Hype Cycle for ERP, 2009


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ERP has expanded beyond core administrative and operational systems to become the end-to-end process and information backbone of an organization. Users should look beyond ERP cost optimization toward the growth possibilities that ERP offers when used with various cross-domain technologies.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off The Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Collaborative Decision Making
      • Continuous Controls Monitoring
      • 'MDM Aware' Applications
      • Enterprise Marketing Management
      • Integrated Business Planning
      • Office-Based Business Applications
      • SaaS-Based ERP for SMBs
      • Embedded Analytics
      • RSS in the Enterprise
      • ERP Infrastructure Utility
      • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
      • Multienterprise Business Process Support
      • Cloud Computing for the Enterprise
      • Folksonomies/Social Tagging
      • Mobile Web Applications for ERP on Consumer Devices
      • Model-Driven Business Process Applications
      • Product Performance Management
      • Global, Integrated MRM
      • Virtualization
    • At the Peak
      • Talent Management Application Suites
      • Business Process Templates
      • Packaged Integration
      • How to Optimize ERP Use: Business Process-Oriented Support
      • Open-Source ERP Infrastructure
      • Master Data Management
      • Business Process Management Suites
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Extended Purchasing Suites
      • Direct-POS Analytics Applications
      • Unsupported ERP
      • E-Service Suites
      • Single-Instance ERP
    • Climbing the Slope
      • RFID and Sensor-Based Inventory Management
      • Two-Tier ERP
      • Workforce Management
      • Business Intelligence Platforms
      • CPM Suites
    • Entering the Plateau
      • ERP Break/Fix Support
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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