Stories by Christopher C. Cain and Karl A. Hochkammer

Don't even think about a merger without involving IT

Tangible assets get most of the attention when a company is in the midst of a <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&amp;articleId=111153&amp;intsrc=article_pots_side">merger or acquisition</a>. That's natural, but one of the keys to postmerger success is the integration of IT. Unfortunately, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&amp;articleId=111155">successful IT integration</a> is much harder if IT decision-makers aren't involved early on and throughout the entire transaction process.

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