EA Is a Tool for Successful Acquisitions

Posted November 11, 2020 in Business & Enterprise Architecture
Business & Enterprise Architecture
Organizational transformations come in many forms, including divestures, joint ventures, taking a business public or private, and general market reorientations. Here, we explain EA in relation to one type of strategic transformation: acquisitions. Acquisitions are one way that businesses seeking to digitize use to accelerate the journey to their destination and, in our experience, to specifically complement their innovation-management pipeline.
About The Author
Stefan Henningsson
Stefan Henningsson is a Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant. He is a Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, where he researches strategic management of IT resources, including how companies such as Cisco Systems, SAP, Carlsberg, Danske Bank, Maersk Lines, and many ­others manage their acquisition-based growth strategies. Dr. Henningsson has published more than 100 peer-refereed academic papers in leading academic journals as well as… Read More
Gustav Toppenberg
Gustav Normark Toppenberg is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. He is an enterprise transformation executive with 20+ years' experience. Mr. Toppenberg's background includes building and leading transformational efforts for both small and global companies with a focus on business, data, and digital domains. His professional experience includes executive roles in enterprise… Read More
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