Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for ERP, 2007

Published: 05 October 2007

ID: G00149810

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

Summary

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.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • SaaS-Based ERP
    • Community-Based User Interactions in ERP
    • ERP Appliance
    • Open-Source ERP
    • RSS Outputs From Business Process Applications
    • Business Process Platform
    • Extreme Self-Service Business Process Support
    • Integrated Business Planning
    • SOA-Enabled Order Management
    • Office-Based Business Applications
    • Procurement MDM
    • Product Performance Management
    • Talent Management Application Suites
    • Commercial Commodity ERP Services Repository
    • Ecosystem-Sourced Innovation Functionality in ERP
    • Enterprise Information Management
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Model-Driven Business Process Applications
    • Third-Party ERP Maintenance
    • Master Data Management
    • Business Process Management Suites
  • At the Peak
    • Open-Source ERP Infrastructure
    • Employee Performance Management
    • Supplier Relationship Management Suites
    • Financial Import and Export Management
    • Business Activity Monitoring
    • Field Service Optimization
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Enterprise Contract Management
    • ERP/Packaged Application Outsourcing
    • Advanced Web Services
    • Business Process Management
    • Service-Oriented Business Applications
    • Finance GRC Management
    • Single-Instance ERP
    • Finance Transformation
    • Business Application Data Warehouses
  • Climbing the Slope
    • E-Procurement
    • Classic Midmarket ERP
    • Configuration Templates for ERP Deployments
    • Dashboards/Scorecards
    • Enterprise Asset Management
    • Enterprise Portals
    • Two-Tier ERP
    • Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting for CPM
    • Business Intelligence Platforms
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • HRMS
  • Appendices
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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