The Engineering Management Consulting practice (EMC) helps clients address business-driven issues that are technical in nature, and where it is critical to have a deep understanding of business issues, technical issues, and how they relate to each other. As such, all EMC consultants have both engineering and business expertise. EMC consultants routinely address issues such as risk management, asset management, reliability planning, technology planning, business planning, business operations, capital budgeting, and economic analysis. Utility Services – EMC has extensive experience in both electric and gas utility issues. Our services include major event investigations, rate case support, regulatory compliance, system reliability, infrastructure hardening, aging infrastructure management, infrastructure integrity management, system planning, capital spending justification, smart grid, renewable energy, OT/IT convergence, litigation support, and many more. Process Industry Services – EMC also has extensive experience in process industry reliability and risk management, with a focus on the investigation and prevention of accidents. This includes analyses of the existing state using techniques such as Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), reliability, root cause. It also includes mitigation analyses including process risk mitigation, new technology adoption, and human factors.