, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 359-367
Date: 08 Nov 2011

ERP On Demand Platform

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Abstract

Platforms for SaaS-based enterprise applications are prospering and the number of on-demand ERP vendors is increasing. We combine both phenomena for the first time and illustrate how the integration of a sustainability benchmarking service into an on-demand ERP platform provides added value beyond pure cost savings. By applying a qualitative system dynamics approach we identify self-reinforcing mechanisms which allow a faster and more comprehensive market penetration compared to providing these services separately.

Accepted after two revisions by Dr. Wohlgemuth.
This article is also available in German in print and via http://www.wirtschaftsinformatik.de: Koslowski T, Strüker J (2011) ERP-On-Demand-Plattform. Komplementäreffekte am Beispiel eines Nachhaltigkeits-Benchmarking-Dienstes. WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK. doi: 10.1007/s11576-011-0297-8.