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TO 465 Management Consulting (Capstone): ERP & IT Systems

Your Consulting Firm's Hub for Market Research and Support

Identifying Company IT Systems

Identify IT systems used by a company.  Look up a company and select Technologies in Use or TechCrunch located in left menu.

ERP & IT System Vendor Identification & Assessment

Consult the Magic Quadrants which identify ERP and other system vendors and assess their capabilities, i.e.:

  • Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises (2020)
  • Critical Capabilities for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises (2020)


  • ERP Primer for 2020
  • The Future of ERP is Composable (Oct 2020)
  • Hype Cycle for ERP, 2020
  • 2019 Strategic Roadmap for Postmodern ERP
  • Top ERP Cost Optimization Actions Post-Covid-19 (Oct 2020)
  • ERP Projects: Twenty Ways to Reduce Cost, Time and Effort
  • Vendor Rating: SAP  (Also try other vendors)

Search strategies:

Use Advanced Search; Select Search for terms in -> Title or Title and Summary
Apply terms: ERP; Vendor Rating

ERP Implementation Cost & Time Estimates

2018 provides info such as:

  • ERP cost as percentage of annual revenue
  • Most frequently selected ERP systems
  • Average ERP implementation time

How to Develop Initial Cost Estimates for ERP Initiation. Gartner. July 9, 2019. ID: G00402370

ERP Implementation Agreement Samples