So often, the focus of a post-merger integration technology project is on Day One. But what happens on Day Two – the day after you’ve gone live with your new tech environment?
A good Post-Merger Integration plan is effectively a sales document that will be circulated and assessed by all parties. Therefore, it needs to be convincing, and it needs to work.
Everyone’s eyes will be on the transformation team’s proposed plan, which will assess the feasibility and associated risk.
In order to plan a more effective M&A IT transformation and deliver a better "Day One" solution it is essential to understand the characteristics that are different within a M&A IT transformation. Being aware of these differences will allow better planning - hence here are the five main differences of a M&A IT project: