This article recently appeared on VentureBeat, and was written by Tarun Khatru (the cofounder, executive director and head of the Appian practice at Xebia). Although the definition of low-code and 'high code', and the application limitations that Tarun uses too...
SMBs are embracing low-code/no-Code platforms. Today, there are a growing set of examples of SMBs employing LCNC to enable and simplify everything from customer acquisition to back-end operations and processes.
Low code/no code (LC/NC) applications can provide a close fit to business requirements, can be implemented quickly, and typically cost much less than systems developed in-house.
A survey of IT leaders reveals that innovation is at risk as IT demands rise. However, IT leaders view business-led low-code/no-code application development as prudent and inevitable with the right protocols.
Today, Gartner released new predictions about technology products and services, specifically who will build them and the impact of AI and the pandemic.
Low-code development tools like Microsoft’s Power Platform are more than a way for users to build the apps they need when they need them. They’re a way to rapidly building code that’s needed urgently.
There are times when the technology teams should consider low-code platforms to accelerate development, provide out-of-the-box technical best practices, simplify devops, and support ongoing enhancements.
It’s time to take a look at the long-term implications of the low-code and no-code movement as we move into the resurgent ’20s.
Zapier, a well-known no-code automation tool, has purchased Makerpad, a no-code education service and community.
This morning Creatio, a Boston-based software company, announced that it has raised $68 million. Volition Capital, a growth-equity fund, led the round.
Indian IT services providers are seeing increased traction for low-code, no-code technology solutions, as clients look to build and customise their own applications.
This morning, OutSystems, a low-code app development service, announced that it has closed $150 million in new capital.
Although platforms that drive citizen development should be business-led purchases, IT oversight on the purchase and on-going engagement in its use is critical to ensuring success and avoiding the resulting trap that is shadow IT.
Next Matter, a no-code business process automation platform based in Germany, has announced plans to enter the U.S. market with the backing of a fresh $4 million in seed funding.
The year 2020 tested the mettle of countless businesses and industries, but those who were able to stay afloat had one thing in common: the ability to adapt to an increasingly digitized world by embracing future-facing technology.
By allowing users to customize software to their needs with little to no programming ability, these platforms, which were previously restricted to a handful of highly skilled developers, are now accessible to any employee across the organization.
Lately, there have been renewed efforts and solutions to put some form of abstracted development tools in the hands of non-technical users. How’s that going?
2020 was a particularly big year for low code, and that’s likely been helped along by the sudden work from home (WFH) orders that many companies were subject to. This recognition by the industry is why SD Times is declaring 2021 the year of low-code platforms.
Scotland waves £15m around to tempt low-code partner to help with social security overhaul as technical debt mounts
The Scottish government is sizing up the market for suppliers to develop on its low-code technology platform and support its social security overhaul.
The Covid crisis accelerated many things digital, and among them, the drive to open up relatively simple interfaces that enable non-technical users to build their own applications, as well as speed up the work of professional developers — known as low-code or no-code solutions. At the same time, some industry observers point out that citizen developers aren’t going to be taking the reins of IT anytime soon.
Could no-code (or low-code) development provide the compelling opportunity for us in the legal sector to embrace some of these amazing skills – and put them to use ourselves?
Today a startup called Ushur, that has built a platform for any business to create its own AI-based customer communication flows with no coding required, is announcing some funding to help fuel its growth.
no code movement is not new, it democratizes processes, tools and access to a larger set of people. Look at the historry of publishing, music production
There’s a sociological change underway though, and it’s going to make the first digital divide look quaint in hindsight.
By many accounts, the market for tools to support these technology-oriented nontechnologists is primed for explosive growth.
Unqork announced today it has raised a $207 million C round at a valuation of $2 billion.
EasySend, an Israeli startup which has built a no-code platform for insurance companies and other regulated businesses to build out forms and other interfaces, is announcing that it has raised $16 million.
Learning how to code early can’t hurt. But learning how to solve problems is a bigger skill and No Code platforms allow just that.
The spreadsheet-centric database and no-code platform Airtable today announced that it has raised a $185 million Series D funding round, putting the company at a $2.585 billion post-money valuation.
Google LLC today debuted its new Business Application Platform category of software, encompassing application programming interface management, no-code application development, process automation, and business analytics.
Market awareness of no-code/low-code terminology is starting to spread more broadly.
Citizen development has gotten a lot of attention recently. But how to you get started and make it really work? This article describes a great approach to successfully start your citizen development.
If you are starting a business and need software for that, check out this article. Learn how Joe Procopio used a no-code approach to get his business started.
AI is particularly important for businesses as it enables personalized services on a massive scale, and customers are increasingly demanding it.
Successful Digital Transformation requires a digital culture. Including an agile, no-code development strategy. THAT will help to create a good customer experience.
Since the original announcement, Microsoft has gone into more detail on what Project Oakdale can do and how it fits into Teams.
Appian is growing, sees a strong growth of low-code apps, and focusses more on subscription revenue, while Covid-19 is increasing the demand for low-code.
We brainstorm top forces stimulating the low-code trend, from a pressure to automate internal processes to a lack of developer talent and COVID–19.
The use of low-code/no-code platforms can make it possible for startup founders to give a tangible and functional form to their ideas, faster than the time it takes to even hire a developer.
Many companies had a multiyear plan in place for digital transformation, but due to Covid-19, lengthy timelines with phased approaches no longer work. Ideas you conceptualize now to transform your business may not be relevant in one or two years.
In the latest phase of the COVID-19 crisis, technologies that take more of the burdens off already over-burdened IT departments are in.
Many workers today are still stuck doing manual tasks because they lack coding skills. Parabola wants to change that with a simple drag and drop workflow setup.
Appian stock results in the quarter were solid as the low-code software provider breezed past estimates and saw steady growth in its cloud subscription business.
More cloud services companies are offering tools to let their users build applications for their business processes. In this article, Microsoft’s offerings are appraised.
Low-code platforms speed delivery of applications, but are they secure? The answer is more complicated than expected when I started this research project with my colleagues.
The trend that we noted last week that no-code and low-code startups are raising lots of capital is still hot.
Startup buzz comes in waves, with a particular thesis or focus coming into vogue at certain times. Inside of today’s Saas surge is a smaller trend that I want to explore more: no-code and low-code startups.
Sora, a startup that today announced $5.3 million in collected fundraising, wants to shake up the HR software world with a low-code service that helps companies connect their tooling and automate their HR processes.
A massive transformation faces the software industry, similar to the disruption we’ve seen hit other industries like health care and manufacturing. Low-code and no-code software promises to make software itself even more ubiquitous than it is today.
It seems like every software funding and product announcement these days includes some sort of reference to “no code” platforms or functionality. The frequent callbacks to this buzzy term reflect a realization that we’re entering a new software era.