Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for ERP, 2014

Published: 28 July 2014

ID: G00262017

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


ERP is now entering its third era, resulting in the end of the predictable ERP world of the past two decades. CIOs and ERP leaders must begin to address the realities of "legacy ERP" and plan for postmodern ERP, thereby starting the process of finally realizing the long-held promise of ERP.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Changes to the 2014 ERP Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Big Data and ERP
    • Postmodern ERP/Hybrid ERP Support
    • Cloud Services Brokerage for ERP
    • ERP and Internally Focused Social Software
    • IMC-Enabled, Packaged CRM/ERP/CPM Applications
    • ERP and Digital Business
    • Postmodern ERP
    • Cloud ERP for the Public Sector
  • At the Peak
    • Connecting Technology
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and ERP
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • Post-PC ERP
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application-Specific Data Management Solutions
    • ERP App Stores/Marketplaces
    • ERP Infrastructure Utility
    • Packaged Integration and Cloudstreams
    • Master Data Management
    • Public Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Two-Tier ERP Strategy
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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