Hype Cycle for ERP, 2012


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The forces of the nexus are beginning to have an impact on ERP solutions. Organizations should use this Hype Cycle to identify how these emerging technologies can help to gain greater value, innovation, and user centricity from their ERP investments.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Changes to the 2012 ERP Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off The Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Monolithic ERP Devolution
      • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and ERP
      • Big Data and ERP
      • Controller-Free, Gesture-Driven Applications for ERP
      • Collaborative Decision Making
      • ERP-Based Implementation Tools
      • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
      • Post-PC ERP
      • User-Centric ERP Strategy
      • Application-Specific Data Stewardship Solutions
    • At the Peak
      • ERP App Stores/Marketplaces
      • Support Models in Global Deployments
      • HCM and Social Software
      • Model-Driven Packaged Applications
      • Value Management Tools
      • Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
      • Application Portfolio Management
      • Business-Process-Oriented Support
      • Process Templates
      • Platform as a Service
      • In-Memory Database Management Systems
      • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
      • ERP Infrastructure Utility
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Master Data Management
      • ERP-Specific Cloud Add-Ons
      • Embedded Analytics
      • Templated Implementation Methodologies
      • Social Software Suites
      • Contract Life Cycle Management
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Two-Tier ERP Strategy
      • Idea Management
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Business Intelligence Platforms
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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