Gartner Expert

Duy D Nguyen

Sr Director Analyst

Duy Nguyen is a Key Initiative (KI) Leader for the Enterprise Operations research team focusing on Composable ERP strategy and adoption for large enterprises. His research covers strategies and methods for aspects of ERP application planning, implementation, and program management, including solution engineering, architecture, Agile, system development life cycle (SDLC), system engineering, and software acquisition.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Nguyen was an accomplished Technology Strategist with diversified experience in providing technical solutions to both commercial and public sector clients across the full ERP SDLC and information technology (IT). He has extensive expertise in bringing a wealth of industry-leading tools and technologies, such as ERP business application architecture and identity management (IDM) technology in operation, and a solid background in SAP infrastructure management and application security. Mr. Nguyen has managed and provided requirements definition, development, testing, deployment and maintenance support for five SAP ERP programs, including two DoD Acquisition Programs and the ACAT 1 Major Automated Information System (MAIS). He has performed research and presented recommendations for senior executives concerning new technology in IdM, access control, virtual database security, network security and application risk control. Mr. Nguyen is also an expert in other tools and technologies, including COTS solution architecture, enterprise architecture with DoDAF and business enterprise architecture (BEA).

Professional background


Lead Enterprise Architect

Government Contractor

ERP Solution Architect

Process Informatics

Enterprise Architect

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders


Finance Applications

Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Applications

Software Engineering Practices


M.S., Information Management and Services, University of Maryland

B.S., Computer Information Science, University of Maryland

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How do we develop a Composable ERP strategy that supports the business goals, specifically in the SAP Business Suite Applications?

2How do we plan, manage and conduct a global, multicountry or multisite ERP implementation project?

3How do we develop an ERP cloud adoption strategy?

4How do we select the right ERP vendors for our business?

5How can we track our ERP implementation investments for ongoing success?