Digital Transformation Consulting Services

We provide Digital Transformation Solutions for your organization to improve efficiency, build brand integrity and help you move your business forward. Nestell & Associates offers full-scale digital transformation consulting services for companies in the U.S. and around the world.

We Execute End-to-End Digital Transformation Strategies

Our team will prepare and implement digital transformation technologies using our proven process of cultural assessment and readiness, business due diligence, enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection, training and go-live support.

Proven Methods Based on Core Principles

At Nestell & Associates, we understand that every organizational context is different, and our methods allow for that. We don’t attempt to apply the same boilerplate to every organizational context. Although we use the same project management mechanics and core principles, we modify our digital transformation services to match the unique dynamics of each organization.

Allowing for Success and Failure Factors During Digital Transformation

Based on practitioner experience coupled with applied research, we understand that each large-scale ERP digital transformation initiative has a long line of success–or failure–factors that impact the outcome. The emphasis and/or “pain point” given to each one of these influences could vary significantly from one organization to the next. Rather than catering our projects to align with a rigid boilerplate approach, our digital transformation consulting services address the very specific needs, gaps and strengths of your organization.

Case Studies as a Tool

There are general themes that occur as common denominators that can be applied across varying organizational contexts and industries. Understanding and reviewing case studies help us as digital transformation practitioners to shed light on perceived issues, strengths and gaps in an organization — and the real and root issues that drive potential organizational disconnects during a large-scale ERP initiative.

Choose Reliable Digital Transformation Consulting Services from Nestell & Associates

More than a provider, at Nestell & Associates, we combine the power of digital transformation strategy with consulting services to provide solutions to your organization. We’re your partner in formulating a plan that will boost your business and promote a bright future. Get in touch so we can discuss your digital transformation today.

Is There a Merger or Acquisition in Your Future?

Nestell & Associates offers board advisory and portfolio coaching. We reassure boards that their portfolios are healthy and ready for what lies ahead.

Need Just a Little Help?

We can partner with your IT team to perform a digital transformation rescue. Sometimes, all you need is a little expert advice from someone who’s been there.

Is Your Hardware Up to Speed?

At Nestell & Associates, our digital transformation services include IT hardware services and support. We’re perfectly positioned to provide guidance with performance, security and redundancy audits to ensure the successful delivery of IT infrastructure and services.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

Cody Wedig

Anyone looking for a lot of great info about ERP, follow Nestell & Associates. I have worked with Jack for an extended amount of time during an implementation of our ERP and he is incredibly full of knowledge and experience.

Cody Wedig
ERP Project Manager

John Leibert

My entire development, implementation and support teams have worked with Jack on some difficult and challenging projects over the past several years. As President of FACTIVITY, it is my personal observation that Jack’s discipline, experience, and value-added approach offers an insight and perspective that even experienced professionals can learn from.

John Leibert
President/CEO - Factivity, Inc.

Don Martin

I have spent 30 years of my career often engaged as an interim C level manager. Several of these assignments included ERP installations, for a variety of reasons.  I met Jack while serving as interim CEO  at a company that was carved out of a large public entity by a PE.  Jack immediately impressed me with his organizational skills in planning the installation. Then, his technical know- how was augmented with his ability to communicate both up and down the organization, he dealt with resistance intellectually rather than emotionally, constantly adjusted the schedule to account for surprises while maintaining the schedule, and did all this with integrity and transparency.  The most successful ERP installation I have ever witnessed.

Don Martin
Principal D. R. Martin & Associates

Chris Borsini

I have been working with Jack for the past couple of years and have had the privilege of providing him with some great resources when needed. I have seen firsthand how well Jack manages and executes large, complex and time sensitive ERP initiatives. Jack’s success comes from not only his passion, energy and insightfulness but also how he puts as much emphasis on the human element and creating the right culture as he does with making sure he has the right technical skillset on each and every project.

Chris Borsini
Oxford International

Clint Brice

Lucidity had the pleasure of working with Jack on a mission critical, 5-month ERP transformation that was very successful. From the onset, Jack took an “out of the box” approach that allowed him and team to navigate many of the normal constraints on such an aggressive timeline for this transformation. What was accomplished with Jack under his leadership was remarkable and industry-leading, and his ability to do “more with less” was an illustration for us all to learn from. Lucidity teamed with Jack to help him deliver on time, within budget, and meet the boldest expectations for his business – no production downtime, no lost sales revenue, no orders unfulfilled, no negative change in customer relationships, no changes in shipping expectations, and many more. Jack is an authentic, thoughtful CIO with a passion for doing things different for his business and his track record proves that…with this project just being another illustration of his capabilities and skills. We were excited to be his business partner and look forward to working with him for many years to come.

