Hype vs. Reality: The Lowdown on Low-code Platforms

Low-Code development is a hot technology area right now. Forecasts and predictions are that it will grow rapidly over the next few years. New companies are entering the market space and significant investment funding is being pumped into the sector in order to see substantial returns in the next few years. As with any hot …

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Getting Started With a Low-code Solution

The right low-code software development platform will significantly reduce costs over the entire software development lifecycle. They also shield developers from having to worry about how their project will be deployed across various devices, interfaces and platforms, enabling them to remain focused on quickly delivering business applications and value. Below is a list of the …

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Intro to Low-code: The Transformative Potential for App Dev

Low-code development platforms enable the creation of software applications using far less program code than would typically be needed versus traditional computer programming languages. Software development is often a lengthy and complex process so low-code’s promise to simplify, accelerate and reduce the cost of application development is a very attractive proposition for busy software teams. …

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On the Road in Europe

I’m just back from a week traveling across Europe with my colleagues, delivering an update to our customers on the latest release of Visual LANSA (version 14 SP2). As a new member of the team, it was a valuable opportunity for me to meet so many customers in London, Paris, Breda and Amsterdam. I’m impressed …

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How Low-code Can Slash the Cost of Software Maintenance

A commonly known rule of thumb in software engineering, which seems to hold well for systems of record (SOR), is that maintaining software comprises between 60 to 80 percent of the total cost of ownership. [This same rule might well apply for the systems of engagement (SOE) that persist more than a few years before …

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