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An ERP Design Authority Plays a Key Role in Governance

Published: 16 November 2016

ID: G00294431

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Denis Torii


As enterprises transform ERP into postmodern ERP, they must align their ERP and business strategies. Yet, tactical decisions make this challenging, especially in global deployments and scenarios that include SaaS. CIOs can meet this challenge by using a design authority.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish an ERP Design Authority to Enforce Alignment of Business Processes and ERP Solutions With the Enterprise's Business and ERP Strategies
  • Staff the ERP Design Authority With Resources That Have an Enterprisewide View of the Business Processes and Enabling Technologies
  • Empower the Design Authority to Assist the Business in Deriving Value From Postmodern ERP Investments

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