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Three keys winning digital strategy blog

Industry Insights

Three Keys To a Winning Digital Platform Strategy

Digital technology has become so ingrained in almost everything we do that it's hard to imagine life without it. In fact, consulting firm Accenture ar...

By Dan Saks / AppDirect / Jun 04, 2019

Digital Heroes 2019 Blog

News & Updates

Calling the 2019 Class of Digital Heroes

Today, the vast majority of companies are in the process of digital transformation. The vast majority will also fail...

By Dan Saks / AppDirect / May 24, 2019

Schneider Electric Blog

News & Updates

Schneider Electric Chooses AppDirect to Power Its Exchange Ecosystem Marketplace

Few companies can say that they've been at the forefront of innovation for almost 200 years, but Schneider Electric is one of them. Founded in 1836, t...

By Andy Ellerhorst / AppMarket / Apr 15, 2019

Icims Executive Qa Blog

Strategy & Best Practices

Executive Q&A: How to Move from a Product-Focused Company to a Platform

iCIMS is a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions that customers use to attract, engage, and hire employees. Founded in 2000, iC...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Apr 11, 2019

Alaska Communications Blog

News & Updates

Alaska Communications Selects AppDirect to Power Its SMB Marketplace

For years, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have been enthusiastic adopters of cloud-based applications. In fact, nearly three out of four SMB...

By Andy Ellerhorst / AppMarket / Apr 10, 2019

Graphql Blog Post

Technology Insights

GraphQL: Escape from the Monolith

As SaaS codebases have grown larger, engineering teams have faced challenges building, testing, and deploying new features. One answer to this problem...

By Chris Reid / AppDirect / Apr 03, 2019

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News & Updates

Honeywell Selects AppDirect to Power Its Application Marketplace

In conversations about digital transformation, a common misconception often comes up: Born-in-the-cloud companies, some argue, have a natural advantag...

By Andy Ellerhorst / AppMarket / Apr 02, 2019

Interns Digital Economy

Company & Culture

AppDirect Engineering Interns: Shaping the Future of the Digital Economy

Interesting software engineering challenges are the foundation of a strong engineering team—and a technology company as a whole. They give engineers t...

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Feb 22, 2019

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Technology Insights

Stash: A Fast and Scalable Data Store

Why Build a Data Store? When your organization’s long-term goal includes “indexing content from all over the Internet,” you know that fun (and challe...

By Adam Demjen / AppDirect / Feb 19, 2019

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News & Updates

109% ROI and Less Than a Three-Month Payback Period: The Total Economic Impact™ of AppDirect's AppMarket

Digital marketplaces—and the platforms that power them—are now recognized as the answer to many of the digital economy's most complex problems. "In th...

By Dan Saks / AppDirect / Feb 11, 2019

Start Thinking Platform

Industry Insights

Still Thinking Like a Product? Start Thinking Like a Platform

Every so often, a technology buzzword comes along that lives up to the hype. "Platform" is one of them...

By Dan Saks / AppDirect / Jan 29, 2019

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News & Updates

New AppDirect Report: Platforms Are the Key Differentiator in the Digital Economy

As we enter 2019, businesses will recognize a familiar theme. Digital transformation—and how to do it successfully—remains one of the top priorities f...

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Jan 21, 2019