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Center for Quantitative Analysis

The Center for Quantitative Analysis provides professional analytical consulting services in support of fundamental and applied business research, improved organizational performance and more effective policies.

We provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Increasing availability of data and analyzing the complex relationships of a large number of factors that impact performance
  • Basing important decisions on an objective fact-based analysis that considers the consequences of uncertainty and incomplete information
  • Continually finding new ways to improve performance or competitive position

Through our work at the center, we demonstrate the positive contribution quantitative analysis can play in fact-based decision making, while providing a forum for practical applications that enrich the research and teaching experience for faculty and students.

Our center is a unique resource that supplements the capabilities of commercial and non-profit organizations while also generating a source of collaborative research for faculty and training for students focused on business analytics.

Through its affiliation with Bentley, the center also allows for the application of best-in-class analytical expertise with best-in-class business content expertise to support organizational decision making and performance.


Some of our past clients include:

  • Animal Medical Center
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Gorton’s
  • HealthMETRICS
  • Home Health VNA
  • National Grid
  • OTOinsights
  • RentGrow


Sam Woolford, Director
Center for Quantitative Analysis
Bentley University
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452
Tel: 781.891.2086
Fax: 781.891.2262