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Use a Business-Driven ERP Strategy to Maximize the Value of ERP

Published: 27 August 2013

ID: G00252721

Analyst(s): Derek Prior, Carol Hardcastle, Mike Guay


IT and ERP leaders must develop and maintain a business-driven ERP strategy to achieve value through continuous innovation and best practices. They need to link their ERP strategy directly with business objectives to deliver ERP value that business leaders recognize.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Focus the ERP Value Proposition on the Major Strategic Drivers Articulated in the Business Strategy
  • Understand the Links Across Business, IT, Application and ERP Strategies
  • Define and Agree Upon ERP Business Objectives in the Absence of Clear Strategic Goals
  • Review Your ERP Strategy at Least Annually to Ensure It Is Supporting the Stated Business Objectives

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