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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Key to Creating a Successful IT Strategy? Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.

December 18, 2018 - Learn more about what a simplified IT strategy looks like - and why simplicity is key to its success.

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The Case for Strategic Planning Metrics

December 11, 2018 - HighPoint continues the conversation on successful strategic planning with insights on the importance of assigning and defining metrics.

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