Make IT a Successful Partner in M&A Integration – Phases 1-4

Organizations continue to underestimate the role of IT during M&A integration. Use the steps in this blueprint to kick-start your IT integration effort.

Make IT a Successful Partner in M&A Integration – Phase 1: Launch the Project

Get off to a head start by identifying M&A business objectives and designing the IT end-state vision accordingly.

Make IT a Successful Partner in M&A Integration – Phase 2: Conduct Discovery and Design the Technology End-State

Kick-start the discovery of each IT domain in both organizations and design the resultant state.

Make IT a Successful Partner in M&A Integration – Phase 3: Initiate Operational Imperatives and Quick-Wins

During discovery, identify operational imperatives and quick-wins to maintain business function while capturing synergies.

Make IT a Successful Partner in M&A Integration – Phase 4: Develop an Integration Roadmap

Following discovery, build an integration roadmap to achieve the technology end-state.

Storyboard: Take Control of Compliance Improvement to Conquer Every Audit

This blueprint walks a CIO through the compliance cycle in an effort to improve compliance, reduce compliance costs, and bring value to the business through targeted...

Revive Your Risk Management Program with a Regular Health Check – Phase 1: Refine IT Risk Management Governance

Use this phase to perform a retrospective of your IT risk management program and create an improvement plan.

Establish an Effective IT Steering Committee – Phase 1: Build the Steering Committee Charter

This phase of the blueprint, Establish an Effective IT Steering Committee, will help you build your IT steering committee charter.

Revive Your Risk Management Program with a Regular Health Check – Phase 2: Reassess IT Risk Events and Identify New Threats

Use this phase to re-assess previously identified risk events and identify new threats.

Establish an Effective IT Steering Committee – Phase 4: Define the Prioritization Criteria

This phase of the blueprint, Establish an Effective IT Steering Committee, will help you build a project intake and prioritization process.
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