Major Credit Ratings Agency


May 13, 2014


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Client Context

Major credit-rating agency required an operational analysis and re-engineering of public finance ratings process.

Uptown Solution

  • UAG leveraged data analytics to baseline current-state process,¬†identifying patterns of waste/inefficiency, and provided key insights and opportunities for improvement.
  • Focus areas included optimizing operational and organizational efficiency, rationalizing and reallocating resources (including headcount), and optimizing cost structure.

Client Benefits

  • UAG recommendations resulted in 25%+ cost savings and increased capacity/throughput.
  • Key findings were institutionalized by the firm into best practices and implemented in several other ratings groups within the organization.