Cloud-based Enterprise Resources Planning System (ERP) - A Review of the Literature

Yuqiuge Hao, Petri Helo


Cloud computing recently attracted a lot of attentions. The growing number of articles on cloud is an indication of its importance. Cloud ERP is a specific service delivered by cloud model. It provides companies the benefits of all business management functionalities with minimum IT investment and low cost. Despite cloud ERP is being promoted as a new strategy to improve companies’ management and operations, no systematic research on cloud ERP has been published until now. The main objectives of this research are to review up-to-date publications on cloud ERP, to classify the publications based on a suitable classification of themes and to develop a conceptual framework for organizing its related knowledge. In this paper, 40 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications are analysed and classified into different themes. A concept framework is designed with four domains: Technology Innovation, Business Model, Development Method and Usage & Assimilation. This framework specifies the research gap between cloud ERP and business alignment. In the end, some research agendas are developed.


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Hao Y. and Helo P. (2014). Cloud-based Enterprise Resources Planning System (ERP) - A Review of the Literature . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-028-4, pages 185-192. DOI: 10.5220/0004869401850192

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author={Yuqiuge Hao and Petri Helo},
title={Cloud-based Enterprise Resources Planning System (ERP) - A Review of the Literature},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Cloud-based Enterprise Resources Planning System (ERP) - A Review of the Literature
SN - 978-989-758-028-4
AU - Hao Y.
AU - Helo P.
PY - 2014
SP - 185
EP - 192
DO - 10.5220/0004869401850192