That being said, most companies have not achieved significant ROI because it took them two to three years to get...
up and running. They used the system in steady stat for about three more. And after six years, their requirements have shifted so they've had to rip out the older systems. It's frankly too hard to measure a complete ERP project. However, they have definitely received benefits. The issue is that the amount of change makes it hard to determine ROI.
It's the hope that newer architectures will provide more flexibility so software can run longer and be more adaptable or Software as a Service (SaaS) deployments will increase ROI.
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