Low-Code Platforms Are Vital to Digital Strategies

 
 
By Samuel Greengard  |  Posted 2017-08-25 Email
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The road to digital transformation is paved with more than a few obstacles. But one thing that's often overlooked—particularly with today's focus on highly agile and flexible IT infrastructures—is the need for efficient and streamlined software development. A recent report from business-management software vendor Appian and IT consulting firm Forrester Research, "Power Your Enterprise's Digital Initiatives with Low-Code Platforms," examines the software development space. It points out that organizations can achieve faster delivery of large, complex, reliable customer solutions by adopting a low-code approach. The report, which polled executives at 209 organizations across the United States and Canada, predicts that the market for low-code platforms will expand to more than $10 billion in revenue by 2019. Among the key findings: A low-code approach can solve delivery-speed challenges more cost-effectively than traditional development methods, while improving customer satisfaction and boosting strategic competitive differentiation. Here's a look at some of the key findings.

 
 
 
 
 
Samuel Greengard writes about business and technology for Baseline, CIO Insight and other publications. His most recent book is The Internet of Things (MIT Press, 2015).
 
 
 
 
 
 

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