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Use Proof of Concept for Effective Postmodern ERP Application Selection

Published: 01 September 2017

ID: G00324980

Analyst(s): Denis Torii


Application leaders responsible for postmodern ERP are tasked to drive acquisition decisions to support complex business requirements. Using proof-of-concept exercises is an essential part of the process to enable a business-supported selection decision.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create a Plan to Execute the POC That Lets Business Stakeholders Play the Leading Role in the Acquisition Decision
  • Map the Target Scope of the POC With Proper Balance Between the Functional and Technical Requirements, Based on a Strategic Business Capability Vision
  • Define a Structured Decision Framework That Lets Participants Evaluate Functional and Technical Fitness, User Experience and Ease of Use

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