Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: ERP Software, Worldwide, 2016

Published: 11 October 2016

ID: G00298112

Analyst(s): Mike Guay , Chris Pang , John Kostoulas , Hai Swinehart , Robert Anderson , Chad Eschinger , Nigel Montgomery


ERP spending growth is fueled by the need for greater competitiveness and agility and the proliferation of SaaS applications meeting current and anticipated needs. By understanding how the interplay of these factors affects ERP spending, product managers can improve their product mix choices.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • The Evolution of ERP From Megasuite to Postmodern
  • Today: SaaS Is Now Mainstream in ERP
  • What's Next: IMC, IoT, Mobile and Digital Business Are Woven Into an ERP Architecture

Foundational Assumptions

  • Purchase Style Adoption
  • System Replacement Purchase Style
  • Company Adoption

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • Traditional License Forecast
    • Cloud Forecast
    • Subscription/Hosted Forecast
    • OSS Forecast
    • ERP Revenue Forecast
  • Negotiated Factors
    • Price and Maintenance
  • Influencing Factors
    • Demand-Side Factors
    • Supply-Side Factors
  • Macroeconomic and Regulatory Factors

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