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How to Manage Orgs for Optimal Benefit

Published: 08 May 2013

ID: G00222592

Analyst(s): Robert P. Desisto


An org in the vernacular is a logical instance of data and metadata for a set of users. Selecting single org, multi org or a combination remains a key decision that will improve the effectiveness of projects for which business application managers are responsible.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Companies Use a Single Global Org When There Is an Emphasis on Consistent Global Business Definition and Intra-Unit Collaboration
  • Companies Use Multi Global Org When There Is a Desire for Autonomy for Business Units to Have Direct Control and Flexibility on Global Business Definition and Limited Intra-Unit Collaboration
  • Companies Use a Hybrid Org Approach When There Is Emphasis on Leveraging Customer Master Data and Corporate Reporting Across Otherwise Independent Business Units

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