The Six Golden Rules of Post Merger IT Integration
This article discusses best practices for rapid and comprehensive IT systems integration because it enhances the chances of overall merger success.
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Ever wonder what happens when business and IT are not aligned? Well, like most other things in life, there are symptoms of misalignment. Monitoring them and analyzing them can help you avert disaster. 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)
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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... This e-book introduces a framework for post merger integration of the IT function and demonstrates its successful use through case studies. Excellent resource for the CIO to understand the critical role of IT integration in an M&A and how to achieve ... 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. More than half of all acquisitions actually destroy shareholder value, according to independent research, and integration efforts that fall short of the mark are often to blame! 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. New research shows an important difference in the way senior IT executives and senior business managers define success in a merger transaction. What’s behind this “alignment gap”? How will it affect M&A execution in the future? This is not your father's M&A market. We are observing a fundamental shift in economic power to China and India. What now? This presentation explores the role of the CIO in mergers and acquisitions. Approaching the integration of information technology functions in a perfunctory, arms-length manner both tempts fate and misses out on the very real benefits a well-planned and effectively executed IT integration can bring. Indeed, Booz Allen resea... Approaching the integration of information technology functions in a perfunctory, arms-length manner both tempts fate and misses out on the very real benefits a well-planned and effectively executed IT integration can bring. Indeed, Booz Allen resea...
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