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Get To Know Our Founders Part III: Jeff Lee

2018-12-14T09:58:53+00:00December 14, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you know Maven Wave, by now you know that we pride ourselves on a company culture that fosters a type of talent we like to call “the X factor”. It’s something we look for and cultivate in our team members because, after all, our team is at the heart and soul of our [...]

9 of the Most Exciting New Google Cloud Developments for Enterprises

2018-12-11T09:29:22+00:00December 11, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It’s safe to say that it’s been a busy and exciting time for both Google Cloud and Maven Wave over the past few months. Earlier this year, Maven Wave was recognized as the 2017 Google Cloud North America Services Partner of the Year during Google Cloud Next ’18 (in addition to our other recent [...]

Get To Know Our Founders Part II: Jason Lee

2018-12-07T09:32:43+00:00December 7, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anyone who knows Maven Wave understands our company culture and the admiration and support we have for one another. You see it in the awards we win, the work we produce, the clients we have the privilege of serving, and, of course, our collaboration, mutual respect and day-to-day fun that is witnessed every day [...]

Maven Wave Drives Better Business Decisions and Enhances Experiences With Location-Based Services Specialization

2018-12-05T12:49:30+00:00December 5, 2018|Categories: News/Events|Tags: , , , |

As a Google Cloud Premier Partner that recently achieved its Location-Based Services Specialization, Maven Wave provides location-based solutions to identify new business insights and enhance user experience from geo-infused data. Maven Wave can help users move from A to Z, track thousands of moving assets, or build immersive gaming experiences. By earning this important [...]

ADARA

2018-12-14T11:44:27+00:00November 29, 2018|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Profile ADARA empowers the world’s leading travel brands to grow the industry together. Built on the world’s richest travel data co-op, ADARA offers people-based insights for travel companies. Clients get a value-based understanding of their relationship with their customers, with travel patterns, trends, and behaviors from more than 750 million monthly unique traveler [...]

Get To Know Our Founders: Brian Farrar

2018-11-29T13:10:28+00:00November 29, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It should come as no surprise that here at Maven Wave we pride ourselves on our company culture. We enjoy the people we work with and make efforts to not only spend time with each other in the office, but take excursions outside of the office as well - whether it be to a [...]

Ask the Expert: How to Go Beyond Technology with Experience Design

2018-11-26T16:44:15+00:00November 27, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever had a truly terrible User Experience? Whether it’s a chatbot that misses the mark, an automated answering service that leaves you in search of a live person or an online payment portal that just doesn’t add up -  these experiences are unfortunately one of the ties that bind us. Thankfully, the [...]

Scanning the Horizon: Are Capital Markets Ready for Multi-Cloud?

2018-11-26T13:10:05+00:00November 19, 2018|Categories: Financial Services, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Over the past decade, cloud computing has transformed the face of business. With lower cost, greater flexibility and increased power, cloud technologies have been deployed in industries as diverse as entertainment, transportation and lodging in ways that have created large, seismic shifts. Changes have occurred in financial services as well, with consumer-focused companies such [...]

Machine Learning Now Available in Google BigQuery

2018-11-26T13:10:54+00:00November 13, 2018|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

One of Google Cloud Platform’s most popular products, BigQuery, recently announced the addition of some exciting new functionality: the ability to create and execute machine learning (ML) models directly inside of the platform. BigQuery has become incredibly popular because it enablesinteractive analysis of large datasets, making it easy for businesses to share meaningful insights [...]

10% or 10x? Consider the Exponential Option

2018-11-26T13:12:47+00:00November 8, 2018|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We talk a lot about the digital age, the accelerating pace of change in business and the influx of innovation the world is seeing. New technologies engulf us: the cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), predictive analytics... the list seems to get longer by the day. According to a [...]

Maven Wave Makes Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms List Again

2018-11-13T09:55:51+00:00October 29, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Achieving business growth is a challenge. Sustaining business growth, though, is a whole different animal. Here at Maven Wave, we feel confident in consulting enterprises on change management because we continue to successfully evolve our own business, year after year - and stay ahead of the trends in a tough climate. For the fourth [...]

There’s No Slowing Down Maven Wave! Check Out Where We’ll Be For The Rest of 2018

2018-10-22T07:58:21+00:00October 22, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

As we say goodbye to this year’s Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) Forum in Boston, we reflect on some of the insights we learned from the event. Last week, we published some of these takeaways in our blogs, CAO Fall Day 1: How Can You Apply Insights From Your Data? and CAO Fall Recap Take [...]

Perfect Your Bracket with Google Cloud

2018-08-23T06:34:10+00:00March 14, 2018|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog, Infrastructure|Tags: , |

Looking for some help filling out your bracket this year? Just in time for March Madness, Maven Wave has created a mapping application that will help you make your selections. Whether you are looking to make your choices based on team mascot, school colors, or conference record, we've got you covered. The application uses [...]

Get More Out of Your G Suite Investment

2018-02-12T10:38:18+00:00February 2, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s no question that the cloud has revolutionized business, allowing for more flexibility, collaboration, and accessibility. In the era of digital transformation, businesses are seeking to fully leverage the cloud and its advanced capabilities to stay competitive and attract top talent. G Suite provides users with a standard set of tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, [...]

