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Public Cloud is Ready for Financial Services, But is Financial Services Ready for Public Cloud?

2019-02-14T09:54:08+00:00February 14, 2019|Financial Services, Fusion Blog|

There’s no disputing that the emergence of cloud computing has radically altered the way that business is conducted and even the ways in which we lead our lives. From the emergence of Netflix in entertainment to Uber in transportation, the power of cloud has been unleashed in ways that are driving growth, slashing costs [...]

Addressing Social Determinants of Health Using Google Maps and Machine Learning

2019-02-12T12:41:04+00:00February 12, 2019|Fusion Blog, Healthcare|

By all means, health systems should do everything possible to give patients the best possible medical care. But let’s take a step back. The largest contributors to premature death, accounting for a full 40%, are the patient’s own behaviors. Another 15% are their social circumstances. Add in genetic predispositions and environmental exposure. Now you’re [...]

Why Enterprises Should Embrace the Cloud as it Drives Global IT Spending

2019-02-12T11:22:25+00:00February 4, 2019|Fusion Blog|

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, as the company points out here. A major driver of this growth is the enterprise software segment, which is projected to [...]

A Seventh Google Cloud Specialization: Cloud Migration

2019-01-31T10:20:04+00:00January 31, 2019|News/Events|

The streak continues! With our latest achievement, the Cloud Migration Specialization, we can now say that we’ve earned four Google Cloud specializations over the past two months – bringing us to seven total. We’re proud to hold so many of Google Cloud’s ten Partner Specializations and to have earned a number of notable ones [...]

Application Development: The Sixth Google Cloud Specialization for Maven Wave

2019-01-22T14:17:21+00:00January 22, 2019|News/Events|

We’re starting off 2019 strong with two Google Cloud specializations in one month! Two weeks ago, we announced the Infrastructure Specialization achievement (a month after our Location-Based Services Specialization news), and now we’re proud to earn a sixth nod from Google Cloud: the Application Development Specialization. With this certification under our belt, customers can rest [...]

Maven Wave Earns Fifth Google Cloud Specialization: The Infrastructure Specialization

2019-01-23T15:58:10+00:00January 8, 2019|News/Events|

Shortly after earning our Location-Based Services Specialization from Google Cloud in late 2018, Maven Wave has now officially achieved the Infrastructure Specialization as well. Underscoring our expertise in helping enterprises migrate to cloud environments, the Infrastructure Specialization speaks to Maven Wave’s demonstrated success in building client infrastructure and workflows on the secure Google Cloud [...]

A Look Back at Maven Wave’s 2018 Achievements

2018-12-18T10:04:25+00:00December 18, 2018|Fusion Blog|

There’s no doubt that each year Maven Wave has been better than the previous - and 2018 was no exception to that as we celebrated our 10th year of continued growth. Put simply and to the point by partner and co-founder Brian Farrar, “We’ve had a decade of continued growth - we’ve doubled the [...]

Get To Know Our Founders Part III: Jeff Lee

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

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 [...]

Get To Know Our Founders Part II: Jason Lee

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

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|News/Events|

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

2018-12-26T10:31:37+00:00November 29, 2018|Case Studies|

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|Fusion Blog|

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|Fusion Blog|

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?

2019-02-14T10:06:22+00:00November 19, 2018|Financial Services, Fusion Blog|

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

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|Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|

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|Fusion Blog|

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 [...]

Perfect Your Bracket with Google Cloud

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

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

2019-01-14T09:20:09+00:00February 2, 2018|Fusion Blog|

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 [...]

Maven Wave Achieves the Google Cloud Machine Learning Partner Specialization

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

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|Enterprise Collaboration, White Papers|

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 [...]

AB InBev

2018-03-20T13:09:17+00:00October 25, 2017|Case Studies|

Maven Wave integrated Google Maps, Places, and AB InBev market data to define customer segments and prioritize sales efforts using a variety of geospatial and machine learning techniques.

Nielsen

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

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.

Google Machine Learning APIs Will Reshape the Way You Work

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

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|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

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|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

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|Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

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 [...]

RR Donnelley

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

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|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

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). [...]

Top 5 Tech Predictions for 2017

2017-09-01T10:44:15+00:00December 28, 2016|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

2016 was the year of self driving cars, Pokémon Go, and virtual reality. As we look back on 2016, we saw expansion of cloud adoption, a rising need for big data analytics, and privacy issues becoming a serious threat (Apple vs FBI). What can we look forward to in 2017? Take a look at our [...]

Build Business Apps Fast: Introducing App Maker

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

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|

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 [...]

Sunny Skies for Financial Services in the Cloud

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

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|Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog, Google Apps Posts|

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 [...]

15 Ways Google Enhanced Data Security in 2015

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

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|Enterprise Collaboration, Fusion Blog|

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, [...]