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Application Leaders Responsible for ERP: Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures (What the Acquisition Target Should Do)

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00320034

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan , Ranadip Chandra


The application leader responsible for ERP in the target enterprise must coordinate between their own team and the delegates from the buyer enterprise to provide a realistic scenario of the target's ERP system to the buyer and help them determine the way forward for the ERP transition.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Stage 3 and Stage 4: ERP Leader Actions for Target Enterprises
    • Evaluating Assets
    • Understanding How the ERP Operations Work
    • Evaluating People
  • Stage 5: ERP Leader Actions for Target Enterprises

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