• MARKET ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL DAIRY BIOACTIVE (NEW ZEALAND DAIRY COMPANY)

    MARKET ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL DAIRY BIOACTIVE (NEW ZEALAND DAIRY COMPANY)
    Scarlatti worked to conduct a market validation study to inform the commercialisation plan and targeted sales and marketing campaign for a novel dairy bioactive. This work was carried out for a New Zealand dairy processor who sought to explore the commercial options for this technology.

  • 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.

  • PLANNING TOOL (MCDONALDS LIME)

    PLANNING TOOL (MCDONALDS LIME)
    In partnership with Incremental, Scarlatti has built a spreadsheet tool that is used to record the operations of McDonald’s Lime processing plants in Otorohanga and Te Kuiti. The tool is also designed with features that enable the monitoring and analysis of the plants’ economic performance. Visit the Incremental website here: www.incremental.co.nz

  • RESEARCH PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT (PACIFIC EDGE)

    RESEARCH PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT (PACIFIC EDGE)
    Pacific Edge develops novel diagnostic technologies for the early detection and monitoring of cancer. Scarlatti acted as project manager for the first clinical trial for the company and has provided a range of project management services for other research programmes for the company.

  • STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING (DAIRY TRAINING LIMITED)

    STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING (DAIRY TRAINING LIMITED)
    Scarlatti is working with Dairy Training Limited (DTL) to help them develop and implement a new strategic plan. DTL is a private training establishment providing training to New Zealand dairy farmers. Our work has helped formulate a strategic plan and financial model to assist DTL in both growing and advancing new thinking around training models in the dairy industry. We have also helped DTL with systems and processes for academic evaluation and operational planning, and for a short period acted as General Manager for the business.

  • VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET) STRATEGY (AGRICULTURE ITO)

    VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET) STRATEGY (AGRICULTURE ITO)
    Scarlatti helped the AgITO develop a VET strategy for the agriculture industry. This involved analysing existing and future industry dynamics and recommending appropriate training strategies to ensure New Zealand's agriculture sector had access to the appropriate knowledge and skills to remain globally competitive.

  • WAIKATO INNOVATION PARK REGIONAL BUSINESS PARTNERS FUNDING PROPOSAL

    WAIKATO INNOVATION PARK REGIONAL BUSINESS PARTNERS FUNDING PROPOSAL

    Scarlatti is working with Waikato Innovation Park Ltd on a short project to co-ordinate and write a 5 year funding proposal for Regional Business Partner funding from NZTE and Callaghan Innovation. Over the last 5 years, Regional Business Partners “RBP “ services have been a major part of the development of the ‘‘one stop shop’’ approach in growing Waikato’s Innovation & Business Growth Hub at Waikato Innovation Park. Operating close to market as an independent honest broker, Waikato Innovation Park (WIPL) has demonstrated the ability to deliver as an effective RBP and created efficiencies, synergies and opportunities towards its vision of: Waikato is the most effective innovation and business growth region in NZ through enabling successful high growth sustainable businesses and contributing to wealth creation. The proposal clearly sets out what WIPL’s strategy is, what they will do going forward and how this will be achieved.

  • WORKFORCE ANALYSIS AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP STRATEGY (PRIMARY SECTOR GROUP OF ITOs)

    WORKFORCE ANALYSIS AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP STRATEGY (PRIMARY SECTOR GROUP OF ITOs)
    The Primary Sector Group (PSG) of industry training organisations (ITOs) was an alliance of ITOs that has since some together as the Primary ITO. Scarlatti used Inchworm to conduct a complete workforce analysis of the 32 different primary sector industries represented by the then seven member ITOs. As part of this work, Scarlatti was tasked with reconciling and completing existing datasets, developing a forward-looking analysis of workforce skill requirements, identifying training synergies between different primary sectors and identifying best practice for the various activities undertaken by primary sector ITOs. This work assisted the PSG in its development of an aligned approach and identification of opportunities and barriers to eventual convergence of the ITOs.

  • WORKFORCE MODELLING (DAIRYNZ)

    WORKFORCE MODELLING (DAIRYNZ)
    The dairy industry Inchworm has identified the need for significant improvements in the number of farmers undertaking management training to achieve national dairy industry targets. These conclusions have subsequently motivated the Farm Business Management project, also managed by Scarlatti.

  • WORKFORCE MODELLING (PRIMARY ITO)

    WORKFORCE MODELLING (PRIMARY ITO)
    Scarlatti used the Inchworm tool to models the impact of training level and volume on the skill profile in the beef and sheep and horticulture sectors.