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Select ERP Applications Using a Structured Evaluation Framework

Published: 07 October 2015

ID: G00289901

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


ERP application selection presents challenges for organizations. Using an evaluation model helps create a transparent and auditable process, as well as helps ERP selection teams to choose vendors and software in an efficient and consensus-building fashion.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Develop a Hierarchy of Criteria and Subcriteria for ERP Vendor and Application Evaluation
    • Six Top-Level Criteria for ERP Vendor and Application Evaluation
  • Identify the Relative Importance of the Criteria and Subcriteria
  • Score How Each ERP Vendor and Application Complies With Each Criterion

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