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How I&O Can Survive and Thrive During Mergers and Acquisitions

Published: 10 February 2017

ID: G00319442

Analyst(s): Ed Holub


Mergers and acquisitions are often highly disruptive for infrastructure and operations organizations. I&O leaders looking to capitalize on this opportunity and to transform their organizations in the future should start by forming tiger teams from each functional area in I&O to triage the situation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Form a Tiger Team to Triage the Situation
  • Categorize and Prioritize M&A Opportunities
  • Identify and Pursue Previously Nonviable Opportunities
  • Revise the Organizational Structure to Match the New Situation

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