Gartner Research

Postmodern ERP Plays a Critical Role in Enabling Business Moments

Published: 29 March 2016

ID: G00299947

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle, Jose Ruggero


Digital business moments cannot be supported without robust, renovated ERP solutions that provide a simplified architecture, process massive data volumes in real time, and support reimagined processes. CIOs must ensure that their postmodern ERP solutions can truly support digital business moments.

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  • Use Case

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Business processes fundamentally change when they are part of a digital business model, and organizations that fail to recognize this will not succeed in the digital era
  • Business moments depend upon true real-time information being available to business users (both people and things) yet old ERP applications, technology and architecture make only near-real-time information possible
  • As digital business models evolve, organizations cannot support business moments within and beyond their enterprises when they rely on traditional, monolithic ERP solutions using a closed business architecture

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