About NSS
Nardoni Strategic Solutions (NSS) is an experienced consultancy that provides human resource process consulting, training and web-based, talent management software. For over 30 years, NSS consultants having been providing state-of-the-art solutions to some of the largest companies in the world.

Our wide range of services includes:

Allen Klein is principal of Human Capital Strategies LLC, a Chicago based consulting practice focusing on competency development, performance management, succession planning and talent management. Allen also serves as a senior associate consultant for Pilat HR Solutions and Lee Hecht Harrison.

Prior to founding Human Capital Strategies in 2000, Allen held a variety of management and organizational development roles with large healthcare, financial services and manufacturing companies.

Allen has a Ph.D. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.‚Äč

Alfred Walker is a well known consultant, author, and speaker in the management consulting and Human Resources areas. He was a Principal and Senior Fellow, with both Cresap, McCormick & Paget, and Towers Perrin for over twenty years where he was the global practice leader in the HR Strategy, HCM, and Human Resource Effectiveness fields. He has consulted for over 200 companies in the U.S. and abroad including American Airlines, American Express, Citigroup, International Paper, J&J, Novartis, Prudential, SAP AG, Sears Roebuck, and The New York Times. Prior to that he directed the human resource systems work at AT&T. He currently is a Managing Partner with PathLight Partners, a HR and operations efficiency consulting and product supplier.

In 1984, Ren founded NAI (Nardoni Associates, Inc. - now known as Pilat NAI), the internationally known succession planning and 360 assessment software company. As President of NAI, Ren built a company that developed well-known products such as SUCCESSION PLUS (the premier succession planning and development software for Fortune 500 companies now known as SUCCESSION Pulse); 360 On The Net (a web-based multi-rater assessment and development tool); Incentive Compensation System (a team-based compensation system); HR Pulse (a competency-based HR workstation and toolkit); plus a variety of custom human resource applications. Ren has consulted with clients such as Merck, Merrill Lynch, The World Bank, Bank of Montreal, Time Warner, Nike, Conoco Philips, WellPoint Health, Eli Lilly, Marriott, IBM, Philip Morris, Johnson & Johnson, Chase Manhattan and AT&T.  London-based Pilat Technologies International acquired NAI in 1997.

Our Team

NSS's highly-experienced consultants can provide a wide range of HR process, assessment (Hogan, MBTI, Prevue, etc.), surveys, training, and technology services for your organization. Review their capabilities below and contact us to see how we can assist you.

  • Competency-based succession planning
  • Employee/Manager Self-Service
  • Talent Inventory
  • Performance Management & Compensation
  • Employee Development
  • Career Planning
Ren Nardoni
Ren is an internationally known speaker on the automation of human resource processes and has developed workshops and seminars for the AMA, the Human Resource Planning Society, IHRIM, Linkage and many private organizations. Ren has given over 45 presentations and has written 24 articles and book chapters on various HR topics. Ren has served on the Board of Directors of the New York IHRIM chapter and was the Editor of its newsletter. He has been Contributing Editor to Personnel Magazine and Computers in Personnel.

Ren spent over 16 years with AT&T in a variety of IT, financial and human resource positions. In 1982, as a founder of Human Resource Technologies, Ren designed and developed one of the first commercially available PC-based HRIS products.
Alfred J. Walker

Mr. Walker specializes in transforming the HR function and operations, redesigning talent management HR processes, evaluating technology, hosting and vendor options and examining new HR technology products and approaches

He serves as an adjunct university professor at Rutgers University and was a founder and board member of both the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) and the Human Resources Planning Society (HRPS). He has written 3 text books, over 70 articles, and serves on the editorial board of several leading HR journals. He was the inaugural Summit award winner given by the IHRIM organization for achievement and contribution over a lifetime to the Human Resources Technology field.
Allen Klein, PhD
  • Downsizing/Merger & Acquisition
  • 360 assessment
  • Employee surveys
  • Leadership and High Potential Assessment
  • Assessment and Development Centers
  • Executive Coaching for High Potentials
  • Workforce Planning