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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

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

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