“It is always a pleasure having to work with a team that is dedicated, resilient,
hard-working and wise. We have found the Nihilent team always going above
and beyond the call of duty. We are grateful also for strong leadership and
mentorship from the greater Nihilent body for having groomed such an exemplary team.
We have accomplished many great achievements together in 2016 -we are proud of the
following team achievements amongst many others this year:
- Synergy Disaster Recovery Simulation
- Major technical framework upgrade
- Test automation rollout
- COBIT implementation
- Business process analysis and improvements
“What I liked about Nihilent is, in the business cases they don’t only focus on technology and are able to talk about Net Present Value and Return on Investment. For the first time we could actually see what the leakages were in the organization. We are definitely going to adopt what they have delivered … Five minutes with the Nihilent team is equal to spending days with another team that doesn’t have so much experience.”
-Ridwaan Bardien, Chief Information Officer, South African National Blood Service
“Nihilent’s expertise has enabled Assetic to adapt quickly to market drivers ensuring we maintain our position as thought leaders and solution providers in the rapid growth market of asset management. Nihilent's core principles of providing simple solutions in partnership with clients is evident, right from senior management to the consultant.”
-Andrew Cox, Maintenance Business Lead, Assetic
“Nihilent has been associated with us for the past two years. All consultants have rich practical knowledge and experience to realize benefits of CMMI best practices and act as experts for guiding us throughout the entire CMMI journey. Nihilent’s contribution has made a great impact on the team and the project on the whole. We look forward to working with you again in the near future.”
-Babamefi Ogungbamila, Chief Information Officer, Interswitch
“Nihilent helped us implement our aggressive growth strategy using their patented change management methodology. They designed our breakthrough objectives, metrics and initiatives in the areas of operational excellence, customer centricity and product innovation.Nihilent aligned our capabilities in People, Process, Technology and Knowledge to our customer value proposition. I recommend them strongly to every CEO.”
-Mahesh Kudav, Managing Director, Venus Safety and Health Pvt Ltd
"In STRATE's case I can confirm that Nihilent's intervention far exceeded our expectations and on a daily basis we are experiencing the magic of what this process has done for our company and its people."
- Monica Singer, CEO, STRATE
"Nihilent's solution is a a practical and integrated way of managing knowledge in everyday work. MC3 enables the principle of "self control" at the individual level. Through MC3 this state of self-control is enabled through the development and use of Balanced Scorecards. Your team of consultants is professional, capable, knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. Their patience and diplomacy were tested at STIM."
- Braam Kok, Chief Knowledge Officer, Sasol
"ABSA has successfully completed a Skills Inventory exercise for over 8000 employees using the Nihilent CAS tool. We found the consultant project management expertise as well as the functionality of the CAS system to be comprehensive as well as having the capability to adjust to our unique and customized needs. Furthermore Nihilent professionally consulted to understand our business requirements and challenges and customize their solution to meet our needs."
- Bev Judd, Manager - Training & Development, ABSA Retail
"Nihilent undertook 'Competency Identification & Development' at SAA and implemented their Competency Assessment System. The consultants had in depth knowledge and skill base. Their inputs in the process and guidance were well received from all levels of staff. The project was well managed, professionally pitched and all concerns were dealt with efficiently."
- Nambita Mekane, Senior Manager Corporate Development, South African Airways
"We've worked with almost all the big consulting companies, but the consultants from Nihilent have been the most professional outfit that we have ever interacted with. The adherence to timelines and quality of deliverables has been outstanding."
- Garth Brown, MTN
"We are grateful to Nihilent for their excellent work in our process improvement initiative with CMMI enabling us to increase capability and achieve good return on investment (ROI)."
- Leading software company, China
"It would not have been possible for us to achieve the CMMI milestone without the guidance and expertise of Nihilent's consultants. The association has been a learning experience for our team."
- Leading software services company, India
"Every person involved in the Swiss card project has contributed to getting us to this point. The preparation, commitment and dedication from each of the team members in achieving this outstanding success have been world class."
- Smith Glenn Swiss Card Conversion Project, Nedbank
"The Application Portfolio Review was of value as it gave an overview of how applications meet business requirements as perceived by the users from a functionality and technical view point."
- Hettie Booysen, APR Project, South African Revenue Service
"Demag's India business has been growing at over 30% on a year-on-year basis and this growth presents new challenges to us, especially in the area of strategy execution and performance management. We were looking for a systemic solution to benchmark various business performance parameters and continuously monitor the organization performance against these benchmarks. Nihilent's LAMAT provides us the ability to evaulate the performance of our various business units and drill down to the last performance element. The up-to-date views of our business enable us to monitor progress against key performance indicators, allowing us to quickly identify focus areas and take action. We chose Nihilent as they are a hands-on consulting company that understands the value of technology from a business perspective."
- Suhas Baxi, MD, Demag Cranes and Components (India)
"Collecting and analyzing feedback forms, before CFS was installed, was time consuming and tedious. Nihilent has enabled the hospital to continuously monitor customer feedback and to take customer satisfaction and care to a new level."
- Col Bhim S Khemani, Executive Director, Jaslok Hospital
“We have engaged with Nihilent since their inception, primarily in the consulting world with a focus on improving our staff performance management system from objective-setting linked to KPAs (key performance areas) through to the appraisal process.”
- Frik vd Merwe, CIO, ABSA (Barclays Group)
''Nihilent has helped us put together a working strategy plan from strategic mapping through to activity plan and coordination. We are looking at a long-term process-oriented approach in our business. This will help in generating increased bottom line results as well as a structured and systems based approach in conducting and replicating our business model efficiently."
- Tanveer Inamdar, CEO, TAIN Constructions
“The business value addition has been very good. The project undertaken by Nihilent has resulted in significant restructuring and paradigm shift enabling optimal performance. The team was very professional in their delivery time.”
- Cas Coovadia, Managing Director, The Banking Association South Africa
“The team had excellent ability to deal with our requirements along with excellent technique to engage with our business, so as to have our staff support with minimum interruption to business. Their final product revealed their full comprehension and understanding of our work processes and our concerns, which would ensure adequate and reliable work process flow, knowledge transfer and consistency in dealing with different legal advices request.”
- Khalid Ibrahim Al-Nafea, Head- Labour Relations, HR Services, Saudi Aramco
“In the case of IBPS, we had a rewarding experience with the entire Nihilent Team who were engaged to study our strategy & people, revise our organization structure, align all our employees to IBPS’ vision, review IBPS’ core processes, and eventually provide recommendations on Knowledge front for sustenance. I wish to express that, having led organizations like Bank of India, where I have worked with big consulting firms, Nihilent’s practical solution to involve all employees uniformly has reinforced my belief in small consulting firms too.”
- M. Balachandran, Director, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
“In the case of IIBF, we were looking forward to implement the ‘Bell Curve’ for performance management across all our employees. Nihilent set up the entire performance management system for us, from organizational performance and cascading it to role performance. They did an excellent work with aligning all the roles, responsibilities and their competencies to IIBFs vision. The team was very professional and worked in harmony without any prejudices.”
- Mr. R. Bhaskaran, CEO, Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF)