Touchpoint Pattern Analysis

Written by Michael McAlary

Services Area: Risk and Strategy

Industry Sector: Energy and Utilities

Touch Point Pattern Analysis applied to social security and welfare system.

Chairmont has developed a Touch Point Pattern Analysis diagnostic within a Big Data world aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of businesses and governments.

“Big Data” refers to the increasing volume and detail of information captured by enterprises and through the rise of multimedia and social media that will drive the accelerating growth in data going forward.  Chairmont has developed a Touch Point Pattern Analysis diagnostic within a Big Data world aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of businesses and governments. This diagnostic has been conceptually applied to the effectiveness of social security and welfare expenditure.

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Economic Regulation Authority (ERA)

Services Area: Risk and Strategy

Industry Sector: Energy and Utilities

The following are various papers published for the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA). The regulators regularly cite these in their decisions for regulated service providers.

 

 Hedging Costs in the Cost of Debt                                   May 2015

 Cost of Debt Comparative Analysis                                  November 2013

 

 

Working with Government

Written by Michael McAlary

It is clear to Chairmont that what is common in all government and private sector work is that one needs to have a strong appreciation and understanding of the key over-riding strategic and business priorities of the client. Chairmont has worked with a number of government departments and businesses as a trusted advisor over many years, which is a role we hold in the utmost regard. Our expertise has been acknowledged with our appointment as advisors on the following panels:

  • Federal Treasury - Financial Services Advisory Panel
  • Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities – Financial Advisory Panel
  • Australian Department of Defence – Management Consulting Panel
  • NSW Department of Lands – Management Consulting Panel.
  • Australian Energy Regulator (AER)
  • Economic Regulation Authority of WA (ERAWA)

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Federal Treasury

Written by Michael McAlary

Service Area: Behavioural Analysis and Economics

Industry Sector: Government

Structural Path Equation Modelling

Chairmont has an enhanced diagnostic that overcomes the rudimentary weaknesses of traditional statistical methods. This will provide greater understanding of relationships and transmission mechanisms between the independent variables.

The widely used applications of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) analysis typically focus on observing the simple 1 on 1 relationships between “independent” and “dependent” variables in order to understand cause and effect transmission dynamics.  An example in the financial services industry might be the relationship between interest rate increases and home loan arrears.  Chairmont has an enhanced diagnostic that overcomes the rudimentary weaknesses of such traditional methods. This modelling approach is referred to as Structural Path Equation Modelling (SPEM) which introduces a third variable type of a "mediating" variable that sits between dependent and independent variables.

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