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Agenda Overview for ERP and Enterprise Suites: Strategies and Value Realization, 2013

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00246806

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


To maximize ERP investment, IT application leaders must reinvent their ERP to support a broader set of strategic enterprise initiatives. In 2013, we will identify how to increase the relevance of ERP to the business, and how to use it as a foundation for innovation and differentiation.

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Key Issues

  • How can application managers build a business case, a cost model and an ROI model for ERP and enterprise suites?
  • How will users get value from disruptive ERP and enterprise suite technologies, such as context, mobile, social, embedded analytics and in-memory databases?
  • What are the most effective processes and organizational designs to operate ERP and enterprise suites?
  • How will cloud, SaaS and hybrid cloud deployment models affect ERP and enterprise suite strategies?
  • How will a Pace-Layered Application Strategy affect ERP and enterprise suite strategy?
  • What are the different types of ERP and enterprise suites, and how should application leaders adapt their strategies to these various application suites?
  • What is the future of ERP and enterprise suites through 2016?

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