How to Use a Business Rules Engine to Your Advantage

In this “key considerations” installment, I’ll cover why a Business Rules Engine should be a key consideration when choosing a low-code platform. In my prior blog entries (first, second, third), I mention other helpful tips and considerations. Business Rules Engine Maintaining table definitions, connections and business rules is an ongoing challenge. Hard coding them in …

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Why the Application Framework in Low-Code Platforms Matter

Investing in low-code development platforms is like playing the stock market. If you do your homework and invest wisely, you can achieve an incredible return on your investment for many years to come. Choose unwisely and it can be devastating. With that in mind, taking the time to investigate five key considerations will make you …

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The Ugly Truth About Traditional Application Development

Gartner predicts that market demand for application development will grow at least five times faster than the available skills and resources to enable IT to deliver it through 2021. Why? Because the complexity of application development is at an all-time high. The sheer number of languages, skillsets and frameworks-of-the month that programmers are expected to …

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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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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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