Performing detailed trade studies and market research for new technologies and/or vendors


  • Maintaining a focus on the business objectives
  • Establishing boundaries for the scope of the assessment
  • Defining metrics and success criteria


  • Define specific methodology with clear expectations
  • Define a team with proper skill mix and access to essential data
  • Provide access to tools and enablers as needed


  • Provides for a well documented, fact-based assessment
  • Clearly defined solution, including suggested alternatives
  • Delivers recommendations that are understandable, quantified, and culturally feasible


  • Experienced analysts and engineers with pertinent skills
  • Extensive experience with enterprise, supply chain, quality escapes, process improvement, DFSS, and cost-benefits assessment