Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: ERP Software, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 26 August 2014

ID: G00264651

Analyst(s): Chris Pang , Colleen Graham


ERP software is a crucial enabler that allows organizations to operate and grow. Through 2018, technology forces will affect the market and reduce the impact of on-premises license revenue, while new revenue will be driven by ERP application strategies that better support business needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • End-Users' Trends
  • Technology Providers' Trends

Foundational Assumptions

  • Company and User Adoption
  • Purchase Style
  • Functional Expansion and Replacement Cycle
  • Price and Maintenance
  • Exit Market

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • On-Premises Forecast
    • SaaS Forecast
    • Subscription Forecast
    • Open-Source Software Forecast
  • Negotiated Factors
    • Price and Maintenance
  • Demand-Side Influencing Factors
    • Company and Unit Adoption
    • Purchase Style
    • Functional Expansion
    • Unit Expansion
    • Replacement Cycle
    • Buyer Behavior
    • Macroeconomic and Regulatory Factors
  • Supply-Side Influencing Factors
    • Hardware and Software Technology Innovation
    • Technology Road Maps
    • Product Design and Pricing

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