Hype Cycle for ERP, 2011


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As businesses continue to seek value and user-centricity from their ERP investments, technologies are emerging to fulfill these demands. Organizations should use this Hype Cycle to identify technologies that have the potential to deliver innovation that provides user-centricity and value.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Changes to the 2011 ERP Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Controller-Free Gesture-Driven Applications for ERP
      • Collaborative Decision Making
      • Pace Layering and ERP
      • Application-Specific Data Stewardship
      • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
      • ERP-Based Implementation Tools
      • User-Centric ERP Suites
      • ERP App Stores/Marketplaces
      • "Big Data" and Extreme Information Processing and Management
      • Model-Driven Packaged Applications
    • At the Peak
      • Value Management Tools
      • ERP-Specific Cloud Augmentation Applications
      • Application Portfolio Management
      • ERP Mobility
      • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
      • Process Templates
      • Business-Process-Oriented Support
      • Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
      • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
      • ERP Infrastructure Utility
      • Embedded Analytics
      • In-Memory Database Management Systems
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Master Data Management
      • Templated Implementation Tools
      • Two-Tier ERP Strategy
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Single-Instance ERP Backbone
      • Business Intelligence Platforms
      • ERP Break/Fix Support
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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