Case Studies

Valence’s portfolio of work showcases our digital transformation expertise from cloud enablement to cutting-edge across engineering, consulting, and creative services.

SteppIR Communications

Improving Operational Efficiency

with voice enabled inventory management

SteppIR, a Seattle-based manufacturer of high frequency antennae, needed a way to more quickly and easily access critical inventory information from their warehouse.

PrecisionHawk

Using AI and Drone Data

for precision agriculture and improved workflows

At an industrial scale, agriculture operations are generating massive amounts of data, and this has only increased with the addition of drone-based photography.

Space Needle

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

to generate excitement around future experiences

The Space Needle – one of Seattle’s biggest landmarks and tourist attractions – recently underwent a $100M renovation to make visits even more awe-inspiring for the next generation of guests.

SteppIR Communications

Voice Enabled Inventory Management

empowering employees through natural interfaces

AI and Precision Agriculture

Drone Data Processing and Intelligent Workflows

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

to generate excitement around future experiences

Our Work

Fortune 100 Company

Driving Sales and Partnerships

through immersive technology showcases

As our client shifts its business model towards cloud services, it faces the challenge of being perceived as a traditional productivity company. This is no more evident than in the public sector: federal, state, and local governments have massive opportunities to evolve with cloud-based digital transformation, but don’t fully understand how our client can help achieve their goals. Read more

Large Telecommunications Company

Advancing Organizational Goals

through data-driven strategic planning and leadership

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Global Investment Company

Driving Execution of Global Initiatives

through executive leadership and IT services

Our client, a global investment solutions company, needs to derive insights from complex data sets every day. However, with disparate systems and platforms across their global business, it became cumbersome to make effective and efficient decisions. Read more

Streamlining Retail Operations

Fortune 100 Company

Streamlining Retail Operations

with device management and automation

For technology retailers, ensuring demo devices are updated, functional, and properly configured can be costly and time consuming. We were asked by a large tech retailer to develop a tool that would make this process easier and more efficient for field staff across 100+ stores and 5,000+ devices. Read more

Creating Immersive Customer Experiences

Leading Orthodontics Startup

Creating Immersive Customer Experiences

with AI and computer vision

As computer vision becomes more ubiquitous in everyday life, consumer-facing companies are harnessing the technology for exciting, delightful retail experiences. Valence worked with a major orthodontics disruptor to address a specific need in its industry: the ability to help potential clients envision what their smile would look like after treatment. Read more

Streamlining Sales Support

Fortune 100 Company

Streamlining Sales Support

with a customized chatbot

The product adoption and change management team of a Fortune 100 tech company is responsible for maintaining and delivering a portfolio of services. Today, this information is accessed via SharePoint. Depending on several key client engagement metrics and market characteristics, there could be thousands of possible offer recommendations that the company’s sales professionals must effectively navigate. Often, this proves to be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor. Read more

Creating Operational Efficiency

Large Non-Profit Healthcare System

Creating Operational Efficiency

at scale with change management frameworks

A large not-for-profit healthcare system with multiple hospitals and clinical institutes across 5 states, needed a framework from which to manage organizational change and adoption stemming from a key strategic initiative. With over 100K employees, the solution needed to be scalable but also customizable so the changes could land effectively in each unique region. Read more

Improving Fleet Management

Global Fleet Management Startup

Improving Fleet Management

with IoT and data integration

Partnering with a UK startup building diesel-to-electric hybrid buses, we tackled a large-scale IoT scenario in fleet management. The startup had a unique challenge requiring fleet control and location-based compliance customization as they planned to expand throughout Europe. An effective solution would use real-time telemetry data to monitor fleet efficiency, maintenance requests, and provide location services for discrete geo-fencing rules enforcement. Read more

Improving Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Improving Retail Experiences

with remote management and analytics dashboards

A global consumer software and products company based in Seattle asked us to design and deliver an engaging, interactive and consistent experience enabling the remote management of over 5,000 devices and software in more than 105 retail stores worldwide. Read more

