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IT Due Diligence Checklist

Tech due diligence checklist template provides an extensive assessment of all factors regarding your products and services, software architecture, IP, human resources, internal operations, policies, and IT assets. The goal is to understand the challenges and realities of a company that may help investors figure out the level of technical execution risk. With the extensive and detailed template, you can clarify organizational factors as well as all essential questions software itself. After completing the audit, you will receive an automatically generated report and you will be able to see sources of errors and problems at a glance.

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IT Due Diligence Checklist

Technical Due Diligence

Technical Due Diligence


IT Organization chart & Client structure (quantity, type, location)
Incorporation Documents of the Company
Employee List – name, responsibility, salary, start date
Help Desk approach & Change Management processes

Financial Statements

Have consolidated financial statements of the company been audited?
Have past budgets been reviewed with actual experience to verify accuracy of projections?


Have CPU's & locations been checked?
Have you checked the database for functionality?
Are the networks (LAN/WAN) in working condition?
Has the telecommunications/connectivity been tested?
Do certain parts of the hardware need to be replaced or repaired?

Systems Software

Are the operating systems working properly?
Check the software for the development of application systems
Check the database management systems
Is the system software secure?

Architecture and Code

Architecture Review
Legacy Components
Third-party/open source components
Code Quality


Have you checked the application systems (quantifying all systems in use)?
Standard across the network?
Approach to the management of releases
Standard across the network?
Test report writing skills
Treten Probleme bei der App auf?
Give an assessment of the application


Check all ongoing major projects, such as reengineering, new systems, SW development
Improvements in the medium speed range
Software support backlog
Has the need for new business development been assessed?
Have you noticed any productivity improvements?

Budget and Trends

Software maintenance
Hardware maintenance
Equipment leases & rental
Data Communications
Voice communications
Outside contractors
Rent related to IT equipment and staff
Material technology-related expenses due to the company’s industry

Capital Budget

Immediate needs (next 6 months)
Anticipated need for normal growth (next 12-18 months)


Server application software licenses
PC software licenses
Software support & maintenance
Hardware leases
Hardware maintenance
Software and/or hardware purchase agreements (ownership)
Contract programmers or other consulting agreements

Computer Operations

Service level – response time, system availability, report distribution, etc.
Network management – circuit uptime, new installations, changes planned
Batch processes

Public Documents

Have the public documents been submitted?
Press Releases about the company/product
Social media pages
Uploaded videos regarding the company/product


Storage of sessions
Separation of services across servers
Bounds and constraints of services
Segmentation of users into pods


Final comments
Name, first name
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