Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 4

By | 2017-08-14T10:31:06+00:00 August 14, 2017|Categories: 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 | 2017-08-14T10:08:09+00:00 August 11, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

Transparency: A Crucial Element to Creating an Engaged Workforce

By | 2017-08-10T12:21:29+00:00 August 10, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Business transparency is a key factor in developing a more engaged employee workforce. Transparency leads your employees to trust upper management - this sort of trust is only achievable by openly sharing information throughout the organization. Fostering a successful transparent environment keeps employees engaged, focused, and motivated. Transparency has become a very [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 3

By | 2017-06-15T14:49:08+00:00 May 1, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-06-15T14:49:02+00:00 July 25, 2016|Categories: 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. [...]

Millennials: Reshaping Corporate Culture

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:42+00:00 July 6, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Millennials are redefining the workplace standards with a contrasting outlook on technology and culture, resulting in a recent transformation in the enterprise. Upper management may sometimes pose the question, “why should we adopt to the Millennial culture?” Transitioning to a Millennial-friendly culture can be challenging, however it is a change that will lead to competitive [...]

CIO vs CEO: Finding Middle Ground

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:42+00:00 June 15, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

IT holds a special place in the digital age bringing value to the enterprise through technology. As the world becomes increasingly digital, businesses are relying on IT to not only keep the current systems up and running, but to keep pace with digital technology advancements. While IT plays a vital role, the business demands can [...]

Shadow IT Part 3 – Making the Digital Transformation

By | 2017-04-13T16:12:26+00:00 May 1, 2016|Categories: Technology Solutions Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Recap of Parts 1 and 2 Our first post in this Shadow IT series pointed out that in today’s environment, as technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the skills required for success are changing more dramatically than ever. We argued that the very nature of the work we do is changing. Creating [...]

Building a Digital Business for the Future

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:43+00:00 April 18, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Maven Wave recently participated in the 2016 AGENDA conference, hosted by IDG Enterprise in Amelia Island, FL. AGENDA is a business leadership conference focused on transforming the enterprise for the digital world. The conference is attended by digital leaders from all over the country who are leading transformation efforts in their organizations; C-level executives, VPs, [...]