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Enterprise-Low-Code-Factory-launches-at-PegaWorld

Enterprise Low Code Factory launches at PegaWorld


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

Pegasystems Inc. announced at PegaWorld the launch of Enterprise Low-Code Factory - a centralized dashboard that helps employees quickly create enterprise software that complies with company standards. With tools, training, and other resources, Enterprise Low-Code Factory helps businesses cultivate and scale their own home-grown community of citizen developers while min...


FileMaker-18-low-code-custom-app-making-platform-arrives

FileMaker 18 low code custom app making platform arrives


Thursday, May 30, 2019 by

The FileMaker 18 low-code platform is here from FileMaker Inc (Apple subsidiary) and features a range of enhancements,  from an improved user interface to a larger offering of security controls. FileMaker reports that more than 50 thousand companies use the FileMaker Platform to create custom apps to solve their unique challenges and drive growth. While custom a...


Making-IoT-devices-more-reliable-gets-easier-thanks-to-Silicon-Labs

Making IoT devices more reliable gets easier thanks to Silicon Labs


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has introduced the next generation of it's Wireless Gecko platform, Series 2, designed to make Internet of Things (IoT) products more powerful, efficient and reliable. Building on the leading RF and multiprotocol capabilities of the Wireless Gecko portfolio, Series 2 delivers the industry’s most versatile and scalable IoT connectivity platform. Th...


Edge-computing-solution-for-industrial-mobile-devices-arrives

Edge computing solution for industrial mobile devices arrives


Friday, March 29, 2019 by

FogHorn released Lightning Mobile, an edge computing solution built specifically for industrial mobile devices. According to GSMA Intelligence, Industrial IoT connections will overtake consumer IoT connections in 2023, increasing more than five-fold to 13.8 billion in 2025. This is driven by a number of factors, including the emergence of LTE-M, NB-IoT, and...


RAD-definition-is-changing

RAD definition is changing


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by

RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...


Gaming-industry-trends-released-ahead-of-GDC-2019

Gaming industry trends released ahead of GDC 2019


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by

The 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the seventh annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2019 in March. The survey compiles responses from nearly 4,000 game developers and reflects that nearly half of game developers support game industry unionization, as well as uncertainty around Steam...


Why-everyone-should-learn-to-code

Why everyone should learn to code


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Learning how to program software isn't necessarily the easiest thing you'll ever do. In fact, it's going to be one of the hardest. Programming and code are difficult, and not just in the sense of understanding logic and syntax, but also in the way that it's a never-ending achievement because it's always evolving. Programmers never stay in one place v...


Lightning-Platform-Mobile-from-Salesforce-aims-to-future-proof-apps

Lightning Platform Mobile from Salesforce aims to future-proof apps


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by

Adding another lego to the wall between native programmers and low-code app builders, Salesforce has just announced the new Lightning Platform Mobile, a set of tools and services that aim to empower business users to build quick, connected and future-proofed mobile apps.   Consumers today expect their mobile experiences to be immersive and easy-to-use. But with a...


Next-generation-low-code-platforms-snub-citizen-developers

Next generation low code platforms snub citizen developers


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Analysts have touted the growth of high productivity application development platforms which are attractive to many enterprises unable to find the necessary digital talent. These evolving platforms, also described as no or low code, focus on increasing productivity over traditional software development by expanding the pool of talent that can deliver apps. Many professi...


Rapid-app-development-platform-BlueFinity-gets-AI-chatbots

Rapid app development platform BlueFinity gets AI chatbots


Thursday, December 13, 2018 by

BlueFinity International has introduced new features and enhancements to Evoke, its rapid app development platform (RAD) - making the tool even easier to use for companies looking to create professional looking, full function business apps for multiple devices more quickly and cost-effectively. Evoke enables companies to cost-effectively create web, hybrid and native ap...


AWS-and-Salesforce-announce-new-integrations

AWS and Salesforce announce new integrations


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by

AWS and Salesforce just announced at Dreamforce 2018 new integrations that they hope will dramatically simplify how data and events are shared across AWS and Salesforce services.   As part of the next phase of their global strategic alliance, the two companies will work together to deliver integrations and frameworks for connecting the Salesforce Platform with AW...


