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Mad Toolkits

Effective Management of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures: Before | During | After

While every merger, acquisition or divestiture is different, they all have one thing in common: they can be disruptive, especially for information management.  We’ve got MAD Ideas to help you get more proactive about mitigating risk, controlling costs and smoothing the transition. Use the Before, During and After toolkits provided on this page to help you successfully navigate a MAD event. To get an overview of what to expect, read: Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures: Managing Information and Risk. 


Prepare for the MADness – get ahead of unfamiliar records, retention schedules and management practices. Use these toolkits to learn how to prepare for a MAD event.

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Toolkit #1

Prepare for the Madness
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Toolkit #2

To Know Risk is to No Risk


Best practices during a merger, acquisition or divestiture. Once a merger, acquisition or divestiture is underway, teamwork is critical – especially if multiple organizations are coming together, and you have to merge information management teams. Use these toolkits to help ensure a successful records and information management merger.

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Toolkit #3

Team is of the Essence
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Toolkit #4

Get it in Gear
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Toolkit #5

See What You are Made Of


A MAD event can be exhausting but you need to maintain focus to help ensure a truly unified records and information management system. Use the toolkit to help set the stage for the (inevitable) next merger, acquisition or divestiture.

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Toolkit #6

So How did you Do?

Make Room for Ideas

Move from storage and shredding to innovating and problem solving. Accelerating your RIM program can help you think more creatively by illuminating intellectual assets right in front of you – and by clearing up space in your facility and your mind so you’re freer to focus on other challenges.

You can make room for ideas by:
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  • turning information into more accessible intelligence
  • automating cumbersome RIM processes
  • letting go of unneeded files – and stress
  • aligning the thinking of everyone around you
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Contact Iron Mountain

Our Customer Support section can help provide you with the quickest answers to your questions, or feel free to contact us at your convenience