Gartner Research

The 10 Success Factors of Postmodern ERP

Published: 26 August 2016

ID: G00314737

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


Because of their increased complexity, postmodern ERP strategies and the initiatives they drive run a higher risk of failure. To mitigate against failures, CIOs should incorporate our 10 success factors into their postmodern ERP portfolios.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendation


  • 1. Create and Maintain Your Postmodern ERP Strategy
  • 2. Obtain and Maintain Executive Management Support
  • 3. Utilize Pace Layering Throughout the Postmodern ERP Life Cycle
  • 4. Understand Your Organizational Maturity, and If Necessary, Take Steps to Improve It
  • 5. Implement an Effective Governance Process That Extends Beyond the Life of the Project
  • 6. Address Organizational Change Management and Training Requirements Thoroughly
  • 7. Ensure Your Integration and Information Management Strategies Address Postmodern ERP Requirements
  • 8. Understand Costs and Budget Accordingly
  • 9. Build an Enthusiastic Project Team Led by an Experienced Project Manager
  • 10. Minimize Modifications

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