Using Pace Layers to Boost the Business Value From Your SAP ERP Investment

Archived Published: 14 July 2011 ID: G00213735


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Proven BPMS and mobile technologies allow agile new layers to be built to front end the classic ERP systems of record at SAP customers. This illustrates the power of the Pace-Layered Application Strategy, especially when combined with techniques for measuring actual realized business benefits.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Importance of the Gartner Pace-Layered Application Strategy for Enterprise Applications
    • Best Practices for Measuring Business Value Must Come First
      • An Example of How ERP Business Benefits Can Be Measured Effectively
    • New Techniques to Unlock More Business Value
      • Technique 1: Build New Differentiating Processes With BPMSs
      • Technique 2: Unlock Hidden Business Information
    • Tactical Guidelines
  • Recommended Reading
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