There are two approaches to due diligence.
One approach is to create a giant checklist.
In between jobs.
Intellectual property agreements.
Audited financial stagements.
That’s just page 1 of 99.
The other approach is to go see.
Explore the environment.
Observe the products and services.
Spend time with the people.
Meet other people who know them.
Ask simple questions.
One approach adds complexity. The other approach brings clarity.