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Adaptive invoicing and not letting legacy invoicing methods block your ability to succeed

Strategy & Best Practices

Adaptive Invoicing: Don't Let Legacy Invoicing Methods Block Your Ability to Succeed in the Digital Economy

Organizations have a strong desire to launch new products and go to market with innovative pricing and packaging to offer a compelling value propositi...

By Peush Patel / AppMarket / Sep 14, 2020

Scaling AppDirect APIs with GraphQL Federation

Company & Culture

Scaling AppDirect APIs with GraphQL Federation

Seeing more and more companies going headless with GraphQL, we at AppDirect also feel it’s our future reality. In a world where third-party developers...

By Sébastien Lavoie-Courchesne / AppDirect / Aug 24, 2020

Why Software Ecosystems Are More Essential Than Ever

Strategy & Best Practices

Resilience in Turbulent Times: Why Software Ecosystems Are More Essential Than Ever

It's no secret that software ecosystems are a critical component of a successful digital strategy. In fact, they are on track to generate $60 trillion...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Aug 24, 2020

How to Troubleshoot Urgent Production Issues

Technology Insights

How to Troubleshoot Urgent Production Issues

If you work with software, sooner or later you will run into a production issue. They happen to the best of developers and engineers, but what matters...

By Jean-Philippe Boudreault / AppMarket / Aug 05, 2020

The 3 Biggest Myths About B2B Marketplaces

Technology Insights

The 3 Biggest Myths About B2B Marketplaces

When Dell Computer launched its business-to-business (B2B) marketplace in 2001, the company hoped to increase traffic to its website and improve sales...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Jul 27, 2020

Top 4 Technology Trends Impacting SaaS Marketplaces

Technology Insights

The Top 4 Technology Trends Impacting SaaS Marketplaces

If there were any doubts that SaaS represents the future of software distribution and consumption, the arrival of COVID-19 has effectively erased them...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Jul 13, 2020

Gain Trust With Your Digital Marketplace

Strategy & Best Practices

Many Buyers Don't Know Where to Turn. Here's How to Gain Their Trust with Your Digital Marketplace.

In this guest post, Jordan Wahl, Content Marketing Manager at G2, explains why trust is so important for driving sales at digital marketplaces. The n...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Jul 06, 2020

6 Support Channels to Improve Your Customer Service

News & Updates

6 Support Channels to Improve Your Customer Service

The need to provide excellent customer experiences has indisputably never been as important as it is in today’s consumer-driven world. According to B...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppHelp / Jun 24, 2020

10 B2B SaaS Companies That Crushed Their Growth Goals

Strategy & Best Practices

10 B2B SaaS Companies That Crushed Their Growth Goals—and How They Did It

SaaS adoption has skyrocketed over the past decade. In 2016, 38 percent of companies used SaaS for at least 80 percent of their software needs...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Jun 22, 2020

7 Telecom Companies Disrupting the CSP Industry and How You Can Too

Industry Insights

7 Telecom Companies Disrupting the CSP Industry Through Digital Transformation—and How You Can Too

Disruption is now a fact of life for communications service providers (CSPs). In fact, the CSP sector sits near the top of the list of industries faci...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Jun 10, 2020

Three Ways SaaS Vendors Can Start Monetizing Their Software Ecosystems

Strategy & Best Practices

Three Ways SaaS Vendors Can Start Monetizing Their Software Ecosystems

If you look five years into the future, will your business model be the same as it is today? If you answered no, you’re in good company—76 percent of ...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Jun 08, 2020

Public Vs Private Cloud: Which is Best for Application Marketplaces

Strategy & Best Practices

Public or Private Cloud: Which Is Best for Application Marketplaces?

The hosted versus on-premise deployment debate has come to the cloud marketplace. Learn more about the pros and cons of each implementation and join the discussion.

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Jun 04, 2020