Administration

We help HR and operations executives optimize the key asset of their workforce.

Workforce Optimization

We assist crew scheduling, best-practice operational processes, best-practice job roles, role transition plans, assessment of costs and benefits, and organizational structure recommendations. This work can entail the development of optimization models.

Successes

  • Strategic assessment with recommendations for the right sizes of crews at a Class I railroad.

IT Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Planning

We blend IT and management consulting to conduct rigorous DR/BCP planning for organizations and for large-scale systems.

Successes

  • Development of a disaster recovery plan for a complex dispatching system for a Class I railroad, which featured a custom interactive tool to evaluate technical failure scenarios at levels of component or location.
  • Analysis of a PTC system’s high-availability architecture to ensure uninterrupted service.