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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide ERP 2017 Predictions

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide ERP 2017 Predictions

This IDC study outlines the worldwide ERP top 10 predictions over the next one to three years.As i-ERP applications begin to take hold, the businesses' digital transformation (DX) strategy becomes increasingly important. This IDC FutureScape is a culmination of our ERP team's perspective on how these new i-ERP systems and applications will impact the business in the next few years. Resources of talent, business processes, and technology will all be altered, changing our businesses significantly. "Intelligent ERP is changing the way businesses utilize technology; enable predictive, engaging business processes; and provide intelligence at each juncture within the business strategy and execution paths. Change is a given, but the rate of change and the implications from the shift to intelligent applications is a major business paradigm that cannot be ignored," said Mickey North Rizza, program VP, Enterprise Applications.

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IDC FutureScape Figure
Executive Summary
IDC FutureScape Predictions
Summary of External Drivers
Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
Prediction 1: By 2018, 35% of Line-of-Business Leaders Will Demand Intelligent Enterprise Applications to Improve Business Processes and Resource Utilization
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Prediction 2: By 2018, Assistive and Conversational UX Will Be a Primary Differentiator in the Selection of at Least 40% of ERP Systems and Associated Applications
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Prediction 3: By 2020, i-ERP Systems and Applications Will Be Core to an Organization's Digital Innovation Strategy But Only 25% of Businesses Will Increase Productivity and Profits Because of It
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Prediction 4: By 2019, 40% of Siloed ERP Application Projects Will Fail Due to Insufficient IT and Line-of-Business Collaboration, Application Integration, and Governance
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Prediction 5: By 2020, 40% of Large Organizations Will Have at Least 60% of Their ERP Applications in the Public Cloud
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Prediction 6: By 2019, 60% of Organizations Will Measure the Change and Impact of Resource Optimization Across People, Processes, and New i-ERP Systems and Applications
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Prediction 7: By 2018, 60% of Buyers Will Depend upon Their i-ERP Application Vendors' Marketplaces for the Latest Intelligent Capabilities
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Prediction 8: By 2019, 70% of Enterprises Will Be in a Quandary on Future Talent Requirements to Support i-ERP
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Prediction 9: Guided by the Business World, 80% of Business Schools Will Redesign Curriculum to Include Machine Learning and Cognitive Technologies for New Intelligent Business Initiatives by 2019
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Prediction 10: By 2020, 30% of Global 1000 CEOs Will Be Strategically Planning Significant Resource Shifts from Human to Intelligent Systems, Cutting Across Multiple Functions and Processes
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IT Impact
Guidance
Advice for Technology Buyers
External Drivers: Detail
DX: Technology-Centric Transformation Altering Business and Society
Everything, Everywhere: The Rise of Computer-Based Intelligence
DX Delta: Industry Leaders Widen Performance Gap
Talent Crunch: Global Demand for Digital Workers
Platform Economy: The Ecosystem Battle for Scale
Innovation Impasse: Systems of Record Constrain Evolution
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