IT Due Diligence priority during Merger and Acquisition
Merger and Acquisition is part of today business competition, no matter small or big. And in current business environment, IT plays very important role during the M&A. IT Due Diligence is part of due diligence, especially in IT area. Most of the process between Due Diligence and IT Due Diligence is quite same, however IT Due Diligence has a unique character since it’s a technology matter which always changing frequently.
During the IT Due Diligence, below several checklist that should be a priority to be watched.
1.1 Application: ERP, CRM
1.2 Platform: Unix, Intel
1.3 Operating System: Windows, Unix
1.4 Database: Oracle, SQL Server
1.5 Vendor: Microsoft, Custom, Internal Development
1.6 Connect to internet: Yes/No
2.1 Organization Structure
2.2 Job Roles & Responsibility
4. IT Risks
4.1 Business Continuity
4.2 Disaster Recovery Plan
Any experience during IT Due Diligence?