An IT Perspective of an Acquisition – The Top 6 Must Do List

Nearly two-thirds of mergers fail to capitalize on potential synergy due to an inability to integrate or consolidate diverse cultures, processes and technologies. These companies experience a Value Gap – the unhappy coincidence of achieved value offset by unanticipated challenges, reducing value from the merger. By following six essential steps for post-merger success, you can overcome the Value Gap using Emergent Value – synergies after the deal is made that can add energy, creativity and create opportunities.

Learning Objectives: After completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Objective 1: Learn the importance of focusing on business value to realize the potential of acquisitions.
  • Objective 2: Discuss Emergent Value synergies, such as reinventing processes and shedding obsolete practices.
  • Objective 3: List the six essential post-merger steps to take to avoid the common pitfalls of failed mergers.

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