About NTI

NTI, Inc. uses state-of-the-art measurement and analysis techniques to answer performance questions of productivity, safety, workload, selection, and training for industrial, governmental, and aerospace environments. NTI develops special experimental methods to assess performance effects of human work procedures, task allocation, system design options, work-rest schedules, environmental stressors, and chemical agents.

Corporate Focus

NTI, Inc. is a research and development firm dedicated to optimizing human performance on the job. Through the development and application of physiological and behavioral assessment techniques, NTI produces:

  • tailored, computerized tests of performance capability for screening employees for fitness-for-duty in safety-critical jobs;
  • human performance, workload, and situation awareness assessment technologies for system design evaluation;
  • test batteries for use in human performance research;
  • customized, computerized tests of cognitive skills for selection of job candidate trainees;
  • person-based training systems.


NTI has advanced the technology of performance assessment in recent years by creatively applying fundamental research in human cognition and performance to practical problems of government, industrial, and transportation environments. Its most current efforts and contributions include:

  • Performance-based testing for the assessment of employee readiness for work
  • Assessment of design options in systems involving command and control
  • Job candidate selection testing for specified work skills
  • Employee training

These endeavors represent socially and environmentally significant contributions toward enhancing human efforts.