Gartner Research

A Two-Tier ERP Suite Strategy: Is It Right for You?

Published: 28 July 2010

ID: G00200704

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly , Nigel Montgomery

Summary

Deciding whether a two-tier strategy is right for your business requires a structured decision process to ensure all requirements are incorporated and all risks are comprehensively assessed.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Two-Tier, Not Tier 2
  • Two-Tier ERP Decision Process
  • Step 1: Develop a Business Case
  • Step 2: Identify Inhibitors to a Single-System ERP Suite Strategy
  • Step 3: Identify Tiered Alternatives
  • Step 4: Validate the Tiered Solution

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