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Binary Tree publishes articles on improving IT cloud, M&A and modernization initiatives. Read the latest posts for news, insights, best practices and solutions for transforming Microsoft Office 365, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and IBM Notes/Domino.

Myth: A Divestiture is Merely an Acquisition in Reverse

Divestiture Acquistion Reverse.png Divestitures certainly share multiple attributes with acquisitions. But divestitures are often more complex than acquisitions, with more moving parts.

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IT and Divestitures: 4 Use Cases Every CIO Should Know About

Divestitures Social.png A review OF the different divestiture use cases and how CIOs can evaluate each through the lens of their company’s drivers, and tailor their IT transition strategies to address the unique demands of each.

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3 Things to Ask When Preparing IT for a Divestiture

Questions Social.png Good decisions cannot be made without first understanding your technology landscape and how it can make or break the deal. Advanced planning and preparing your IT for the divestiture are fundamental for success. Here are three critical questions you need to ask before preparing your IT department for a transition.

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How to Synchronize Directories on Day One of Your Merger

How to sync directories Merger.png Welcome to Day One. Your merger is a go. The deal is inked. The due diligence is done. Now, the merging organizations are ready to start working together. Or are they?

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A Quick and Simple 10-Step Process to creating a Unified Global Address List

Unifying GAL 10 steps.png Unifying directories is a key first step in any merger. It’s a small thing that can have a big impact on the overall success of the first few weeks and months of the merger.

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A Modern Super Hero: The Dynamic Role of IT During a Merger and Acquisition

Dynamic Role of IT during Mergers.png IT can be a powerful factor behind M&A success, assuring synergies are realized and ultimately increasing the deal-making capacity of acquirers. Here are re several areas where IT plays a major role.

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Are you M&A ready?

Are You MNA Ready.png Many of the best practices to prepare your people and processes for an M&A also overlap with your broader digital transformation journey. So, it is effort well spent to put some thought in now, as it will benefit your organization on several levels. Here are examples . . . .

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Creating an M&A Playbook

MnA playbook.png Put together an M&A playbook that describes how your technology team approaches an M&A. Document common factors, risks, or challenges that can speed—or impede—the M&A.

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5 Key Collaboration Capabilities that are Imperative for Your M&A Day 1

Key Collaboration Capabilities Mergers Day 1.png A critical milestone during a merger or acquisition for enterprise end-users is Day 1. Here are five key collaboration capabilities that are imperative for your end users on Day 1.

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Thinking that M&A is just another IT project? . . . . It isn’t

Merger IT project.png IT represents a quarter of the effort in a typical merger. Therefore, it’s little wonder at such a highly charged, high profile, high risk time, when IT is so key to success, that nothing short of a timely, seamless and successful integration is demanded.

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