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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

Manufacturing Kpis Blog

Strategy & Best Practices

How Manufacturers Can Define Digital KPIs that Matter

In the manufacturing sector, digital transformation is a hot topic. However, despite its novelty—or maybe because of it—manufacturers are ...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDevices / Aug 16, 2018

Manufacturing Business Alignment Blog

Strategy & Best Practices

Business Alignment: Setting the Right Foundation for Your Manufacturing 4.0 Initiatives

Today, manufacturers are experiencing two trends that are upending their businesses: Massive digital disruption, and the increasing commoditization of...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDevices / Aug 09, 2018

Clevertouch Blog Post

Strategy & Best Practices

When Software and Hardware Equal Digital Transformation Success

By now, digital transformation has been around long enough that it has gone from concept to actionable business strategy. With this maturity, business...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDevices / Jul 24, 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