"Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a person can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer." - Ted Williams
Most of us can only imagine how difficult it is to succeed in baseball if "good performance" is measured by hitters producing one-third of the time. Outside the MLB, a much higher success rate is required for IT-enabled businesses to be attractive to strategic buyers and PE investors.
In effort to provide a list of the top areas on which to focus, our team at the Global IT M&A Forum culled an index of twenty down to five key business drivers producing the highest valuations. See below.