Leveraging IoT Data and Analytics

Fortune 100 Company

Leveraging IoT Data and Analytics

to improve crop yield and agricultural efficiency

Valence partnered with a Fortune 100 manufacturer of agriculture machinery to help farmers generate better crop yields with fewer resources. This is a perennial challenge in agriculture, to plant fewer seeds, use less water, pesticides, and fertilizer and still improve on gains every year. Read more

Using AI and Computer Vision

Global Consumer Camera Company

Using AI and Computer Vision

to improve driver safety

Consumer camera companies around the world are challenged with how to address growing enterprise camera needs, particularly as technologies like computer vision open new opportunities for automated analysis, enhanced security, and operational efficiencies. A global consumer camera company engaged with Valence for consulting, engineering, and creative services to understand how best to strategically enter the US Enterprise market. Read more

Bringing Voice Assistants

Innovation Lab

Bringing Voice Assistants

to the workplace

Tracking down operational information within a company can be a challenge. Whether it’s questions around benefits, health care, or IT-related issues, employees often spend valuable time digging through handbooks, emails, or websites trying to find answers. Our innovation lab scoped this issue and created the Valence Bot. Read more

Bringing IoT Automation to Life

Fortune 100 Company

Bringing IoT Automation to Life

in the retail environment

As more smart home and office solutions enter the mainstream, it’s become difficult for the average, non-tech evangelist to navigate the sea of hardware, software, and connected hub devices. Increasingly, consumers want to touch, feel, and demo smart devices to ensure they meet their needs. Our client asked us to conceptualize, build, and deploy a retail experience that lets consumers get hands-on with home and office IoT technology to educate as well as generate sales. Read more

Building Machine Learning Models

Fortune 500 Company

Building Machine Learning Models

to improve insurance risk assessments

A prominent Fortune 500 insurance company required a way to better predict and plan for abrupt weather disasters. Doing so would help increase reliability of risk models and allow better premiums for policy holders. Knowing that a major weather event had occurred or was about to occur and the capacity to act quickly was important. Read more

Using Computer Vision Technology

A Global Airline Company

Using Computer Vision Technology

to improve airline customer experience

A global airline challenged us to deliver a real-time system for monitoring capacity in its club lounges at airports nationwide. Through the system, the airline wanted to optimize customer experience in the lounges, reduce overcrowding and offer amenities to non-member customers when capacity allows. Read more

Educating and Engaging Customers

Leading Rocket Manufacturer

Educating and Engaging Customers

with augmented reality

With a new rocket in development, United Launch Alliance (ULA) was looking for a fun and immersive way to engage its target audience at the largest “must attend” space industry event and beyond. Read more

Improving Operational Efficiency

SteppIR Communications

Improving Operational Efficiency

with voice enabled inventory management

A Seattle-based manufacturer of high frequency antennae, needed a way to more quickly and easily access critical inventory information from their warehouse. Previously, the employees depended on a complicated web interface to manage inventory, vendors, and to process purchase orders. This required employees to be at their desks to access any inventory information. Read more

Personalizing Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Personalizing Retail Experiences

with IoT beacons and computer vision

One of the world’s largest coffee companies challenged us to develop a more personalized grocery store shopping experience to showcase in their shopper innovation lab, a mock store which drives executive partnerships and funnels innovative ideas from inception to deployment. Read more

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

Space Needle

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

to generate excitement around future experiences

The Space Needle – one of Seattle’s biggest landmarks and tourist attractions – recently underwent a $100M renovation to make visits even more awe-inspiring for the next generation of guests. In order to drive media and influencer excitement around updates like the thrilling all-glass rotating floor, the Space Needle wanted a way to show the experience while it was being built. Read more

Using Virtual Reality Tours

Fortune 500 Company

Using Virtual Reality Tours

to improve training protocols and retention

As a global leader in pet food manufacturing, our client has factories all over the world. Sales staff are required to stay on top of the latest manufacturing innovations the company deploys so they can properly communicate their value proposition to customers. Factory tours for the sales staff require advanced planning and the reservation of factory staff for explanation and safety. Additionally, factories require costly travel. Read more

