Gartner Research

Manage and Optimize the Lifetime Total Cost of Ownership for Postmodern ERP Investments

Published: 07 October 2016

ID: G00314822

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly


CIOs must recognize, manage and optimize the lifetime total cost of ownership for postmodern ERP investments, whether adopting a traditional, hybrid or cloud ERP strategy. Organizations that actively manage lifetime postmodern ERP costs and benefits experience the best return on investments.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop and Maintain Lifetime TCO Models for ERP Investments
  • Develop and Maintain Lifetime TBR Models for ERP Investments
  • Exploit Solutions, Tools and Approaches That Reduce Non-Value-Adding Costs
  • Make Choices and Decisions Based on the Lifetime Total Costs and Benefits of the Connected Set of Solutions

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