Excerpt from IT Due Diligence Checklist  

  • Systems for which management is dissatisfied. Corrective measures taken or planned
  • Employees with exceptional skills in writing software, developing systems, or troubleshooting problems
  • Systems manual maintained, up to date, and followed
  • List of all information systems utilizing computers and their function in the business. Type of machines, software, their age, number, and location of units
  • Backup and disaster recovery procedures and programs
  • Level of difficulty anticipated to integrate the company’s databases into the buyer’s systems
  • Policy on the issuance of mobile IT equipment to employees. List of all mobile equipment and to whom it is issued
  • New information systems scheduled to be added or to replace existing systems
  • Systems that use third-party software and custom-built solutions. Third-party systems under maintenance contracts
  • IT employees responsible for system support and security. Security systems and practices are in place to protect the systems ...

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