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How to Determine the Characteristics of the Right Cloud ERP

Published: 03 December 2012

ID: G00246258

Analyst(s): Christian Hestermann


Cloud ERP is defined by various characteristics, some of which are predefined by providers and some by users. IT and ERP project leaders should use these guidelines to determine which combination of characteristics is right for their business and technical requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Analyze Your Requirements to Determine the Characteristics You Need, But Consider the Dependencies and Limitations
    • Technology and Architecture
    • Financial
    • Services
    • Ease of Switching
  • Combine Characteristics as Needed and Where Possible
  • Use the Dimensions to Decide How to Further Evolve Your ERP Landscape
  • Conclusion

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