Software may be eating the world, but low code could eat software
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...
Mid-sized companies are turning to low-code/no-code platforms, study finds
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.
When Low-Code/No-Code Development Works — and When It Doesn’t
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.
92% of IT leaders comfortable with business users using low-code tools
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.
80% of tech could be built outside IT by 2024, thanks to low-code tools
Today, Gartner released new predictions about technology products and services, specifically who will build them and the impact of AI and the pandemic.
Power Platform becomes the new Visual Basic
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.
7 keys to selecting a low-code platform
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.
Low-code and no-code prepare enterprises for an ‘unknowable future’
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 buys no-code-focused makerpad in its first acquisition
Zapier, a well-known no-code automation tool, has purchased Makerpad, a no-code education service and community.
Creatio raises $68M as the low-code space keeps attracting huge checks
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 service providers are turning to low-code tech as clients seek simpler solutions
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.
LOW-CODE focused outsystems raises $150m at a $9.5B valuation
This morning, OutSystems, a low-code app development service, announced that it has closed $150 million in new capital.
No-Code: An insider’s guide to picking the right platform
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 brings no-code process automation to the U.S.
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 No-Code Revolution: 5 Industries That Will Win Big
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.
How Automation & Low Code/No Code Platforms Help Power our Lives: 4 Trends Driving Adoption
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.
3 low-code and no-code trends in the year ahead
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?
2021: The year of low code
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.
As low-code and no-code approaches rise, developers brace for new challenges
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.
Citizen development and the future lawyer
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?
Ushur raises $25m for its no-code platform to build customer communication flows
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.
The no code revolution
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
The No-code Generation is Arriving
There’s a sociological change underway though, and it’s going to make the first digital divide look quaint in hindsight.
Low-code and no-code tools may finally usher in the era of ‘citizen developers’
By many accounts, the market for tools to support these technology-oriented nontechnologists is primed for explosive growth.
Former MetLife CIO’s ‘No-Code’ Startup Unqork Hits $2 Billion Valuation With New Fundraise
Unqork announced today it has raised a $207 million C round at a valuation of $2 billion.
EasySend raises $16M from Intel, more for its no-code approach to automating B2C interfaces
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.
Teach your children No Code, not yet another programming language
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.
Airtable raises $185M and launches new low-code and automation features
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 binds no-code tools, API management and serverless computing into new development platform
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.
How one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis
Market awareness of no-code/low-code terminology is starting to spread more broadly.
How to build a citizen developer program
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.
How To Use No-Code Solutions To Build Your Company
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.
Transformative AI, no-code, or low-code? The best approaches to deploying AI in your business
AI is particularly important for businesses as it enables personalized services on a massive scale, and customers are increasingly demanding it.
Revolutionizing Customer Experience with a No-Code Platform
Successful Digital Transformation requires a digital culture. Including an agile, no-code development strategy. THAT will help to create a good customer experience.
Microsoft Teams: This ambitious low-code tool will change how you use data and share applications
Since the original announcement, Microsoft has gone into more detail on what Project Oakdale can do and how it fits into Teams.
COVID-19 is driving demand for low-code apps
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.
7 Forces Driving the Low-Code Movement
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.
Is Low-Code Or No-Code Development Suitable For Your Startup App Idea?
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.
With The Right Tools, Low-Code Development Can Help Businesses Quickly Transform
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.
Hybrid cloud and low-code approaches gained favor during Covid-19 crisis
In the latest phase of the COVID-19 crisis, technologies that take more of the burdens off already over-burdened IT departments are in.
Parabola no-code platform raises $8M Series A as it focuses on e-commerce
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 Sees a Bright Future for Low-Code Software
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.
Microsoft’s Low-Code/No-code approach: what you need to know
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 Development Requires A Security Rethink
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.
What’s ahead for no-code and low-code startups?
The trend that we noted last week that no-code and low-code startups are raising lots of capital is still hot.
Tracking the growth of low-code, no-code startups
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 raises $5.3M to power its HR automation service
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.
Why No-Code and Low-Code Software Is the Industry Disrupter You Should Pay Attention To
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.
‘No code’ will define the next generation of software
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.