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Defining the Five Phases of the Postmodern ERP Life Cycle

Published: 16 September 2015

ID: G00280464

Analyst(s): Jose Ruggero, Denise Ganly

Summary

Postmodern ERP adds more complexity to the already resource-intensive initiatives of ERP. To manage ERP investments effectively, CIOs and ERP leaders must understand what is involved in each life cycle phase and apply that to their initiatives.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Phase 1. Strategize and Plan
  • Phase 2. Architect
  • Phase 3. Select
  • Phase 4. Deploy
  • Phase 5. Operate and Evolve

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