Future Matters: The Importance of Developing a Long-Term IT Strategy

March 19, 2019 - Simplifying and thereby becoming more strategic with your IT is a multi-year, enterprise-wide effort that incorporates standardization, optimization, automation, and, as appropriate, virtualization and cloud migration of an organization’s infrastructure, application, and business process layers. The goal is to boost performance efficiently while mitigating compliance and security risks, facilitating new strategic capabilities, and freeing up budget for more strategic spending.

Read More

Welcoming Vikram Rao to the HPA Team

March 13, 2019 - We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the HPA management team, Vikram Rao! Joining us as a Partner with over 20 years of experience in executive and consulting roles across healthcare and technology, Vikram will be heavily focused on client engagement and business development activities for the firm.

Read More

Major Changes: Ensuring Organizational Buy-In

March 12, 2019 - Obtaining organizational buy-in for major transitions in any organization is a Herculean endeavor, but it can be achieved with a thoughtful approach that considers many factors, including change definition to bi-directional dialogue,  multi-faceted guiding coalitions and communications leads, and incentives. Before you take on the next major change effort, consider these elements.

Read More

TV, Media, and Sports Collide in a Streaming, Cordless World

February 28, 2019 - As March Madness and Spring Training kick off, while the NBA and NHL close another season and the NFL begins drafting, and movie studios and exhibitors ramp up their games, it may be the time for old school diehards to cut the cord. As HPA’s resident guru on all things media and sports related, the team asked me to share my thoughts on these timely topics.

Read More

The Importance of Post-Merger Integration Checklists

February 19, 2019 - During an acquisition, the most effective and efficient way to ensure everything that needs to happen does is quite simple: a checklist. Or rather, in this case, two: a Take Control Checklist and an Integration Checklist.

Read More

Not If, When: Prioritizing Cybersecurity in Your IT Strategy

February 12, 2019 - There are many IT risks a business can and will face. Among them, cybersecurity incidents have the potential to severely diminish customer trust and destroy reputations, and can have profound effects within and outside an organization.

Read More

Pulling the Pin: Top 3 Signs It Might Be Time to Kill the Acquisition

January 29, 2019 - If you’re approaching an M&A activity, or you’ve already done your due diligence, read here for some behaviors you should be aware of–and avoid.

Read More
Change-Management-and-Leadership-HighPoint-Associates

Get Used to It: Embracing Change at the Leadership Level

January 23, 2019 - Learn about the importance of embracing and communicating change from the leadership level.

Read More
Diagnostics-in-Pre-Merger-Planning-with-HighPoint-Associates.jpeg

Kicking the Tires: Early Testing in Pre-Merger Planning

January 15, 2019 - A sound, thorough pre-deal diligence process is crucial to M&A success - read on to find out what it should look like.

Read More
Objective-IT-Diagnostics-with-HighPoint-Associates

Why Objectivity in IT Diagnostics is Critical

January 8, 2019 - Learn about the benefits and prominent areas of IT diagnostics and why objectivity is important in this HighPoint blog post.

Read More