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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Predictions

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Predictions

This IDC study provides IDC's 2018 top 10 predictions for intelligent ERP systems and applications. "Intelligent ERP is changing the way businesses utilize technology with more automated tasks, incorporation of data, analysis of information, and predictive outcomes and alternatives. Intelligent technology is enhancing business processes and bringing more employee insights at warp speed, enabling the enterprise to quickly bring forward more personalized responses. Intelligent systems enable greater productivity, profitability, and the opportunity for more revenue as businesses harness the intelligence and become an intelligent enterprise," said Mickey North Rizza, program VP, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce.

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IDC FutureScape Figure
Executive Summary
IDC FutureScape Predictions
Summary of External Drivers
Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
Prediction 1: By the End of 2021, Intelligent Killer Apps Will Account for 20% of Enterprise Application Purchases
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Prediction 2: By 2021, the Change and Impact Tracked from i-ERP Will Be a Critical KPI and Profitability Enhancer Measured by 15% of Global 2000 Businesses
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Prediction 3: By 2020, 60% of Organizations Adopting i-ERP Applications Will Fail to Fully Benefit from Their Intelligent Capabilities, Unless Data and Application Integration Are Addressed with an Enterprisewide Data Strategy
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Prediction 4: By 2020, 15% of Administrative Workforce Responsibilities Will Be Routinized to Eliminate Human Intervention Through AI, Seamless System and Services Integrations, and Automated Surrogates
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Prediction 5: By 2020, Driven by the Human Versus Machine Driver, 30% of Back-Office Transactional Processing Will Be Automated Within Many Functional Applications
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Prediction 6: By 2020, 60% of the Global 2000 Businesses Will Depend on Their i-ERP Systems for the Intelligent Core in Their Digital Platform and to Enable Them to Scale Their Participation in the Platform Economy
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Prediction 7: By 2019, 10% of Cloud-Enabled ERP Applications Will Incorporate Embedded Risk Capabilities to Ensure the Algorithmic Recommendations and Actions Are Compliant with Corporate and Statuary Policies
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Prediction 8: By 2018, the Potential Cost and Risk of Noncompliance with Licensing Terms, as Well as Effort Spent on Compliance, Will Increase the Cost of Maintaining On-Premises ERP by More Than 25%
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Prediction 9: By 2021, 25% of Enterprises Will Codevelop Custom Intelligent IP with Their Services and Technology Vendors
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Prediction 10: By 2021, 90% of New Packaged Enterprise Applications Will Have an Embedded Decision Architecture That Automatically Detects and Evaluates Conditions and Makes Decisions About How to Respond
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Advice for Technology Buyers
External Drivers: Detail
Accelerating DX — Technology-Centric Transformation Altering Business and Society
Pace of Change — Technology Capabilities Enable Sustainable Change at the Speed of Digital Business
Human Versus Machine — The Impact of AI and Automation
Sense, Compute, Actuate — The New Data-Centric Paradigm
Platform Disruption — Unleashing Digital Innovation's Power for Scale
The Future Workforce — Global Demand for Digital Talent
Innovation Impasse — Legacy Systems Constraining Transformation
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