Analysis often represents a relatively small part of the
total engagement, the return to the activity is extremely
high. Clients also find value in the HCA Analysis because it
is often difficult to lay the necessary groundwork
for change internally, for both technical or political
The purpose of an HCA Analysis is to determine how we can help you reduce costs, improve your operations, and increase your profits. In addition to identifying and validating goals, the Analysis provides a roadmap for removing impediments to productive change.
HCA performs a variety of
Analyses, each of which is implemented in a two
to four week project schedule.
Our Operations group performs
Productivity Assessments to gauge the way
material and labor are managed, targeting productivity,
management skills, scheduling, metrics and quality. Our
Supply Chain Assessment further focuses on
supplier and schedule reliability, customer requirements and
Our Information Technology studies include
the Business Systems Assessment, which
profiles and evaluates the performance of the
line-of-business systems in your applications portfolio.
Our IT Mobility Assessment, which typically begins
with a highly productive facilitated workshop, identifies
specific business opportunities, technical options and project
frameworks for the deployment of mobile computing
infrastructure to extend the power of your corporate systems
to the factory floor or field organization.
Our Training Analysis focuses on how your
exising portfolio of training programs truly aligns with your
business objectives. This initial assessment helps our
clients craft more effective training programs, addressing
special curricular needs, training logistics, "train the
trainer" requirements and other programmatic elements.
Our Eligibility, Review and Gap Analysis
specifically provides a roadmap for
clients who wish to take advantage of
the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund.
The analysis report and series of recommendations prepared
for you as a result of our study will provide you with an
objective appraisal of competitive issues within your company
and plan of action. Our Analysis deliverable
- Specific area-by-area findings
- A series of cost-justified recommendations
- The profit implications of each recommendation
- A detailed,
realistic implementation plan for further