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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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Why would Goliath buy a coyote?

Do you have the strategic competence to contribute to a multi-billion-dollar merger? Are you and your team nimble enough to contribute to integrating a new business into your portfolio? Find out as you learn lessons from Walmart’s...

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Secrets to managing M&A

As the average life of public corporations continues to decrease, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) is increasingly a way of life for ‘legacy businesses.' But how do CIOs become a M&A enabler?

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6 ways to improve data management and interim operational reporting during an M&A transaction

Data management and operational reporting visibility need to be very carefully considered and addressed in any strategic transaction scenario, whether you are on the buy-side or sell-side. The risks in these areas are very high and...

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Lessons from M&A IT: How to use a value creation approach to drive your IT agenda

The M&A IT world has many key examples that can be leveraged by CIOs to help them shift investment priorities from a short-term focus to a long-term view across the executive team.

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Mergers and acquisitions, digital transformation, the cloud and how to manage it all

Managing digital transformation, the cloud, and all the changes and expenses of the modern global economy.

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Robotic process automation brings a new approach to common M&A challenges

New techniques are being identified to leverage the power of RPA to realize more than a dozen benefits, such as reducing processing errors, freeing up teams to perform more knowledge-based work and accelerating the divestiture and...

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The CEO’s guide to transforming the IT workforce through M&A

CEOs should use M&A as an opportunity to reassess and transform the IT organization’s profile, capabilities, and workforce to create sustained competitive advantage.

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How Dow’s CIO balances mega-M&A and digital transformation

Melanie Kalmar became CIO at a time of massive change for the chemical giant. Now she’s calling on past experience to guide the company into its next chapter.

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SAP buys Gigya to boost customer identity access management offering

SAP is giving its business software users a new way to track their customers, with the acquisition of customer identity management specialist Gigya.

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How technical innovation is revolutionizing M&A IT integration

IT innovations are driving significant improvement and success in the delivery of next-generation M&A IT integration projects.

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Next-generation M&A IT integration

Improving the odds of success of major business integrations in a post-merger scenario


Are you transforming fast enough? Lessons from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods

Lessons for CIO on why and how to drive digital transformation programs.

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SoftBank targets service industries with Boston Robotics acquisition

SoftBank's latest robotics acquisition could allow it to open up a whole new market for service industries and home help.

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Western Digital dispute with Toshiba heads for arbitration

Western Digital is seeking arbitration, demanding that its consent has to be taken before Toshiba can go ahead with plans to sell a stake in its memory business to raise funds.

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Google takes a big VR leap with Owlchemy Labs acquisition

Google has announced that it has acquired VR pioneer Owlchemy Labs, maker of popular game titles 'Job Simulator' and 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.'


Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco gets MindMeld’s Deep-Domain Conversational AI technology for voice-embedded apps

AppDynamics explains logic behind that $3.7 billion Cisco acquisition

The CEO of the application monitoring company explained the logic behind the recent acquisition by Cisco from both sides, and lays out the vendor’s future roadmap

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