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22 11, 2016

The Secret to Successful ERP Implementations is Not Putting the Cart Before the Horse

By |November 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

By Peter Adams, CEO, Lighthouse IS, Inc. and  Jeff Osorio, Practice Lead, Robert Half Transaction and Growth Services Published November 22, 2016   In today’s challenging economy, there is more pressure [...]

17 10, 2016

Once You Realize This, Culture Change Becomes a Lot Easier

By |October 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Published September 26, 2016 From the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to around 1900, the culture of the United States was characterized by the self-sustaining farm. That “plow-enabled”, 300-year tradition [...]

17 10, 2016

Your Business Valuation: 5 IT Must Do’s to Grow, Protect and Defend it

By |October 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Published March 1, 2016 I addressed the reasons for M&A failure in a previous blog, Why M&A Due Diligence Fails, so I won’t repeat the whole post here. Rather, I [...]

16 11, 2015

True or False? You Only Get the Data Security You Can Afford

By |November 16th, 2015|Data Security, Information Systems, Operations and Systems Management, Technology Strategy and Deployment|0 Comments

I recently ran across a 2007 Car and Driver article about auto safety.  One sentence, in particular, struck me. “Like prime real estate and good medical care, the safest cars [...]

24 09, 2015

Selling Your Company: The Big Economic Upside of Smart Preparation

By |September 24th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services|0 Comments

By Peter Adams, Lighthouse CEO and Founder It ain’t over ‘til it’s over When a privately held firm decides to embark on the journey to being acquired, there is still [...]

4 08, 2015

Data Security for Small & Midsized Business Make it Risk Based, Prudent and Cost Effective

By |August 4th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services, Operations and Systems Management, Technology Strategy and Deployment|0 Comments

  By Rick Koski, President Lighthouse Recently the computer systems of the Federal Office of Personnel Management were hacked. Classified personnel data thought secure were compromised. Estimates indicate the hackers [...]

4 08, 2015

The High-Return Enablers of M&A Success, Preparedness and Continuity

By |August 4th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services|0 Comments

  By Peter Adams, CEO Lighthouse Integration Strategies Much has been published by reputable sources concerning the low success rate of corporate mergers and acquisitions. The reported failure rate varies [...]

27 05, 2015

Sarbanes-Oxley: A Path to Higher Multiples, Not Just a Burden

By |May 27th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services|0 Comments

Caution from All Sides The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed by Congress in 2002 as a way to restore integrity and trust in US capital markets.  At that time, [...]

24 04, 2015

Minimizing M&A Clawbacks

By |April 24th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services|0 Comments

   Minimizing M&A Clawbacks by Peter Adams  Vice President Client Services and  M&A Integration Practice Leader Investopedia provides a very succinct definition of ‘clawback’; “Money or benefits that are distributed [...]

10 04, 2015

M&A Buyouts – Winning the Lottery

By |April 10th, 2015|Integration Strategies, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Services|0 Comments

  M&A Buyouts - Winning the Lottery by Peter Adams: VP Client Services and M&A Integration Practice Leader In the 2004-2005 time frame, a Microsoft team was scouring the west [...]