New e-book
Post-Lean Thinking:
A New Vision for Corporate Innovation
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Welcoming Dr. Jim Spohrer and Mark Florman to our advisory board

Based in London, Mark is Chairman & CEO of Time Partners Ltd., a strategic consulting firm advising PE firms, LPs and portfolio companies on strategy, capital rising and value creation.

Based in Silicon Valley, Dr. Jim (James C.) Spohrer is Director, Cognitive OpenTech for IBM Research. Jim is a computer scientist known for having led the development of a new science of service systems, often known as service science, management and engineering.

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Announcing our new assessment and advisory services

Last month we announced the general availability of the Post-Lean Academy workshops.  We now also offer advisory services for corporates, PE firms and Family Offices that want to:

  • understand impact of exponential technologies
  • evaluate current innovation capabilities
  • systematically generate new disruptive ventures
  • update M&A due diligence to account for disruption
  • improve recruitment and retention of innovators

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Private Equity in the Post-Industrial Transition
Post-Lean Workshop, London, July 18, 2017

Exponentially developing and overlapping technologies are rapidly transforming industries worldwide. This is a big challenge for investors, as the disruption of their portfolio companies threatens portfolio value. In this workshop we will explore how PE firms should rethink basic assumptions about jobs, organizations and industries. We will introduce Post-Lean Thinking, a new management science for the post- industrial transition we are in, and discuss how technology disruption will force PE firms to change how they source deals, do due diligence and form value creation theses.

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