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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.

Become a Strategic CIO – Phases 1-4

CIOs have to act now and arm themselves with the competencies required to become a strategic business partner and earn a seat at the table with their executive peers.

Become a Strategic CIO – Phase 1: Launch

Before getting started on your personal development as CIO, ensure you are ready to become a strategic partner.

Become a Strategic CIO – Phase 2: Assess

Assess your strategic CIO competencies and executive stakeholder relationships to assist with your personal development goals.

Become a Strategic CIO – Phase 3: Plan

Explore a variety of actions to address your competency gaps. Proceed to create a personal development plan and stakeholder management strategy.

Become a Strategic CIO – Phase 4: Execute

It is paramount that CIOs track and revisit their personal development. Develop a scorecard to benchmark your performance on personal development initiatives.
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