Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com

Oct 13 2017   6:56PM GMT

digital disruption

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Digital economy

Digital disruption is the change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“To thrive in today’s digital marketplace, companies need to push past doing one-off digital projects and metamorphose into ‘digital businesses’ — meaning they must use digital technologies to change not just processes but how value is created for customers.” – Marc Benioff

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Trending Terms
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Quiz Yourself
Also called continuous improvement, this is best known for being used in lean manufacturing and lean programming.
a. What is kanban?
b. What is kaizen?

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