Gartner Research

How Niche SAP Consultants Can Deliver Value by Solving Difficult Problems for SAP Customers

Published: 25 April 2016

ID: G00294198

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle , Derek Prior

Summary

Many existing SAP customers struggle to leverage SAP applications and technologies effectively when they rely on traditional approaches. SAP leaders should consider niche SAP consulting firms to deliver innovative solutions and creative approaches to realize the promise of SAP products.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Don't Take a "One Size Fits All" Approach to Finding External SAP Expertise for Your Post-Initial-Implementation SAP Projects
  • Determine the Most Suitable Implementation Approach and Delivery Model in Conjunction With the Niche SAP Consulting Firm
  • Seek the Advice of the Expert With the Most Experience in the Specific New SAP Technology
  • Evaluate a Broad Set of SAP Consulting Firms and Standard Software Tools to Get More Value Out of Existing Investment in SAP

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