What Makes a Software Application Suitable for Enterprise Use?

Enterprise application development has never been more difficult and pressing. In the race to deliver, some of the complexities are left too late into the project causing budget overspends or worse, complete failure of the project. The complexities are things that separate the needs of the enterprise from those of standalone software applications. If an …

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Visual LANSA for Mobile Apps

In my last blog post, I explained what it takes to make a successful mobile app. In this post, I’ll discuss why Visual LANSA is well suited for building enterprise mobile apps and call attention to particular capabilities that help accelerate (mobile) app delivery. Visual LANSA is a powerful low-code, rapid application development platform that …

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5 Requirements for a Successful Enterprise Mobile App

There are a number of elements that are critical to the successful creation and adoption of mobile apps. Here are my Top 5: 1. Addressing the user’s “What’s in it for me?” question Often, the business motivation for implementing a new mobile app is to streamline operations, increase efficiencies or reduce costs. Examples include improved …

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Take Back Control of Your Application Backlog

Is it fair for the IT department to be characterized as the department known for always saying “No”? Not really, because it’s simply not true. However, let’s not let the truth get in the way of a good story. IT gets a bad rap because they want to do the right thing. Doing the right …

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What’s the Hype About Low-code?

In part one of this blog series, we looked at low-code hype vs. reality in the following technology areas: No coding required Fast time-to-market for new applications Seamless integration with other systems In part two, we’ll conclude by considering other key areas such as: Ease of app maintenance No technology lock-in Great User Interfaces/User Experiences (UI/UX) …

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