Change Management

Employee Spotlight: Meet Jenny Jacobs

2018-08-24T08:57:23+00:00October 2, 2017|Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|

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 [...]

4 Steps to Successful Change Management

2018-08-27T09:46:32+00:00January 18, 2017|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

Reasons Why Change Management Is Unsuccessful Large enterprise organizations commonly struggle with change. Large-scale technology shifts, such as moving a company over to G Suite, can lead to resistance from employees. A change like this can affect a company's culture, employee satisfaction, and productivity. Reports show that 75% (Forbes) of change management initiatives fail. Below [...]

Finding Your Organization’s Change Agents

2018-02-27T07:27:49+00:00November 14, 2016|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

Your People Are Your Company's Most Valuable Asset Driving enterprise change is a challenge that oftentimes leads to an unsuccessful outcome, as we discussed in our previous blog. Within large organizations, change projects are ineffective for a variety of reasons. In this article, we dive into how Maven Wave combats the common challenges, along [...]

Identifying Change Agents

2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00September 8, 2015|Fusion Blog|

Leverage Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset: Your People As we discussed in last week’s blog, driving enterprise change is not easy. There are many reasons why change projects fail in large organizations. We provided some insight into Maven Wave’s approach to overcoming these challenges and implementing successful change management initiatives for our clients. This week [...]

How to Drive Successful Enterprise Change

2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00August 28, 2015|Fusion Blog|

Why Change Management Fails Change can be very difficult, especially for a large enterprise organization. Making a large-scale technology shift, like migrating to Google Apps for Work, can have a significant impact on a company’s culture, employee satisfaction, and productivity. In fact, studies on change management report that most change initiatives are unsuccessful—with reports of [...]

Briggs & Stratton

2017-04-13T15:36:54+00:00June 24, 2014|Case Studies, Management Consulting Posts|

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 [...]

Equity Residential

2014-07-16T01:48:35+00:00June 3, 2014|Case Studies|

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 [...]

What Running a Marathon and Change Management Have in Common

2015-08-07T21:01:46+00:00August 21, 2012|Fusion Blog|

Watching Meb Keflezighi place fourth in the men’s Olympic Marathon reinforced a useful analogy for us:  change management projects and marathons have a lot in common. The most obvious similarity? Tenacity. Meb, 37, having suffered a number of physical setbacks including a broken hip in 2008, was one of the oldest marathoners in London and [...]