As a Management Consulting firm, Barich, Inc. understands where business transformation occurs. This insight is the essential component in our approach to assisting our clients in the achievement of their vision. The success of our projects is ensured through a combination of our broad experience & knowledge in the areas of consulting, business analysis, and project management as well as our standards for exceptional quality and integrity. Our highly accomplished team members have the necessary skills and expertise to solve our clients’ most critical challenges. We have a consistent and growing track-record of satisfied clients who retain our services as their trusted advisor.
In addition to the following projects (listed by project location), we provide ongoing leadership through participation in working groups, steering committees, and research panels, as well as the development of reference guidebooks and journal articles that support advancements throughout the industry.
Aéroports de Montréal
We led the effort in conducting various business analysis services in preparation for the AMS Request for Information (RFI) package, as well as assisted with the analysis of RFI responses.
We are currently engaged in various activities to assist our client in procuring the optimum AMS solution that meets the previously identified system and business requirements. Work to date includes preparing the technical portions of the Request for Proposal (RFP) and participating in technical reviews of Vendor responses.
Albuquerque International Sunport
We conducted a Common Use Study and IT Infrastructure Assessment to evaluate the options available to the Airport given their unique needs and investment criteria.
We conducted a Wireless and Network Study of the IT environment, as well as a cost benefit analysis, to provide further guidance for deployment of IT connectivity to achieve the Airport's desired flexibility and operational efficiencies.
Bob Hope Airport
We conducted an assessment of the Physical Access Control System (PACS) for the Bob Hope Airport in an effort to address the level of system performance, degree of system obsolescence, along with potential integration opportunities with CCTV.
We provided consulting services for the Bob Hope Airport to address some concerns with their IT systems. This was done by conducting a thorough IT assessment and providing consulting support during the assessment.
We elicited requirements to implement common use and related support systems, as well as new information technologies. We also prepared detailed performance specifications to be used in the procurement and selection of a design-build vendor for these systems and technologies.
We conducted an assessment of the Airport IT infrastructure and redundancy requirements to support the Authority in its effort to continually move towards operational excellence and disaster preparedness.
We provided staff augmentation support in the following network related areas, such as storage support/SAN engineering, network configuration and troubleshooting, virtualization support, and enterprise engineering and troubleshooting.
We provided complete installation oversight services as well as testing oversight and operational readiness services to ensure processes, procedures, tools, and trained staff were in place for the seamless opening and successful ongoing operations.
Denver International Airport
We reviewed the GMS Replacement Business Requirements and helped the client to present a RFP document that reflected the role a GMS could play in the holistic operation of the airport.
Louisville International Airport
We contributed to strategically aligning the airport's technology program with the long-term business objectives in order to enable the airport to maximize the value of technology investments through increased operational efficiency and reduced risk.
Oakland International Airport
We developed an Common Use Assessment Report for use by the Aviation IT Department. The purpose of this report was to identify next-step recommendations for consideration and use by the IT Department in preparation for the development of an RFP for the upgrade of the current Common Use system.
Orlando International Airport
We are currently providing technical expertise and assistances towards the analysis, planning, and establishment of an improved data sharing model.
We were recently selected as part of the Information Technology Design Team, for the design of the Orlando International Airport South Terminal Complex.
Palm Beach International Airport
We provided consulting support in preparing a common use Business Case as a basis for the development of an RFP package. It included a detailed assessment of business objectives/requirements and existing conditions, a set of recommendations for the implementation strategy, and a cost analysis.
We provided Program Management support services throughout the design and implementation phase to assist with vendor evaluations and Common Use system implementation oversight.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
We defined the technical and functional requirements, supported the development of the RFP package, and assisted in the solicitation efforts to procure the replacement Common Use system.
San Antonio International Airport
We conducted this Assessment, which provided a methodical breakdown of the current facility utilization and developed simulation models for multiple different design scenarios through 2020, based on current flight data and realistic forecasts.
