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Application Leaders Responsible for ERP: Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures (Stage 6: Operational Review)

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00320023

Analyst(s): Ranadip Chandra , Pat Phelan


Stage 6 is the final stage of the M&A process — when the merger/acquisition event is examined to determine whether the initial targets have been accomplished. Application leaders responsible for ERP must actively participate in the operational review to evaluate the success of the ERP transition.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine Whether Acquisition Value Expectations Will Be Met
  • Determine How to Improve the Process
  • What the ERP Leader Can Do

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