Gartner Research

Global ERP Template Scope and Content Guidelines

Published: 24 October 2013

ID: G00255572

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle, Pat Phelan

Summary

A global ERP template supports strategic enterprise goals of standardization and harmonization and reduces implementation, upgrade and maintenance costs. ERP leaders should use this research to understand the scope and components of a global template, as well as the associated benefits and risks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Determine Where the Enterprise Should Maintain Consistency to Align With Global Business Strategy
  • Use the Global Template as a Baseline for Governing Change Requests
  • Consider Business, Process, and Technology Components When Creating a Global ERP Template
  • Benefits of Using a Global Template
  • Barriers and Risks in Adopting a Global Template
  • Other Considerations in Designing and Deploying a Global Template

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