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Commentary: ERP -- Five Things Every Municipal CIO Needs to Know

October 12, 2008 By

long-term ROI to support the overall strategic initiative.

Enterprise Solutions Are Tied to Survival

Enterprise solutions are a necessary leap that every government organization must eventually make -- those that don't will fall behind and be outpaced by their peers. Those that implement these solutions poorly are in a similar, or worse, position. Regardless of the economy or market, organizations with less resource-intensive, more automated business processes will ultimately have the upper hand when it comes to returning value from their limited resources (e.g., appropriation/budget). An enterprise solution alone is not the endgame, but it is a vital component of the executive's strategic move to gain an edge that will yield a consistent, ongoing value from their efforts to achieve an agency's mission. Administrators and oversight bodies alike will note that such executives and their agencies consistently exceed their expectations and their peers in government.

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