In Service to Our Clients
Cogent Analytics is a business management consulting firm committed to integrity and transparency. We help small to medium sized business by providing powerful solutions that are tailored to their business needs. We offer our expertise in holistic business analysis, and help to improve performance through organizational structuring, operational efficiencies, and profit engineering. Cogent’s primary objective in every interaction, is to put the interests of the client first and we consider our client’s success to be our success. In support of that directive, Cogent has been built on a culture that is based on a code of honor, courage, wisdom, faith, perseverance and loyalty, and it is what we embrace in service to our clients.
SURVIVING A DOWNTURN
As we enter an unprecedented and uncertain time for the American business owner, the most important thing we can do is to PLAN AND DON’T PANIC. Prepare your business to weather a downturn now.
Cogent Analytics is in service to the small business community and the business owners who work every day in the aspiration of building companies across the country.
In keeping true to our purpose, Cogent Analytics has made the strategic decision to shift standard operations and focus exclusively on helping business owners prepare for an economic downturn. We want to ensure business owners receive the best support and guidance possible to help safeguard, plan and prepare for the current environment we find ourselves in and beyond. Contact.
View Rob Braiman’s recent Webinar on how to prepare your business for a downturn and stay in business:
AREAS OF EXPOSURE
We are aggressively working with business owners to quickly identify areas of exposure to revenue and scalability, and to ensure a fiscally prudent approach that will ensure economic survival. Contact
In that vein, we are working with clients to provide economic repositioning for their business. When dealing with the unknown of what’s ahead, it is important to identify important factors within your business that you can control adjust. Some areas to focus on in your business are:
- Objective Input on Difficult Decisions
- Sustainability of Cash Position
- Threshold of Best & Worst Case Cash Reserves
- Critical Staffing Adjustments
- Strategic Product/Revenue Analysis
- Examination of Alternative Revenue Sources
- Fixed Assets Management
- Supply Chain Impacts Both Up and Down the Supply Chain
- Payables Prioritization
- Accelerated A/R Strategies
- Strategic Debt Structure Analysis
- Capitalization Guidance
- Risk Mitigation
- Business Viability Utilizing the Altman Z-Score
- Potential Business Value Inhibitors and Value Management
The organizations that are prepared are the ones that will lead the way to the next round of growth.
We have fully committed our entire team toward meeting this challenge head on in support of the American entrepreneur. You are not alone. Although times may seem uncertain, it is our counsel to you to take control of the outcomes as best you can, and develop a clear path for you, your business, and the respective families you are responsible for.
The Cogent Difference
We understand the many hats a business owner wears and the challenges that business owners face each and every day. All our consultants speak from a position of extensive business experience and have lead businesses themselves. We see talented crafts people starting their own venture and are highly skilled at what they do, or multi- generational families taking over the business, or others desiring to grow to the next level, many times with lagging profits. Cogent specializes in developing the roadmaps business owners can follow to provide long term stability and success.
We continue to support clients by developing long term or “lifecycle” relationships to ensure the systems that we put in place are successful and to support and guide their path to sustainable growth and profitability. Our clients can depend on us to help them through challenges, or help guide them to new levels of growth beyond what they ever thought possible. Contact Us
Beyond the Business
For Cogent Analytics, it’s not only about improving a business – It’s about improving the lives of the owners and their families as well as providing security for their employees and their families. It all translates to providing and keeping jobs, maintaining a living and strengthening the fabric of the communities where they live. When we are able to help turn a business around or see a family saved from possible ruin, see relationships improved and experience the joy that returns to the eyes of an owner – there is no better feeling in the world. Not all the businesses we help are at that level of severity of course, and there are varying degrees of what’s needed; but it is the satisfaction gained from our service to others that truly drives our journey and motivates us each and every day. Contact Us