WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation
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Understanding the strategic value of IT in M&A via @McKinsey #CIO #M&A #digitalTransformation

Understanding the strategic value of IT in M&A via @McKinsey #CIO #M&A #digitalTransformation | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

Many mergers don’t live up to expectations, because they stumble on the integration of technology and operations. But a well-planned strategy for IT integration can help mergers succeed.

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WHY IT MATTERS: this older article from McKinsey helps highlight the importance of IT - and I would assume digital technologies if the paper was written in 2019.

More insights into a framework to leverage IT in M&A context here: https://sophisticatedfinance.typepad.com/sophisticated_finance/2011/01/it-due-diligence.html 

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A #startup expriment in #transparency shares reasons, financial details and nextsteps when laying off 10 people

A #startup expriment in #transparency shares reasons, financial details and nextsteps when laying off 10 people | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it
Some tough news: Buffer has made 10 layoffs, 11% of the team. We want to share openly how we got here, the financial details and how we’re moving forward.
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A great read on how digital economy startups are doing things differently by sharing everything from revenues to salaries to how they are hiring and firing people. A great source of inspiration for anyone that ever had a startup and needed to take tough decisions.

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