AGTECH

Acquisition due diligence

Informing acquisition decisions with technical due diligence

Results

We unlocked hidden gaps and risks in their international expansion and product lifecycle, which allowed them to proceed with the acquisition and subsequent hiring with a vision to accelerate the capturing of revenue.

Shaped a marketplace platform

Analysis and strategic recommendations directed the vision for a marketplace platform and the role of the acquiring company in fulfilling that vision

Strategy to reach acquisition goals

Product vision and globalization strategy based on market penetration and competitiveness of their digital products

More confident decisions

Strategic and technical insights and recommendations to support the business model going forward

Background

California

A food supply chain data company planned to expand and accelerate its product line by acquiring a farm management software company. Before moving forward with the acquisition, we were brought in to assess the software company’s product lines, platforms, and expansion plans from a strategic and technical viewpoint.

Team
  • PM
  • BE
 
Build type
  • Greenfield
Tech stack
  • Azure
Informing acquisition decisions with technical due diligence

What we did

Informed business strategy

Our client hoped to internationalize their business. We helped inform their business strategy with technical advice.

  • Technology roadmap
  • Aligned stakeholder
  • Product plan for international expansion
  • Modernization strategy for cloud migration

Assessed current state

To better understand the capabilities, technology stack, and acquisition risks of the digital products from the acquired company, we interviewed key stakeholders, reviewed all available business and technical documentation, and performed a cybersecurity analysis.

  • Inventoried and organized documentation
  • High-level direction for technical architecture
  • Cybersecurity report

Designed a future-state architecture

Produced an extensive gap analysis and identified a strategy that aligns with an aspirational value proposition and vision outlined by stakeholders.

  • Tech strategy aligned with the new company 
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO) projections
  • Prioritized value additive solutions