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Unformatted text preview: O has proven to be a significant factor in software selection, it is
important to keep both costs and benefits in mind throughout the life of an ERP
implementation and beyond. Aberdeen’s Realize the Returns from Enterprise
Management Applications found that Best-in-Class are on average 88% more
likely to estimate ROI before initiating projects and are 130% more likely to
measure ROI after project completion. As a result, these best performing
companies produce, on average, 93% more improvement across a variety of
metrics such as cost reductions, schedule performance, headcount reduction or
redeployment, and quality improvements. This finding, along with recommended
actions from the 2007 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark, lead Aberdeen to
strongly recommend considering all costs associated with ERP, estimating ROI
prior to embarking on major ERP projects, and calculating ROI upon
For more information on this or other research topics, please visit
www.aberdeen.com. 1To the astute reader, “Software $’s per User” does not equal “Average Software $’s” divided by
“Average Users” for the following reason:...
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This document was uploaded on 10/08/2013.
- Fall '13