Gartner Research

Top 5 Best Practices for RFP Processes for Postmodern ERP

Published: 28 August 2019

ID: G00388994

Analyst(s): Paul Schenck , Denise Ganly


Evaluating and selecting ERP vendors is time-consuming and difficult. Application leaders responsible for creating RFPs for ERP should use these five best practices to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of their RFP process.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Optimize the Structure and Format of the RFP
  • Conduct a Thorough RFP Process by Involving the Full Breadth of Key Stakeholders
  • Deliver Meaningful RFP Results by Creating an RFP That Emphasizes the Subset of Differentiating Data
  • Strike the Right Balance Between Prescription and Direction
  • Analyze Licensing to Determine Price Drivers

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