Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for ERP, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252462

Analyst(s): Nigel Montgomery, Denise Ganly


The Nexus of Forces is changing ERP technologies and adoption. Organizations should use this Hype Cycle to identify how these technologies can help to gain greater value, innovation, and user-centricity from their ERP investments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Monolithic ERP Devolution
    • ERP and Internally-Focused Social Software
    • Big Data and ERP
    • ERP and In-Memory Computing
    • Controller-Free, Gesture-Driven Applications
    • Collaborative Decision Making
    • ERP-Based Implementation Tools
    • Cloud ERP for the Public Sector
    • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and ERP
  • At the Peak
    • Post-PC ERP
    • Connecting Technology
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Application-Specific Data Stewardship Solutions
    • Business-Process-Oriented Support
    • User-Centric ERP Strategy
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • ERP App Stores/Marketplaces
    • Model-Driven Packaged Applications
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Support Models for Global ERP Deployments
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • ERP Infrastructure Utility
    • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
    • Master Data Management
    • Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
    • Embedded Analytics
    • Templated Implementation Methodologies
    • ERP-Specific Cloud Add-Ons
    • Global ERP Templates
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Contract Life Cycle Management
    • Two-Tier ERP Strategy
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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