CNA Enterprise Systems and Data Analysis (ESDA) within CNA's Institute for Public Research provides our clients with wide-ranging technical and analytical support to meet their goals. Our work considers the whole of an organization, not just a portion in isolation. We analyze the entirety of a client’s systems—their people, processes, data, and technology—to identify a solution for improved operations. We always begin by looking at our clients’ data to help them to identify the root cause of problems and to find solutions based on the data.
Our analysts include engineers, scientists, mathematicians, economists, and information science professionals. These experts work directly with clients to solve complex technical, operational, and policy problems, and they consult with the broader community to obtain requisite technical and operational input.
ESDA provides the following core capabilities: