Enterprise Apps Slideshow: ERP Upgrades Give Companies a 'Big Data' Edge

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 01-06-2012

ERP Upgrades Give Companies a 'Big Data' Edge

49% of executives surveyed say their organizations are overwhelmed with data.

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56% of executives say that the cloud can help them become more agile and competitive.

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59% of respondents say the cloud will bring data-management challenges, despite the interest in the technology.

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53% of execs say the cloud raises business-transformation issues, down from 82% a year ago.

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62% of those surveyed say their organizations are working to improve decision-making.

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41% of execs say their organizations plan an ERP upgrade.

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26% of those execs plan to do an implementation within the next 12 months.

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Perceived Benefits of ERP Upgrades: Improved efficiencies (as cited by 48% of survey respondents) Elimination of manual processes (42%) Improved alignment between IT and business (37%) Improved compliance (34%)

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