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2017 Maven Wave Customer Summit Recap

By | 2017-10-18T17:45:00+00:00 October 10, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , |

Maven Wave recently hosted our 2017 Customer Summit, in which leaders from many of our customers came together to learn, build a network of peers, and discuss today’s digital enterprise. With a theme of “the art of the possible”, the 2017 Maven Wave Customer Summit presented a comprehensive and ambitious view into the latest [...]

Top 5 Takeaways from the CAO Forum

By | 2017-10-11T12:25:27+00:00 October 9, 2017|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|

Maven Wave sponsored the 2017 Chief Analytics Officer Forum in Boston on October 3-5, 2017, hosted by Corinium Global Intelligence. The conference is led by CAO’s and attended by 300+ top-level analytics executives. It was a well-executed event with insightful speakers, peer-to-peer networking, and valuable actions for analytics teams from all industries and sizes. [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Jenny Jacobs

By | 2017-10-02T15:13:37+00:00 October 2, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|Tags: , |

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 University, earning a degree in Operations Management. In her free time, Jacobs enjoys gardening, spending time with her family and [...]

Ask The Expert: Geolocation for the Enterprise

By | 2017-10-06T15:11:28+00:00 September 21, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

Geolocation is revolutionizing the enterprise in unimaginable ways. Geo provides the necessary tools for businesses to transform their strategy, analytics and experiences for clients and customers. Taking advantage of the endless possibilities geo has to offer opens up and expands revenue opportunities for enterprises that have never been possible before. In this Ask [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Kayla Guajardo

By | 2017-09-01T10:32:33+00:00 August 24, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|Tags: , |

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 University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, shopping, spending time with friends, and playing [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 4

By | 2017-09-01T10:34:40+00:00 August 14, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

The point of this blog series has been to suggest that the traditional departmental corporate form (i.e. sales, marketing, finance, ops, IT, etc.) remains virtually unchanged since its origin at the dawn of the industrial age. Back then, innovation moved in multi-year cycles and infrastructure and depth were more determinant of success than speed [...]

5 Strengths of Winners in Digital

By | 2017-09-01T10:34:49+00:00 August 11, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 started. When looking at the competitive landscape, there are certain companies that always seem to just get it and manage [...]

Transparency: A Crucial Element to Creating an Engaged Workforce

By | 2017-09-01T10:34:59+00:00 August 10, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|Tags: , , , |

Business transparency is a key factor in developing a more engaged employee workforce. Transparency leads your employees to trust upper management - this sort of trust is only achievable by openly sharing information throughout the organization. Fostering a successful transparent environment keeps employees engaged, focused, and motivated. Transparency has become a very [...]

Beyond the Machine Learning Hype: Solving Vexing Problems in New Ways

By | 2017-09-01T10:35:15+00:00 August 8, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Unless you’ve been stuck under a rock, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that artificial intelligence--really machine learning, is going to take over the world. Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have recently sparred each other over the risks and benefits of artificial intelligence. Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has a well known belief [...]

Maven Wave’s Intern Class of 2017

By | 2017-09-01T10:35:37+00:00 August 1, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|Tags: , |

This year, we launched our first Intern Program at Maven Wave, bringing in five interns from the University of Illinois and the University of Michigan for the summer. Our interns gained invaluable consulting experience by working on a series of projects with various teams across the company. Learn more about our interns and their [...]