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The Lean M&A for Lean Times

General - The Lean M&A for Lean Times

 

When facing a tough global economic downturn, companies may merge for greater competitive and synergistic strength. In good times, when growth is the prime reason for an M&A, budgets for the integration can be generous, but what happens in lean times, when money is hard to come by, and every penny must be justified to corporate stakeholders and bean counters? How does IT get the money it needs to do the integration right?

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Alex Cullen

Alex Cullen, Vice President and Research Director, Forrester Research

Alex Cullen is a vice president and research director at Forrester Research. He is a leading expert on IT planning and strategy, governance, organizational structure, and process improvement. Prior to joining Forrester, Alex was the directo... More   View all posts
John W. Lambeth

John W. Lambeth, SVP & CIO, Erickson Retirement Communities

John Lambeth serves as the Chief Information Officer for PAE, leading the company’s information technology strategy and managing all technical aspects of PAE’s service delivery including IT planning, deployment and support. Prior to joi... More   View all posts
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