Gartner Research

Global ERP Template Scope and Content Guidelines

Published: 19 June 2015

ID: G00278501

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan, Carol Hardcastle

Summary

A global ERP template supports the strategic enterprise goals of standardization and harmonization, and reduces implementation, upgrade and ongoing maintenance costs. This report will help ERP leaders plan the scope and content of a global template, and understand the barriers and risks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Understand the Benefits of Using a Global ERP Template
  • Determine Where the Enterprise Should Maintain Consistency to Align With Global Business Strategy
  • Use the Global ERP Template as a Baseline for Governing Change Requests
  • Include Business, Process and Technology Components When Creating a Global ERP Template
  • Identify the Barriers and Risks Involved in Adopting a Global ERP Template
  • Other Considerations When Designing and Deploying a Global ERP Template

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