The IMO should make sure the various integration teams cycle through the same meetings at the same time each week. By adhering to a disciplined schedule, teams maintain focus and discipline. Otherwise, the integration may get de-prioritized and organizing meetings will become like herding cats. 

The Excel spreadsheet is set up as follows:

Rows

  1. IMO 
  2. Lead Weekly Update 
  3. Sales 
  4. Manufacturing 
  5. HR 
  6. Finance 
  7. IT 
  8. Legal 
  9. Corporate 
  10. Carve Out Separation
  11. Steering Committee 
  12. Shareholder Update  
  13. Board Meeting

Columns

  • Meeting Name
  • Agenda 
  • Day
  • Start Time
  • End Time
  • Durations
  • Frequency
  • Reports
  • Report Due Dates