Gartner Research

Three Steps to Create Principles for Postmodern ERP Strategy and Governance

Published: 02 June 2017

ID: G00327870

Analyst(s): Paul Saunders , Ranadip Chandra


CIOs creating a postmodern ERP strategy must work with business stakeholders to develop guiding principles for ERP to eliminate ad hoc, tactical and weak decision making. Good principles provide clear direction on the execution of the ERP strategy, and support effective long-term governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop Five to Seven Critical Principles
  • Test the Principles
  • Promote, Use and Regularly Review the Principles

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.