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Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: What Traditional Businesses Should Know About Digital Transformation

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. What Traditional Businesses Need To Kn...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Apr 11, 2018

Gdpr Blog

News & Updates

GDPR, AppDirect, and the Impact on the Digital Economy

Next month will mark a monumental shift in the protection of personal data in Europe. On May 25th, 2018, the European Union (EU) will begin to enforce...

By Dan Saks / AppDirect / Apr 09, 2018

Workflow Microservice Blog

Technology Insights

Introduction to the Workflow Microservice

At the beginning of this year, the Engineering team at AppDirect rolled out the first deployment of the Workflow Service (WFS) in production for a lar...

By Pascal Chouinard / AppDirect / Apr 04, 2018

Internal Brand Advocates Blog

Industry Insights

Six Ways to Create Internal Brand Advocates Who Drive Customer Success

Traditional, consumer-oriented businesses do a good job of turning employees into brand advocates with free products, discounts, product previews, and...

By Kam Rawal / AppHelp / Apr 02, 2018

Manufacturing Blog Series Part3

Industry Insights

The Digital Revolution in Manufacturing, Part Three: Driving Competitive Value

The definition of manufacturing has always been straightforward: to make products on a large scale using machinery. With the dawn of Industry 4.0, how...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 28, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: "In the Age of the Customer, Firms Must Adapt or Be Swept Aside"

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Digital Transformation by Sector: 6 Di...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Mar 27, 2018

Manufacturing Blog Series Part2

Industry Insights

The Digital Revolution in Manufacturing, Part Two: Driving Customer Retention

A key success metric for companies in any industry are repeat buyers, and manufacturers are no different. Not only do repeat customers often spend mor...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 21, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: The Trillion-Dollar Economy You’ve Never Heard Of

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Platform: The Trillion-Dollar Economy ...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Mar 19, 2018

Manufacturing Series Part1

Industry Insights

The Digital Revolution in Manufacturing, Part One: Building New Business Models

Steam-powered engines, electric mass production, computers and robots on the factory floor—the manufacturing industry has seen tremendous change...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 13, 2018

One Thing Digital Transformation

Industry Insights

The One Thing CSPs Can Do to Avoid the Early Death of a Digital Transformation Project

There’s a menace stalking your digital transformation project. You may think you’re ready for it, but it can sneak up and strike even the best-prepare...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Mar 12, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: How Leadership Needs to Change to Drive Digital Transformation

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Digital Transformation Requires a Fund...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Mar 05, 2018

Mwc 2018

Events

MWC 2018: Looking Beyond the "Smart Factory" to Full Digital Transformation

Every year, Mobile World Congress (MWC) spotlights several key themes that shape the event. It should come as no surprise that “The 4th Industrial Rev...

By Swetha Salunke / AppDevices / Feb 28, 2018