BCS Incorporated

Technology and Analysis

BCS’ Technology and Analysis Division offers clients a variety of services that are founded on the thoughtful evaluation and rigorous analysis of pertinent data to facilitate decision-making. We offer the technical expertise, corporate experience, and creative hands-on approach that allows us to deliver effective solutions for a full spectrum of topics crucial to our clients’ success

BCS technology and analysis services include:

Technology Advancement

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BCS provides analytical and technical management support to evaluate and advance clients technology research and development portfolios. We use our experience in business process solutions to bring functional expertise in research planning, data collection and analysis, performance evaluation, and programmatic support to help clients meet their goals and advance the state of clean-energy technologies.

BCS technology advancement services include:

  • Strategy design and evaluation
  • Technical research and analysis
  • Decision tool development
  • Program coordination
  • Technology forum coordination

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Science and Engineering

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BCS provides science and engineering support for technical programs, industry organizations, and nonprofit entities by combining extensive knowledge of engineering concepts and practices with significant experience in planning and analysis. For all technical studies and analyses, BCS utilizes a transparent and auditable two-step approach. First, we complete extensive research to ensure a thorough knowledge of the subject area, requirements, and alternatives. Next, we closely adhere to standard methodology and uncertainty analysis guidelines. This approach ensures a highly defensible analytical framework for all of our work and helps our clients make key decisions regarding their technical portfolios.

BCS science and engineering support services include:

  • Marginal opportunity analysis
  • Value engineering and system analysis
  • Technology benchmarking
  • Technology performance assessment
  • Technology energy use analysis
  • Requirements and gap analysis
  • Feasibility studies

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Market and Economic Analysis

BCS has technical expertise in identifying, collecting, interpreting, and disseminating market and technology data. We develop and utilize financial models to estimate the potential benefits that result from various types of projects that involve investments in research, development, demonstration, and deployment. With these analyses, we help clients identify the most promising strategies to target investments and accelerate the market adoption and penetration of new technologies and programs.

BCS economic and market analysis services include:

  • Quantitative modeling
  • Life-cycle cost analysis
  • Geographic information system analysis and mapping
  • Trade-off analysis
  • Business case analysis and cash flow analysis
  • Surveying

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Policy Analysis

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BCS offers a variety of policy-oriented, analytical support services to help stakeholders conduct research, evaluate alternatives, and disseminate information on federal, state, and local policies and regulations. BCS employs expertise in written analysis, policy and program design, and quantitative evaluation for the effective planning and operation of short- and long-term projects. We leverage our experience in identifying core stakeholder groups and bringing them together to facilitate collaborative decision-making and advancement of policies, programs, and issues.

BCS policy analysis services include:

  • Research and quantitative analysis
  • Case studies and qualitative analysis
  • Legislative, regulatory, and policy analysis
  • Program evaluations
  • Program design

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Company/Staff Certifications:

  • Multidisciplinary staff composed of chemical, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineers; economists; environmental scientists; political scientists; geologists; and material scientists
  • Licensed Professional Engineers (PEs)
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Lean 6 Sigma-trained staff
  • Top Secret- and Q-cleared staff
  • Department of Defense and Department of Energy Facility Clearances
  • Experience in monitoring energy performance in building equipment
  • Supporting more than 11 federal research and development programs
  • Employing subject matter experts with the following advanced degrees: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Energy and Environmental Policy and Environmental Engineering and Science; Master of Business and Administration (MBA); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Engineering (MEng); and Master of Science (MS) in the fields of mineral industries, economics, biology, ecology, environmental studies, material science and engineering, mechanical engineering, energy and mineral engineering, public administration, public policy, and international relations
  • Offering technical support staff residing at or near three U.S. national laboratories

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