ERP: Is High ROI and Low TCO Possible? - Aberdeen
Source: Sage Software
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor that influences Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. While the focus for the past decade or more from both ERP solution providers as well as their customers has been on reducing the TCO of ERP, as companies brace themselves in this down economy, ERP projects (upgrades, extensions, new implementations) run the risk of being delayed just when they are needed the most. Focusing exclusively on TCO is no longer enough. The focal point must now expand to include Return on Investment (ROI) of ERP projects in order to justify continued investment and maximize business benefits. What can the average company expect to pay for ERP and the resultant business benefits that can be derived from a successful implementation? Read this valuable and insightful Aberdeen Report.