Data analytics consulting: Putting data at the heart of strategic decision-making

Today’s business leaders need to make decisions based on facts, not hunches.

We provide data analytics consulting services to help companies make more informed business decisions across planning, optimisation and performance measurement.



Understand your business dynamics, anticipate change, and manage risks.

We help businesses maximise profits by putting data and analytics at the heart of their decision-making processes, spanning the workforce, supply-chain, financial, customer, and risk strategies.

Our solutions

  • Risk assessment
  • Impact assessment
  • Business and resource planning
  • Benefits realisation
  • Business intelligence and insight
  • Supply chain management

Techniques we use

  • Statistical analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Data visualisation
  • Decision analysis
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Data mining
  • Spreadsheet modelling
  • Risk modelling
  • Systems modelling


Maximise efficiency and productivity, and streamline business operations

We help business leaders gain insights to improve their operations from routing and transportation to resource allocation and scheduling, and from capacity planning to portfolio management.

Our solutions

  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Procurement support
  • Portfolio optimisation
  • Price optimisation

Techniques we use

  • Statistical analysis
  • Optimisation
  • Simulation
  • Data mining
  • Spreadsheet modelling
  • Machine learning
  • Systems modelling
  • Data modelling


Gain the insight you need to judge your performance

We help businesses to identify their true indicators of performance or risk and develop the feedback mechanisms to constantly monitor them and drive improvements.

Our solutions

  • Risk assessment
  • KPI design and development
  • Performance monitoring
  • Evaluations

Techniques we use

  • Stakeholder research
  • Data capture
  • Data modelling
  • Systems modelling


What our clients say

“The barrier prioritisation analysis that Hartley McMaster undertook for us has become central to RNIB’s strategy and definition of itself.”

“The work was critical to understanding the barriers blind and partially sighted people face in society. It’s enabled us to concentrate on interventions that will achieve the greatest societal impact for the best social returns.”

Head of Strategy & Performance, Royal National Institute of Blind People

“The models Hartley McMaster developed to help us formulate our PR19 business plan submission were crucial to our innovative and flexible approach.”

“They enabled us to place transparency in decision making at the core of that approach, resulting in an optimised investment programme that meets the needs of our customers, our business and other stakeholders.”

Project Manager, South Staffordshire Water

“Hartley McMaster’s optimisation tool means that we can now maximise the benefits from our reform programme while resolving inter-agency issues for the common good.”

Senior Business Partner, HM Courts & Tribunals Service

Want to learn more?

Contact Us