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Application Leaders Responsible for ERP: Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures (Stage 1: Screening)

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00320024

Analyst(s): Ranadip Chandra, Pat Phelan

Summary

Application leaders responsible for ERP should get involved during Stage 1 of an M&A process: initial screening for acquisition candidates. Ensure that the enterprise's strategy for transforming to postmodern ERP is adhered to when setting the agenda for M&A activity.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Screening Activities
  • What the ERP leader Can Do
  • Key Actions for Estimating ERP Transition Costs
  • Constructing Cost Scenarios
  • And Then There Is Time

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