Unconscious Bias – Can it Be Measured?

The first semester of studying film and screenwriting was exciting, and one teaching technique stands out a decade later. A group of 20-30 of us visited the cinema at the British Film Institute weekly, and a film was projected, often very well-known ...

ITDD - Sovereign Capital Partners' Successful MBO of Utility Bidder

ITDD for a Successful MBO Sovereign Capital Partners, UK private equity Buy & Build specialist, have completed the successful management buy-out (MBO) of Utility Bidder, a leading energy broker, offering energy procurement services to UK, SME custome...

ITDD - Sovereign Capital Partners' Successful MBO of Utility Bidder

ITDD for a Successful MBO Sovereign Capital Partners, UK private equity Buy & Build specialist, have completed the succe...

5 Post-Merger Integration Challenges: Part Four – Day One Cutover

PMI Day One Cutover So...now we have taken to the steps to engage the technology staff, examine the technology environme...

5 Post-Merger Integration Challenges: Part One – Employee Engagement

What is a Post-Merger Integration? Mergers and acquisitions, or "M&A," are well-known to many, as they are often reporte...

5 reasons why conducting IT due diligence is important

There are always various statistics bandied about regarding the number of M&A deals that fail. And one of the reasons of...

Have your tech leaders assessed team cultures? 

The way M&A projects are handled has changed rapidly over recent years with new tools and methodologies being used to sp...

"Selling" is an essential skill for Post-Merger Integration teams.

A few years ago, I was asked to help with a troubled PMI project - the project and technical leads both demonstrated com...

How important is company culture to staff engagement?

Every company has its own set of characteristics. These may have evolved over many years or been the same since an organ...

Motivating Demotivated Teams in Mergers and Acquisitions

The post-merger integration phase is a tricky time for all businesses. In this crucial period, you need your teams to be...

Managing multi-generational technology workforces in a PMI project

Today’s technology departments are generally made up of people from diverse backgrounds and of different ages. There are...

Take a People First, Technology Second Approach to PMI

When you merge two companies, it’s not just two technology environments (or more) that need to become one; you’re also b...

Five questions EVERY investor should ask about technology

Grab our FREE must-have guide and discover the five questions you need to ask about the technology in your target pre-deal!

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