Gartner Research

Life Cycle Guide to Postmodern ERP Research, Roundup for 2016

Published: 24 October 2016

ID: G00299801

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly , Ranadip Chandra


CIOs must guide their postmodern ERP investments throughout the postmodern ERP life cycle in order to realize maximum business value. This collection of research shows CIOs how to manage the constantly evolving complexities of postmodern ERP through all of its life cycle phases.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Strategize and Plan
    • Strategy Decisions
    • Business-IT Alignment
    • The Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Machines
    • Algorithmic Business
    • Business Cases and Value Realization
    • Project Management and Prioritization
    • Pace Layering
    • Organizational Change Management
  • Architect
    • Requirements
    • Mode of Delivery (Private Cloud Versus Public Cloud)
    • Integration (Process and Applications)
    • Master Data Management
  • Select
    • ERP and System Integrator Selection Issues
    • RFP Development
  • Deploy
    • Deployment Considerations
    • Success Factors and Risk Management
    • Skills Management
    • Competency Centers and ERP leadership
  • Operate and Evolve
    • Operate
    • Postimplementation Support and Review
    • Value
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Innovation

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