Sell more parts with an online digital parts catalog

4 Steps to Turn Your Parts Catalog into an Irresistible Sales & Marketing Tool

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) devote most of their sales and marketing resources toward selling new units and discovering untapped markets. This is logical, since the majority of their revenues generally come from new equipment sales. However, it’s a well-known fact that service and parts sales for capital equipment (that is, commercial and industrial machinery with…

Manufacturing technology is leading to digital transformation

What We Talk About When We Talk About Digital Transformation

What’s behind the currently popular technology buzzwords, “digital transformation” and “digitization”? You’ll find these terms displayed on many technology-oriented B2B websites, from consulting firms to software vendors. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what these companies are offering, or what tangible benefits you’re going to receive after your “transformation”! At Digabit, we want to do…

Amazon isn't good at selling replacement parts for machines

Why You Can’t Sell Spare Parts on Amazon

A Big New Player in the Online B2B Marketplace Amazon’s B2B marketplace, Amazon Business, has received a lot of media attention lately. Sales are booming on the platform, and why not? Flexible account and payment options, fast shipping, price comparisons, what’s not to like? But there’s one big market that neither Amazon nor Amazon Business…

5 Steps For Easy Content Migration

For manufacturing companies, centralizing parts data from disconnected sources into a single Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) system continues to gain popularity. Moving to an EPC system enables efficient content reuse, greater control and the easy creation of both online catalogs and exportable/printable parts books. There are some clear benefits for companies who make the switch to…

Content Management in the Cloud

What Comes After ECM?

In January of 2017, research firm Gartner announced that the term “enterprise content management” (ECM) is headed for an early retirement. The new market category to describe how large businesses capture, store and distribute information will now be called, at least by Gartner, “content services.” Sorry, that doesn’t mean Sharepoint is being decommissioned as of…

3 Serial Founders Give Their Top Lessons Learned

These three executives, information pills including Digabit’s CEO Alan Sage, visit web have collectively raised over 60M and have existed 6 companies. What’s their secret to success? It’s all in the customer feedback. Alan Sage first founded Configuresoft in 2000, which quickly became a leading provider of server configuration, change and compliance management software and…

By 2016, Most New IT Spending Will Be in the Cloud

Application migration will be the biggest part of the effort, and business will continue to be the main driver

According to Gartner, “The use of cloud computing is growing, and by 2016 this growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend. … 2016 will be a defining year for cloud as private cloud begins to give way to hybrid cloud, and nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017.”

Transitioning to New Technology

The new generation of information sharing is here. Internet-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is fast replacing CD-driven computer programs, look and SaaS is making its own fast track to Cloud-computing. The benefits of transitioning to new technology include real-time processing of information with no delays, ambulance reaching all users at the same time, unhealthy no matter where…