Gartner Research

Embrace Culture to Promote Adoption of Postmodern ERP in Higher Education

Published: 01 December 2016

ID: G00316445

Analyst(s): Paul Saunders

Summary

In the face of potent politics and an entrenched conservative culture, CIOs in higher education are struggling to implement postmodern ERP strategies. Adopt a postmodern ERP strategy that embraces the organization's culture to break out of the status quo and compete in a global market.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Reposition the IT Department as a Strategic Partner, Educating Academics and Leaders About the Role of Postmodern ERP
  • Select Implementation Partners With Higher Education Experience
  • Shift the Conversation Away From Vendors and Technology to Business Outcomes, Differentiation and Innovation

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