Forty Two,

the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything.*



*Source: Wikipedia - The number 42 is, in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything"


thinkfortytwo is a technology and innovation focused business.  We look to create the perfect environment to help companies transform this includes; the forming of the right technology department, the introduction of new technologies, the adoption of an innovation culture, winning bid management strategies and a safe transition management strategy. 

With over 25 years’ experience in winning bids and leading teams. We have a strong focus on governance and our people are experienced in developing and mentoring teams in best practice through knowledge share. 

We have excellent knowledge across solutions, services and emerging technologies. Commercial experience in winning the correct business through opportunity qualification, solution design, business case development and contract award into transition delivery.

Anthony has previous led design and transition divisions in Virgin Media Business, focusing on governance models to ensure how the deployment of innovative technologies should be considered, from pre-contract development, through implementation into operational support, to minimize risk and maintain services for customers.
He has been working in the communications industry for the last 25 years, creating solutions within the Corporate and Public sectors, where he has been responsible for the transition of many Public Sector organisations onto the Public Services Network (PSN). He led Virgin Media’s technical relationship with the cabinet office during the development and creation of the national PSN standards and designing associated network infrastructures responsible for the transit of regional and national PSN services.


He has also been responsible for the development of tender strategies and submission reviews associated with public sector procurement frameworks such as; PSN Connectivity (RM860), PSN Services (RM1498), Network Services (RM1045) and Network Services 2 (RM3808) 
Anthony founded thinkfortytwo to share his expertise and has recently been working with UK service providers and SI's, helping them to establish their pre-sales teams. Ensuring the pre-contract engagements capture the correct information for enhanced solution governance, efficient implementation for transition into operational support, enabling improved customer experience (NPS) and business margins.  

"I engaged with Anthony and thinkfortytwo to review and refine our pre-sales capabilities. Following a number of strategic acquisitions resulting in a broader product portfolio and the need to ensure our field sales teams were adequately supported with a skilled Pre-sales team and Pre-Sales process. Using a collaborative approach, thinkfortytwo performed a comprehensive review of the sales process from opportunity qualification to in-life operational support enabling us to standardise documentation for solution design and commercial approval, increasing our design efficiency governance and commercial approval by 10%, whilst ensuring operational governance was maintained." - Ian Jackson, CCO Intercity Technology.


Think Forty Two Limited


Telephone - 0333 00 648 42

Registered in England and Wales

Company No. 09916128

VAT Registration. 236899942



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