Maven Wave Achieves the Google Cloud Machine Learning Partner Specialization

2017-12-04T11:10:17+00:00November 27, 2017|Categories: News/Events|Tags: , , |

Google Cloud Recognizes Maven Wave’s Technical Proficiency and Proven Success In Machine Learning Today, Maven Wave announced that it has achieved the Machine Learning Partner Specialization as part of the Google Cloud Partner Specialization Program. By earning the partner specialization, Maven Wave has proven their expertise and success in building customer [...]

Collaborate More to Innovate Faster

2018-08-29T08:10:39+00:00November 3, 2017|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, White Papers|Tags: , , , |

Better Content Collaboration with G Suite The 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 on how enhanced collaboration results in better and more efficient content creation. Whether your team is [...]

Nielsen

2018-03-01T07:43:09+00:00October 25, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , |

Maven Wave recently deployed Reveal video solution at Nielsen. Reveal is an enterprise video platform that provides a familiar video streaming experience combined with enterprise-level security, content management, and analytics including sentiment analysis.

Removing the Barriers to Move to the Cloud

2018-08-27T09:29:10+00:00May 2, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Innovation Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , |

How to Get Started with Google Cloud Platform Historically, some IT leaders have been skeptical about moving their workloads to the cloud. There have been different reasons for slow enterprise adoption of the cloud; it can feel like a very daunting task that has widespread effects on the entire organization. With the advancements in public [...]

Google Machine Learning APIs Will Reshape the Way You Work

2017-09-01T10:38:59+00:00April 2, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , |

As we delve deeper into the age of digital transformation, machine learning has been a revolutionizing element during this technology shift. The capabilities machine learning is achieving are exciting— yet, almost unimaginable. Google is a key player in machine learning technology, as the company is making major investments in the space with new APIs [...]

5 Ways Marketers Can Utilize G Suite

2018-08-27T09:24:26+00:00March 21, 2017|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Collaboration is key to success within the enterprise and this is especially true in marketing. It’s essential for marketing teams to quickly and effectively communicate with various departments, vendors, customers, and prospects. Marketers are faced with the challenge of consistently developing creative content for campaigns, events, and other marketing activities. Delivering high-quality content requires [...]

Recap of Google Cloud Next ‘17

2018-08-27T09:22:32+00:00March 14, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Maven Wave had the privilege of attending and sponsoring Google Cloud Next ‘17 in San Francisco, CA last week. It was a jam-packed week of exciting announcements from Google, meeting new people, and expanding our expertise of Google Cloud. There were over 100 exciting announcements made and more learnings than could possibly be covered [...]

The SaaS-Powered Workplace: The Present & Future of Work

2018-08-27T09:20:52+00:00February 15, 2017|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

This post was originally published on the BetterCloud Monitor. In December 2016, our partner BetterCloud introduced the first-ever Unified SaaS Management platform. This post explains why BetterCloud has set out to help IT professionals around the world conquer the unique and enormous challenges caused by rapid SaaS proliferation. In 2011, inventor, entrepreneur, and investor Marc [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 2

2018-08-27T09:35:44+00:00January 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 execute. [...]

Ask the Expert: Google Cloud Platform

2018-08-27T09:37:45+00:00January 27, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

With the Google Cloud Platform, companies can quickly and cost-effectively keep up with the pace of today’s digital transformation. The Google Cloud Platform allows businesses to build and run applications, and store and analyze data, all on Google’s Cloud. Google has made major investments to meet the demands of the enterprise market and have been [...]

Beyond the Cloud – DevOps in Financial Services

2018-08-27T09:38:56+00:00January 27, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

One of the hottest topics in the financial services industry these days is the swelling adoption of the cloud1. After a late start, financial services is making up for lost time by aggressively moving processes and products to the cloud and to good effect. But does cloud by itself have the ability to deliver transformative [...]

Top 5 Ways HR Professionals Can Benefit from G Suite

2018-08-27T09:45:24+00:00January 25, 2017|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The way we work is constantly changing. Employees expect to use the devices and applications that they use in their personal lives to get work done. They want access to their work information anywhere, anytime, and from any device. The challenge for Human Resources is to create a culture that is flexible enough to accommodate [...]

RR Donnelley

2017-09-01T10:43:35+00:00January 12, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Enterprise Collaboration|Tags: , , , , |

Company Profile RR Donnelley (RRD) is a leading global provider of integrated multichannel marketing and business communications solutions. With more than 52,000 customers and 42,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD offers a comprehensive portfolio of capabilities, experience, and scale that enables organizations around the world to effectively create, manage, deliver, and optimize their multi-channel [...]

Top 5 Ways to Use G Suite to Improve Sales

2017-10-17T16:20:04+00:00January 5, 2017|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

G Suite’s efficiency and flexibility allows teams to work smarter with the ability to streamline processes and collaborate in real-time. While this is true for everyone in your organization, sales teams can really benefit from G Suite's simplicity, speed, and real-time capabilities. Find out the top 5 ways sales teams can use G Suite [...]

