually use the system is the most challenging part of it all.
ProsThe client module. It is really straightforward and user friendly
ConsThe admin module and permission settings
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018
Marlize S.
Finance Manager
Financial Services, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 16, 2019

“You have the ability to modify the layout and it populates actuals which helps with analysis.”

ProsYou have the ability to modify the layout and it populates actuals which helps with analysis.
ConsIt can sometimes be quite complicated to link the various elements (accounts, cost centers, allocations etc_
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 16, 2019
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Nicolien V.
Manager Financial Reporting, budgeting and control
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018

“Budgeting 101”

OverallOverall good experience as a first step in my budget process
Proseasy reference and consolidation from all the different departments in the company
ConsComplex budgeting situations can be catered for, but need consultants time = money.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018
Nushen G.
Credit Manager
Wholesale, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2019

“IDU is a brilliant business tool”

OverallI enjoy using the system. I am still learning and understanding it
Prosidu-Concept allows us to do process reporting with ease
ConsManual intervention i.e. open/close periods etc
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2019
Naeem M.
Accountant
Primary/Secondary Education, Unspecified
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4.5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4.5/5
Value for Money
4.5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 22, 2016

“Review of IDU - Budgeting”

ProsProduct is flexible, easy to use, , easy to customise, excellent import/export capabilities. Vendor is always available and understands the user's needs. Quick turnaround time on resolving issues.
ConsThe system does not have a facility which performs checks and balances. We experienced issues with fiscal sets.
Recommendations to other buyersUnderstand your needs and requirements before implementation.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 22, 2016
Zeko M.
Database Administrator
Government Administration, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 9, 2017

“Review of IDU”

OverallIDU Budget Concept is a tool that helped us be able to view actuals from our Sage ERP against Budget. The tool has good segregation of data such that you only view the cost centre you are entitled to. It is a great product. It however,just like other software solutions, requires to be introduced carefully in an organisation with good training and refresher training for high acceptance of the software by many users in an organisation.
ProsThe Software is ease to use and has an appealing User Interface.
Cons- Custom reports are not so easy to design - You always have to rely on the Consultants
Source: SoftwareAdvice
March 9, 2017
Kenneth U.
Head Budget Planning & Analysis
Telecommunications, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017

“Review of IDU”

OverallThe product has been very useful for my organisation and because its integrated with excel it makes it all even better.
ProsEase of use
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017
Judy B.
Finance Manager
201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 21, 2017

“IDU made for us”

OverallWe use this product for forecasting and budgeting. We can now forecast to our head office using the latest information that is available.
ProsMade our lives easier. Very easy to use. Different forms of budgeting accounts cater for everything. Helps us understand what is happening in all our branches.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 21, 2017
Verified Reviewer
Non-Profit Organization Management, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 10, 2019

“idu-Concept Review”

OverallExcellent customer support
ProsEase of use and flexibility to connect to SP online.
ConsReporting License model is bit of a restriction for small and medium sized business.

Vendor Response

By idu Software on April 15, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it is much appreciated.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 10, 2019
Natashia N.
Financial Accountant
Financial Services, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
3/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018

“Idu Financial reporting ”

Overalloverall the Idu team has always assisted and help resolve my queries , so a good experience
Prosit is user friendly , once you understand the sytem navigation is easier.
ConsUpdateting users acess in every Fiscal set
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 10, 2018
Sahil G.
Assistant Manager, Engineer
Management Consulting, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
November 9, 2016

“Smart software solution for budgeting and forecasting”

OverallIdu-Concept provides smart budgeting, forecasting, and reporting tools with easy-to-use modules which can be modified as per the business type it is being used in. It is an easy to use software which does not require too many hours of training and can be used by personnel with or without any background knowledge of accounting.
ProsThe software can be used on windows as well as mac devices. Transparency between departments which reduces confusion by reducing redundant data and errors in spreadsheets. Easy to use interface and to generate reports as well.
ConsIdu can be used on-premise only as of now. I think Idu should work on designing the software to work on mobile devices as well.
Recommendations to other buyersI would suggest medium to large businesses to use this software. It is a cost effective software which does budgeting and forecasting efficiently.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
November 9, 2016
Johan v.
Financial Manager
Financial Services, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 18, 2018

“SI review”

OverallI get the most value from IDU based on the consistency it provides and the fact that everything is standard. The ease of pulling reports with different summary levels is beneficial as well.
ProsEasy to use Excel feel to it makes easy to use Import functionality ease of figuring things out
ConsUpload Dynamic reallocation issues at times sync of data from different companies - SI and SCI combined
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 18, 2018
Roelien M.
Controller
Telecommunications, Unspecified
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
3.5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
2.5/5
Value for Money
3.5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 21, 2016

“Makes budget and actual reporting much easier!”

ProsThat each cost centre manager can access their actual spend against their budget, and it is user friendly for any employee.
ConsCan currently not assist with a few of our other type of business requirements, an IDU team is looking into it.
Recommendations to other buyersEnsure that you have your requirements upfront ready and what the system can do now for you and what it will be able to do in the near future.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
September 21, 2016
Verified Reviewer
Insurance, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
3/5
Ease of Use
1/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
2/5
Value for Money
2/5
Likelihood to Recommend
1/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018

“Telesure Review”

OverallFrustrating.
ProsIt is basic - but this is a problem as we are told it cannot be used to perform some more complex budgeting.
ConsIt is not capabal of being utilised to its full potential for our entity. We are constantly struggling to do full budgets as a result of our complex premiums and claims process and thus we can only perform and use certain functionality.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018
Fayaz D.
Finance Manager
Real Estate, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017

“Review”

OverallBeen using it for a year. Great support, good product
ProsEase of budget and forecast consolidations. Ease of integration with ERP
Source: SoftwareAdvice
February 22, 2017
Andre R.
CFO
Pharmaceuticals, Unspecified
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 4, 2016

“Medipost Group idu Implementation Experience”

ProsAutomated management reporting using the analytics function on Excel PowerPivot.
ConsExperienced difficulty with entering historic information and opening balances.
Recommendations to other buyersThe software is affordable and very adaptable and can run with almost any accounting system which makes it possible to migrate to new platforms without the hassle of recreating new budget & reporting systems again.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
April 4, 2016
Sphindile M.
Management accountant
Information Technology and Services, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018

“User friendly system”

OverallComparing the Forecast , actual's and budget.
ProsAll information is easy to assess. Makes it easy to compare and analyse data
ConsNothing so far, my 2 months experience have been great.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 12, 2018
Imke K.
Accountant
Banking, Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
3/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
7/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 22, 2016

“very good rounded product that offers flexibility and ease”

Prosthe wide variety of uses and the flexibility to customise it for your business.
Consto many separate modules to many add on you need to fully use the product
Recommendations to other buyersget the training. have a clear idea of what you need and want.
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 22, 2016
Beverley O.
Accountant
Unspecified
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
3.5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
3.5/5
Value for Money
3.5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
6/10
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 12, 2016

“Great product, problematic implementation”

ProsProduct is flexible, great look and feel for the non-finance user, easy user customization, excellent import/export capabilities, individual user parameters highly adaptable,
Conslacking built in checks and balances, drawn out implementation process
Recommendations to other buyersHave a very clear idea what the purpose of the software is before implementation
Source: SoftwareAdvice
August 12, 2016