Using AI and Drone Data

PrecisionHawk

Using AI and Drone Data

for precision agriculture and improved workflows

At an industrial scale, agriculture operations are generating massive amounts of data, and this is only increased with the addition of drone-based photography. The result is a wealth of data from which it can take hours and days to gain any meaningful insights. Read more

Customizing Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Customizing Retail Experiences

with AI and chatbots

We worked with a technology retailer to create a more engaging, customized shopping experience at their stores for the holiday season. In the fast-evolving retail landscape, digital experiences that span devices and locations have become the norm. Our client wanted to stay ahead of the curve, ensuring their retail locations continue to provide educational, immersive and inspirational experiences. Read more

Harnessing Data

Healthcare Analytics Company

Harnessing Data

to improve healthcare efficiency and outcomes

Hospital administrators and staff needed to make operating rooms, surgical procedures and services scheduling more efficient. Our client – an advanced SaaS-based healthcare data analytics company – asked us to use existing data feeds from the hospital’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) to architect and develop a PaaS-based product to analyze data trends and develop recommendations make operations more efficient. Read more

Reducing Bottlenecks in Healthcare Systems

Innovation Lab

Reducing Bottlenecks in Healthcare Systems

with voice technology

With a focus on forward-thinking innovation, we explored user problems in the healthcare space with industry stakeholders. We discovered an opportunity to address an operational bottleneck resulting from patient confusion around treatment and appointment information. Read more

Driving Insights and Agility

Global Logistics Solutions Provider

Driving Insights and Agility

through data warehousing and analytics

Our client continues to grow their business globally across 5 regions at a fast rate, and their existing KPI reporting process from regions to HQ is dependent on Excel and very manual to accelerate data-driven insights. In addition, our client’s leadership is not able to gain easy access to business intelligence data across regions and act on the critical global business KPIs with agility. Read more

Documenting a Summit to Mt. Everest

Endemol Shine Beyond USA

Documenting a Summit to Mt. Everest

with 360° capture and virtual reality

As virtual reality adoption continues to grow, brands are challenged with how to use this new technology to create immersive content that has until now been impossible. Our clients wanted to be the first to capture and produce a 360° video documentary of the epic climb to Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest peak. Read more

Fortune 100 Company

Driving Sales and Partnerships

through immersive technology showcases

As our client shifts its business model towards cloud services, it faces the challenge of being perceived as a traditional productivity company. This is no more evident than in the public sector: federal, state, and local governments have massive opportunities to evolve with cloud-based digital transformation, but don’t fully understand how our client can help achieve their goals. Read more

Large Telecommunications Company

Advancing Organizational Goals

through data-driven strategic planning and leadership

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Global Investment Company

Driving Execution of Global Initiatives

through executive leadership and IT services

Our client, a global investment solutions company, needs to derive insights from complex data sets every day. However, with disparate systems and platforms across their global business, it became cumbersome to make effective and efficient decisions. Read more

Streamlining Retail Operations

Fortune 100 Company

Streamlining Retail Operations

with device management and automation

For technology retailers, ensuring demo devices are updated, functional, and properly configured can be costly and time consuming. We were asked by a large tech retailer to develop a tool that would make this process easier and more efficient for field staff across 100+ stores and 5,000+ devices. Read more

Creating Immersive Customer Experiences

Leading Orthodontics Startup

Creating Immersive Customer Experiences

with AI and computer vision

As computer vision becomes more ubiquitous in everyday life, consumer-facing companies are harnessing the technology for exciting, delightful retail experiences. Valence worked with a major orthodontics disruptor to address a specific need in its industry: the ability to help potential clients envision what their smile would look like after treatment. Read more

Streamlining Sales Support

Fortune 100 Company

Streamlining Sales Support

with a customized chatbot

The product adoption and change management team of a Fortune 100 tech company is responsible for maintaining and delivering a portfolio of services. Today, this information is accessed via SharePoint. Depending on several key client engagement metrics and market characteristics, there could be thousands of possible offer recommendations that the company’s sales professionals must effectively navigate. Often, this proves to be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor. Read more

