Published: 05 October 2007
Analyst(s): Mark R. Gilbert, C. Klappich, Kristian Steenstrup, Pat Phelan, Yefim Natis, Bill Gassman, Lorrie Scardino, Jeff Woods, Isher Kaila, Christine Adams, John Radcliffe, Jacqueline Heng, Dane Anderson, David McCoy, David Gootzit, Deborah Wilson, Charles Abrams, Yvonne Genovese, Christian Hestermann, David Newman, Robert L. Goodwin, Michael Maoz, Nigel Rayner, French Caldwell, Janelle Hill, Gene Alvarez, Denise Ganly, Andrew White, Bill Hostmann, Tim Payne, Frances Karamouzis, Joanne Galimi, James Holincheck, Neil Chandler, Kurt Schlegel, Andreas Bitterer, Tom Eid, Daniel Sholler
ERP is transforming from a mainly transactional system to a key component of a user's backbone strategy, which Gartner calls the "business process platform." Users should look for technologies that support information-centric, process-centric and people-centric business activities.
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