Aberdeen ERP TCO Midsize_July 2007

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Unformatted text preview: ompanies. © 2007 Aberdeen Group, Inc. www.aberdeen.com Aberdeen TCO Series Calculation of Averages The 2006 ERP in Manufacturing survey asked respondents to enter numerical values for actual costs. In order to improve response rates, the 2007 ERP in Manufacturing study respondents were provided with data ranges to choose from. Actual averages were calculated using the midpoint of each range. While this method is not as precise, it improved both the quality and quantity of data used. Telephone: 617 723 7890 040307a The Total Cost of ERP Ownership in Mid-Size Companies Page 2 Costs Scale with Company Size One would naturally expect a correlation between the size of the ERP deployment and costs. Because Aberdeen’s definition of mid-size companies spans such a broad range, and because companies at the low end of the scale can be very different from those at the top end, we capture company size in finer granularity within the full range of mid-size companies. As a company grows, the number of users goes up, along with the total cost of software and s...
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