Beyond Infrastructure: Why It’s Time To Move Your SAP Data to the Cloud
For many global organizations, having a robust ERP software is a non-neogotiable. And when it comes to ERPs, a number of global enterprises rely on SAP for handling key business functions and allowing different departments to plan and access data in a unified system.
BI Modernization Checklist: A Step-by-Step Guide to Business Intelligence Modernization Success
Big data can deliver big savings, big insights, and big wins for your business. But to get that big data working for you, there’s one little question that needs to be answered: have you established a plan for business intelligence (BI) modernization?
Delivering on the Promise of AI / ML: The Emergence of MLOps
In a bygone age, we looked to the future and imagined a world driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through the power of AI and ML, processes would become more efficient, business decisions made more intelligently, and deep analytical insights would be available at the touch of a button.
Cloud Predictions for 2023: The Future of Public, Private, & Multi-Cloud
Cloud technology is bigger than ever. From artificial intelligence and machine learning to IoT and data analytics, industry-leading organizations are reaping the rewards of going digital — whether that’s saving money or improving operational efficiency and productivity.
Communication in a Crisis: A New Approach for Business Continuity
When disaster happens, nothing is more critical to business continuity than a strong communication strategy.
How to Address Enterprise Collaboration Security Concerns
Gartner’s latest quarterly IT spending forecast delivers big news about the cloud’s role in global IT expenditures. The firm expects worldwide IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion this year, rising 3.2% over 2018, [...]
Google Cloud & Sustainability: The Road to Net Zero With Google Cloud
Sustainability has become a top priority for an increasing number of industry leaders across the globe, but for Google Cloud, this goal has been top-of-mind for nearly two decades.
Transitioning to “Zero Downtime”: Edge Computing in Retail & Food Service Environments
The zero downtime approach goes hand in hand with advances in edge and cloud-based computing and is now a realistic option for retail and food service operations working to minimize downtime as much as possible.
The Future of Insurance: How Insurance Leaders Can Stake Their Claim
An insurance claim is a critical point of contact between a payer and its customers. In fact, for many customers, it’s the only point of contact, which means the first interaction they have with their insurance provider...
Data Observability: The Heartbeat of Healthy Data
Data is a critical component of ensuring enterprise success in the digital age — whether you’re making major business decisions or trying to stay ahead of the competition.
Data Harmonization and Interoperability in Healthcare: Next Steps Facing Hospitals, Providers and Payers
It’s impossible to understate the importance of keeping care teams connected, informed, and in touch with their patients. In fact, there are more products on the market than ever before that aim to accomplish this.
Insight Guide: Inspiring the Intelligent Manufacturer
What does it mean to be a truly intelligent manufacturer? Simple: It means enabling smarter, faster, better, and cheaper operations with a positive impact on teams and a negative impact on carbon emissions. And for enterprises using SAP technologies, it means leveraging the advanced capabilities of SAP through a digital transformation — without burdening your IT team.
Google Workspace Security White Paper
When it comes to the modern business landscape, cloud computing has been revolutionary, impacting the way organizations manage their infrastructure, operations, and delivery of services.
5 Ways to Accelerate Your Journey to the Future of Work
When you think about the future of work, where do you envision your organization? Do you see it thriving and innovating for years to come? Or do you have concerns about its ability to adapt and change with hybrid and remote models?
The Inevitability of Data Science Modernization During the Machine Learning and AI Revolution
In the business world, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are keys to the future of modern enterprises. A recent survey from ESIThoughtLab found that two-thirds of business leaders see AI as critically important for their future.
The Data Cloud Journey Playbook: An Enterprise Guide to Navigating Data Migration
There’s no denying it: we live in a world driven by data. And for business enterprises, this is especially true. From healthcare and financial services to manufacturing and retail, organizations are turning to the cloud as a single source of truth to access and consume their data.
Welcome to the Agile Retail Era: Mission-Critical Ways to Strengthen Your Digital Acceleration Footing
For the most innovative leaders in retail, digital transformation is nothing new. In fact, forward-thinking C-suite execs began preparing for digitization decades ago to account for artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), machine learning (ML), and more.
How New Technologies Are Leading the Public Sector Through Pandemic Recovery
As the world looks forward to life beyond the pandemic, the technologies that cushioned the shock in 2020 are delivering for the recovery. In particular, employment services are playing a key role.
At the Intersection of Culture and Cloud: How to Drive a Successful Cloud Adoption
Today’s business leaders have come to terms with the fact that they must harness the power of the cloud to remain competitive and thrive in an increasingly digital world. This journey begins with successful cloud adoption and understanding the importance of the human factor of moving to the cloud.
Defining the Fundamental Minimum Investments for Smart Manufacturing
The concept of smart manufacturing is nothing new; for years, manufacturers have tried to use computer automation to improve elements of operations, such as productivity, quality, cost, safety and delivery. But the idea of running a holistic smart manufacturing operation is new.
