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The Evolution of Change Management: From the Pandemic Into The Future of Work

Change is hard, especially in recent years. Enterprises have experienced how abrupt change can be — the last two years have caused sudden disruption, to say the least. Rapid pandemic-driven change exposed a global lack of preparation. And although the stage was already set to veer virtually before early 2020, many organizations are struggling to adapt to new ways of working.Change Management

Leadership Spotlight: Sumeet Singh

A new month is here once again, which means it’s time for another leadership spotlight on the Maven Wave blog! This time, we spoke with Sumeet Singh, Technology Partner at Maven Wave, an Atos company and learned about his enthusiasm for nurturing his team’s growth as they prepare for the exciting future of Cloud. Check out our full discussion below!

How Google Cloud Enables Accessible Healthcare for All

Healthcare accessibility has become a bit of a buzz term as of late. Like most buzz terms, the definition can easily get lost in the mire and requires a bit of unpacking. Contrary to what the name implies, it doesn’t simply refer to a person’s proximity to a doctor or whether a health system accepts a specific insurance plan.

Putting Sustainability into Action: 3 Strategies for Retail Agility

Our global supply chains are experiencing an unprecedented stress test due to being “badly tangled,” in the words of one writer. A rare combination of “once in a lifetime” events — the pandemic, natural disasters, shipping container shortages, materials shortages, increased freight rates, and rising energy prices — are responsible for the empty shelves and shipping delays that are impacting product accessibility.

Assessing Your Collaboration Tools: 5 Top Future of Work Considerations

As the future of work continues, enterprises must take a step back before charging forward. Assessing how legacy or pandemic-patched collaboration tools are performing will play a critical role in ultimately enabling a mobile, collaborative workforce. C-suites must also thoroughly vet new collaboration tools because — despite how robust the tool is — it will only be effective if it aligns with the organization's goals.

4 Top Challenges to Implementing Data Science Modernization

The emergence and growing capabilities of the public cloud have led to a revolution in new products, processes, and tools. Lower costs have supported an explosion in data, and new analytical capabilities have created an exponential increase in insights — just to name a few benefits.

Google Cloud Next 2021 Recap: Solving For What’s Next

As an industry leader, Google has never shied away from looking toward the future, and that certainly rang true at Google Cloud Next 2021. With the event tagline, “Solving for what’s next,” Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian took the stage to share exactly how Google is enabling companies to do just that.

Rip Van Winkle in the 21st Century: Lessons From InsureTech Connect 2021

The world is starting to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, and it feels a bit like the old story of Rip Van Winkle. First published in 1819, “Rip Van Winkle” tells the story of a man who sleeps for 20 years, only to emerge and, having missed the Revolutionary War, finds that so much has changed.

What’s Happening at Google Next 2021: From Data to Collaboration to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Google Cloud Next 2021 is nearly here once again, and we almost can’t believe it. (Did the last year fly by or is it just us?) If you’re not familiar with Google Cloud Next, it’s Google’s annual conference that focuses entirely on the present and future of cloud and provides a wealth of knowledge that’s sure to inspire. This year, the event runs from October 12–14 and will be fully digital.

How to Choose a Partner for Your Cloud Journey

Is your organization ready to fully embrace cloud technology? Are you overburdened by projects that you know cloud could solve but find it difficult to build a roadmap? If so, then it’s time to find a cloud partner that can propel your business to the next stage of its journey.

The Case for Data Science Modernization: 6 Shortcomings of Legacy Solutions

In a recent white paper, The Inevitability of Data Science Modernization During the Machine Learning and AI Revolution, Maven Wave detailed how recent developments in data science modernization (DSM) are setting the foundation to support the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

New Ways of Working and The Path to Collaboration: A Journey Into the Future of Work

As enterprises across the globe enter a new era of work, many questions remain: What will the office of the future look like? How will collaboration tools support that? To answer some of these most pressing questions, leaders are turning to their teams and the lessons learned from the pandemic to build collaborative, innovative, and flexible work from anywhere powered by Google Workspace.

Leadership Spotlight: Amanda Tran

In the seminal television show Mad Men, Don Draper once said, “Change is neither good nor bad. It simply is.” In other words, any good business leader knows that change is a constant and must have the flexibility and foresight to plan for inevitable twists and turns — and nobody knows this better than Amanda Tran, Director of People Experience & Development at Maven Wave.

3 Steps Towards Continuous, Customer-Centric Innovation in Retail

This past year has been a remarkable time for thought leadership in retail. As McKinsey writes, the pandemic brought an end to the notion of “business as usual,” due to people shifting their shopping habits into digital environments. In the blink of an eye, we all transitioned into new ways of life.

Leadership Spotlight: Duke Sullivan

Welcome back to another edition of the Maven Wave Leadership Spotlight! This week, we had a chance to sit down with Duke Sullivan, Managing Director of Sales. When he’s not hitting the ski slopes or hanging out in the water with friends and family, Sullivan is leading Maven Wave’s exceptional Sales team into a new era of growth and development.

