Gartner Research

How to Approach Postmodern ERP Instance Consolidation

Published: 06 November 2015

ID: G00291707

Analyst(s): Nigel Rayner


The emergence of postmodern ERP means there are more options for and challenges to ERP instance consolidation, which remains a top agenda for many C-level executives. ERP and application leaders can use these best practices to avoid making tactical decisions that could compromise business outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Focus on Business Capabilities and Outcomes, Not Vendor Suites
  • Understand That Cloud Creates More Options for ERP Instance Consolidation
  • Understand Potential ERP Instance Consolidation Benefits
  • Identify Cultural Challenges in Any ERP Instance Consolidation Initiative
  • Make Instance Consolidation Part of a Postmodern ERP Strategy

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