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Get Ready for ERP Project Changes Driven by Bimodal IT

Published: 25 February 2015

ID: G00274182

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle, Pat Phelan


Bimodal IT affects ERP leaders, because systems of record must provide a foundation for the agile, high-speed innovation that is becoming a business priority. ERP leaders need to be prepared for the coming bimodal wave, which will significantly affect the projects on which they work.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ensure That Early Mode 2 Projects Are Only Loosely Tied to ERP
  • Recognize That Mode 2 Is Not a Fix for a Broken Mode 1
  • Develop New Skills That the ERP Team Needs for Bimodal IT
  • Clearly Define Which Mode Applies in Each Project, Do Not Muddle Modes

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