Manage IT to Successfully Solve Business Challenges & Drive Business Value

While IT is not the only driver of M&A integration success, its importance in business integration is crucial to ensure synergies and business processes are optimized to eventually solve business challenges and create value for both organizations. Involving your IT teams in the late stage of such a complex project might mean business disruption as well as risks and difficulties to reconcile two systems in a quick and efficient way.

Bringing the Softlanding experts in the early stage of the M&A process will give your team the tools to make the right strategic decisions while transforming challenges into opportunities

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M&A Services We Deliver

Our Merger & Acquisition services have been designed to optimize business processes and outcomes while tackling your most critical technology priorities. We have developed a four-stage methodology that takes the burden of consulting away and helps you better deal with risks while focusing on adoption & change management along the different phases to help you make better and faster decisions.

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Security Foundation

  • Establish a common security & operational baseline
  • Evaluate security posture to identify risks and issues
  • Full user account management lifecycle

End-User Experience Foundation

  • Establish a common baseline for the staff devices (corporate & personal)
  • Assign experience profile and services for each staff member
  • Identify gaps in the user experience to avoid disruption/inconvenience

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Collaboration & Communication

  • Design information architecture to enhance collaboration and communication
  • Identify synergies and niches that can operate independently
  • Develop best practices to improve productivity

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Business Systems & Processes

  • Ensure efficient IT integration management
  • Develop best practices to improve IT operating model
  • Develop new processes around finance, project management, IT sourcing, etc.

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IT infrastructure

  • Simplify and consolidate IT infrastructure
  • Find better ways to manage your IT infrastructure
  • Establish a common IT governance

How It Works

A four-stage proven methodology that helps you deal with risk management

During the M&A process, risk management cannot be overlooked and some common risks can be anticipated. Softlanding has developed a methodology, along with strategic and tactical playbooks, that follow a defined process for each workstream listed above in helping identify and manage risks during the overall process.

Softlanding’s methodology and approach is rooted in aligning IT priorities with the business goals of the acquisition, and is agile and flexible – with an inherent focus on adoption & change management to ensure business continuity and optimal end user experience throughout the process.