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Industry 4.0

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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

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 over ...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 13, 2018

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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

Digital Economy News Roundup 2

Industry Insights

News Roundup: Surviving Digital Transformation, Views on Industry 4.0, and More

Here’s a selection of recent digital economy news from around the world that we’re talking about at AppDirect. Drop ‘Plan B’: How Companies Survive D...

By Ideas @ AppDirect / AppDirect / Feb 19, 2018