The client needs to keep up with rapidly changing business and technology realities. The Google Cloud, including Kubernetes and a continuous improvement and continuous deployment pipeline, provides the ability to scale the application to meet online demand and to enhance the application to meet evolving needs.
As part of a cloud-first strategy, Nielsen moved all its 56,000 employees and contractors to G Suite in 6 months with help from Maven Wave, reducing IT support requirements and infrastructure travel costs by 20%.
Maven Wave developed an end-to-end data warehousing solution within Google Cloud Platform to provide integrated data and analytical reports for membership, membership behavior, and service interactions. This solution allows AAA Mountain West Group to quickly analyze data to make more informed business decisions.
Maven Wave recently deployed Reveal video solution at Nielsen. Reveal is an enterprise video platform that provides a familiar video streaming experience combined with enterprise-level security, content management, and analytics including sentiment analysis.
Company Profile Maven Wave recently worked with a real estate company whose mission is to assist people with home ownership. This process is simple — prospective homeowners find a home that fits their lifestyle and budget. Then, the prospective homeowners work with the real estate company on a rent-to-buy option. This allows potential first time [...]
Company Profile RR Donnelley (RRD) is a leading global provider of integrated multichannel marketing and business communications solutions. With more than 52,000 customers and 42,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD offers a comprehensive portfolio of capabilities, experience, and scale that enables organizations around the world to effectively create, manage, deliver, and optimize their multi-channel [...]
Company Profile Dillon Transport has been a leader in the temperature sensitive transportation industry since 1980, with a fleet of over 600 Peterbilt trucks and over 850 trailers located out of multiple terminals. Dillon focuses on providing tanker delivery solutions, making them one of the most experienced, dedicated, and efficient carriers in the industry. [...]
Company Profile Club Champion is a custom club fitter and builder of premium golf clubs (Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitter). Club Champion’s mission is to help people enjoy the game of golf by improving their equipment to fit their game. Club Champion makes the best golf clubs even better through a proven custom [...]
A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) is a New York-based charitable organization that offers children who have lost their limbs in traumatic accidents or suffer from congenital limb disabilities the physical capabilities to access opportunities and self-esteem earned through education, work, and mobility. Founded in 2002, ALTSO has provided orthopedic care - including prosthetic [...]
Rockwell Collins is a Fortune 500 company with employees located across the globe, who needed to leverage technology to collaborate better and to work more efficiently. Google Apps is moving Rockwell Collins into the next era of user-centric computing by allowing employees to use technology at work the same way they do at home.
Maven Wave recently developed a connected machine proof of concept for a manufacturing client. The goal was to create a platform that would allow users to receive real-time positioning and machine metrics. Maven Wave leveraged the Google Cloud Platform and Android mobile technology to develop a framework that demonstrates key elements of the long-term solution. [...]
To help serve their clients and customers better, Standard Parking and Central Parking merged to become SP+ in 2012 and became the largest parking management company in the country. To be able to scale this large-scale operation, SP+ migrated to Google Apps for Business to improve communication and collaboration capabilities. Maven Wave helped SP+ make [...]
Company Profile Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care [...]
Company Profile US Foods is the 2nd largest food distribution company with over 250,000 customers. It’s customer base consists of restaurants and institutional cafeterias ranging in size from fortune 500 corporations to small “mom and pop” restaurants. Key to developing this market-share is an advanced e-commerce platform that allows customers of all sizes to [...]
Company Profile Abbott Laboratories is an American pharmaceuticals and health care products company. Abbott has four core businesses - diagnostics, devices, nutrition, and pharmaceuticals - all of which focus on innovation to improve the health needs of people in more than 150 countries. Business Situation Abbott was experiencing an estimated 40% annual growth in its [...]
Company Profile Guggenheim is a privately held global financial services firm with more than $200 billion in assets under management, providing asset management, investment banking and capital markets services, insurance, institutional finance, and investment advisory solutions. Business Situation Guggenheim was experiencing rapid growth due to their strong reputation within the financial markets. As a result [...]
Company Profile Journal Communications is the operator of 33 radio stations, 13 television stations, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Business Situation Speed is paramount in the news media industry. The first to file breaking news wins. To transform their business into one which enables rapid-fire communication and collaboration, Journal Communications engaged Maven Wave to help deploy Google’s [...]
Company Profile Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) is the leading operator of manufactured home communities, RV resorts, and campgrounds in North America. The company owns and operates the highest quality portfolio of resort communities in the United States with controlling interest in more than 370 communities and resorts in 32 states and British Columbia. Business [...]
Company Profile Safeco Insurance, a member of Liberty Mutual Group, is a national U.S. insurance company providing insurance to drivers and homeowners through a network of independent agents and brokers throughout the United States. Business Situation Safeco was executing a critical program within the agency business to standardize the enterprise product portfolio and consolidate approximately [...]
