How to Use IT System Integration Planning to Increase Efficiency during Mergers and Acquisitions

Chris Churchey

By using a methodical approach to IT system integration during acquisitions, Mark’s team made more accurate and informed decisions that led to greater efficiency. Over 15 years, by conducting this process again and again, and likely applying similar fact-based methodologies to other departments, the company has grown from $200 million in sales to one with $3.5 billion in sales. Discover their approach. Read more »

4 Steps to Managing Information Technology Efficiently during Divestitures

Chris Churchey

John, the CIO of a Fortune 50 company, needed to perform surgery on the organization’s systems. His task was to cut away the technology that supported two divisions slated for divestiture. While doing so, he had to ensure that technology for his organization and the buyer’s hummed along without interruption. Discover the steps he took to ensure a seamless transition. Read more »

Preventing and Curing Storage Bottlenecks with the Right Monitoring Solution

Tim Conley

IT departments must ensure their customers, both internal and external, experience high availability and rapid responses from applications. When storage bottlenecks lead to slowdowns, however, customers end up dissatisfied. This article discusses what can go wrong and what to monitor to get operations back on track as quickly as possible. Find out the top three storage issues to think about when planning storage and troubleshooting issues. Read more »