Your Trusted Information Technology Solutions Provider
As information technology becomes more and more ingrained in the way we work, making sure it works the way you need it to, is critical. Nihka Consulting offers a range of business IT solutions designed to improve efficiencies, mitigate risk, ensure compliance and activate business agility.
IT Policy and Strategy
Nihka works closely with each of our clients to develop a custom IT strategy and policy in line with their business objectives. This involves identifying business and IT needs, analysing and evaluating current gaps, formulating guiding principles and strategies to fill these gaps, and applying relevant solutions to ensure its long-term success.
During this process, our IT consultants will help clients answer pertinent questions such as:
- Are we making the right technology investments?
- Are our IT needs aligned with our business strategy now and in the future?
- What is the real value of technology?
- Is our current technology agile?
- Is our technology properly managed, maintained and secured?
Information Security Management & Risk Mitigation
ISO 27001 formally specifies the requirements for establishing, operating, monitoring and reviewing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) – a suite of activities concerning the management of information security risks. The purpose of the ISMS is an overarching management framework through which the organisation identifies, analyses and addresses its information security risks and vulnerabilities.
Nihka’s experts in the field of information security have partnered with South African companies that deliver “ethical hacking” services to ensure that our clients’ systems and information remain secure.
Business Continuity & IT Disaster Recovery
How prepared is your business for unforeseen or unavoidable disruptions to continued operations? Business continuity and disaster recovery planning is not only necessary to minimise downtime and losses in the event of a crisis, but also ensures operational stability of the business at all times.
Nihka provides unmatched expertise in assisting organisations in the development and implementation of disaster recovery and crisis management plans aligned to your business priorities, allowing for fast response when disruptions occur. Our unique approach is founded on best practice standards and guidelines, including BCI Good Practice Guidelines and BS 25 999.
In collaboration with reputable software vendors, we provide complete IT services and solutions, from visual analytics and business intelligence to data warehousing, development and testing. Nihka is a recognised Oracle and SAS partner, allowing clients to benefit from integrated and optimised technology solutions.
We ensure that your business has standardised methods and procedures in place to efficiently and promptly respond to changes in IT infrastructure, thereby minimising the number and impact of future incidents. In addition to this, we also assist in the establishment of incident management processes to minimise the impact on business operations – ensuring the best possible levels of service quality and availability are maintained at all times.
User Experience Design or UX Design
Large companies have been using market research to improve their users experiences on their applications. This is known as UX Design or User Experience Design.
When it comes to how a user travels from one side of your website to the other, your user experience can influence the way they feel about your company when they are done. This can have a huge impact on the way your customers see your company. This is why UX/UI Design or User Experience Design is so important. An ongoing market research project that provides constantly easier ways for your users to navigate your website or application. Crucial for any company with a lot of traffic on their applications and websites.
At Nihka we offer User Experience Design as a service. Providing market research and the insight to your customer’s experiences with the goal of changing your website or application for the better or planning your application to be easily used from the get go.
Access the power of Amazon Cloud Services in South Africa
The launch of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Johannesburg in August 2015 was a significant milestone in the growth and adoption of cloud services in South Africa. Nihka Consulting is currently in the process of being certified as an Amazon Web Service Partner, allowing us to become one of the few consulting companies in South Africa to offer these cloud computing skills and technologies.
Today, over a million customers of all sizes take advantage of the AWS Cloud, across a diverse set of industries including healthcare, media, financial services, insurance, real estate, retail, education and the public sector.
To find out more about AWS, go to www.aws.amazon.com