Research and Development

Peakford supports both large and small organisations in the public and private sector in several Research and Development program /projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections, business and resources.

Our research and development interventions across the board recognizes the role of data in strategic decision and policy making and more so that finding solutions to complex problems often requires forming interdisciplinary project teams, bringing together expertise in various fields

Our research and development interventions have provided potential benefits to clients of periodically doing systematic studies considerably. Such initiative in project and programmes have:

  • Generated additional important information for use in continuous program improvement
  • Documented knowledge benefits that are often unaccounted for when communicating programs’ value to stakeholders
  • Documented realized market benefits associated with past research successes
  • Provided better answer to questions about cost-effectiveness of the longer term actions and improvement.

Research Programme and project Collaboration

To succeed in the area, Interdisciplinary collaboration has been a hallmark of our Research and Development projects at both the planning and implementation levels. Peakford encourages project participation by professionals and specialists in other technical or scientific fields. Success and building support for new Ideas, actions, standards and practices may also involve partnerships among several l institutions, both in South Africa and abroad. Our programme and project team embody a well-defined humanities perspective that can frame your objectives and guide the project to successful completion.