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Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: Why It Pays to Be a Platform Business

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Digital Transformation: Why It Pays to...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Oct 08, 2018

Digital Heroes Honorees Blog

News & Updates

Meet the Digital Heroes Who Are Making an Impact

Earlier this year, we launched AppDirect’s Digital Heroes program, a global effort to discover and honor the innovative thinkers and risk-takers who a...

By Alex Smith / AppDirect / Oct 03, 2018

Regional Compete Multinational Telcos Blog

Industry Insights

Three Ways Regional CSPs Can Compete with Multinational Telcos

In recent years, much ink has been spilled over the revenue challenges faced by the telecommunications industry. Despite this, multinational communica...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppMarket / Oct 01, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: The Dawn of the Platform Economy in FinServ

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. The Dawn of the Platform Economy in Fi...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Sep 28, 2018

Engage 2018 Blog

Events

Moving from Products to Platforms at Engage 2018

Each year, AppDirect’s annual digital economy summit—Engage—has an official theme. For 2018 it’s “evolve,” but if we named an unofficial t...

By Vicki Smith / AppDirect / Sep 24, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends for 2019

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends f...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Sep 18, 2018

The Cloud 100 Forbes Blog

Company & Culture

AppDirect Rises on the Forbes Cloud 100

Yesterday afternoon, we had the pleasure of announcing that AppDirect has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100, the definitive list of the globe’s top 1...

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Sep 14, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: Are Companies Making Digital Transformation Progress?

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Are Companies Making Progress In Digit...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Sep 10, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: Next Wave of Digital Disruptors Weren’t Born in the Cloud

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Short-Termism Around Digital Transform...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Aug 31, 2018

Five Elements Mftg Marketplace Blog

Strategy & Best Practices

The Five Elements Every Manufacturer Needs for Marketplace Success

For today’s hardware and device makers, the race is on, not only to launch digital strategies around their physical products, but to also make their d...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDevices / Aug 30, 2018

Build V Buy Mftg Blog

Strategy & Best Practices

Answering the Digital Platform “Build vs. Buy” Question for Hardware and Device Makers

The manufacturing industry is rapidly approaching a tipping point. By 2020, just two years from now, the majority of hardware and device makers will r...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDevices / Aug 23, 2018

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: New Report on the State of Global Digital Transformation

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. The Global State of Digital Transforma...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Aug 22, 2018