Trends Report

Mastering Mergers And Acquisitions

Raise Your Game To Make IT An Asset In Future Deals

April 8th, 2021
PC
Patrick Carroll
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Matthew Guarini , Lewis Nottonson , Diane Lynch

Summary

As overall market volatility and uncertainty increase, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) will once again become a core strategic option for business decision-makers. Unfortunately, few IT organizations have deep expertise in handling M&A activity, yet business success is dependent upon IT's successful integration. Without a well-thought-out and effectively managed plan, IT risks an incomplete integration, business frustration with its capability, loss of critical staff, higher costs, and an unnecessarily complex environment. Technology executives should read this report to better understand the role they must play to enable a successful integration and what the process should look like.

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