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Maven Monday: April Krukowski

As a lover of languages, April Krukowski is an expert at understanding how others communicate. As a Deployment Lead at Maven Wave, she applies this skill in her IT career by building and [...]

Maven Monday: Rishi Sheth

A former mechanical engineering student, Rishi Sheth uncovered his skills as a Data Scientist shortly after graduating in 2018. In this week's featured Maven Monday, we learn more about his career path and how [...]

4 Reasons You Aren’t Saving in the Cloud

The verdict is in on cloud costs, and if you’re not optimizing your usage properly, it’s not looking good. RightScale (now Flexera) recently surveyed IT professionals and found that their top priority is [...]

Great Apps Start with Great Experience Design

How do you create a dynamic, engaging experience for customers and employees with apps? It’s much more than just visual design, understanding customer demographics, or compiling extensive user research into elaborate journey maps, [...]

Maven Monday: Chris VanKula

Sitting down with Principal Chris VanKula, we learned why he often skips the technology aspect when faced with a new business challenge and how he’s a master wrangler of both data and his [...]

FinTEx Forum Recap: Corporate Innovators Get Real

In discussions about fintech, the topic is often framed as a confrontation between established, old-school incumbents and emerging, disruptive start-ups, so it was fitting that FinTEx Forum kicked off with a panel that [...]

Maven Monday: Nate Peplinski

As a Customer Success Manager, our featured Maven this month works directly with clients and teams at Maven Wave to deliver innovative solutions to the problem at hand. Hear from Nate Peplinski on [...]

Maven Monday: Stephanie Breen

Stephanie Breen is a UX Designer here at Maven Wave. What Stephanie loves most about her role, though, is the flexibility her title and team offers her. Learn more about Stephanie as an [...]

Infographic: The Tech-Driven Workforce of Tomorrow

In today's hyper-digital age, there is a growing fear that jobs will disappear as enterprises implement artificial intelligence (AI) systems in the workplace. While machine learning and AI might replace certain jobs that exist [...]

Maven Monday: Jessica Wesley

This past fall, Maven Wave’s 3 co-founders, Jeff Lee, Jason Lee, and Brian Farrar, sat down with JSA TV to discuss the fundamental contributions to Maven Wave’s 10 years of continued success and [...]

The Future of Voicebots and Chatbots in Healthcare

Patient: “Hey Google, get a refill of my statin.” Google Assistant: “Your prescription request was sent to the pharmacy.” Healthcare providers are looking for innovative ways to connect with patients. It’s all centered [...]

Maven Monday: Courtney Claussen

Our featured Maven of February is Courtney Claussen, a Principal Consultant focused on project management and practicing Agile methodology to facilitate client relationships. Learn more about Courtney as a connoisseur of running and [...]

Maven Monday: Maya Murali

Maven Wave is made up of a variety of individuals with unique talents. Every Monday, we highlight an employee from the company in a short video to show the world what makes each [...]

Machine Learning Now Available in Google BigQuery

One of Google Cloud Platform’s most popular products, BigQuery, recently announced the addition of some exciting new functionality: the ability to create and execute machine learning (ML) models directly inside of the platform. [...]

10% or 10x? Consider the Exponential Option

We talk a lot about the digital age, the accelerating pace of change in business and the influx of innovation the world is seeing. New technologies engulf us: the cloud, machine learning, artificial [...]

FIA Expo 2018 – Day Two

Day two of FIA Expo is always more subdued than the first day, but it allows for time to go into greater depth on certain subjects. This year, a big focus was placed [...]

FIA Expo 2018 – Day One

A few themes always emerge at FIA Expo and this year Europe managed to steal the spotlight as the main topics of discussion on the first day were regulatory deference and the recent [...]

Google Cloud Summit New York Recap

Last week, Maven Wave had the opportunity to attend and sponsor the Google Cloud Summit in New York City. It was a full day of learning, exploring the latest cloud technology, and networking. [...]

Transforming Marketing Through Analytics

In a previous blog post, we explored the rapid growth of marketing technology applications and the corresponding explosion of marketing data. Marketing teams today have a proliferation of data silos supporting a diverse [...]

Ask the Expert: Technology and Healthcare

In this Ask the Expert, we sat down with our healthcare technology expert, Patrick Crotty. Below we dive deeper into how healthcare firms are integrating technology solutions to improve their business efficiencies and provide [...]

4 Unexpected Uses of Machine Learning

The pace of technology is continually accelerating and we are seeing more and more machine learning solutions being utilized across industries and even in our personal lives. But beyond the practical application of [...]

GCP Key Differentiators

Cloud Pricing: Google Cloud Platform vs Other Cloud Providers Cloud computing gives you the power to reduce IT costs, scale your business and allows for flexibility. But, how do you know what cloud [...]

Enable Your Tomorrow, Today

Today’s enterprises are being disrupted by technology; endless amounts of data, cloud, machine learning, AI - it’s seemingly impossible to keep up. Yet, IT leaders are being asked to be more innovative than [...]

Optimizing Your Field Workforce

Are you effectively managing your field workforce? In today's competitive market, it's essential to stay connected. Companies face a variety of challenges when it comes to optimizing their field representatives. From defining overlapping [...]

4 Simple Ways AI is Changing Business

We’ve all benefited from artificial intelligence (AI) enhancing our personal lives; from using GPS to predict the fastest route to having Spotify suggest songs that we may like. Artificial intelligence is not just [...]

Employee Spotlight: Kelly Coughlin

Kelly Coughlin serves as the Events Manager on the marketing team at Maven Wave. Coughlin attended Augustana College and studied Business Administration. Coughlin has several years of experience in marketing ranging from event [...]

Ask the Expert: Machine Learning

In the era of digital transformation, businesses are reporting machine learning (ML) their top business priority. Companies are rapidly beginning to rely on ML to streamline their processes, ultimately increasing efficiencies. While ML [...]

Get More Out of Your G Suite Investment

It’s no question that the cloud has revolutionized business, allowing for more flexibility, collaboration, and accessibility. In the era of digital transformation, businesses are seeking to fully leverage the cloud and its advanced [...]

Employee Spotlight: Eli Ruvalcaba

Eli Ruvalcaba - Google Deployment Lead Eli Ruvalcaba serves as the Google Deployment Lead at Maven Wave. Prior to Maven Wave, Ruvalcaba worked in the consulting practice at Slalom. Ruvalcaba attended Purdue University [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Jenny Jacobs

Jenny Jacobs serves as a Change Management Consultant for the Google Cloud practice at Maven Wave. Prior to her position at Maven Wave, Jacobs was a Process Engineer at FactSet. Jacobs attended Purdue [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Kayla Guajardo

Kayla Guajardo serves as a sourcer on the recruiting team at Maven Wave. Prior to her position at Maven Wave, Guajardo worked at KForce as a Technical Recruiter. Guajardo graduated from Illinois State [...]

5 Strengths of Winners in Digital

There’s no question that the need for businesses to evolve for the digital age is here; it’s no longer something companies can put off.  Now, it’s just a question of how to get [...]