To analyze the state of theory or practice for clients, we perform in-depth scientific research and literature reviews to locate all information relevant to the client. Our extensive expertise then allows us to draw out salient data, perform analyses, and otherwise summarize multiple streams of information in a way that is most useful to the client.
Strategy & Planning Support
For government and nonprofit organizations, we assist in developing mission-driven strategies, action plans, progress evaluations, and continuous quality improvement processes.
We offer policy and scientific writing for governments, scientific communities, and public audiences. Writing services include developing research highlights to summarize meetings and workshops, crafting papers in a clear and concise manner for the policy and scientific communities, presenting reports to the public in an accessible manner, and drafting manuscripts for publication in journals.
Meeting / Workshop Design & Support
Our meeting, workshop, and facilitation experiences range from moderating small focus groups to managing large scale meetings designed to reach consensus on solutions to issues. We also provide logistical support and prepare substantive briefing and summary materials for participants including literature reviews and syntheses of key issues. We employ advanced facilitation and design thinking techniques to help our clients plan meetings, workshops, and exercises and surface new thinking and ideas.
Consequence Mapping is a process used to achieve a systematic, rigorous, and inclusive strategic thinking for decision-making. We help organizations identify key stakeholders, explore alternative scenarios, and analyze the potential consequences of options and decision. By considering both short-term and long-term implications, our clients can make well-informed decisions that align with their objectives and minimize potential risks.
We develop specific plans and exercises that enable an organization to practice, prepare, and respond to a crisis event in a manner such that functions, sub-functions and processes are recovered and resumed per a predetermined plan, prioritized by their criticality to the viability of the operation.