The new Wave is here

Wave is a next-generation impact tracking platform that ensures companies quickly and efficiently execute large-scale transformation programs that deliver maximum impact.

Large-scale change and transformation programs often finish without achieving the expected impact. Organizations lack transparency around goals, they aren’t able to monitor program status, and their employees can’t see the contributions of their day-to-day work.

Wave is a program management solution that focuses your organization on impact, not just activities. Our sophisticated platform acts as a single source of truth for tracking each transformation initiative and KPI, allowing teams to collaborate and act on real-time insights.

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Introducing Wave 2

We've dramatically improved Wave to offer a sophisticated user interface, redesigned from scratch based on user feedback, to be faster, more intuitive, and more collaborative. Learn how much easier it is to visualize, prioritize, and track a large volume of initiatives and measure its impact over time.

How Wave works

Plan

Link top-down goals with the bottom-up contribution of each and every initiative. Set clear KPIs, roles and responsibilities.

Report

Aggregate information across thousands of initiatives and report on what matters most to your business.

Track

See progress across all work streams and track actual impact and forecast future delivery.

Act

Access information and gain insights on what needs to be solved.

Wave by the numbers

510+

clients

80K

users

$87bn

impact under management

What Wave provides

Wave combines a program management platform with expert services to help organizations drive sustainable impact in their transformations. The platform is designed to manage and track a broad portfolio of initiatives, handle distributed participants, and accommodate frequent reporting needs.

Sustained value creation

With Wave, there is no need to manually aggregate the latest numbers from multiple sources related to your program. Wave is uniquely designed to link top-down goals with bottom-up contributions of each and every initiative and consistently measures impact delivered at the initiative level.

Transformation expertise

Wave is designed around key learnings from McKinsey’s vast experience in driving large-scale change and transformation programs for the world’s biggest organizations. We help organizations set up and staff a PMO, and advise on how best to structure a change program to achieve sustainable results.

Rapid deployment

Wave is configured based on company needs. The intuitive, web-based platform and smart set of features ensures fast training, rapid adoption, and swift deployment across all levels of the organization.

Want to learn more about how Wave can help your organization?

From our blog

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Riding Wave 2 into the digital age

– Companies across industries use our Wave solution to manage transformations. A new version, Wave 2, designed from the ground up with client input, is intuitive, collaborative, and transparent—and available now.

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