Clint Brice
Chief Executive Officer - Lucidity Consulting Group

Doug Schrock

In my experience, getting people to understand and embrace the change is generally the most significant challenge of major undertakings. I’ve consistently seen Jack move large teams with his up-front, no nonsense approaches that brings confidence that the initiative is actually going to work.

Doug Schrock
Partner in charge, Consulting Advisory Services, Crowe Horwath

Doug Blanchard

Lean and ERP, can they co-exist? Should they co-exist? Jack has the experience and background to answer these questions and to tie these 2 powerful philosophies and tools together toachieve efficient results and to only do what matters. As an IT professional, his personal interest in understanding Lean concepts and the application of those concepts make him a great systems implementation partner.

Doug Blanchard
Managing Director - The ProAction Group

Justo Beauchamp

“I met Jack in January 2013 while he was managing an-going ERP implementation at his current manufacturing concern. He clearly indicated the urgency facing his concern and the need to “turn on” the solution in January 2013. Although there were a number of shortcomings that required immediate attention, Jack established a team of resources and a plan to correct the shortcomings and bring to pass a first class solution for the company.

Impressive was Jack’s attention to details and his concern on the impact that it would have on the human element. Training, assignment and ownership of business processes, changes to the roles from past to future was of utmost importance to him.

His ability to work through these elements and establish a sense of confidence that individuals can move forward and the “change” would be beneficial to all was amazing.

Justo Beauchamp
President - JBM2 Consultin

Dr. Eric A. Canny

Jack has a boundless desire to see organizations succeed. It is important for leaders to learn about their organizations and utilize applied research to address the challenges they face for sustainable improvement; this skill and approach sets Jack apart. His passion coupled with knowledge towards his field of digital transformation is quite admirable.

Dr. Eric A. Canny
University of Southern California

Kevin Brever

I have known Jack for several years. I appreciate his passion for his work and his research and his enthusiasm to share that passion with academic colleagues and practitioners. Jack places great value on understanding, sharing, and applying sound proven research ideas to his field. This truly is a differentiator.

Kevin Brever
Principal (Retired) St. Paul Elementary School Louisville, KY

John Leibert

First off, I sincerely enjoy our working with Jack. His work is honest and quality work. He understands the key issues for success in implementations and stays focused on them through to completion. He has a very good knowledge of business processes and how computers and information technology in general can be applied in an effective manner.

John Leibert
President/CEO Factivity, Inc.

Amanda Robinson

Jack has been a panelist for us and has provided input on our research. I am looking forward to seeing the results of his book

Amanda Robinson
Manage CIO Advisory at Info-Tech Research Group

Joseph Mallak

Nestell & Associates provides quality service and exceptional knowledge.

Joseph Mallak
Private Equity Chairman of the Board, Operating Partner, President, and CEO

Steve Staudenmayer

I’ve had the pleasure of working daily with Jack over nearly two years on implementing, improving, and maintaining our company’s ERP system, business intelligence, and reporting.  He’s been a great mentor and leader, and has been the undeniable key to the success of the ERP system’s implementation.   I know Jack to be a great communicator and organizer, who is highly knowledgeable and insightful in ERP and many other areas of IT.  He is very practical in his approach, emphasizing the importance of aligning company culture and business processes with the ERP system (and vice versa, when appropriate).  Besides that, Jack is just a great person to work with in general, who is trustworthy, open to ideas, and a highly positive influence on the organization.

Steve Staudenmayer
BI/ERP Analyst

J. R. Bray Jr.

Jack was able to gather and effectively communicate information in an organized labor environment. He  was able to dissect our systems, correct, and distribute information in a more effective manner, much like a surgeon.

J. R. Bray Jr.
United Steelworkers, Unit President

Ralph Berry III

Nestell & Associates are very knowledgeable and a true thought leader in the ERP space.

Ralph Berry III
Director at CBIZ MHM, LLC

Joe Choorapuzha

I had the pleasure of working with Jack Nestell over a full ERP implementation as part of a corporate divestiture.  Jack’s hands-on approach truly benefited the company, as his recommendations and our strategy were driven by a bottoms-up understanding of the business.  In addition to leading the entire process, Jack worked with key functional leaders throughout the business to ensure that all business needs were contemplated.  I would welcome an opportunity to work with Jack again in the future.

Joe Choorapuzha
Incline Equity Partners, Partner

Ron West

Leading large-scale organizational transformation has been at the center of my entire career. Like any leadership role it can be a lonely business. Imagine my surprise and delight to find someone with Jack’s knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm who truly gets it to work alongside! Jack is a consummate professional and in the time I have known him I have already learned that he delivers results for all things ERP related. There is no substitute for the kind of expertise that Jack brings to bear in the successful and lean implementation of ERP systems.

