One way to develop the value added provided by IT to overall Operations and Functions and to better contribute to Enterprise Performance is to adopt a “Best of Breed Solutions Architecture”:
- limiting the ERP scope to Core Operational and Transactional Functionalities such as Ordering, Invoicing, Booking, Paying or Standard Reporting;
- integrating “Best of Breed Solutions” around the ERP with Generic Agile Technologies (e.g. for Data, Process and Analytics Management) and with Specific Applications to better address Operations and Functions needs (e.g. Niche Solutions);
- adopting Usage Based Solutions in Cloud for standard needs and on Premise for specific one’s.