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M&A Due Diligence – CTO Advisory Services

Download an overview of Sphere's Technical M&A Due Diligence Capabilities Companies spend more than $2 trillion on acquisitions every year, yet the M&A failure rate is between 70% and 90%. How do you protect yourself against a bad acquisition? Software and technology is an incredible source of capacity, competitiveness, innovation, quality, and agility. It

April 8th, 2019|Whitepapers|

Case Study: Loan Approval Workflow

CreditNinja is a fast-growing web lending and approval application. It uses a loan approval workflow to faciliate transactions for all parties. A number of third-party services needed to be efficiently integrated in order to fetch and store the data needed for the credit decisioning process. Solution Integration services were developed using Python3.6 as AWS

Case Study: Accelerated Mobile Development

The client needed help building mobile products on an accelerated timeframe OVERVIEW Sphere was asked to build a mobile application that allows employees to pay for a taxi using a corporate account.  The goal was to build a MVP within 3 months that shares 90%+ or more of the code between iOS

Case Study: Develop End-User Portal using Microservices

OVERVIEW A financial services company wanted to rapidly develop a transactional portal for storing customer financial data and make the data available to customer service personnel. PROBLEMS / CHALLENGESThe organization had made significant investments in its digital platforms and business optimization efforts but needed to streamline processes (such as allowing the customer

Case Study: Mergers & Acquisition Due Diligence: B2B Transportation Hub

The client asked Sphere's leadership team to evaluate a B2B transportation hub’s technology in preparation for an acquisition. Scope In an interesting turn of events, the client placed more value on the business assets (the customers and vendor network) than the technology that ran the business. As a result, the scope of

Case Study: Mergers & Acquisition Due Diligence: Social Media Monitoring Platform

Project Overview An angel investor asked us to evaluate the risk of a potential investment in a social media monitoring and big data collection application.   SolutionAn angel investor was approached by a five-person start-up in Tel Aviv with an innovative social media data harvesting application.  The investor asked us to evaluate

Case Study: Mergers & Acquisition Due Diligence – Video on Demand

Mergers/Acquisition Due Diligence: Our client was considering an acquisition of a new video-on-demand technology product company. They hired us to understand the target’s brand strength, development team, technical viability, and customer growth prospects. Mergers/Acquisition Due Diligence  By conducting extensive primary research on their TAM (total addressable market), we sought to understand the