Digital

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 [...]

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 [...]

Digital Transformation is Business Transformation

By | 2017-09-01T10:37:01+00:00 May 11, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog, Innovation Posts|Tags: , , |

Maven Wave attended and sponsored the 2017 Forrester Digital Transformation conference in Chicago this week. The event brought together business leaders and technology innovators to collaborate on the re-invention of products, processes, technologies and cultures through digital transformation. The event focused on how to increase efficiency and agility with operational excellence, while [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 3

By | 2017-09-01T10:38:18+00:00 May 1, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog, Innovation Posts|Tags: , , , |

Throughout this blog series, we’ve been suggesting that the traditional departmental corporate form (i.e. sales, marketing, finance, ops, IT, etc.), universally applied, and virtually unchanged for over two centuries, is killing innovation in leading corporations around the world. From the way companies develop strategy, serve customers, and attract employees, to the way they create [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 2

By | 2017-09-01T10:41:52+00:00 January 30, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

In our first post in this series, we argued that the traditional departmental corporate form (i.e. sales, marketing, finance, ops, IT, etc.), universally applied, and virtually unchanged for over two centuries, is killing innovation in leading corporations around the world. We noted that to compete, corporations must rethink the way they organize, fund, and [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 1

By | 2017-09-01T10:45:30+00:00 October 31, 2016|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A year ago this October, we began a series of blog posts on the ways that technology is dissolving into every nook and cranny of our lives. We noted that the very nature of the work we do is changing; it’s less an assembly line, and more of a swarm. Marketing doesn’t just market, [...]

#Humans-Vs-TheMachine: Privacy and Security in the Information Age Part 3

By | 2017-09-01T10:45:53+00:00 October 28, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The first two missives in this series focused on the eroding right of privacy, its effect on human congress, and in particular, its effect on the global markets in which we work. The first blog explored an Apple vs. FBI case, in which the FBI was asking Apple to hack its own phone in pursuit [...]

The Millennials of Maven Wave

By | 2017-09-01T10:46:54+00:00 October 5, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog, Working at Maven Wave|Tags: , , , , |

Today, Millennials represent the largest segment within the working class. With 1/3 of the workforce consisting of Millennials, society has attached numerous titles to this generation ranging from "digital natives" to "lazy and entitled." As discussed in our previous installments, it's vital for the enterprise to adapt to a Millennial-friendly culture to stay ahead of the [...]

Millennials Part 2: How to Adapt to a New Way to Work

By | 2017-09-01T10:48:27+00:00 July 25, 2016|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog, Innovation Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As we discussed in our first blog post, Millennials are rapidly influencing the enterprise during this age of digital transformation. While Millennials are significant assets, companies must redefine their cultural structure to retain these individuals. Research shows that one of the biggest challenges chief executives are faced with is appealing to and retaining Millennials. [...]