Creating Operational Efficiency

Large Non-Profit Healthcare System

Creating Operational Efficiency

at scale with change management frameworks

A large not-for-profit healthcare system with multiple hospitals and clinical institutes across 5 states, needed a framework from which to manage organizational change and adoption stemming from a key strategic initiative. With over 100K employees, the solution needed to be scalable but also customizable so the changes could land effectively in each unique region. Read more

Improving Fleet Management

Global Fleet Management Startup

Improving Fleet Management

with IoT and data integration

Partnering with a UK startup building diesel-to-electric hybrid buses, we tackled a large-scale IoT scenario in fleet management. The startup had a unique challenge requiring fleet control and location-based compliance customization as they planned to expand throughout Europe. An effective solution would use real-time telemetry data to monitor fleet efficiency, maintenance requests, and provide location services for discrete geo-fencing rules enforcement. Read more

Improving Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Improving Retail Experiences

with remote management and analytics dashboards

A global consumer software and products company based in Seattle asked us to design and deliver an engaging, interactive and consistent experience enabling the remote management of over 5,000 devices and software in more than 105 retail stores worldwide. Read more

Leveraging IoT Data and Analytics

Fortune 100 Company

Leveraging IoT Data and Analytics

to improve crop yield and agricultural efficiency

Valence partnered with a Fortune 100 manufacturer of agriculture machinery to help farmers generate better crop yields with fewer resources. This is a perennial challenge in agriculture, to plant fewer seeds, use less water, pesticides, and fertilizer and still improve on gains every year. Read more

Using AI and Computer Vision

Global Consumer Camera Company

Using AI and Computer Vision

to improve driver safety

Consumer camera companies around the world are challenged with how to address growing enterprise camera needs, particularly as technologies like computer vision open new opportunities for automated analysis, enhanced security, and operational efficiencies. A global consumer camera company engaged with Valence for consulting, engineering, and creative services to understand how best to strategically enter the US Enterprise market. Read more

Bringing Voice Assistants

Innovation Lab

Bringing Voice Assistants

to the workplace

Tracking down operational information within a company can be a challenge. Whether it’s questions around benefits, health care, or IT-related issues, employees often spend valuable time digging through handbooks, emails, or websites trying to find answers. Our innovation lab scoped this issue and created the Valence Bot. Read more

Bringing IoT Automation to Life

Fortune 100 Company

Bringing IoT Automation to Life

in the retail environment

As more smart home and office solutions enter the mainstream, it’s become difficult for the average, non-tech evangelist to navigate the sea of hardware, software, and connected hub devices. Increasingly, consumers want to touch, feel, and demo smart devices to ensure they meet their needs. Our client asked us to conceptualize, build, and deploy a retail experience that lets consumers get hands-on with home and office IoT technology to educate as well as generate sales. Read more

Building Machine Learning Models

Fortune 500 Company

Building Machine Learning Models

to improve insurance risk assessments

A prominent Fortune 500 insurance company required a way to better predict and plan for abrupt weather disasters. Doing so would help increase reliability of risk models and allow better premiums for policy holders. Knowing that a major weather event had occurred or was about to occur and the capacity to act quickly was important. Read more

Using Computer Vision Technology

A Global Airline Company

Using Computer Vision Technology

to improve airline customer experience

A global airline challenged us to deliver a real-time system for monitoring capacity in its club lounges at airports nationwide. Through the system, the airline wanted to optimize customer experience in the lounges, reduce overcrowding and offer amenities to non-member customers when capacity allows. Read more

Educating and Engaging Customers

Leading Rocket Manufacturer

Educating and Engaging Customers

with augmented reality

With a new rocket in development, United Launch Alliance (ULA) was looking for a fun and immersive way to engage its target audience at the largest “must attend” space industry event and beyond. Read more

Improving Operational Efficiency

SteppIR Communications

Improving Operational Efficiency

with voice enabled inventory management

A Seattle-based manufacturer of high frequency antennae, needed a way to more quickly and easily access critical inventory information from their warehouse. Previously, the employees depended on a complicated web interface to manage inventory, vendors, and to process purchase orders. This required employees to be at their desks to access any inventory information. Read more

