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CIO Talk Network Podcast

Jul 22, 2015

For as long as mergers and acquisitions have been occurring among businesses, one of the areas that continually eludes those making the investments is the IT department. Those responsible for making the decisions tend to lack the technical expertise necessary to ask the appropriate due diligence questions of current IT capabilities, costs and risks. What’s an effective roadmap to integrate IT during M&A and to enable an easy transition? How do you choose what to retain and what to let go? How do you avoid challenges with politics and culture that could derail a transition? And what is IT’s appetite for security risk when the department is at its most vulnerable?

Guest: Karen Porter-Wolf, SVP, Chief Information Officer, Assurant Solutions

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