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About Hall Consulting & Research

HCR is a professional services firm that specializes in assessing the financial and strategic impacts of IT investments to support decision-making and planning. We also help leading IT vendors assess and credibly communicate the business value of their products. Hall Consulting & Research was founded by Andrew Hall, a leading business value consultant and analyst. 

HCR partners with a network of consultants, researchers, advisers, and vendors to deliver some of the highest quality assessment tools and services available globally.

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Andrew Hall - HCR Founder and President

Andy Hall is an industry-leading consultant in the assessment and communication of the business value of technology. Prior to founding Hall Consulting & Research, Andy was a Principal with Lawrence Associates LLC and an IT Business Strategist and Managing Consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services. In these roles, he developed a wide range of business value assessment tools/methods and conducted and managed dozens of business value studies for strategic Microsoft customers. He also wrote business value white papers and case studies on a variety of technologies for leading IT vendors such as Microsoft and Intel. He also has thirteen years of broad business experience – including seven years as a strategy/management consultant in IT business assessments, business strategy, financial/value analysis, sales/marketing, supply chain management, business process improvement, product development, and people/project management. Prior to Andy's consulting career, he was responsible for strategic planning, marketing, operations improvement, and financial planning at a manufacturer. He has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a BS in Engineering from Penn State University.

Andrew Hall