Gartner Research

Pace Layers Boost the Business Value of SAP ERP Investments

Published: 04 August 2014

ID: G00267065

Analyst(s): Derek Prior

Summary

SAP application leaders should utilize a Pace-Layered Application Strategy, plus a focused business benefits measurement program and new front-end technologies to exploit the business value of SAP ERP.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Map All SAP and Non-SAP Systems Running Enterprise Applications Into the Three Gartner Pace Layers
    • New Techniques to Unlock More Business Value
  • Revisit Gartner Best Practices for Measuring Business Value Realized From Previous SAP ERP Investments

Case Study

  • Evaluate the Suitability of Proven Intelligent Business Process Management Suite Tools to Quickly Build New Front-End Systems of Differentiation
  • Optimize the Effectiveness of Current SAP ERP Reporting Tools, Evaluating Low-Cost Mobile Technologies to Unlock Hidden Information and Expedite Approvals for Business Managers

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