Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for ERP, 2015

Published: 29 July 2015

ID: G00276492

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly, Nigel Montgomery


The traditional ERP world no longer exists, it has been replaced by postmodern ERP. CIOs must begin to address the realities of transforming to the postmodern ERP world, which has the potential to deliver improved business value.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • IoT-Enabled ERP
    • Big Data and ERP
    • Cloud ERP for the Public Sector
    • Social Software as a Collaborative ERP Tool
    • Cloud Services Brokerage for ERP
    • IMC-Enabled, Packaged ERP/CPM Applications
    • Connecting Technology
    • ERP and Digital Business
    • Postmodern ERP
    • Postmodern ERP Support
  • At the Peak
    • Post-PC ERP
    • Pace-Layered Application Strategy and ERP
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • Application Portfolio Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloudstreams
    • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
    • Application-Specific Data Management Solutions
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Master Data Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Public Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
    • Two-Tier ERP Strategy
    • ERP Infrastructure Utility
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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