Gartner Research

CIOs Should Evaluate Cloud ERP Options Using a Postmodern ERP Strategy

Published: 19 November 2014

ID: G00271558

Analyst(s): Mike Guay


Cloud ERP continues to evolve rapidly. Vendors are redefining cloud ERP based on their specific offerings. Enhanced UIs and assumed rapid implementations appeal to business leaders. CIOs must use a postmodern ERP strategy to evaluate appropriate cloud ERP solutions for the enterprise.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Postmodern ERP Strategy; Work With Business Leaders to Define How Cloud ERP Solutions Under Consideration Meet Established Business Objectives
  • Understand the Cost, Support, Integration and Contract Implications of the Different Cloud ERP Configurations Before Making Any Investment Decision in Cloud ERP
  • Proactively Monitor Market Developments and Vendor Road Maps to Examine Their Impacts on Your ERP Strategy; Revisit This Analysis in Line With Your Annual ERP Strategy Review

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