CIO Driven Mergers and Acquisitions
This research explores the role of the CIO in mergers and acquisitions. Do they provide Post Merger Integration (PMI) or get engaged in the M&A process up-front? Excellent Discussion! (100+ pages)
Post Merger Integration is the CIOs purview - design the processes of the combined entity and automate them is the objective for good reason. Two separate sets of processes and IT Organizations cannot possibly be good for business leave alone the higher cost of running such an operation. Is this the most effective use the IT Department?
There is a sense that IT must get involved up-front to really make a difference. There is an even greater realization that the scope of this early engagement must encompass ALL aspects of the merger or acquisition - not just finding synergies in IT and operations. So, how early is early enough? How deep should this involvement run? How should the CIO communicate this value proposition to their peers and the CEO? How should the CIO prepare for this new business leadership role?
This research is a good place to start. It explores the role of IT early on in the M&A game, the value it can bring to the table, and how to go about it. MUST READ for CIOs!
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This paper proposes an IT Governance Framework that specifies decision rights and accountability in post merger integration of the IT function. This paper presents a framework based on both hard and soft factors to understand the outcome of post merger integration. This framework can be an excellent tool in decision making to ensure PMI success. (400 pages)
What produces the most synergy in M&A? IT of course. Who is the red haired step child in M&A? IT of course! This paper explores the key issues that need to be addressed in post merger integration when acquirers integrate five core functions: information technology (IT), research and development (R&D), procurement, production and networks, and sales and mar... This e-book presents a case study focused on the role of enterprise architecture in post merger integration of information technology. Excellent Read!! (400 pages)
This research report highlights the critical success factors in post merger integration. Due diligence activities usually are focused primarily on business and financial issues. Thus, many organizations fail to look closely enough at the information technology aspects of the deal. As a consequence, companies may put large proportions of... Post merger integration used to be the buzz word and imperative for merger success. This whitepaper helps focus on the "golden window" of opportunity. Surprise - it lies before the merger! This in-depth report lays the foundation for a meaningful understanding of successful post merger integration of information technology. It explains the issues with technology integration between two companies after a merger or acquisition, why they ... The merger of Daimler and Chrysler made perfect sense on paper. Now that there is talk of Chrysler being on the block again, did they forget to put critical things on that paper? M&A success depends on IT integration. This synergy is exponentially higher if IT is at the table - early! This presentation provides critical success factors for mergers and acquisitions to succeed over the long term. This paper discusses using statistical analysis techniques for risk management in post merger integration This paper discusses cross border post merger integration trends, the challenges they pose and ways to deal with them. This research study discusses the critical success factors and "do and don't" of post merger integration (PMI) A Review of Business Consulting Literature to assess the Effects of Mergers and Post-Merger Integration. This paper presents the lessons learnt from post merger integration at nine (9) companies that came out ahead after the merger. Making the right strategic choices can make all the difference between success and failure of a merger. This report discusses the key strategic and tactical issues to consider before and during a merger to develop an effective integration plan. This report discusses four special issues in post merger integration namely, carving out value from spinoffs, working productively with unions, rising to the challenge of rapidly developing economies, and putting customers at the heart of PMI. This presentation explores the role of the CIO in mergers and acquisitions.
Posted on 07/02/2018 by