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Best Practices for Managing a Global ERP Template

Published: 19 June 2015

ID: G00278473

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan, Carol Hardcastle


A well-managed global ERP template supports a common global business model, reduces ERP complexity and lowers ERP cost. ERP leaders should use this research to help manage and govern a global ERP template that supports strategic enterprise goals of standardization and harmonization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Empower a Management Team to Develop, Manage and Govern the Template
  • Put Guidelines in Place to Ensure Governance Over Template Use, Changes and Adoption
  • Promote Agility by Knowing Where to Draw the Line Between Standardization and Variation

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