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As captured in our name, we are solutions-oriented and support clients in making strategic decisions. Because we sit at the intersection of analysis, policy, and strategy, our thought process is interdisciplinary, allowing for a holistic perspective on tackling our clients' most challenging issues.
Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is a 42-acre sculpture park, museum, and arboretum founded on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds. It contemplated a ceramics studio that would offer classes, provide workspace for artists, and strengthen its ability to serve as a meeting and event site. It desired to assess the feasibility of […]
ESI was retained by Team Pennsylvania to update the 2018 report “Pennsylvania Agriculture: A Look at the Economic Impact and Future Trends.” ESI provided updated numbers on Pennsylvania’s farming sector and offered further insights into why these changes may be occurring. It also takes a close look at the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Bill, at national […]
The Equitable Wilmington Collaborative received a three-year, $4 million investment through JPMorgan Chase’s Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods (PRO Neighborhoods) program. Funds from this investment support the redevelopment of vacant and blighted homes, small business support, and the development of community facilities. The Collaborative’s three members are Cinnaire, NCALL Loan Fund, and True Access […]
ESI was commissioned by the Capital Trails Coalition to evaluate the impacts of the Capital Trails Network across the Washington, DC metropolitan region, which was defined as the District of Columbia; City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and Fairfax County in Virginia; and Prince George’s County and Montgomery County in Maryland. ESI conducted further analysis on […]
ESI was selected to assess Newtown Township’s financial condition and develop a five-year plan in conjunction with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC and SRW Strategies. A five-year plan including recommendations to improve operational efficiency and promote fiscal stability in Newtown Township was developed in collaboration with the Township staff and Board of Supervisors. It is […]
The COVID-19 pandemic created a range of health, economic, and social policy challenges for New Hampshire. Changes in economic conditions have deepened existing challenges for vulnerable populations and communities, while other households have faced new challenges around decisions regarding employment and child care that they had never anticipated. As New Hampshire seeks to accelerate its […]
Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World Full Findings Available Download the ebook To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits. ESI ThoughtLab, in collaboration with a global coalition of business, government, […]
Driving ROI Through AI Full findings publicly available! Download Econsult Solutions through its former thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, together with a group of artificial intelligence leaders, including Appen, Cognizant, Cortex, Dataiku, DataRobot, Deloitte, and Publicis Sapient, conducted a benchmarking study of 1,200 organizations across a wide cross-section of industries and world markets. This […]
Driving Cybersecurity Performance Improving cybersecurity results through evidence-based analysis Download Report Through its former thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, Econsult Solutions worked with a coalition of cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and technology experts from leading companies and associations to answer a central question: How can firms drive the best cybersecurity performance in today’s complex digital […]
Building a Hyperconnected City Full Findings Available Econsult Solutions through ESI ThoughtLab, the firm’s former thought leadership joint venture, gathered benchmarking data from 100 cities, conducted in-depth interviews with city leaders, and drew on valuable input from a cross industry coalition of leading firms and research organizations. The study provides an evidence-based roadmap that cities […]
Smarter Cities 2025 Building a Sustainable Business and Financing Plan “The cities of the future – and the cities of the present that will be relevant in the future – will be smart. Full of sensors, data, and analysis that help the traffic flow, civic leaders lead, and citizens fully realize all the benefits of […]
The Cybersecurity Imperative Managing cyber risks in a world of rapid digital change “We are in a cybersecurity arms race, and the hackers are winning. Over the years, we have tested thousands of companies. There is always a way in.” Kevin Mitnick, Chief Hacking Officer, KnowBe4 As companies embrace the latest digital solutions and respond […]