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Defining the Five Phases of the Postmodern ERP Life Cycle

Published: 04 April 2017

ID: G00327465

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly , Paul Schenck


Postmodern ERP adds more complexity to the already resource-intensive initiatives of ERP. To manage ERP investments effectively, application leaders must understand what is involved in each life cycle phase and apply that knowledge to their initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • Phase 1. Strategize and Plan
  • Phase 2. Architect
  • Phase 3. Select
  • Phase 4. Deploy
  • Phase 5. Operate and Evolve

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