Gartner Research

Defining the Five Phases of the ERP Life Cycle

Published: 28 March 2012

ID: G00232373

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


Business application suites such as ERP represent a significant investment of capital and time. To manage ERP, organizations need to understand what tasks are involved in each phase of its life cycle.

Table Of Contents


  • Five Phases of the ERP Life Cycle
    • Strategize and Plan
    • Architect
    • Select
    • Deploy
    • Operate and Evolve

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