We are currently providing consulting services to the Operations Division to develop a Feasibility Study for the Implementation of Common Use at the San Antonio International Airport. The Study assesses the costs, benefits, impacts, and risks of various scenarios and provides direction on a program that is best aligned with the Aviation Department's Business Objectives.
We are currently under contract to provide consulting support to the Aviation Department on an as-needed basis for IT and Security related projects over the next three years.
We provided the Construction Administration for the project through completion, while leading a multi-disciplinary team of architectural, structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, and telecommunications designers.
We performed project management, strategic planning, design coordination, and QA/QC services for this project to improve the communications infrastructure.
We developed a 3-year IT Business Plan which defined IT priorities in support of planned airport projects and enabled SAT to plan for and apply technology resources in a systematic manner, thereby saving valuable time and effort on critical projects.
We conducted this study, which included the consideration of the Aviation Department's owned passive and active infrastructure as well as telephone and Internet as potential services to the tenants at both the San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Airport (Stinson).
We provided design review and Implementation oversight services for a FIDS system replacement as part of the Terminal A Modernization Program.
San Diego International Airport
We provided panel member services on the SAN Common Use Action Committee. The purpose of this Committee was to provide a forum for discussion among the airports, airlines, and those with CUPPS industry expertise in order to facilitate the exchange of information relative to CUPPS implementations.
We conducted a detailed business and operational analyses in support of the Common Use Action Committee’s direction and goals to help produce the Authority's business case regarding the development and implementation of the long-term strategy for common use at the Airport.
We created an inventory of the IT systems in use throughout the organization as well as a data flow diagram illustrating what kind of and how data flows between these systems. Using these two tools the SDCRAA will be able to identify, among others, system duplication and costs, staff inefficiencies and duplication of effort, and information silos.
We conducted, as a third-party contractor, the 90% and 100% design reviews for SAN's Terminal 2 expansion project. The reviews included multiple security and special systems associated with the terminal and its curb.
San Francisco International Airport
We defined the requirements, prepared process maps, and developed the RFP to procure the new AVI system and solutions provider.
We provided oversight for testing and installation of the upgraded Flight Information Display systems in the International Terminal.
Sub-contracted to the Allen Group, we currently provide on-call PM Services.
As part of the Master Architect Team, we provided IT Specials Systems Consulting Services toward the redevelopment plans for SFO Terminal 1.
We completed various consulting & documentation development services relating to the Design Narrative for SFO’s Terminal 2 – Boarding Area D – Renovation project.
We performed test coordination and oversight of the Passive Infrastructure, Airport Operations, and Visual Paging systems implementation of the Terminal 2 - Boarding Area D renovation project.
We provided the resources to deliver a comprehensive and concise test management program and developed the Special Systems Master Test Plan for SFO’s Terminal 2 – Boarding Area D – Renovation project.
T. F. Green Airport
We developed a Request for Proposals and provided procurement support.
Toronto-Pearson International Airport
We provided consulting support in preparing a common use Business Case as a basis for the development of an RFP package. This included assessment of business objectives/requirements, recommendations for the implementation strategy, and a cost analysis.
We provided Common Use Program Management support services throughout the design and implementation phase to assist with vendor evaluations and CU system implementation oversight.
We currently provide SME consulting services in support of replacing the Resource Allocation System and the Electronic Visual Display System.
We completed the development of an RFP, a comprehensive Data Flow Diagram and User Stories as a basis for the scope for the upcoming Resource System Replacement project.
Tucson International Airport
We developed a comprehensive airport-wide IT Master Plan Update, with a special emphasis on disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) issues as well as business process improvements.
Viracopas International Airport
We conducted a Discovery effort with airport management and staff, to learn of any technology related challenges with Phase 1 or subsequent Terminal phase startups. We also provided training and transition support services for the new RMS products.
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
We reviewed (a) new infrastructure and systems, (b) current roles and responsibilities, (c) the Authority's business objectives, as well as considered IT requirements (staffing and tools) needed to provide front line support, and back office and infrastructure work. Work resulted in a detailed requirements report.