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Perfect Your Bracket with Google Cloud

By |2018-05-30T15:30:03+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 Google Maps [...]

Get More Out of Your G Suite Investment

By |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

By |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

By |2017-11-06T14:34:16+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

By |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

By |2017-09-01T10:37:15+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 [...]

Google Machine Learning APIs Will Reshape the Way You Work

By |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

By |2017-10-17T16:18:50+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

By |2017-09-01T10:40:03+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

By |2017-09-01T10:40:38+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 [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 2

By |2017-09-01T10:41:52+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 [...]

Ask the Expert: Google Cloud Platform

By |2017-09-01T10:41:59+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 [...]

Beyond the Cloud – DevOps in Financial Services

By |2017-09-01T10:42:08+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 [...]

Top 5 Ways HR Professionals Can Benefit from G Suite

By |2017-10-17T16:19:12+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 [...]

RR Donnelley

By |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

By |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

By |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). [...]

Top 5 Tech Predictions for 2017

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

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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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, [...]

Is Hadoop Worth the Hype?

By |2016-12-06T15:47:50+00:00October 21, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Hadoop is all the rage right now. In my 20 years in IT, I have never seen so many people enamoured with something that most of them don’t understand. I equate it to a situation where there is a line full of people waiting for a free give-away. Countless others will join the line without [...]

Think Creatively and Innovate Boldly: Lessons from Atmosphere

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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 [...]

Register for Google Atmosphere Live: 10/1

By |2014-09-02T20:26:09+00:00September 2, 2014|Categories: News/Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Google top experts and noted innovators will get to the heart of the matter at Atmosphere Live, an invitation-only, interactive live stream for business leaders. Discover how forward-thinking companies are helping employees get more done anywhere, redefine teamwork, and bring new ideas to life faster than ever before.  

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 [...]

Briggs & Stratton

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

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 [...]

Journal Communications

By |2016-12-06T15:48:00+00:00June 5, 2014|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Profile Journal Communications is the operator of 33 radio stations, 13 television stations, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Business Situation Speed is paramount in the news media industry. The first to file breaking news wins. To transform their business into one which enables rapid-fire communication and collaboration, Journal Communications engaged Maven Wave to help deploy Google’s [...]

Equity Residential

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

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 [...]

Kane Asset Management

By |2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00June 3, 2014|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Profile Kane Asset Management (KAM) is a proprietary trading group founded in July 2010 and located in Chicago. Business Situation After opening for business, Kane Asset Management was faced with a happy, but serious dilemma: fast growth exposed a communication and application infrastructure that didn’t meet their needs and, in some cases, was inhibiting their [...]

Buildings Merchant Maintenance

By |2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00June 3, 2014|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , |

Company Profile Merchants Building Maintenance offers a full complement of janitorial and window cleaning services. In addition, sister companies Merchants Metal and Stone Restoration, Merchants Engineering, Merchants Environmental and Merchants Landscaping Services provide clients the option of a multitude of services under one corporate banner. Business Situation With several companies under the Merchants Building Maintenance umbrella, our [...]

The Next Generation Intranet

By |2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00May 7, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Traditionally, at the center of any social enterprise is the company intranet site or portal, which allows employees to communicate, collaborate, and access timely and important information, all in one place. While these intranets typically enjoy great success initially, they seem to result in disappointing outcomes. They often become little more than dormant repositories for [...]

Next Generation Intranet for the Social Enterprise

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

The social enterprise represents a paradigm shift for most organizations that goes beyond implementing technology solutions. In the social enterprise, the organization changes the way they do business, how they communicate and collaborate, and makes a fundamental change in everyday business process. The Aberdeen Next-Generation Communications study of the communication practices of 126 organizations found [...]

Accelerating Value with Google Cloud Platform

By |2016-12-06T15:48:02+00:00April 3, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the next couple of months, Maven Wave will be participating in several Google Executive Cloud Summit events in cities in Canada and the US.  This week we are in Toronto and Montreal, discussing the many opportunities for businesses with the Google Cloud Platform. During our portion of the presentation, Maven Wave is focusing on [...]

The Maven Wave Experience: Going Google

By |2016-12-06T15:48:02+00:00April 2, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At Maven Wave, we believe "Going Google" is an opportunity for a broader business transformation. We combine Google technology, experienced consultants and a wide range of capabilities that deliver extraordinary results. Maven Wave is the partner to help you get the most out of going Google.