Give IT a Fighting Chance: An M&A Information Technology Integration Framework
Getting information technology (IT) ready to sustain business growth by merger, acquisition or divestiture is a critical business challenge. However, acquisitions can be so varied and dynamic and the nature of each transaction so unique, that it is virtually impossible to establish an IT environment that is prepared for all potential acquisition opportunities.
“Give IT a fighting chance” highlights some key principles for developing an effective IT strategy that can prepare an organization to effectively execute the integration of an acquired entity. This Deloitte Consulting LLP point of view provides an overview of Deloitte’s “plug and play” merger and acquisition (M&A) IT Integration framework and describes the five fundamental elements of the framework, including:
- M&A business direction
- IT architecture
- IT funding and governance
- IT organization
- M&A IT execution
Download the attached article to learn more about the “plug and play” M&A IT Integration framework.