A Guide to Datacenter Transformation: Why Business Leaders Need the Cloud After All
The ascendance of the cloud is enabling remarkable business transformations, new initiatives and improved results for enterprise. But, underneath it all, there is one inescapable fact: business leaders don’t begin crafting strategy with the thought, “the cloud will be integral in addressing our challenges.” With that, datacenter transformation is likely not top-of-mind.
Is Digital Transformation in Financial Services Dead?
Many are ready to abandon the term “digital transformation” because they feel that overuse has put it in danger of becoming so genericized that it is meaningless. However, any move to write off digital transformation as irrelevant is premature.
A Guide to Overcoming Cloud Migration Challenges
Cloud migration presents unique challenges, but the rate at which enterprise organizations are adopting the cloud is only increasing. More than 88% of organizations use cloud in some form, with almost a quarter expected to move all their applications to the cloud within 12 months. This number may even be higher than anticipated, as Flexera found that 59% of enterprises expect cloud usage to exceed prior plans due to COVID-19.
Will You Sink or Swim?: How 2020 Accelerated Digital Adoption, and Why You Need to Embrace It Now
Most businesses would have sunk in the face of the challenges raised by the pandemic as recently as a decade ago. But over the years, advancements in technology have given organizations the ability to swim amid a disruption of this nature, as the cloud and other emerging technologies joined forces to become a life preserver in a sea of uncertain times.
Google’s Guide to Innovation: How to Unlock Strategy, Resources and Technology
As businesses face unprecedented change, they are rethinking the tools and technologies they use―and the places they need to be―in order to innovate and grow. McKinsey research has shown that to cope with the changing environment, organizations with agile practices embedded in their operating models have performed better than their peers.
Google Workspace vs. Office 365: Impact on Business
In today’s dynamic digital workplace, facilitating effective communication and collaboration depends largely on the productivity suite. Businesses big and small need tools that are simple, are easy to adopt and enable remote work. [...]
Data Warehousing for Life Sciences: How to Eliminate Data Silos and Provide Business Value
In life sciences, the problem with discovering new insights isn’t the absence of helpful data, but analyzing the plethora of data already gathered. Data is commonly stored in silos, making it difficult to [...]
A Guide to Running Oracle Workloads with Google Cloud Platform
Many enterprises have Oracle workloads such as databases or data warehouses, which can be an additional roadblock to overall digital transformation efforts. But there is a way to simplify cloud migration and take [...]
Top 5 Tips for Leveraging Data and Analytics in Higher Education
In higher education, figuring out how to stand out among thousands of other respected institutions can be particularly daunting. Adapting to the changing landscape plays a crucial role in gaining a competitive edge. [...]
A Guide to Gaining the Advantage Through Data Warehousing
For financial institutions across the globe, the benefits of cloud adoption are undeniable. But a solid cloud and transformational foundation that includes everything from technology to development, practices must be established first, and one [...]
Understanding the Principles of Cost Optimization
There are many financial benefits of moving to the cloud, if you optimize your usage. Getting more out of your cloud resources can translate into more customers served, more issues resolved, and more [...]
Anthos Under the Hood: The Technologies That Will Transform Enterprise Applications
Anthos was developed by Google Cloud’s experts for organizations managing applications in today’s hybrid and multi-cloud world. In this free ebook, “Anthos under the hood: The technologies that will transform enterprise applications,” Google [...]
Libor as a Template for Digital Document Transformation in Financial Services
Libor, or “London Interbank Offered Rate”, has been referred to as “the most important number in the world” because it is the most widely used interest rate benchmark. This group of critical interest [...]
The Enterprise Guide to Empowering a Digital Workforce with Google Workspace
The shift to creating virtual organizations has increased dramatically over the past several years and has accelerated with the COVID-19 pandemic. For those teams going remote, it’s a huge shift and a big [...]
The Total Economic Impact of Google Workspace
Leading companies from around the world are tapping into Google Workspace to transform how they work, and it’s delivering measurable results. For this study, The Total Economic Impact™ Of Google Workspace, Google commissioned [...]
Will Your Business Live By Data, or Die By Data?
The global COVID-19 pandemic is teaching the world a few key lessons about the importance of data quality. Good data, with standard definitions, timeliness, reliable curation, and ease of access can drive policy, [...]
Google Interview Series: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Texas
Recently, Maven Wave partnered with UT Austin to help combat the opioid epidemic in the state of Texas. Harrison Sonntag, Principal Consultant in our healthcare practice, and Aaron Miri, Chief Information Officer for [...]
New Technology Projection: The Total Economic Impact™ of Anthos
Anthos is Google Cloud’s application modernization platform for hybrid cloud environments. Google commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a New Technology Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential ROI enterprises may realize [...]
