All Things Ops
Ep 19 - Tom Sweet - Manage Successful System Integration in Company Acquisitions
Managing Successful System Integration as Part of a Company Acquisition
You acquired a company, and now you want to tackle successful system integration – but how?
And what extra challenge do different size environments bring with them?
Today, he shares with Elias how he does it, what role integration playbooks play for him, and how monitoring & observability play into the process.
What's in it for you:
- How and why Tom uses pre-built IT integration playbooks in any company acquisition
- Different layers of cybersecurity issues in an acquisition
- What role observability plays as part of integrating IT environments
- Tom’s career journey from GM Financial to Industrial Refrigeration Pros & the differences in IT requirements in different size environments
Thomas J. Sweet is CIO of Industrial Refrigeration Pros, a partnership of companies that service the industrial refrigeration market. Previously, he was VP Cloud Services at GM Financial. Sweet is passionate about digital transformation, DevOps, Agile, crypto, cloud, and attacking the talent shortage head-on by investing in his teams. His views are his own and not that of his employer.
Find Tom on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasjsweet/
About Industrial Refrigeration Pros
Industrial Refrigeration Pros designs, builds, and services industrial refrigeration systems, serving the agriculture, food production and other industries.
About the host
Elias is VP of Sales for North America at tribe29. He comes from a strategy consulting background, but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlon.
Music by Ströme, used by permission
‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer
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