Enterprise Software 2011: A Look Ahead

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    Ericka Chickowski

Risk management and mitigation

Risk management and mitigation

Organizations will increasingly look to third-party consultants and services firms for advice on avoiding disaster projects and products with costly hidden TCO.
Think ERP implementations are immune to the cloud? Think again. A new study says that the ERP market is going through a transformation and more customers are looking to the cloud. For instance, a quarter of organizations are using traditional ERP solutions that are hosted off-site, and 17 percent are choosing SaaS delivery for their solutions. Part of the change is more attention to cost efficiency. The average cost of an ERP project dropped from $6.2 million in 2009 to $5.48 million in 2010. And time of deployment increased with projects reduced by about four months in the last year. Here's a look at some of the ERP deployment numbers and some predictions from the experts at Panorama Consulting.
This article was originally published on 2011-03-24