Using Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to Manage ERP Value


 A framework to calculate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

 This research bulletin discusses the following:

1) Identify major factors that influence the total cost of ownership (TCO) of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
2) Identify tactics and strategies to contain TCO for ERP systems

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