Gartner Research

Liberate Your Business Processes From Your ERP With BPM for Agility

Published: 01 May 2013

ID: G00250658

Analyst(s): Janelle Hill , Derek Prior

Summary

Process owners and solution architects should leverage business process management disciplines and BPM suites as the strategic connective tissue to liberate their differentiated and innovative processes from an ERP and to enable process agility at the pace of business.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

  • ERPs Never Encompass the Whole End-to-End Business Process
  • Areas for Innovation Are Unique

Analysis

  • Implement Customizations and Extensions in a BPMS to Create Differentiating and Innovative Processes
  • Use a BPM Suite to Complement the ERP With a Process Management Layer
    • How to Choose the Right BPMS
  • Expose the Implicit Business Process Using the BPM Suite's Visual Models
  • Circumvent Unnecessary Functionality in the ERP

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