Gartner Research

How to Control ERP Implementation Costs to Maximize Business Value

Published: 01 April 2014

ID: G00262619

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Carol Hardcastle


ERP leaders responsible for implementation projects typically are under pressure to reduce the cost and time to implement them. Proven Gartner best practices help ERP leaders ensure that cost and time choices maximize target benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Pursue Value. Invest Time and Effort in Relation to the Benefits to be Achieved, and Focus on the Differentiating Business Capabilities
  • Don't Be a Hero. Base Project Plans on Enterprise-Specific Deliverables and Data, Reinforced by Strong Governance to Stay on Track
  • Think Hybrid. Pay Attention to the Integration Effort and the Extra Coordination Required for a Hybrid Cloud and On-Premises ERP Solution

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