Enterprise Data Management

Can IT Survive the Citizen Analytics Revolution?

By |2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00July 20, 2015|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

The Revolution At the end of 2007 classic, Competing on Analytics, Tom Davenport predicted the rise of “analytical amateurs,” where the enterprise extends its frontline data analytics capabilities across the organization in its effort to become a data-driven enterprise. That transformation would be done largely without assistance from traditional information technology department capabilities and processes. [...]

Crossing the Data Disposal Finish Line

By |2016-12-06T15:47:55+00:00October 16, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Maven Wave Senior Principal, Brad Foster, will be presenting at the IBM Insight conference next week. This conference is focused on big data and analytics and Brad will be presenting on “IBM Stored IQ and Maven Wave Data Disposal Accelerator to Expedite the Process of Data Disposal.” Below is a sneak peek into his presentation. [...]

5 Keys for Getting Started with the Enterprise Internet of Things

By |2016-12-06T15:48:00+00:00July 21, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

The term “Internet of Things” has become a popular buzzword, almost to the same extent as “big data” or “cloud”.  All of the major tech players have begun developing technology in this space and the capabilities are becoming more and more sophisticated. Recent acquisitions by Google and Apple have further fueled the trend, as seen [...]

Abbott

By |2017-04-13T15:52:53+00:00June 19, 2014|Categories: Case Studies, Management Consulting Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

A Guide for Getting Started with Data Disposition

By |2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00April 22, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , |

Information Lifecycle Management Companies often have both tactical and strategic concerns around data management, and specifically, disposition of unnecessary data. While there is no silver bullet for this common issue, we do have an approach that makes getting started more manageable. Separate the Wheat from the Chaff When winnowing grain, you don’t pay attention to [...]

Who Needs an ILM Strategy? 3 Characteristics of a Good Candidate

By |2016-12-06T15:48:03+00:00January 30, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a recent survey, responding companies were found to be using only 30% of the data they had under management and that total data volumes are growing at a rate of 35%. The central premise of Information Lifecycle Management is to manage the data explosion that most companies are facing today by keeping only what [...]

Jump-Start Your ILM Program

By |2016-12-06T15:48:03+00:00January 11, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Six Strategies for Getting Started As data volumes continue to skyrocket, companies are looking for ways to manage the rapid growth as well as the cost and risk impacts that come with it. Information Lifecycle Management is the practice of reducing cost and risk by archiving and disposing of data that has no value to [...]

Bringing Personal Cloud Storage to the Enterprise

By |2016-12-12T09:15:24+00:00December 17, 2013|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While personal mobile devices in the workplace tend to get much of the publicity and attention, the larger concern has recently become the prevalence of personal cloud storage accounts used to store confidential, corporate data. In fact, nearly 90% of people surveyed admit to having a personal cloud storage account and 70% used that account [...]

Big Data Becomes Big Cost If You Don’t Manage It

By |2016-12-06T15:48:04+00:00October 23, 2013|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

2013 has been termed the “big data” year as the business and science worlds focus on how large datasets can give insight on previously intractable challenges. Companies are now churning out massive volumes of data and capturing trillions of bytes of information about their customers, suppliers and operations.The growth of data can be attributed to [...]

CIT

By |2016-12-06T15:48:05+00:00June 2, 2013|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

AFN

By |2016-12-06T15:48:05+00:00June 2, 2013|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Mitigating the Risks and Costs of Data Storage

By |2016-12-06T15:48:06+00:00May 21, 2013|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Information Economics 101 Introduction We recently asked Brian Bradley, a Senior Principal with Maven Wave, to answer the most common questions his prospects and clients pose about Information Lifecycle Management, or ILM.  Brian has had recent experience leading ILM engagements for several large companies in the financial services and healthcare industries. His responses follow below: [...]

A Smarter Way to Cut Storage Costs

By |2016-12-06T15:48:06+00:00January 1, 2013|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Information Lifecycle Management A quick Google search on the phrase “Big Data” generates over 900 million responses.  In comparison to other recent trending terms, that’s about 850 million more than “trillion dollar coin” and three times as many as “Gangnam style”.  There’s no doubt that “Big Data” is a big issue for all industries.  In [...]

News from the Frontlines (The Financial Services Front, That Is)

By |2016-12-06T15:48:19+00:00May 26, 2012|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Maven Wave recently participated in the 2012 North America Trading Architecture Summit hosted by Waters Technology. Over 300 senior technologists from financial firms and investment banks, fondly described by some as the techno-geeks of the trading world, gathered to discuss the latest cutting-edge topics.  Eric Gulbrandsen, who leads our Financial Services Practice, moderated one panel and served as [...]

When Less is Much More: Know What Data Will Transform Your Business

By |2016-12-06T15:48:20+00:00July 12, 2011|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

We have more data than we know what to do with. According to McKinsey, nearly all sectors in the U.S. economy had at least an average of 200 terabytes of stored data by 2009 (twice the size of US retailer Wal Mart's data warehouse in 1999) per company with more than 1,000 employees. It’s the age [...]

New Poll Shows One Third of Firms Look to EDM to Fuel Growth

By |2016-12-06T15:48:20+00:00June 21, 2011|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Earlier this month Maven Wave hosted a Wall Street & Technology webinar on Enterprise Data Management (EDM) along side OpenLink Financial and Oracle (if you would like to download the podcast of the webinar, please click here). During the webinar, panelists from each firm touched on the latest trends, opportunities, and key success factors in an EDM strategy. The [...]

Business Intelligence: Four Ways to Improve Data Quality

By |2016-12-06T15:48:21+00:00October 4, 2010|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

A Single Version of the Truth For many of us the topic of business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing is simply painful, to be perfectly honest. However unpleasant it is to deal with, data is at the core of every customer communication. In order to be successful in BI, your end users (customers or colleagues) [...]

Master Data Management (MDM) Intro

By |2016-12-06T15:48:22+00:00January 5, 2010|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

Originally posted by Carl Franklin on the Triton-Tek blog.  Triton-Tek was acquired by Maven Wave Partners in 2011. We've had good experience working with Product Information Management (PIM) systems and also a couple of Master Data Management (MDM) projects. I would like to leverage the experience I have had in PIM and MDM to evaluate [...]