Nov 22 2022
MORE INSIGHTS FROM PTS CONSULTING. YOU HAVE TO BE A CONTRIBUTOR TO THE DEAL STRATEGY IF YOU WANT TO ADD VALUE
In this 2nd episode with PTS Consulting, we pick up with Barry Lewington and Hugh Van Wijk where we left off. but take time to delve deeper into some of the critical success factors in managing technology transition or transformation during M&A.Seasoned M&A professionals won't be surprised the hear that technology itself isn't the most important element. In fact it doesn't appear on Barry and Hugh's top four recommendationsBe involved from the beginning and make sure you have an advisors seat at the leadership tableMake sure that you are a contributor to the deal thesis, not jut someone who receives a 'fait accompli' from the board or operating leadership.Have the personal presence and expertise to operate (and communicate) at all levels from shop floor to Exec Suite to Boardroom.And always follow the guiding principle of good project management PLAN for successful outcomes, PLAN for expediency and efficiency and PLAN to be on time on budget.I'm sure we will hear more from Barry and Hugh, in fact there are rumours they may record a podcast episode every month. Watch this space.About PTSPTS offers clients a personalised service to transform their operations through technology. We combine visionary thinking and strategic guidance with innovative design and practical implementation to ensure technology transforms, engages, and optimises.