“In my role as Chairman of the Irish Contract Cleaning Association I engaged Alan’s services to deliver a training session to the owners and executives of our member companies. The session focused on ‘Managing Margins & Profitability’, a topic that generated much interest among our members. Alan is a very clear, direct, professional and charming presenter and anyone who is serious about developing their business should attend his training, or engage with him on a one-to-one basis. We received significant positive feedback from our members on the content of the session and in particular of Alan’s knowledge and delivery. I have no hesitation in recommending Alan’s services.” December, 2012


Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Creative

Shane Curran, Chairman Irish Contract Cleaning Association



 “Techmatic have been using the services of Knowledge Business Systems as represented by Alan Tracey over the past five years. When first contacted, Techmatic was a company that was facing difficult times and in a period of transition. Alan set to work immediately with the management team to identify problem areas within the day to day operation of the company. This included a management system that needed to refocus on the core business. Through a systematic and detailed review, and working together, we focused in on people’s strengths and worked on the weakness by looking at different solutions to find out what worked best. I personally would recommend Knowledge Business Systems to any business owner that needs external advice on focus and systems that will bring value. If you do know any business that currently needs help, call Alan Tracey and Knowledge; it could save the business from closure.  June, 2012

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value

Joe Hand, Managing Director, Techmatic Recycling


“I have worked with Alan as a Business Coach and Business Advisor over the last number of years. He has helped me to focus on the important areas of my business, areas where it is important that I achieve success. To use his own phrase; Alan is a good guy to hold your feet to the fire and improve your accountability for the time and effort that you put into the business. Another of his regular quotes is that “it is simple, but simple is not easy!”; So..taking Alan on board is simple, but don’t expect it to be easy, just beneficial. His courses are always informative, useful and presented to an exceptionally high standard. I have no doubt that Alan & I will continue to work together in the future. That is probably the highest recommendation that anyone can make!” May 21, 2012


Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value

Jim O’Carroll, Managing Director, Aurora Electrical




Knowledge Business Systems have worked with me in improving my business for the past three years. We have taken very important steps to improve the operation of the business including:

  • Setting up standard, simple reports that give excellent feedback;
  • Improved procedures on purchasing and cost control, both of which have improved profitability and cash flow in a significant manner;
  • Clarity and focus to concentrate on getting the best results;
  • Better time management and reduced reliance by the business on me;

The relationship between Lambe’s Oil and Knowledge Business Systems has been very beneficial for Lambe’s Oil.  I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who wants to improve their business. July, 2010


Rita Lambe, Managing Director, Lambe’s Oil Limited



Thank you sincerely for the seminar which you delivered on “Presentation Skills”. I found the seminar of huge benefit to me and I have learned new skills which I feel I can use going forward with both my training work and presentations. In particular I enjoyed your practical approach, the interactive style of the seminar and the comprehensive notes provided by you at the end of the seminar. It is evident that you have expert knowledge in this field although it is delivered by you in a very down to earth manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending you for seminar delivery and this seminar was as enjoyable and worthwhile as other seminars given by you that I have attended in the past. July, 2010


Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Anne Marie Graham, Managing Director, Healthforce Limited


“Having attended a Presentation Skills seminar recently hosted by Alan Tracey, I would have no hesitation in recommending Alan from Knowledge Business Systems. The seminar was very educational, professionally run, interactive and entertaining. I for one will be looking forward to attending future seminars run by Alan. July, 2010


 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

John Harrington, Director, Transpoco


Alan Tracey of Knowledge Business Systems helped me to progress my business to a new level. Within a very short time Alan understood my business requirements and helped me focus on and achieve my goals. He put in place a clear strategy for business development and systems for me as the business owner to be more accountable. I have since referred Alan to my colleagues and clients and they have been extremely happy with his level of service. I would have no hesitation in recommending Alan and wish him continued success with his business in the future.” June, 2010


Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

Stephen Monahan, Director, Phonelink




“We at Absolute Office hired Alan to help us succeed in growing our business. We found Alan to be absolutely excellent in his field and consistent and reliable. Anyone who wants to bring their business or company to the next level, Alan is where you need to go.” June 2010


Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative

Naomi Gargan, Director, Absolute Office



“I have been working with Alan since October 2008 and this recommendation is written in recognition of the success his program has been for me and my business. Alan’s strap line has always been that he “helps business owners build better businesses” and I can wholeheartedly stand by this as being 110% true. Alan’s mentorship has enabled me to take a much more strategic view of my business and provided me with an incredible amount of focus on areas which I might have previously overlooked, an ability to plan for business growth and development and most importantly the ability and drive to implement the specific actions required to produce results. The systems he has helped me and encouraged me to put in place have developed every single aspect of my business and are now not only producing financial results but have moved my business to an entirely different level. Alan’s talent lies not only in his knowledge of business in terms of finance, business planning and development and implementation of a systematic process but also in his ability to analyse the individual needs of both the business and the business owner and ensure that both merge. I have referred Alan on a number of occasions to associates who have gone on to use him and have been equally as satisfied as I am and I would have no hesitation in referring him again in the future. May, 2009

Anne Marie Graham

Managing Director, Healthforce Occupational Health & Safety Services


“When we decided to restructure the business and expand the management team, we looked to Alan to help. I found him highly expert in changes both my outlook on the business and the staff outlook. He helped us build a solid foundation to grow and expand the business. Since working with Alan, CDSoft has doubled in size. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to any business.” February, 2009


Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

Gerry Kerr, Managing Director, CDSoft