• PEOPLE AND SKILLS MEASUREMENT (DAIRYNZ)

    PEOPLE AND SKILLS MEASUREMENT (DAIRYNZ)
    Scarlatti is working with DairyNZ to undertake a people and skills measurement project. This project aims to consolidate and align investments and activities associated with the measurement of how well the primary industry labour market is functioning. This includes monitoring processes to affect forecasting changes within the labour market. The task of developing a robust methodology (a ‘scorecard’) to measure progress towards specific Dairy Industry Strategy targets is a particular focus of this project.

  • DATA LINKER (DAIRYNZ AND RED MEAT PROFIT PARTNERSHIP)

    DATA LINKER (DAIRYNZ AND RED MEAT PROFIT PARTNERSHIP)
    Scarlatti is leading a multi-partner project to assess the industry need for common data capture and sharing tool for the primary sector. The Data Locker aims to reduce the transaction costs of data-sharing for both farmers and industry organisations and puts farmers in control of their data. The study involves developing the concept and testing it with a range of industry stakeholders, including farmers, industry organisation representatives and government agencies.

  • MANAGEMENT OF DAIRYBASE (DAIRYNZ)

    MANAGEMENT OF DAIRYBASE (DAIRYNZ)
    DairyBase is a web-based software tool that enables accountants and consultants to analyse farm physical information and financial statements and provides dairy farmers with benchmark data to compare their performance. Scarlatti managed the DairyBase team on behalf of DairyNZ for a period of three years and remains involved in an advisory and support role.

  • MANAGEMENT OF CONTAINERSCAN (AGRESEARCH)

    MANAGEMENT OF CONTAINERSCAN (AGRESEARCH)
    Scarlatti acted as CEO of ContainerScan - a start-up subsidiary of AgResearch seeking to commercialise a novel technology to detect biosecurity threats in shipping containers. Scarlatti was asked to take over ContainerScan at a time when it was becoming apparent that the business case for this technology hadn't been adequately established. Scarlatti led a programme of engagement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to establish whether the technology could find application in New Zealand.