Because of our ERP software selection expertise, we often receive inquiries from clients and others in the ERP community about our thoughts regarding how ERP software vendors compare to one another. However, because of our diverse ERP experience, we are hesitant to make broad generalizations and usually tell clients that “it depends.” It depends on clients’ unique business needs, budgetary limitations, technical environment, where they are headed as a business, etc.
For those that aren’t fond of the “it depends” response, Forrester recently conducted an analysis of the best strategy of the two primary Tier I ERP software vendors: SAP and Oracle. Not only is it an interesting analysis, but the results are different from the last time they conducted the study in 2006.
Click here to read the article. However, as you can imagine, we caution against making too many broad generalizations from the analysis.