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digital disruption

Digital disruption means digital breakdown or digital

disruption. This refers to business models that are negatively affected by new digital technologies and lose revenue. In the case of digital disruption, classic business models, entrenched technologies and services are substituted by more efficient processes, faster deliveries, lower prices, easier handling or various other factors. The digital methods

are characterized bytime savings, personnel savings and higher revenues and are thus superior to the existing processes.

Especially in the Internet age, there are many examples of digital disruption


For instance, the direct delivery of products to the customer. Examples are online shops and e-retailing for which Amazon

, Alibaba, Zalando stand or delivery services like Lieferando or Lieferheld etc. In tourism, rental portals that offer holidaymakers low-cost accommodation such as Airbnb or ride-sharing services such as Uber have established themselves. The palette includes many products and services and ranges from television, which finds a digital complement in live streaming, to various graphics services, development offers, barter transactions, online advertising activities, recruitment, used and new car trading, real estate trading and much more.

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Englisch: digital disruption
Updated at: 16.10.2017
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