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Forecast Overview: ERP Manufacturing and Operations Applications, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 15 September 2017

ID: G00332933

Analyst(s): Kenneth Brant , Nigel Montgomery


The ERP MO market is expected to see a 5% CAGR through 2021, which translates into nearly $1.5 billion of additional revenue potential. The right mix of ERP MO deployment options by technology strategic planners will be key in capitalizing on this growth.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • What Has Driven Growth and Spend in ERP MO Software?
  • What Will Growth Look Like Through 2021?
  • What Will Sustain and Grow the Market?
  • What's Next
    • The Re-emergence of Multienterprise ERP
    • Transitioning ERP MO to the Cloud
    • AI-Enhanced Business Insight and Decision Making
    • IoT, Smart Machines and Blockchain
    • Augmented (or Mixed) Reality

Foundational Assumptions

  • Company Adoption
  • Purchase Style Adoption
  • Replacement Style
  • Functional Extension and User Expansion

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • Traditional License Forecast
    • Cloud Forecast
    • Subscription/Hosted Forecast
    • OSS Forecast
    • ERP MO Revenue Forecast
  • Negotiated Factors
    • Price and Maintenance
  • Demand-Side Influencing Factors
    • Company/Unit Adoption
    • Purchase Style
    • Functional Expansion
    • Unit Expansion
    • Replacement
  • Supply-Side Influencing Factors
    • Hardware and Software Technology Innovation
    • Business and Technology Roadmaps
    • Product Design and Pricing
  • Behavioral Considerations
    • Macroeconomic and Regulatory Factors

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