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2019 Strategic Roadmap for Postmodern ERP

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00384628

Analyst(s): Mike Guay, Paul Saunders , Denise Ganly


As organizations shift their focus from technology to outcomes and experiences, the need for a solid core of enterprise business capabilities is more critical than ever. CIOs can provide strategic leadership by adopting postmodern ERP strategies and preparing for the fourth era of ERP.

Table Of Contents


  • Future State
    • The Fourth Era of ERP Arrives
    • ERP Viewed in Terms of EBC, Not as an Entity Unto Itself
    • Hybrid of Loosely Coupled Cloud and On-Premises Applications Continues
    • Looking to Cloud to Help Optimize SOR Capabilities
    • AI-Driven UX Drives Improved Training, Usability and Adoption Outcomes
    • Blurring of Front End and Back End as Experience Becomes a Differentiator
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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