Essentials for IT Effectiveness Across the Entire M&A Lifecycle

2020-09-29T10:00:00-05:00 to 2020-09-29T11:00:00-05:00

Essentials for IT Effectiveness Across the Entire M&A Lifecycle

Pick your metaphor for IT M&A…the “long pole in the tent”; critical path; synergy trap; sinkhole, disaster. You’ve heard them all. Don’t you think it’s now time to hear more about how to get IT M&A right than wrong? Join this expert IT M&A panel for a lively discussion of what works, the lessons learned, and practical insights for truly successful IT M&A at each phase of the M&A lifecycle. Topics include:

  • Building and Sustaining IT M&A Readiness
  • Phase 1: Strategy and Targeting - Getting “read-in” right from the start; getting a seat at the table 
  • Phase 2: DD: IT priorities for Diligence
  • Phase 3: Pre-Announce. Strat Framework, Discovery 
  • Phase 4: Pre-Close. Preparing for Day 1 Requirements
  • Phase 5: Post-Close. Day 100 planning / execution; governance
  • Phase 6: Long-term Value Creation: IT Roadmap, IT optimization/consolidation; supporting key business initiatives

Based on and extracted from the M&A Leadership Council’s newest online training program, the Art of M&A IT Effectiveness, you will learn practical take-aways for your executive and deal team, your IMO/DMO, work-stream leaders, and of course, your IT team!