Gartner Expert

Paul M. Schenck

Sr Principal Analyst

Paul Schenck covers strategy and best practices for all phases of the ERP life cycle. He brings over a decade of experience on multiple global ERP deployments to his role as a Research Analyst in the IT Leaders group at Gartner. He provides valuable insight to IT leaders on strategy, selection, governance, change management and communications, the RFP process, testing, training, support, ERP market trends and process improvement.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Schenck worked with business and IT Leaders to develop and execute strategies to meet business goals and objectives. He helped transform and mature the IT organizational processes to support program agile capability and implement a postmodern approach to ERP.

Professional background


Business Analyst

UnitedHealth Group

Project Manager

Thomson Reuters

Software Engineer

Areas of coverage



B.S., Management Information Systems, Iowa State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Implementation and support of ERP initiatives

2Preparing to execute a postmodern ERP strategy