Gartner Research

Why, Where and How to Use Consultants for M&A IT Integration

Published: 14 October 2013

ID: G00249725

Analyst(s): Ansgar Schulte

Summary

IT plays a critical role in almost all M&A deals. Effective consulting support can enhance the chances for integration success. Use this report to assess where consultants can be useful in M&A-related IT integration and how to maximize the benefits of an engagement while minimizing potential risks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Why Use Consultants
  • Where to Use Consultants
    • Presignature Advisory
    • Postsignature Planning and Integration
  • How to Use Consultants
    • Target Assessment
    • Integration Planning
    • Integration Program Management and Support

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