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By Andreas Freitag

As a primary step in the direction of utilising firm structure administration (EAM) in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Andreas Freitag investigates the end-to-end applicability of industrial services within the M&A means of a company customer association. corporations nonetheless fight to regulate M&A successfully. an important variety of merger tasks don't succeed in the predicted targets or fail thoroughly. for that reason, businesses try to increase their M&A power via constructing the mandatory talents, association, procedures and techniques. EAM is an technique for company and IT making plans, promising to give a contribution to the good fortune of commercial transformation demanding situations comparable to M&A. company power types are a vital part of a state-of-the-art EAM method. they're often used as a place to begin to paintings collaboratively with company and IT stakeholders.


  • Overview on cutting-edge of EA administration within the context of M&A
  • A theoretical origin for enterprise capabilities
  • Understanding the company client state of affairs and the company shopper M&A process
  • Application of commercial functions within the M&A process

Target Groups

  • Researchers and scholars within the box of industrial transformation, info platforms, and informatics
  • Practitioners within the box of Business/IT administration, company structure, M&A, and Post-Merger Integration

About the Author

Andreas Freitag accomplished his doctoral thesis on the division of Informatics, Technische Universität München, lower than the supervision of Prof. Dr. Florian Matthes.

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The need for improved planning of IT integration has been identi ed, but is rarely addressed explicitly so far [An09]. Alaranta and Henningsson [AH08] state, that IT integration is one of the most challenging tasks during M&A. The authors propose an approach to analyze and plan PMI of IT that extends general theory for IT planning with speci c characteristics of the M&A context. It comprises a process for IT PMI planning and decisions that have to be considered for designing an IT integration plan.

Hence, required budgets are rather high [Gu10, JY96, Ke04, MB07] and risk can be high [Br06, MB07]. Green eld describes a strategy where the target IT landscape is developed from scratch, while decommissioning the existing solutions [MB07]. Some authors refer to this strategy as \new-build". According to literature, involved e ort is rather high [Gu10] and implementation of the changes requires longer [BS08, Gu10, Ke04, MB07, Wi06a, WL04]. Consequently, required budgets are rather high [Br06, BS08, FMS11, Gu10, Ke04, MB07].

Engels et al. [En08], Hanschke [Ha09c], Keller [Ke06], Niemann [Ni08], and Schwarzer [Sc09]. Related work analysis for the majority of EA Management books mentioned above can be found in [Bu11], [Er09], and [My11]. The most relevant EA Management frameworks in the corporate environment are \The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)" [Th09] and the \Zachman Framework" [Za87, SZ92, Za01]. Administration, government, and military also apply the \Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF)" [US99], the \Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)" [US10], and the \NATO Architecture Framework (NAF)" [No07].

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