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Postmodern ERP Life Cycle: How to Transition From 'Architect' to 'Select'

Published: 04 April 2017

ID: G00327484

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly , Paul Schenck


Moving ERP projects from the architect phase to the select phase requires a shift in focus from the internal organizational requirements to external sourcing interactions. Application leaders must manage this transition to ensure project-appropriate outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Your Organization's Cutoff Point for Requirements Gathering — Know When to Say "Enough"
  • Shift the ERP Team's Focus From Internal to External

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