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The First Analytics Team in Action

We seek big opportunities and take a wide-angle view of what’s possible through advanced analytics.  Our success has been based on our ability to be nimble, to respond and react quickly to our clients’ needs, flexibly tailoring and channeling our skill sets to their projects.  No guesswork; not intuition; just a deep belief and reliance in the power of analytics.

We drive insight, intelligence and change. And we’re ready to do it for you.

Keep Safety Rates on the Right Track.

The nation’s largest railroad came to us with a challenge. After seeing initial declines in their reportable employee injury and safety incident rates, stagnation set in. The railroad had...
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Identifying the Drivers of Employee Attrition

For its key operations, the company relies on workers who require extensive training which takes the course...
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Predicting and Understanding Adverse Rail Network Events

Railroads can be severely impacted by interruptions to the flow of trains on thier network...
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Machine Vision for Detecting Equipment Problems

This company operates equipment in motion at high speed.  Certain components develop defects or damage that could cause...
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Predictive Maintenance for Trucks

A mining company relies on high-payload-capacity trucks to haul extracted material for extraction of ore and...
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Improving Fuel Conservation

A transportation company spends over a billion dollars a year on fuel.  Even a 1% savings in fuel consumption...
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Protecting the Public at Rail/Highway Crossings

Vehicle-train collisions at railroad crossings is a significant problem in North America...
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Uncovering Adverse Safety Trends

Two companies were looking to identify developing trends in safety incidents with their employees...
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Making a Railroad’s Employees Safer – An Open Source Case

After seeing the success of our project at another railroad, this company asked us to do...
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Understanding Litigation Trends using an Employee Reporting System

An employer of tens of thousands of employees maintains a hotline for employees to anonymously...
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Forecasting Maintenance Requirements

A transportation service company provides maintenance services to very large fleets. They needed...
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Text Mining to Understand Accidents

A transportation company maintains a database of accidents. Along with data about each incident, textual narratives...
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Focusing on Human Factor Derailments

A Class I railroad began focusing on reducing human factor derailments.  Though incidents reported..
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