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Plan to Win in the Consolidated ERP Software Market

Published: 21 June 2017

ID: G00327830

Analyst(s): Christine Adams , John Christopher Rizzuto, Robert Anderson , Nigel Montgomery , Chad Eschinger , Chris Pang , Hai Swinehart , John Kostoulas


The ERP software market is heading toward a consolidation phase, mainly due to M&A impacts, forcing incumbent providers to rethink strategic options for long-term growth. ERP software technology business unit leaders must assess the implications of current investment and M&A activity in the market.

Table Of Contents


  • The Funding of ERP: Slowing Activity Signals Consolidation
  • Level of Competitive Concentration or Fragmentation in Key ERP Markets
    • Current Competitive Positions
  • ERP M&A Impact

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