Agile

Beyond the Cloud – DevOps in Financial Services

By | 2017-01-30T18:59:20+00:00 January 27, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

One of the hottest topics in the financial services industry these days is the swelling adoption of the cloud1. After a late start, financial services is making up for lost time by aggressively moving processes and products to the cloud and to good effect. But does cloud by itself have the ability to deliver [...]

Product-Focused Agility in a FDA Regulated Environment

By | 2017-01-31T00:32:46+00:00 January 26, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

A Must to Stay Competitive in the Digital Space Technology has become increasingly important in the way we work and interact. As people rely on technology in their daily lives, they develop higher expectations for functionality, usability, and performance. The life sciences industry is no different—technology is at the heart of research and development, [...]

6 Things That Have Changed About Consulting

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:42+00:00 July 21, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

As technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the very nature of the work we do is changing. For nearly two centuries, corporations have been organized by function (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, etc.) with the goal of efficiency. Work has been assumed to be divisible by corporate function, and therefore specialization is assumed [...]

6 Analysis Tools for Optimizing Your Feature Portfolio

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:43+00:00 May 2, 2016|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , |

In our previous article, “Roadmapping for Success, A Product-Based Approach to Life Science Software,” we promised to discuss some of the analysis tools in more detail, and how to pick the right set of tools to optimize your feature portfolio. There are more tools to review than the length of this article allows, so the [...]

Shadow IT Part 3 – Making the Digital Transformation

By | 2017-04-13T16:12:26+00:00 May 1, 2016|Categories: Technology Solutions Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Recap of Parts 1 and 2 Our first post in this Shadow IT series pointed out that in today’s environment, as technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the skills required for success are changing more dramatically than ever. We argued that the very nature of the work we do is changing. Creating [...]

Consumerization of IT and the Marriage of UX and Agile

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:44+00:00 January 26, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

According to a recent Tech Pro Research study, 74% of organizations have or are developing some form of BYOD policy (ZDNet, Jan 2015). Users both inside and outside the four walls of the enterprise want simple and easy to use apps to do their jobs. Data visualization is increasingly playing a role in the management [...]

Shadow IT Part 2: The Coming [Digital Productization] Wave

By | 2017-04-13T16:12:47+00:00 January 25, 2016|Categories: Technology Solutions Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recap of Shadow IT Part 1 Our first post on this topic pointed out that in today’s environment, as technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the skills required for success are changing more dramatically than ever. We argued that the very nature of the work we do is changing; it’s less like [...]

DevOps: Beyond the Buzzword Part II

By | 2017-04-13T16:12:51+00:00 October 21, 2015|Categories: Technology Solutions Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , |

In part one of this article, we discussed the history leading up to the Agile movement and its implications for software development. This new way of doing things - in short sprints and in constant dialogue with the business stakeholders - was a watershed moment. But technology continued to move forward and the innovations of the [...]

Making the Case for UX and Agile in Financial Services

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:50+00:00 October 21, 2015|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , |

In the April edition of the Maven Wave newsletter (Utilizing Agile and UX for Success in Fin Tech), we detailed Maven Wave’s experience in deploying our expertise in UX and Agile for financial services clients. As the year has progressed, we have seen increased adoption of these precepts and we have learned a great deal about why. [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Agile Implementation

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00 July 17, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last week, we introduced the assessment criteria for selecting the right tools for your big data platform. This week in the Big Data Diamonds series, we fill focus on using Agile implementation and methodology to continuously drive value and insight.  Maven Wave employs the Agile methodology for delivering solutions to our clients and the incremental and iterative [...]