Personalizing Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Personalizing Retail Experiences

with IoT beacons and computer vision

One of the world’s largest coffee companies challenged us to develop a more personalized grocery store shopping experience to showcase in their shopper innovation lab, a mock store which drives executive partnerships and funnels innovative ideas from inception to deployment. Read more

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

Space Needle

Using Virtual Reality and Haptics

to generate excitement around future experiences

The Space Needle – one of Seattle’s biggest landmarks and tourist attractions – recently underwent a $100M renovation to make visits even more awe-inspiring for the next generation of guests. In order to drive media and influencer excitement around updates like the thrilling all-glass rotating floor, the Space Needle wanted a way to show the experience while it was being built. Read more

Using Virtual Reality Tours

Fortune 500 Company

Using Virtual Reality Tours

to improve training protocols and retention

As a global leader in pet food manufacturing, our client has factories all over the world. Sales staff are required to stay on top of the latest manufacturing innovations the company deploys so they can properly communicate their value proposition to customers. Factory tours for the sales staff require advanced planning and the reservation of factory staff for explanation and safety. Additionally, factories require costly travel. Read more

Using AI and Drone Data

PrecisionHawk

Using AI and Drone Data

for precision agriculture and improved workflows

At an industrial scale, agriculture operations are generating massive amounts of data, and this is only increased with the addition of drone-based photography. The result is a wealth of data from which it can take hours and days to gain any meaningful insights. Read more

Customizing Retail Experiences

Fortune 100 Company

Customizing Retail Experiences

with AI and chatbots

We worked with a technology retailer to create a more engaging, customized shopping experience at their stores for the holiday season. In the fast-evolving retail landscape, digital experiences that span devices and locations have become the norm. Our client wanted to stay ahead of the curve, ensuring their retail locations continue to provide educational, immersive and inspirational experiences. Read more

Harnessing Data

Healthcare Analytics Company

Harnessing Data

to improve healthcare efficiency and outcomes

Hospital administrators and staff needed to make operating rooms, surgical procedures and services scheduling more efficient. Our client – an advanced SaaS-based healthcare data analytics company – asked us to use existing data feeds from the hospital’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) to architect and develop a PaaS-based product to analyze data trends and develop recommendations make operations more efficient. Read more

Reducing Bottlenecks in Healthcare Systems

Innovation Lab

Reducing Bottlenecks in Healthcare Systems

with voice technology

With a focus on forward-thinking innovation, we explored user problems in the healthcare space with industry stakeholders. We discovered an opportunity to address an operational bottleneck resulting from patient confusion around treatment and appointment information. Read more

Driving Insights and Agility

Global Logistics Solutions Provider

Driving Insights and Agility

through data warehousing and analytics

Our client continues to grow their business globally across 5 regions at a fast rate, and their existing KPI reporting process from regions to HQ is dependent on Excel and very manual to accelerate data-driven insights. In addition, our client’s leadership is not able to gain easy access to business intelligence data across regions and act on the critical global business KPIs with agility. Read more

Documenting a Summit to Mt. Everest

Endemol Shine Beyond USA

Documenting a Summit to Mt. Everest

with 360° capture and virtual reality

As virtual reality adoption continues to grow, brands are challenged with how to use this new technology to create immersive content that has until now been impossible. Our clients wanted to be the first to capture and produce a 360° video documentary of the epic climb to Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest peak. Read more

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K. Olson

COO, Space Needle

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Seeing is believing, but not really — feeling is believing, and that’s why we created this.

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John Mertel

President & CEO, Space Needle

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With Valence’s solution we’re going to be able to pass the efficiency gains on to our customers in the form of quicker delivery, better quality control, and an overall experience we might not have been able to achieve otherwise.

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K. Olson

COO, Space Needle

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Seeing is believing, but not really — feeling is believing, and that’s why we created this.

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John Mertel

President & CEO, Space Needle

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With Valence’s solution we’re going to be able to pass the efficiency gains on to our customers in the form of quicker delivery, better quality control, and an overall experience we might not have been able to achieve otherwise.

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  3005 112th Ave NE, Suite 250
Bellevue, WA 98004

   (206) 494-4339

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