”Because if you ‘re prepared and you know what it takes, it’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.” – Mark Cuban.
Involving IT teams early during M&A can help investors avoid execution challenges in creating expected business value. If engaged early, technology teams can positively influence the outcome of a transaction by planning achievable technology strategy and defining how IT can support at every stage. But it is important to have a technical advisor who has a blend of business savvy and deep technology expertise.
It is very critical that they have deep hands-on experience in integrating disparate technology platforms and can provide unbiased guidance to support your goals and objectives.
The digital and technology space is continuously evolving and due diligence has to constantly adapt to provide pragmatic assessment and recommendation. With our prior experience in technology leadership, digital strategy, and delivery accountability we understand the role technology teams & platforms play in the transaction landscape along with what investors will be looking for in the technology due diligence. We also detail how IT organizations can position themselves as strategic partners that can add significant value throughout the M&A lifecycle.