5 Ways Google Workspace for Retail is Transforming Customer Experience and Go-to-Market Strategies

In the ever-changing world of retail, global brands are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving demands of today’s digital landscape. As an essential industry, the pandemic forced retailers to pivot their strategies, turning to cloud-based solutions such as Google Workspace to enable hybrid work environments while supporting consumers, frontline workers, and a surge in digital demand. For many companies, there’s no going back.

Taking Data Analytics to New Heights with Visual BI

Atos and Maven Wave see data and cloud as the core pillars of digital transformation. You’ve probably heard (or read) us say that modern enterprises can’t compete without data-driven, cloud-based practices.

Unlocking the Future of Healthcare with Google Cloud’s Healthcare Data Engine

Healthcare and life sciences organizations (HCLS) were moving to the cloud even before government mandates for interoperability came into play. Forward-thinking providers, insurance companies, and drug companies have been using the power of cloud to redefine the patient experience, unearth the value of data, and improve the delivery of care for years.

Leadership Spotlight: John Cipolla

Our people and our strong company culture are at the heart of everything we do at Maven Wave, and that starts with our leadership team. In our new leadership spotlight series, we will be sitting down with leaders from different areas of the company to learn more about their backgrounds, their roles within the organization, and what they enjoy outside of work.

Top 3 Benefits of a Chrome Enterprise Hybrid Work Model

Transformative—that’s an apt word to describe COVID-19’s effect on everyday working life. Now, just as quickly as the pandemic triggered a new work-from-home model, it’s time to pivot once again and embrace the latest meaning of the “new normal.”

4 Stumbling Blocks on the Road to Digital Transformation for Financial Services

The term “digital transformation” has taken some criticism for being overused of late, but the simple truth is that the transformation of financial services is being driven by the adoption of digital tools, practices, and procedures. Even so, effective and pervasive results are not a given and there are a number of common stumbling blocks that can derail transformation efforts.

3 Tips to Inspire Lasting Culture Change

If you’ve ever taken on a major, company-wide initiative—like, say, adapting your legacy systems to a cloud-based platform—then you know company buy-in is essential to the adoption process.

What is Cloud Migration?

When it comes to network architecture, nothing beats the agility, efficiency, security and cost savings that the cloud can provide. But if your company is still relying on legacy infrastructure and looking to join the multitude of companies across a range of verticals that are turning to the cloud for business operations, you’ll need a good cloud migration strategy.

Data as an Ability: Google Data Cloud Summit 2021 Recap

Google Cloud promoted its 2021 Data Cloud Summit with one key phrase - “we can’t predict the future, but we can be ready for it.” And if there’s anything the past year and a half has taught us, it’s exactly that. As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital adoption,

4 Ways Digital Transformation is Affecting Financial Services in 2021

The phrase “digital transformation” is so widely used these days that some people go so far as to say that the term has become essentially meaningless. While the term may be a bit overused, facts on the ground speak to a reality where many areas of financial services are indeed being transformed by the adoption of digital technologies, practices and orientation.

3 Common Cloud Adoption Myths

A new phrase entered our vocabulary in 2020: “the new normal.” For workers, it meant transforming their homes into offices and incorporating workout pants into a weekly outfit rotation. For tech leaders, 2020’s [...]

Future-Proofing Your Airflow Implementation

As more companies migrate to the cloud, they are increasingly relying on cloud-native and open source technologies. One of the core technologies needed in any solution is scheduling and orchestration, of which the [...]

Maven Wave’s 2020 Content Recap

As we close out the year, we know the challenges presented by this unprecedented time have been felt by every company in different ways. Whether your organization has needed to move a workforce [...]

Cybersecurity for Manufacturing: Is Your Facility Secure?

Digitization and automation make manufacturing processes smoother and more efficient, but can also raise concerts with cybersecurity for manufacturing. Automation applications include robotic material handling or product assembly, process monitoring and quality assurance, [...]

5 Steps to Modernizing Applications for the Cloud

In today’s digital environment, modernizing applications presents the opportunity to increase business value, generate ROI, and rapidly create change. At the same time, app transformation empowers organizations to reimagine and update their customer [...]

Introducing Google Workspace: G Suite Reimagined

Just when we thought Google couldn’t get any more collaborative, flexible, secure, and efficient, they innovate once again with an exciting announcement presenting Google Workspace to the world! Launching at a time when [...]

5 Leading Principles of Cloud Cost Optimization

As organizations across industries rapidly deploy and invest in next-gen cloud applications and solutions to meet demands, controlling cloud costs can be challenging. But it doesn't have to be. In today's ever-evolving landscape, [...]

Top 5 Benefits of a Cloud-Based Contact Center

With so many aspects of businesses shifting since COVID-19, the call center, as we know it, will never be the same. As customer service and support centers become increasingly overwhelmed, enterprises are making [...]