Why Video In The Workplace Matters

2018-03-21T07:52:21+00:00January 4, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

The rise of video continues to soar, in fact, Cisco reports that video will represent up to 90% of internet traffic by 2017. Video is rapidly becoming the preferred medium to distribute information. Undeniably, learning information is easier in a video format than text—humans process information from video 60,000 faster than text (Psychology Today). [...]

Build Business Apps Fast: Introducing App Maker

2017-09-01T10:44:50+00:00November 21, 2016|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

2016 has been an exciting year for Google Cloud. Since Diane Greene joined Google in November 2015, she has focused on elevating Google’s cloud offering for the enterprise. The most recent example of Google’s enterprise focus is App Maker; a low-code application development platform that that lets you quickly build and deploy a variety [...]

Going All In with Google Cloud

2017-09-01T10:45:20+00:00October 31, 2016|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Since Diane Greene (the original co-founder of VMware) joined Google to run the cloud business last year, the company has been working hard to focus on the needs of the enterprise market. The company has made significant investments in products, services, and infrastructure to compete with both Microsoft and Amazon. "We've got well over 10,000 [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 1

2017-09-01T10:45:30+00:00October 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, [...]

Sunny Skies for Financial Services in the Cloud

2018-03-21T07:56:28+00:00October 27, 2016|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The financial services industry has been slow to adopt cloud technologies but numerous indicators point to a change in acceptance, including demographic trends and a counterintuitive boost from new regulation. What led to the initial cloud reluctance and what direction is cloud for financial services headed in the future? Financial services is one of the [...]

Google Doubles Down on the Enterprise with Google Cloud

2017-09-01T10:47:04+00:00October 3, 2016|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog, Google Apps Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Over the next five years, businesses of every kind will be transformed by smart data, analytics, machine learning, and digital communications. The competitive advantage of the future will be achieved with digital technology. The cloud partners that you choose will matter. It amounts to picking which technology curve to bet on, and it’s a long-term [...]

6 Little Known Google Apps Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

2017-09-01T10:52:37+00:00February 17, 2016|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Google Apps for Work is continuously evolving with new features and product updates. To make your work life a little bit easier, we’ll keep you up-to-date with recent enhancements and provide some fun tips and tricks. Check out our top 6 little known features that you need to know about Google Apps! Voice Recognition Typing Let [...]

15 Ways Google Enhanced Data Security in 2015

2017-09-01T10:56:18+00:00December 28, 2015|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Google worked hard in 2015 to ensure stronger, simpler security of your data in Google Apps. Because security has always been a top priority for Google, they're continuously working to stay ahead. Here are the 15 steps that Google took to enhance data security at work in 2015. Security keys make two-step verification easy and [...]

Google’s Increased Investment in the Enterprise Cloud

2017-09-01T10:57:33+00:00November 23, 2015|Categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week, Google made an important announcement regarding their increased investment in the future of the cloud computing business, and more specifically, their investment in the enterprise market. It was announced that former VMware founder, Diane Greene, will lead a new team that will combine all of Google’s cloud businesses. This includes Google for Work, [...]

Think Creatively and Innovate Boldly: Lessons from Atmosphere

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00June 2, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Earlier this week, Google hosted their digital work event on innovation. The live stream event consisted of several interviews with industry leaders on how they are taking business innovation to new levels. The impressive lineup included Tim Brown from IDEO, Laszlo Bock from Google, and Jonathan Mildenhall from Airbnb.  We were inspired by the speakers and [...]

Machine-to-Machine Data Solution for Manufacturing

2017-07-17T10:57:42+00:00March 27, 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Drive|Tags: , , , , , , |

Maven Wave recently developed a connected machine proof of concept for a manufacturing client. The goal was to create a platform that would allow users to receive real-time positioning and machine metrics. Maven Wave leveraged the Google Cloud Platform and Android mobile technology to develop a framework that demonstrates key elements of the long-term solution. [...]

Working with Maven Wave: Briggs & Stratton

2017-07-17T10:58:03+00:00December 4, 2014|Categories: Drive, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Maven Wave has a very innovative and collaborative relationship and partnership with Briggs & Stratton for the past 2 years. This video features Sarah Alt, IT Director at Briggs & Stratton, and her experience working with Maven Wave. Testimonial : Briggs and Stratton Learn more about Google for Work here or contact [...]

Marketing Analytics in an Omni-Channel World

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

There is more customer data available than ever before and it’s growing at a rate of 40% per year. Companies that capitalize on this data explosion to better understand the consumer decision journey will have a significant competitive advantage. These advanced insights can be used to improve customer engagement, build loyalty, and increase return on [...]

Google Enterprise is now Google for Work

2016-12-06T15:47:55+00:00September 3, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Google never set out to create a traditional “enterprise” business - they wanted to create a new way of doing work. So the time has come for the name to catch up with this ambition. Yesterday Google introduced a new name for their enterprise business, "Google for Work". Google recognizes how different work is today from 10 [...]