In our line of work, we’ve seen growing demand from customers looking for strong data expertise that will allow them to effectively use data to drive decision-making, guide digital transformation, and surge ahead of the competition.

We’ve listened and acquired a stellar team of data professionals that can deliver cutting-edge data leadership and capabilities that today’s businesses need to succeed.

December 2021 marked a momentous milestone for Wavestone as we joined forces with top-tier data strategy and transformation firm NewVantage Partners (NVP).

Founded in 2001, NVP brings with it over two decades of experience of serving as trusted strategic advisors in data-driven business leadership to numerous Fortune 1000 companies and industry leaders. Their team members earned their expertise via C-suite leadership roles at companies similar to our clients’. They have a distinguished history of delivering true impact for their customers and being at the forefront of data thought leadership.

The marriage of NVP’s cutting-edge data expertise and Wavestone’s extensive suite of IT advisory services creates a true end-to-end capability that will help clients drive the operations and business growth they seek as well as establish a leadership position with infrastructure and data security and protection that they can rely on.

Our new partners can help clients manage data as a business asset, which includes:

  • Building a corporate culture where data is valued and appreciated as a strategic differentiator
  • Managing data efficiently and effectively so companies develop trust in their data
  • Providing business decision makers with the data they need when they need it
  • Other activities ranging across data strategy, data governance, and business change management

NVP’s thought leadership comprises over 175 published articles over the course of the past decade in respected publications the likes of Harvard Business Review, Forbes, MIT Sloan Management Review, and The Wall Street Journal. Its annual C-executive survey on Big Data and AI Leadership was first published a decade ago and has become the industry standard, with 93% of respondents holding a C-executive or business head role with a Fortune 1000 organization.

Strengthening our team is founder and CEO of NewVantage Partners Randy Bean, a recognized industry authority and thought leader in the areas of Big Data, AI, and business innovation. Randy writes and speaks extensively on the topics of data-driven organizations and data-driven business cultures.
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
Managing Director, Wavestone

In his most recent best seller, Fail Fast, Learn Faster: Lessons in Data-Driven Leadership in an Age of Disruption, Big Data, and AI, Randy tells the story of the rise of Big Data and its business impact—its disruptive power, the cultural challenges to becoming data driven, the importance of data ethics, and the future of data-driven AI. The book rose to the top-5 in the Business category in 2021 thanks to its deep insights into how the thirst for data has shaped explosive information growth, technology advancement, emergence of the Internet and social media, along with challenges to accepted notions of data, science, and facts, and asks what it means to become “data-driven.”

We look forward to extending our expertise in data-driven leadership on a global stage with Wavestone, and deepening our expertise in data, from strategy through execution and into data security, which is rapidly emerging as one of the most urgent business issues facing leading companies across the globe.
Randy Bean
Randy Bean
CEO & Founder,
NewVantage Partners

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