Part 1 of this blog series revisited Agresso’s post-implementation agility capabilities as a major tenet for the vendor’s continued growth in a hostile and depressed environment. The continued organic growth has been complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and/or partnerships.
More important, however, is the issue of whether Agresso has become a legitimate force to replace larger
firm Robert Frances Group (RFG ): “83 percent of companies stick with their current [ERP] supplier mostly because: 1) it costs too much to switch, 2) they cannot afford to invest the time to switch, 3) it’s not the biggest pressing problem, 4) the end user training costs or other elements make the return on investment (ROI) too far out…” The Change (of Guard) is in the Air? Still, Agresso believes that ERP buying habits are changing at long last. The downward trend we see in SAP or Oracle