This timely three-part podcast series offers technology, global markets and banking best practices for successful merger integration and outlines the ins and outs of merger integration. The podcasts dissect how and where organizations can improve their integration processes from a technology, global markets and banking perspective respectively, and serve to answer listeners’ primary questions about best practices for integrating organizations before, during and after a merger.
The first podcast in the series, “What is Driving Merger Integration: A Technology Perspective,” showcases managing director of BearingPoint’s CIO Advisory Practice Julien Courbe. Julien’s insights span numerous best-of-breed recommendations, including the imperative need to enroll the business in all aspects of technology decisions during today’s lightning-speed mergers, where the two must work in aligned partnership to drive cost savings and efficiency.
The second podcast features BearingPoint senior vice president of Global Capital Markets Peter Horowitz. “What is Driving Merger Integration: A Global Markets Perspective” highlights the importance of aligning and maintaining company values and vision, and prioritizing client, product and service segmentation appropriately to move toward the future of the business.
The final podcast in the series, “What is Driving Merger Integration: A Banking Perspective,” features Frank Mackris, vice president of BearingPoint’s Banking practice. Frank speaks to the increasing complexity of today’s mergers, and stresses the need for decision makers to seize opportunities to create new cultures, blend leadership and advance technologies to move forward with the best of everything from each organization.
To shed additional light on this timely topic, read the merger integration Q&A where the experts further elaborate on their ideas. What do you think drives merger and integration? Share your thoughts with us.