Michael Guay covers strategies and methods for all aspects of ERP application planning, implementation and program management. He brings over 30 years of experience in ERP applications and the IT industry to his position as Research Director at Gartner. Mr. Guay's expertise includes all aspects of ERP application selection and implementation, including developing business cases, package and integrator selection, program management and oversight, business process improvement, change management, communications, and deployment. His experience includes various industries and sectors, both public and private, including commercial manufacturers, service firms, state and local government, and education.
CIO, VP or Director of Enterprise Applications, Business or IT Leaders With Responsibilities for Enterprise Applications
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Guay was the Vice President of Enterprise Applications at BH Consulting, and held senior management positions at several ERP application and services firms, including SAIC, nSight and ASK Computer Systems. He has successfully managed numerous ERP selection and implementation projects, such as PeopleSoft, Oracle EBS and SAP. Mr. Guay also has experience with midmarket applications, including JD Edwards, Infor and Microsoft.
Vice President, ERP Consulting - Enterprise Applications
Vice President - Operations, eEnterprise Applications
ASK Computer Systems
Cloud Computing (retired)
Applications and Software Engineering Leaders
Application and Product Portfolio Governance (retired)
B.S., Business Administration, Merrimack College, Andover, MA
1Developing an ERP strategy to support organizational objectives
2Planning for large-scale ERP replacement and a move to cloud
3Using ERP applications as an enabler to improve business outcomes
4Establishing proper ERP and IT project governance
5Achieving benefits realization for ERP applications