Client Advocacy – Balancing What Your Firm Can Do With What The Client Needs

September 28, 2016

Want to do right by your client, but need to stay in business?  All truly great service companies want to offer all they can to make the client successful; after all, their success is your success.  So how much can you give your clients and still stay in business?  I say you can give it… read more →

Inadequate Data Systems Equal Opportunity

September 21, 2016

Albert Einstein once said “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted”. I agree with the first claim. Not all data is relevant or necessary and it takes a certain skill to filter out the noise and be able to identify what is required to complete your analysis. The… read more →

Solving Mass Balance One Tank at a Time

September 14, 2016

Mass balance of a refinery is a necessary tool for controlling the efficiency of its loss control. Many of our clients focus on the volume measurement since it directly impacts the bottom line, rightfully so. However, they fail to take accurate density measurement especially for their inventory. Taking measured density values for inventory can improve… read more →

Short-Term Gains Result in Long-Term Losses for a Big Pharmaceutical

September 7, 2016

A few weeks ago, a high-profile and once extremely profitable pharmaceutical company had another setback as a US mutual fund filed a lawsuit against the struggling drug maker. In the past year this company has gone from being the largest company on the TSX (by market cap) to losing over 90% of its value as… read more →