Learn to reduce your IT risk, elevate your business, and improve your customer experience.

Cyber Security

Learn the key steps to good cyber hygiene and reduce your risk.

Digital Transformation

Learn the critical factors for a successful Digital Transformation.

Cultural Transformation

Learn the advantages of an agile workforce.

Cyber Insurance

Learn the truth about cyber insurance.

Cyber Law

Learn how to legally protect your business.

Are you one of these statistics?


of SMBs experiencing a major attack will fail in 6 months.


of SMBs experience the same technology failures multiple times.


of CEOs will fail to act on Digital Transformation, putting their firms at risk.

Our Solutions

We work with you to recognize opportunities for digital transformation, transform your culture, and mitigate risks associated with the age of technology disruptions that is already changing business as you know it.  You can increase revenue,  accelerate growth, and stay ahead of the competition.

Cyber Security & IT Risk

Next Era’s services bring specialists together from information protection and business continuity, cyber security, risk infrastructure, organizational design, behavioral change, and intelligence management.







We will help your organization determine its cyber threat landscape and tailor a solution relevant to your needs.

Digital Transformation

Digitization can expand the market reach of organizations, improve management decisions, and accelerate the development of new products and services. Customers can be engaged where and when they want to be engaged. At the same time, adopting new technologies too rapidly can disrupt traditional business models. Organizations need to carefully tread the path towards digital transformation with a concrete strategy that both harnesses their strengths and mitigates their challenges.


Internet of Things (IoT)

Advanced Robotics

Artificial Intelligence

Data Analytics

Cloud Migration

The impact of digitization is not new. As the digital economy is entering a new age, all CEOs and their companies, regardless of industry, are faced with unprecedented challenges.

Cultural Change

To compete today, organizations must upskill their workforce to be digitally agile. However, that’s easier said than done. Let Next Era Transformation Group assist in overcoming these critical barriers to digital innovation.


Executive support is not enough to make an organization digital-ready. A strategy alone will not create a culture focused on the user experience. Execution is everything.

Next Era can tackle all the details that make change happen.

Improve Customer Experience – Increase Productivity

Customized Apps / Dashboards

Customized Apps bring Productivity, e-Commerce, Collaboration, and News / Information.With your dashboard, you will know exactly what’s going on in your business at all times. You know what’s working and what’s not working. Next Era can tackle all the details that make change happen.

Reduce Costs

Cloud Migration

Cloud Migration is a strategic move by organizations of reducing cost, mitigating risk and achieving scalability of data base capabilities.

Users can scale services to fit their needs, customize applications and access cloud services from anywhere with an internet connection.

Enterprise users can get applications to market quickly, without worrying about underlying infrastructure costs or maintenance.

Increase Efficiency

CRM and SaaS Integrations

Organizations with one or more SaaS applications running usually have numerous existing investments in on-premises software. As a result, the key to realizing the full potential of your SaaS investment is the ability to integrate your data in the cloud to your on-premise applications and database.

See Us Speak

2018 Events

SIM Connect Live

“The Next Perfect Storm”

April 13, 2018, Dallas, TX

Mid-America Club

“The Next Perfect Storm”

April 19, 2018, Chicago, IL

FIRMA 32nd National Risk Management Training Conference

“The Next Perfect Storm”

April 22-26, 2018, San Diego, CA

PMI Chicagoland Leadership Summit

May 4, 2018, Chicago, IL

ISSA/ISACA 12th Annual SecureX

“The Next Perfect Storm”

June 12, 2018, Chicago, IL

SIM Cyber Security Special Interest Group (SIG) Webinar

“The Intersection of Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation”

June 26, 2018, 3:00 PM EST

SIM 2018 Virtual Conference

“Trust – the Greatest Casualty of Cyber War”

September 20th, 2018, 11:00 AM  EST

Cyber Security // Chicago

“The Intersection of Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation: Strategic DevSecOps for Senior Leaders”

September 26, 2018, 3:00 PM, Chicago, IL

SIM Capital Area

Major Cybersecurity Trends for 2019

October 1, 2018, 5:00 PM, Arlington, VA

The CEO’s Checklist to Cyber Security

Your personal guide to what you need to ask now

October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM, Burr Ridge, IL

Gateway to Cyber City

Are You Ready for the Next Perfect Storm – The Convergence of IOT, Blockchain, Better Data Analytics and AI

November 1, 2018, 3:00 PM, St. Louis, MO

Meet Our Team

Scott Johnsen


Scott is a creative, forward-thinking Information Technology (IT) leader recognized for innovation, research, and implementation of new technologies. Throughout his career, he has provided technology solutions from small businesses to Fortune 500 sized companies. With over 30 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry, Scott has a successful track record of meeting or exceeding customers’ expectations and goals.

Laszlo S. Gonc, CISSP


Laszlo is a recurring, invited speaker and guest lecturer at associations, conferences, leadership forums, and colleges and universities nationwide. He provides thought leadership on the state of cyber security, risk management, threat assessment, the rapidly changing technology landscape, digital careers of the future, and project management leadership. He also serves on the boards of several industry non-profits in the Chicagoland area.

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