Gartner Research

Establish a Standardization Mindset for Success With SaaS ERP Solutions

Published: 30 September 2016

ID: G00307639

Analyst(s): Christian Hestermann


Many business stakeholders mistakenly believe that SaaS ERP solutions deliver business value automatically. ERP leaders must help their business understand that successful adoption of SaaS ERP requires standardization and the ability to leverage the regular updates for business benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prepare Your Organization for the Advent of Standardized Processes for Systems of Record, and Establish Governance to Ensure Acceptance
  • Use Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy Principles to Identify, in Collaboration With Business Stakeholders, Where Standardization and Good-Enough Functionality Are Sufficient, and Change Business Processes Accordingly
  • Ensure Your Organization Exploits New Software Features to Drive Further Standardization

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