The impact of software on business models is growing. Therefore the need for objective insight in the current value and future possibilities of software is crucial. The various software systems enabling businesses need to be addressed e as assets and therefore insight in the value and investments needed to improve (CAPEX) and costs to maintain (OPEX) software is needed.
SIG is involved in multiple Due Diligences every year. The three key observations that stand out are:
- Technical quality is not a main concern in start-up tech companies, limiting 2nd growth phase
- IT maturity non-software companies not in line with growth/investment strategy
- IT integration still overlooked in bolt-on merger and acquisition of tech companies
In this publication, we will elaborate on these findings and share our vision on the market.