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Application Leaders Responsible for ERP: Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures (Executing a Divestiture)

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00320033

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Ranadip Chandra


A divestiture can be as complicated as a merger or an acquisition due to complexities in separating assets and contracts. Application leaders responsible for divesting an ERP solution(s) must adopt an ERP transition strategy that supports the divestiture approach chosen by the business.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Creating New ERP Instances and Modifying Established Ones
    • Developing the New ERP Instance
    • Modifying the Remaining System
  • Duplicating or Spinning Off an ERP System
  • Providing ERP as a Service

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