Securing Personal Healthcare Information in the Cloud
The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is pushing to get healthcare records moved from paper to electronic charts. At the same time, clinicians across the healthcare system are realizing the benefits [...]
The Enterprise Guide to Hybrid-Cloud with Anthos
The enterprise IT community has been talking about the shift away from on-premise environments for years, and now the days of single-vendor cloud architectures are numbered, as well. The reality is that most [...]
A Guide to Google BigQuery Inner Workings
For many years now, businesses have utilized databases for analytical workloads. As time has gone by, the need for quick and accurate insights into all aspects of the business have increased as companies [...]
4 Ways Technology Enhances the Patient Experience
How can you address your patients’ desire to consume healthcare in the same way they consume other services and experiences? By using innovative technology to assist patients in easier, more convenient ways at [...]
The Top 5 Barriers to Building a Modern Data Platform (and How to Overcome Them)
Whether you’re planning a migration to the cloud to save money or to introduce new capabilities to your business, you want to ensure you’re building a modern data platform on a solid foundation. [...]
Breaking the Mold to Become A Digital, Data-Driven Leader in Financial Services
Disruption is lurking in financial services. In an environment where fintech unicorns are deploying new technologies in an effort to garner market share from incumbents, it is neither safe nor prudent to rest [...]
Winning in the Cloud: Big Bank Makes a Big Bang with Google Workspace
Make no mistake: the world of business is being transformed by the cloud. While brand new categories like ridesharing and video streaming steal the headlines, a quiet revolution is underway as established industries [...]
Essential Guide and Checklist for Migrating Workloads to the Google Cloud
As the public cloud becomes a multi-billion dollar business and the IaaS market share of computing continues to grow, enterprises are leveraging the public cloud more and more each year. But even though [...]
IT Guide to a Multi Cloud World
Every IT manager knows the value of a fast, reliable and secure platform—that’s why the hybrid- and multi-cloud is a new foundation for digital transformation. But how companies are adopting the cloud? Learn [...]
Future of Cloud Computing
What makes us think that cloud computing will change things beyond IT itself? History argues for it. Mainframe computers made operations research possible. The PC revolution made anyone a potential entrepreneur. Client-server enabled [...]
Guide to Successful and Cost-Effective Cloud Migration
The customer focus on digital transformation centers on the need to balance between flexibility, security, cost, and speed. Public cloud is increasingly integral to that business imperative, spanning choices ranging from hybrid cloud [...]
Machine Learning at a Glance: Highlights from Google Cloud Research
The majority of today’s businesses are investing in ML, according to our research. Use cases vary widely by industry, but several key applications — including process automation and customer behavior analysis — are [...]
Maven Wave’s Guide to Building the Foundation for Success in the Cloud
If you haven’t already moved at least some of your workloads to the cloud, you are likely considering it and weighing the pros and cons of being in the cloud. There are countless reasons to [...]
Right Message, Right Product, Right Time
To execute on innovative ideas, marketers need technology to make that possible. A modern data platform with powerful machine learning and visualization tools can make this vision a reality.
Machine Learning: The Future of UX
Machine Learning (ML) has recently become one of the most popular buzzwords, but artificial intelligence (AI) has been used across industries for years. For example, the tailored ads we see on our Facebook, Instagram, [...]
Blockchain in Healthcare
New Medicine for a Sick Patient: Blockchain in Healthcare Blockchain is the technology story of 2017. While the public has been captivated by the rise and gyrations of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, behind the [...]
Data Is Your Competitor’s Secret Weapon
Data protection, particularly for sensitive data like PII (personally identifiable information), is an extremely important consideration for the enterprise. The financial, legal, and reputational costs for non-compliance can be very high. It is a common [...]
Collaborate More to Innovate Faster
Better Content Collaboration with G SuiteThe ability to collaborate better has limitless benefits for the enterprise; from iterating on projects in real-time to bringing products to market quicker. In this article, we will focus [...]
Blockchain: This Will Change Everything
Blockchain can be an incredibly hard topic to cover or it can be really easy. Blockchain is such a new and, in most cases, untried technology that it can be easy to make some [...]
Can Blockchain Transform the Healthcare Industry?
Blockchain is driving change in financial markets, but it will also serve as the catalyst for transformation across many other industries. Front and center: healthcare. Maven Wave Principals Andrew Dunmore and Nick Polachek describe [...]
Machine Learning: The New Proving Ground for Competitive Advantage
A recent survey conducted by MIT Technology Review Custom and Google Cloud reveals that while the majority of businesses are struggling to apply machine learning, others are hard at work developing strategies for [...]
The IT Guide to the Multi-Cloud World
Every IT manager knows the value of a fast, reliable and secure platform —that’s why the cloud is a new foundation for digital transformation. But what are the industry trends and data points on [...]
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