Fission’s Expanded offering – IMO / SMO Services

Published: January 10, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of M&A transactions where the scale, complexities, and dependencies loom large, orchestrating a seamless integration or divestiture demands strategic prowess and meticulous execution. At Fission Consulting, we specialize in being the General Contractor for your IT endeavors, ensuring a smooth and efficient journey through the intricacies of mergers and divestitures to execute your projects on time and within budget.

  • Project Types:
    • Assessments: Thorough evaluation of existing IT infrastructure, applications, and data to identify potential challenges and opportunities and to scope, plan, mitigate risks, identify necessary business decisions, and cost future projects associated with PE transactions.
    • Carve Outs: Seamless disentanglement of IT assets, applications, and data, ensuring a clean and efficient separation process.
    • Mergers: Harmonizing disparate IT ecosystems, applications, and data to maximize synergy and operational efficiency.
  • Services:
    • Program Management: From inception to completion, our seasoned experts and custom tools provide comprehensive program management to keep your IT integration on track.
    • Vendor Selection and Management: We leverage our extensive network to identify and onboard the right vendors, managing relationships to ensure synergy and efficiency with the project end-goal in mind.
    • Infrastructure Advising: A successful project is dependent on having the right project landscape for planning and testing your transformation. We will advise on the optimal project landscape for your project to ensure the project team has what is needed for success.
    • Workstream Management: The Fission program manager will be able to manage all workstreams necessary for the execution of your project, whether those teams are internal, Fission, or other 3rd party vendors to maximize productivity and drive to a successful cutover.
      • PMO – The PMO Workstream provides structure and organization
      • Data – The Data Workstream focuses on understanding, managing, and optimizing your primary ERP system and related data
      • Applications and Integrations – The Applications and Integrations Workstream focuses on the ancillary applications that interact with your main ERP system and are essential for your business operations
      • Infrastructure – The Infrastructure Workstream evaluates your physical and cloud-based system assets, including active directories, networking equipment, servers, security, and email
      • Testing – The Testing Workstream provides the framework for validating the success of the project and supporting any audit and compliance needs.
      • Organizational Change Management – The Organizational Change Management Workstream ensures your people and processes are aligned during and after your transformation project
  • Expertise: Our team of seasoned professionals brings a wealth of experience in managing IT integrations and data separations for private equity firms.
  • End-to-End Solutions: We handle every aspect, from initial assessments to vendor management to hypercare planning (not sure if this is the right one but figured this shows the other “end”), ensuring a comprehensive and cohesive approach.
  • Efficiency: As your IT general contractor, we streamline processes, minimize downtime, and maximize the ROI of your M&A transactions.
  • Tailored Solutions: Recognizing that every merger or divestiture is unique, we craft customized strategies to meet the specific needs of each project and to align with your strategic objectives.

At Fission Consulting, we don’t just manage IT; we architect success. Let us be your guiding force through the intricacies of M&A transactions. Elevate your experience and ensure a prosperous future for your investments.

To learn more about how we can be your trusted IT General Contractor, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We look forward to the opportunity to discuss your specific needs and objectives.

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