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Application Leaders Responsible for ERP: Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures (Stage 5: Executing the Merger/Acquisition)

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00320030

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Ranadip Chandra


During Stage 5 of the M&A process, the merger/acquisition is executed, including business and technology activities. The application leader responsible for ERP oversees the ERP transition team as the ERP solutions are merged, migrated or otherwise disposed of.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • The M&A Transition Process and the ERP Transition Process
    • ERP Transition Planning
    • Early Projects
    • Business-Process-Oriented Projects
    • IT and ERP Infrastructure Projects
    • Employee Change Projects
  • Building a 90-Day Plan
  • What the ERP Leader Should Do

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