Assessing the value and quality of software assets is more crucial than ever before. But the tools and techniques used remain incredibly imprecise. If you asked a financial due diligence team to assess a target solely through interviews and looking at expense reports – with no balance sheets, cash flow statements, or EBITDA numbers – they would look at you like you’d just sprouted a third eye. Yet this is essentially the situation that technical due diligence teams face evaluating software.
- Preliminary diligence & valuation will include technical debt
- Full technical due diligence will be faster, more objective, and less expensive
- Technical due diligence will translate directly into integration efficiency
- Target companies will know what’s coming and how to prepare