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Peter Marcum Looks for Deals in the Digital Realm

March 19, 2018

Peter Marcum Looks for Deals in the Digital Realm

  Peter Marcum was highlighted in the Nashville Business Journal this month. He continues to lead the march in tech development here in Nashville, and we could not be prouder to have him as our leader. Read the article below to find out more about...

The Tech Behind Stephen Hawking

March 16, 2018

The Tech Behind Stephen Hawking

  On March 14, 2018, the world lost Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our time. Hawking explained the universe to the masses and pioneered many discoveries concerning quantum gravity, general relativity, and cosmology. Although Stephen...

DevDigital New Project Launches

March 7, 2018

DevDigital New Project Launches

The year is off to a great start and DevDigital's project managers, designers and developers have been hard at work making our clients' visions come to reality. Keep reading to see five of our latest projects, and to learn a little about our...

DevDigital Is Recognized In The Top 10 LMS Providers

February 23, 2018

DevDigital Is Recognized In The Top 10 LMS Providers

Change is coming fast and furious within the online learning industry. From cloud-based software adoption to video, tablets, and massive online courses, new eLearning innovations have been hard to keep up with. Consider the following: The Learning...

Client Spotlight - dropBy

February 19, 2018

Client Spotlight - dropBy

What is dropBy? dropBy, LLC is the brainchild of co-founders Alex, Hayleigh, and me (Gene). Our primary service is delivered by a software platform consisting of a website and an app designed to create connections between business owners and...

Understanding Blockchain

February 5, 2018

Understanding Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies have continued to gain popularity over the past couple of years. Some popular cryptocurrencies that you may have heard about in the media are BitCoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash and Ripple to name a few. Needless to say, there are...

Search Engine Optimization Rules Are Changing Again

January 28, 2018

Search Engine Optimization Rules Are Changing Again

75% of people don’t scroll past the first page of search results. Search engine leads have a whopping 14.6% close rate, and 70% to 80% of people skip straight to organic results, ignoring paid ads completely.  Needless to say, you probably...

Technology is Driving Rapid Economic and Market Changes

January 22, 2018

Technology is Driving Rapid Economic and Market Changes

Never in our history have we witnessed the power of technology on the global markets and our individual lives. Gartner, one of the largest Technology research firms in the world, provides a unique view of the top 10 changes expected changes over the...

eLearning Solutions are Exploding

January 15, 2018

eLearning Solutions are Exploding

Change is coming fast and furious within the online learning industry. From cloud-based software adoption to video, tablets, and massive online courses, new eLearning innovations have been hard to keep up with. Consider the following facts and...

What The Market Data is Telling Us

January 10, 2018

What The Market Data is Telling Us

I like analyzing data. I spend lots of time managing our financials as well as all of our operating data. I also study the market data. The reason I watch all this data is because it helps me make informed decisions about the future of our...

Digital Technology Is More Than Marketing

January 1, 2018

Digital Technology Is More Than Marketing

When the word “Digital” is brought into a business discussion, it usually conjures up thoughts of marketing, e-commerce, and customer experiences.  However, there are much larger opportunities throughout the entire organization that can benefit...

Reducing Software Defect

December 27, 2017

Reducing Software Defect

Software defect reduction is essential for eliminating future time-consuming work on fixing the defect as opposed to creating new development or new product. The upfront cost of eliminating the chance of defects is significant, but the cost of...

Crackin’ Down on Cybersecurity

December 27, 2017

Crackin’ Down on Cybersecurity

The new mafia of today is cybercriminals. It is important for us to know how they work so that we can better protect ourselves against their attacks. Predominantly, cybercriminals use ransomware for the majority of their attacks. In fact,...

Design Practices That Increase Business Value

December 27, 2017

Design Practices That Increase Business Value

Design is a critical component to any business reaching its potential. Some companies may only consider design in the beginning phases of product development or perhaps some companies may view design as simply “making something pretty.” These...

Launching the Venture

December 27, 2017

Launching the Venture

The Owen Graduate School at Vanderbilt held a “Launching the Venture” session on 12/16/17.  This forum gives their MBA students the opportunity to show their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges.  DevDigital’s Stu Miller (on the left)...

After 10 Years It Is Time to Reinvent Ourselves

December 27, 2017

After 10 Years It Is Time to Reinvent Ourselves

We’ve looked at our history of developing technological solutions for Tennessee businesses over the last ten years, and we’ve peeked into the future.  What we saw was a lot different than what we’ve done in the last ten years. Customer...

Selecting Tech Projects

December 14, 2017

Selecting Tech Projects

I’ve shared the concept of the CoreX (developed at Electronic Arts) in previous posts at the Product Development blog at DevDigital. The basic idea is that a project is best served when the team identifies a CoreX  (the “Core Experience”) to...

Why Go Big Is Terrible Advice

December 12, 2017

Why Go Big Is Terrible Advice

You know what’s really sexy? Big. Big user numbers. Big engagement numbers. Big markets. Big press stories. In theory, if you line these all up, you’ll soon be looking at big profits. And, we all know that when it comes to profits, size...

Looking Back on 2017 and Looking Ahead at 2018

November 20, 2017

Looking Back on 2017 and Looking Ahead at 2018

2017 was an innovative and exciting year for the tech world. From Elon Musk’s ambitious plans to transform transportation with plans for a Hyperloop to autonomous cars becoming a reality with companies like Mercedes-Benz and Ford, the...

Is Digital an Expense or an Investment?

November 20, 2017

Is Digital an Expense or an Investment?

Interacting with customers, going to market, and carrying out operations is being transformed by digitization. Although the transformation is complex and time consuming, it is critical in giving businesses the potential to reinvent work and change...