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Best Practices for Establishing ERP Technical Governance

Published: 25 August 2014

ID: G00268420

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle, Pat Phelan


Good technical governance lowers risk and ownership costs for ERP solutions. CIOs and IT leaders should implement ERP technical governance to ensure standardization of the technology that underpins the enterprise's global, regional and local ERP solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish a Global ERP Technical Authority Group to Govern Changes to the Enterprise's ERP Technology Platforms
  • Clearly Define and Communicate the Role of the ERP Technical Authority Group, Specifically, What Is Included in Its Decision Rights
  • Assign Technical Governance Responsibility to a Collaborative Group of Global, Regional and Local IT Leaders and ERP Experts Who Represent the Technology Layers and Applications Involved

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