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Postmodern ERP Life Cycle: How to Transition From 'Strategize and Plan' to 'Architect'

Published: 04 April 2017

ID: G00327478

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly , Paul Schenck


Transitioning an ERP project from the strategize and plan phase to the architect phase requires a shift in approach from visionary to specificity. This research will guide application leaders moving from the foundational envisioning strategy to more practical detail planning.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build a Business Case That Establishes Meaningful Metrics for Future Benefits and a Current-State Baseline for Comparison
  • Develop a Comprehensive Organizational Change Management Program Early — It's Inevitable and a Critical Success Factor

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