ERP Project Planning & Review

Effective enterprise resource planning (ERP) takes experience and expertise. At Nestell & Associates, we have both in abundance. Our talented team has the knowledge and real-world problem-solving abilities that help to ensure flawless ERP Project Planning. When you choose Nestell & Associates, your ERP implementation plan is assured to be comprehensive and well-thought-out. 

Your Support Team for Creating an Effective ERP Project Plan

“Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s” is how we help when it comes to your ERP project plan. We have project strategists, certified Project Management Professionals (PMP), and Six Sigma Black Belts that ensure the proper tactical ERP project management. We also provide human capital management, as needed. Many times during a merger and acquisition or an IT or ERP project, companies will require additional resources. We can help by providing professional service staff augmentation that best supports your business.

Tried & True ERP Implementation Phases

At Nestell & Associates, we leverage proven ERP project methodologies to effectively identify, strategize, communicate and execute tactical desired results and impact. We know what works. Our project implementation phases have been put to the test again and again–and continue to perform for our clients.

The ERP Plan That Fits Your Business

Structure is essential in business. But it also needs to be tempered with flexibility. That’s why we’ve developed ERP project planning services that get the ball rolling. Then we add in your business model and come up with a plan that’s tailored to your business needs.

Let Nestell & Associates Create a Custom ERP Project Plan for Your Business

When your experts partner with our team at Nestell & Associates, that's when the magic begins. With our experience and your vision for your company's future, we can work together to create an ERP project plan that provides solutions and gives your organization a more robust digital experience. Contact us today!

Need Total Digital Transformation Consulting Services?

Nestell & Associates offers comprehensive expert digital transformation strategies and technologies for companies like yours. The methods we use are based on core principles and user experience.

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How Do We Do What We Do?

We’d love to share our experiences and knowledge with your team. Nestell & Associates can set up a Speaking Engagement at the venue of your choice. Our speakers are engaging and interesting, providing a fascinating perspective on changes in an organization and ERP project success stories.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

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

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

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.

Joseph Mallak

Nestell & Associates provides quality service and exceptional knowledge.

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

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, COMPUTER GENERATED SOLUTIONS INC.

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

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

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

Doug Schrock

To get results, people have to understand, and they need to buy in…. Jack avoids the typical overflow of consulting jargon and instead moves directly to readily absorbable concepts that work.

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

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.

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.

Dr. Courtney L. Malloy

Jack is deeply committed to maximizing the effectiveness of ERP systems and strategies. Having the opportunity to teach Jack, I’ve seen firsthand how he couples his own expertise and depth of ERP experience with research-based principles related to effective organizational change. Not only is he dedicated to the success of his own work, but he has a genuine passion to transform the field by sharing best practices broadly with clients, colleagues, and other practitioners.

Dr. Courtney L. Malloy
Malloy Research Consulting

Nathan Richey

In the private equity world, success depends on having trusted partners whose expertise and commitment to client service is unquestionable. For the last 10 years, Jack has been our go-to partner for all of our enterprise-level technology needs.  He has mentored, advised, and worked with a number of our portfolio companies at a variety of levels – from establishing employee technology support/Help Desk services to leading full-scale ERP integration and implementations.  Jack is a core member of our investment diligence and management network and a trusted partner in making sure technology is an enabler of business transformation and innovation within all of our organizations.

Nathan Richey
Managing Partner, Bestige Holdings

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

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

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

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

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

Dean Frew

I have had the pleasure of working with Jack on some very cutting edge enterprise technology projects.  I have found his team building / collaborative / pragmatic approach to leading these projects to be quite unique and invaluable in helping the team obtain its objectives.  All of these challenging projects had multiple stakeholders and Jack’s ability to conduct the “orchestra” is quite impressive. I hope to work with Jack on projects in the future.

Dean Frew
CTO/SVP RFID Solutions SML Group

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.