Gartner Information Technology Research

IT Decision Frameworks for M&A and Divestitures

Published: 10 January 2020

ID: G00466905

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from 16 members regarding the technology and staffing decisions being made as part of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures (MA&D). We look at members' volume of MA&D transactions over the past three years. The summary also explores members' approaches and frameworks for IT decision-making as well as the ways they handle ERP processes and platforms for MA&D activities. It ends with an examination of members' approaches to staffing for these MA&D transactions – whether they use permanent teams, temporary teams, external resources, or any other method.

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