Company Profile The Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team located in Chicago, Illinois. They are part of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's National League. Maven Wave's client is the Technology Group within the Cubs organization. Business Situation Cubs employees, former players, current players and their families may request tickets and/or parking for [...]
Company Profile Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories for professional users worldwide. Business Situation To stay competitive, it became clear to the Milwaukee Electric Tool executive team that the existing website needed significant upgrading. The team conducted a web assessment and hosting performance [...]
Company Profile Since inventing the high-speed rotary tool more than 75 years ago, Dremel has become the trusted name in high-speed rotary tool technology, providing creative solutions for hands-on professionals, homeowners, craftspeople and artists alike. Business Situation Dremel decided to enter the mobile marketing arena with the launch of a mobile optimized website and interactive [...]
Company Profile Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company with over 4,000 employees that owns, develops, and operates high-quality apartment properties in 16 states and the District of Columbia. Business Situation With a distributed base of employees across more than 400 locations, Equity Residential has the need for effective, multi-approach, real-time communication across a highly mobile [...]
Company Profile Kane Asset Management (KAM) is a proprietary trading group founded in July 2010 and located in Chicago. Business Situation After opening for business, Kane Asset Management was faced with a happy, but serious dilemma: fast growth exposed a communication and application infrastructure that didn’t meet their needs and, in some cases, was inhibiting their [...]
Company Profile Merchants Building Maintenance offers a full complement of janitorial and window cleaning services. In addition, sister companies Merchants Metal and Stone Restoration, Merchants Engineering, Merchants Environmental and Merchants Landscaping Services provide clients the option of a multitude of services under one corporate banner. Business Situation With several companies under the Merchants Building Maintenance umbrella, our [...]
Company Profile Townstone Financial is a full service mortgage banker with an experienced staff offering expertise in every area of mortgage lending, from purchase to refinance to construction lending. Townstone has built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage banking firm serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders, and individual homebuyers throughout Illinois, [...]
Company Profile The world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Business Situation Nike wanted to better understand their customers and to integrate the company's view of the customer across all of Nike's semi-autonomously managed businesses for a variety of [...]
Company Profile Aflac Corporation is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States. More than 50 million people worldwide have chosen Aflac insurance for financial assistance when an illness or serious accident occurs. Business Situation Aflac employs approximately 4,500 people in the United States along with more than 74,000 independent sales agents who [...]
Company Profile TalentRISE is a talent management and recruitment consulting firm based in Chicago. Business Situation TalentRISE was faced with dual challenges of coordinating communications needs of a virtual workforce and outreach to job seekers to fill positions at client locations. Since the world of recruiting has undergone a social media revolution, this latter challenge, [...]
Company Profile Bosch USA is a regional branch of the Bosch Group, one of the world’s largest private industrial corporations. Bosch USA has annual sales of $6.8 billion and has 25,000 employees. Business Situation 7,000 SKUs are maintained in a legacy Product Information Management (PIM) system. The legacy PIM system contains several critical deficiencies that [...]
Company Profile CIT is a major lending and leasing company with more than $35 billion in finance and leasing assets. A member of the Fortune 500, it provides financing and leasing capital to more than one million small business and middle market clients across more than 30 industries. Post bankruptcy, CIT converted into a bank [...]
Company Profile AFN is a privately held, high growth leader in the third party logistics and freight brokerage industry. Business Situation AFN turned to Maven Wave for strategic project leadership to design a business intelligence solution and develop key performance metrics to enable decision making over a period of 6 months. Solution Our team first [...]
Company Profile The Garvey Group, located in Niles, Illinois and Sturtevant, WI, offers print production, inventory management, distribution, database, e-commerce fulfillment, and marketing facilities to move businesses forward. The firm specializes in large-format printing, commercial printing, and UV printing synthetics. Business Situation A leading global consumer package goods (CPG) company contacted Garvey for a complete [...]
Business Situation A global logistics and distribution industry leader is on a mission: to deliver the best value to benefit customers and carriers through an ongoing commitment to innovation and sophistication of systems and an overall dedication to excellent customer service. The company chose to go Google because their previous messaging, collaboration and productivity suite [...]
Company Profile Based in Barrington, Illinois, PackagingPrice.com is a web-based packaging materials supplier filling the void of online bulk purchasing of shipping and packaging-related materials. Business Situation PackagingPrice.com needed to take advantage of the web's characteristics and environment to simplify and enhance the shopping experience for the company’s customer base. The business-to-business application required advanced [...]
Company Profile Bosch Diagnostics is a collection of brands that include the Vetronix automotive aftermarket test equipment brand. Business Situation Vetronix was formerly an independent company and operated its own website and ERP system. When the company was integrated into the Bosch Diagnostics division, the Vetronix web catalog and commerce system needed to be integrated [...]
Business Situation The human resources department of a global energy firm needed to develop a new set of leadership competencies for which they needed to gain input from a broad audience of leaders in multiple locations. Getting feedback was critical to ensure that the new competencies would be validated and also adopted across the entire [...]