Enterprise Resource Planning Applications (ERP)

To facilitate information flow, ERP systems employ a software application that integrates internal and external management information across an entire organization and extends to external stakeholders. Research coverage includes ERP applications and services.

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: CEOs: Foster The Software Teams And Talents Your Firm Needs

    How CEOs Should Lead The Most Important — And Perplexing — Corporate Domain

    February 21, 2019 John R. Rymer, Jeffrey S. Hammond

    Ultimately, application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders and CIOs don't hold the keys to the fast, high-quality software delivery that is so crucial to digital business success — CEOs do. Culture, organization, and metrics are the province of CEOs, and many software leaders say that cultural and organizational barriers and counterproductive metrics limit their progress. So rather than just watching from the sidelines and hoping for good results, CEOs must actively foster the software capabilities their firms need. Read this report to learn how.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Quantifying The Business Value Of SaaS

    Business Case: The SaaS Transformation Playbook

    February 15, 2019 Liz Herbert, Adam Schlegel

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) continues to grow in popularity across every type of enterprise application. And SaaS purchases can be both expensive and mission-critical — putting more pressure on potential buyers to create a formal business case. This report for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals looks at the longer-term impact of replacing an on-premises application with SaaS and includes models for CRM and ERP. This is an update of a previously published report.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Services Providers For Next-Generation Oracle Applications, Q4 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 27 Services Providers For Next-Generation Oracle Applications

    October 9, 2018 Amanda LeClair, Liz Herbert

    Buyers can use Oracle services partners for help with innovation, business change, solution implementation, and ongoing support. The landscape of providers is diverse — and changing fast. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a services provider for Oracle's next-generation products and select vendors based on capabilities, scale, and experience.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Buy Then Build: The New World Of SaaS Development

    Understanding The Three Models Of Software Delivery With SaaS As A Foundation

    July 18, 2018 John R. Rymer, Kate Leggett, Liz Herbert

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) and low-code platforms are transforming how companies think about build-versus-buy software-sourcing decisions. Application development and delivery (AD&D) pros now have powerful, quick tools for extending SaaS solutions — and for building wholly new modules based on these platforms. The upside: fast delivery of new capabilities. The downside: compromised app upgrades, slower app changes, and rising costs. Read this report to understand how to implement a buy-then-build strategy for SaaS and avoid its pitfalls.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: SAP's New ERP Licensing For The Digital Age And What CIOs Should Do About It

    SAP's New Commercial Approach Creates Opportunities And Risks For Its Customers

    April 26, 2018 Duncan Jones

    If you are one of the many CIOs for whom SAP is a key provider of business applications, you need to act now on its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) licensing for the digital age. This report describes why SAP's response to the indirect access issue creates dangers for CIOs who underestimate its significance. It will also explain how to take advantage of the opportunity of presented by SAP's need to address its customers trust crisis, and use it as a catalyst to reassess, renegotiate, and reinvigorate your business relationship with SAP.

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