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Oct 2017 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US43155917

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Top 10 Predictions

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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

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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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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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IT Impact

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Prediction 9: By 2021, 25% of Enterprises Will Codevelop Custom Intelligent IP with Their Services and Technology Vendors

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

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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