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IT Separation as Part of a Business Divestiture

Sep 20, 2015
From Advisory Institute

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IT Separation as Part of a Business Divestiture
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From the Advice Worth Keeping podcast series
Hosted by Stan Lepeak, Global Research Director,
KPMG LLP Management Consulting


Has your organization considered the potential benefits of a business separation?  A well-planned and executed separation could unlock untapped value such as enhanced business focus, greater flexibility to grow, and more accurate stock valuations – but only if the IT separation goes well.

IT separation often causes the greatest grief, incurs the largest costs and causes the most disruption in any business separation.  Justin Hoss, Principal in KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice explains how to avoid that consequence.

Listeners will gain an understanding of:

  • How to best prepare for the IT separation
  • The single most common mistake organizations make in the planning stage
  • The primary concerns in dealing with the retained IT organization
  • The three critical factors that most influence the cost of IT separation


Duration: approximately 10 minutes

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For more on IT Separation read IT Separation - Thinking Ahead to Retain Value.


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