One of the many questions that companies, especially IT departments, face in a post M&A environment is “How do we identify and manage access rights to existing and new systems that are in place?”
Not only do new approval processes need to be established, but providing a common platform to define and execute processes, document proper approvals and provide users immediate updates are simply not in place to handle the additional workload.
Depending on which study one reads, 50% to 80% of all mergers and acquisitions turn out to be financially unsuccessful. Research also indicates that senior executives rate "underestimating the importance and difficulty of integrating cultures" as a major cause of integration failures.
We explain how some companies avoided the worst case scenario.