Mentor-Protege: BCG and Hard Yards

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s foremost management consulting companies, and The Hard Yards, a strategy and information technology consulting company that integrates design thinking, agile, and advanced analytics, finalized a strategic partnership today.  The Small Business Administration (SBA) approved an All Small Mentor-Protégé Agreement between the two companies.    The partnership combines BCG’s business strategy and transformation expertise with Hard Yards product management experience and market knowledge.  In particular, there is synergy with BCG’s Digital Ventures entity in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles.  Digital Ventures is designed to invent, launch, and scale game-changing businesses with the world’s most influential and innovative corporations and partners.   BCG and The Hard Yards will bring these best practices to the U.S. federal market.  Together, BCG and Hard Yards will help enable defense and intelligence digital transformation. 

TED Talk: Business model innovation - Stefan Gross-Selbeck is the Managing director of BCG Digital Ventures.  He has 20 years of experience as an operator and a consultant in the digital industry.

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