Gartner Research

Postmodern ERP: When Staying With On-Premises ERP Is the Right Choice

Published: 16 September 2014

ID: G00269565

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle

Summary

The attractiveness of cloud solutions is creating pressure to move away from on-premises ERP solutions. ERP leaders should follow Gartner's recommendations to determine when to stay with their existing, on-premises "monolithic" ERP solutions and when to plan a move to an alternative ERP scenario.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • If ERP Satisfies Your Systems of Record Needs, Don't Add Risk or Complexity Where There's Little or No Value
    • Stability
    • Scope
    • Integration
    • Criticality
    • Security, Privacy, Regulatory and Compliance
    • Risk
    • Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
    • Action Plan for ERP Leaders:
  • Take a Three- to Five-Year View to Determine When to Move to One of the Other HOOF Model Scenarios
    • IT Desire
    • Business Desire
    • Business Change
    • Outsourcing Stance
    • ERP Life Cycle Break Points
    • Growth
    • Actions for ERP Leaders:
  • Review ERP Vendor Road Maps to Determine the Hybridization for Which You May Have to Plan
    • Actions for ERP Leaders:

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