Human-Centered Design is Everywhere

Human-Centered Design application knows no bounds. We work directly with our clients across numerous industries to provide exceptional Human-Centered Design consulting. From providing FDA human factors regulatory guidance to providing critical insights to the next-generation spaceflight hardware to enable human exploration beyond our world, we do it all. Whatever the industry, Sophic Synergistics is your Trusted Partner to help you deliver the best solutions to humans everywhere.

Human Factors Services

Human Factors is an established, scientific discipline whose principles focus on optimizing design by offering an integrated, data-driven approach to improve safety, quality, efficiency, and usability.

Services include:

  • Research Strategy Consulting
  • Gap Analysis
  • Project Planning & Management
  • User Testing
  • Design Development
  • Requirements Derivation & Interpretation
  • User Experience Research
  • Requirements & Verification & Validation
  • Human Error Analyses
  • Risk Assessment
  • Contextual Inquiry
  • Focus Groups
  • Formative & Summative Testing
  • Benchmarking

Human Systems Integration (HSI)

We have extensive experience providing Human Systems Integration (HSI) support through establishing, implementing, and executing HSI at the programmatic level to achieve an integrated approach to Human-Centered Design methodologies that are focused on incorporation and consideration of the human throughout the program or project.

Services include:

  • Program-level foundational HSI development and implementation
  • Data Requirements Description (DRD) Document development:
      • HSI Plan
      • HSI Processes
      • Human Error Analysis Plan
      • Human Error Report
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Requirement Review, Development, Allocation, Decomposition
  • Human-in-the-Loop (HITL) testing
  • Human Error Analyses

Applied Health & Performance Services

Our Applied Health and Performance Division focuses on enabling humans to live and work successfully in any environment. This requires detailed assessments of both the human and environments in which they are expected to interact with and function in. Our assessment process and focus areas include problem identification, solution development and evaluation, and transition to operations plan.

Services include:

  • Life Science Research Strategy Consulting
  • Evidence Base Evaluation
  • Risk Assessment (Human and Technical)
    • Contributing Factor Identification
    • Threshold Identification
    • Mitigation Strategy Recommendation
  • Research Portfolio Development and Management
  • Regulatory Requirement Assessment
  • Translation or Bridging to and Iteration with HCD for Operational Acceptance
Expert Witness

Human Factors Expert Witness

At Sophic Synergistics, we provide ergonomics and human factors expert witness services. Our human factors experts help shed the light on the root causes associated with how an accident occurred. Specifically, what factors could have affected perception, how did the design contribute to human error, and what environment variables influenced the event. This knowledge helps to clarify key facts in the case for both judge and jury, helping to deliver justice in the courtroom!
Our areas of expertise include:
  • Forensic Human Factors
  • Workplace Safety
  • Negligence
  • Driving Distractions
  • Product Liability
  • Caution Labels
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • And More!