Ron West, Corporate Transformation
Author of “Corporate Caterpillars”

Gary Moskovciak

Complacency is the enemy of change. When companies are at the crossroads of a significant change such as a new ERP system, complacency becomes a primary obstacle. Jack has an immense ability to break down that obstacle to progress the project while aligning stakeholders. His extensive background in IT provides him the ability to be process focused while conveying his message from a pragmatic approach. Being a senior leader of SML, I was fortunate to experience Jack’s methodical approach. His ability to connect with non-IT centric leaders and provide a thorough understanding of the objectives, approach, obstacles and solutions, helps lead a successful roll out. Anyone that has worked with Jack would quickly attest to his passion, determination and assurance.

Gary Moskovciak
Senior Vice President - Americas SML USA

Paul F. Magel

I have had the pleasure of working with Jack Nestell over the past few years on a significant ERP project. I first met Jack during his ERP evaluation phase and I found him to be one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the ERP space that I have come across in my career. He was clear in what he wanted and more clear in how he wanted to manage the implementation of the solution. Jack employed a methodology during the implementation that led to successful outcome and a realization of the benefits promised at the outset. His professional style of leadership was effective as he oversaw resources from his team, the business users and the various vendors. Always firm and consistent in his direction along with the appropriate amount of flexibility to deal with the day to day issues that you encounter in any sizable project. Jack is a true ERP professional with the real life success to back up his credentials. A rare breed.

Paul F. Magel
President - Applications and Technology Outsourcing - COMPUTER GENERATED SOLUTIONS INC.

Have you identified a need requiring expert consulting for IT & ERP organizational change? Or would you like to collaborate to improve the IT/ERP implementation success field? We would love to hear from you!

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Organizational Change Management

Take your project and plans to the next level with IT & ERP organizational change management services from Nestell & Associates. Our consultants can help you execute a scalable, methodical and disciplined approach to organizational change with our IT and ERP solutions. Contact us today to learn more!

Board Advisory & Portfolio Coaching

We provide an integrated suite of portfolio coaching and board advisory services designed to keep your board engaged, strategically focused and agile. Our board advisors offer practical and impartial advice to help you meet the continuing challenges your company faces. Contact us today to put our expertise to work for you.

Strategic Human Capital Management

The world of strategic human capital management is ever-changing. At Nestell & Associates, we give companies the tools and resources that help manage this evolution. Business leaders look to our organizational change consultants to provide human capital management solutions to address organizational challenges.

Project Plans & Review

“Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s” is how we help when it comes to ERP project planning. We have project strategists, certified Project Management Professionals (PMP), and Six Sigma Black Belts that ensure the proper tactical ERP project management.

Full-Scale Digital Transformations

Utilizing end-to-end digital transformation strategies, our team will prepare and implement digital transformation technologies using cultural assessment and readiness, due diligence, ERP selection, training and go-live support.

Digital Transformation Rescue

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) digital transformation presents unique challenges to the workforce. Our change management consulting includes ERP rescue using an assessment to guide leadership for organizational change.

Culture & Readiness Assessment

At Nestell & Associates, we can provide an organizational culture and readiness assessment to support companies through all the inherent levels of organizational change that come from combining diverse cultures, people and processes.

ERP Training & Presentations

Enterprise resource planning is a significant undertaking for any company. With a comprehensive understanding of what’s required, we offer ERP training that hits all the marks. An ERP presentation by Nestell & Associates provides the information you need to make your ERP transformation a success. Contact us now for the ERP training your organization needs.

IT Hardware Services and Support

At Nestell & Associates, we employ the latest ERP technology coupled with years of experience providing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for clients from all walks of life. We’re perfectly positioned to help you with an ERP server and all the ERP system IT support you need.

Cyber Security Services

Protect your organization from data leaks, ransomware attacks, phishing scams and other cyber-attacks with expert cyber security services.

Cybersecurity consulting services include assessment of an organization’s systems, network and software, enabling the design and implementation of security systems to be unique to your company’s needs. IT security services also help with response and recovery after an incident.

About Nestell & Associates

Nestell & Associates is a strategy and management firm. We can help you take your portfolio companies to the next level by demonstrating how to execute a scalable, methodical, and disciplined approach to digital transformation success.

Merger and acquisition ERP digital transformations can be a significant challenge. But a solid framework is built on good practices with proven success. We have a successful track record with integrations, upgrades, mergers, and acquisitions, and we want to share our methods with you.

Our leadership experience in organizational change, information technology, ERP, and digital transformation crosses multiple industries.