New management thinking for the post-industrial transition

Investors: Profit from Disruption
Corporates: Accelerate the Transformation
Policymakers: Flourish from Innovation

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Post-Industrial Forum

Post-Industrial Homesteading: Decentralization in Action

22 September, 2020
9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST / 6pm CEST

In the midst of the pandemic and social unrest, with work and education moving online, people are leaving the big cities. What will their lives be like and what impact will they have? Join Frode Odegard (Post-Lean Institute), Dr. Julie Albrecht (USC), and Dr. Jim Spohrer (IBM) and explore infrastructure needs for remote high-tech living, and what education, farming, manufacturing, and working from home will be like. They will also discuss opportunities for further innovation and investment.

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Post-Industrial Forum

Power at the Edge: How DLTs empower farmers and make food safer

8 September, 2020
9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST / 6pm CEST

In this session with Genevieve Leveille, CEO of AgriLedger, we will learn about their work with the World Bank and the Government of Haiti to use DLT to empower farmers. Farmers are at the edge of the food supply chain. With supply chain transparency they can negotiate better prices and produce to meet demand. With better traceability food safety can be improved. The lessons learned extend to other supply chains as well.

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White Paper

Digital Myopia and the Coming of Post-Industrial Civilization

February 25, 2019

Abstract

Exponential technologies are invalidating long-held assumptions about jobs, firms, industries, and whole economies. Agility alone will be insufficient for the flourishing for investors, companies, and nation states. Leaders need to better understand the profound nature of the changes that are occurring.

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  • Decentralization
  • Changing industry structures
  • Leading organizational transformation
  • The cultures of industry disruptors
  • Post-industrial strategy
  • Agile organizational structures
  • Attracting young innovators
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Keynotes: 

Inspirational speeches at industry conferences and your internal events. Our keynotes can serve as a wake-up call for board or management action, or help rally managers to boldly pursue new opportunities. 

Education:

We provide workshops for investors, board directors, executive teams, and managers. Participants will gain deep insight into the the post-industrial transition and learn about powerful new management tools and strategies for causing and benefiting from industry disruption.  

Assessments: 

We help corporates and investors discover industry disruption threats and opportunities. Assessments look at relevant technologies, changing industry structures, industry position, and emerging competitors. They also evaluate innovation capability.

Transformation: 

We help corporates and PE firms develop a post-industrial vision and strategy, emphasizing rapid evolution, recruiting outside innovators, and building new high-growth ventures targeting industries vulnerable to disruption.

Monitoring:

We provide investors and corporates with ongoing support to navigate industry disruption threats and opportunities. This can include evaluation of exponential technologies, policy challenges, innovation system performance, and M&A due diligence.

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Post-Lean Institute
333 Ravenswood Avenue

Menlo Park, CA 94025
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+1-(650) 830-0430

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