How Enterprise Architecture Maturity Enables Post-merger IT Integration

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Resumé

While world-wide Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) activity continues to accelerate, a substantial proportion of deals fails to yield the expected value. The inability to plan and implement post-merger integration of information technology contributes substantially to these failure rates. This paper advances the argument that a company’s pre-existing Enterprise Architecture decisively shapes the capability to implement post-merger IT integration and subsequently realize benefits from M&A. Our multiple-case study investigates three acquisition cases and develops an explanatory theory of how Enterprise Architecture maturity enables the implementation of distinct integration strategies. The results do not only enrich the academic literature on M&A, but also show the strategic value of Enterprise Architecture maturity.
While world-wide Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) activity continues to accelerate, a substantial proportion of deals fails to yield the expected value. The inability to plan and implement post-merger integration of information technology contributes substantially to these failure rates. This paper advances the argument that a company’s pre-existing Enterprise Architecture decisively shapes the capability to implement post-merger IT integration and subsequently realize benefits from M&A. Our multiple-case study investigates three acquisition cases and develops an explanatory theory of how Enterprise Architecture maturity enables the implementation of distinct integration strategies. The results do not only enrich the academic literature on M&A, but also show the strategic value of Enterprise Architecture maturity.
SprogEngelsk
TitelInternational Conference on Business Informatics Research : Perspectives in Business Informatics Research
RedaktørerBjörn Johansson, Charles Møller, Atanu Chaudhuri, Frantisek Sudzina
Udgivelses stedCham
ForlagSpringer
Dato2017
Sider16-30
ISBN (Trykt)9783319649290
ISBN (Elektronisk)9783319649306
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017
Begivenhed16th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research. BIR 2017 - Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Danmark
Varighed: 28 aug. 201730 aug. 2017
Konferencens nummer: 16
http://www.bir2017.aau.dk/

Konference

Konference16th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research. BIR 2017
Nummer16
LokationAalborg University
LandDanmark
ByCopenhagen
Periode28/08/201730/08/2017
Internetadresse
NavnLecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Vol/bind295
ISSN1865-1348

Emneord

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Post-merger IT Integration

Citer dette

Törmer, R. L., & Henningsson, S. (2017). How Enterprise Architecture Maturity Enables Post-merger IT Integration. I B. Johansson, C. Møller, A. Chaudhuri, & F. Sudzina (red.), International Conference on Business Informatics Research: Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (s. 16-30). Cham: Springer. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Bind. 295, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-64930-6_2
Törmer, Robert Lorenz ; Henningsson, Stefan. / How Enterprise Architecture Maturity Enables Post-merger IT Integration. International Conference on Business Informatics Research: Perspectives in Business Informatics Research. red. / Björn Johansson ; Charles Møller ; Atanu Chaudhuri ; Frantisek Sudzina. Cham : Springer, 2017. s. 16-30 (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, ???volume??? 295).
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How Enterprise Architecture Maturity Enables Post-merger IT Integration. / Törmer, Robert Lorenz; Henningsson, Stefan.

International Conference on Business Informatics Research: Perspectives in Business Informatics Research. red. / Björn Johansson; Charles Møller; Atanu Chaudhuri; Frantisek Sudzina. Cham : Springer, 2017. s. 16-30.

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Törmer RL, Henningsson S. How Enterprise Architecture Maturity Enables Post-merger IT Integration. I Johansson B, Møller C, Chaudhuri A, Sudzina F, red., International Conference on Business Informatics Research: Perspectives in Business Informatics Research. Cham: Springer. 2017. s. 16-30. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Bind 295). Tilgængelig fra, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-64930-6_2