Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for ERP and Enterprise Suites, Finance and Procurement, 2013

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00246015

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , Magnus Bergfors , Christopher Iervolino , Alexander Drobik , John Van Decker

Summary

Social, mobile, cloud and information trends are changing finance and procurement application portfolios; business analytics and performance management are also creating new opportunities. This research can help IT, finance and procurement executives to exploit these opportunities.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Key Issues

  • How should financial management applications be deployed as part of an ERP strategy?
  • What processes, KPIs and best practices enable organizations to improve the effectiveness of the finance function?
  • What is the role of the CFO in technology decisions, and how is this role evolving?
  • How are the technologies, markets and vendors for financial governance, financial management and financial value chain applications evolving?
  • How are the technologies, markets and vendors for CPM suites evolving?
  • How are the technologies, markets and vendors for procurement applications evolving and changing?
  • What processes, business cases, KPIs and best practices should IT understand to help the organization get the most value out of procurement technology?
  • What cultural and organizational issues will procurement business and IT leaders need to address to maximize the value of technology?

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