Mobile-app-development-trends-in-2018

Mobile app development trends in 2018


Monday, August 20, 2018 by

App developers are in demand more than ever, and according to Outsystems, the growth has yet to peak. In a new report titled “State of Application Development,” they point out several key areas that strengthen the narrative, like 42 percent of IT saying they plan to deliver 10 or more apps in the next year - whoa? What’s even more astonishing is h...


Using-GraphQL-for-building-internal-apps-quickly

Using GraphQL for building internal apps quickly


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The transition from IT’s role in organizations, from a mere horizontal function to one of a strategic advantage, is playing out the world over. However, most change management techniques behind these efforts tend to disproportionately focus on end-user facing software - often at the cost of intra-organization or internal applications (apps). Internal apps prope...


Future-proof-low-code-development-is-here

Future-proof low-code development is here


Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by

AgilePoint NX is a low-code development platform that is helping both developers and “citizen programmers” to implement and deploy cross-functional/cross-organizational business apps into digital processes across multiple environments and cloud platforms.AgilePoint NX allows organizations to extend functionality via industry standard technologies, such as HTML5/JavaScri...


Supporting-citizen-developers-to-speed-digital-transformation

Supporting citizen developers to speed digital transformation


Thursday, May 10, 2018 by

More than just a buzz word, companies across the globe are embracing digital transformation to create more efficient organizations not tied to traditional software applications and to forgo the messy paper trail. Digital transformation is dependent on many factors, but in particular, cloud-based technology is largely responsible for fueling the change. Simply put, overt...


K2-Five-launches-to-help-business-app-development-become-simpler

K2 Five launches to help business app development become simpler


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by

K2 has announced new features and functionality focused on enabling a simpler way for non-technical resources to build business applications on the K2 platform. Additionally, all features that have been released to K2 Cloud since launch last year, have been released in an updated version of K2 Five. Many businesses are facing the task of doing more, with less resources....


Learning-to-code-with-Salesforce

Learning to code with Salesforce


Friday, March 23, 2018 by

While accessible technology is a must to elevate developers, developers also need better educational resources. Learning needs to be bite-sized, continuous, flexible and fun. That is why Salesforce says they launched Trailhead, the free online learning platform, that takes learners on guided, hands-on journeys to learn today’s in-demand skills. The pace of innovat...


Making-voice-enabled-apps-for-home-or-business

Making voice enabled apps for home or business


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

A voice-enabled application is a piece of software integrated with a service like Amazon Lex to add a conversational interface. This is typically a technology that we associate with consumers, thanks to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Google Home. However, history tells us that consumers expect the enterprise to mirror their own personal use of technolog...


Reasons-to-consider-low-code-development-in-2018

Reasons to consider low code development in 2018


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

A recent survey of IT leaders from analysts Forrester estimated that the low code development market will be worth $15 billion by 2020, highlighting that low-code development platforms speed up application delivery, dramatically improving the ability of the IT departments to respond to business demands.One of the key areas of use will be in the development of mobile app...


Kony-introduces-a-new-Base-Camp-to-app-developers

Kony introduces a new Base Camp to app developers


Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by

Kony, Inc. has announced the launch of Kony Base Camp, a curated online community designed to empower both professional and citizen developers to gain the modern IT skills needed to accelerate the development and delivery of omni-channel apps.The pace and demands of today’s digital business environment has resulted in an increasing IT skills gap - one that hinders profe...


Citizen-developers-are-on-the-rise

Citizen developers are on the rise


Thursday, December 7, 2017 by

Kintone has announced the results from a new report on low-code application platforms, “The Rise of the Citizen Developer: 2017 Low-Code Adoption Survey.” Partnering with Unisphere Research, business and IT leaders from organizations of all sizes and across many industries, including the public sector, technology, banking/finance, healthcare, and more, were surveyed on ...


Developers-should-welcome-low-code-tools

Developers should welcome low-code tools


Thursday, November 9, 2017 by

Will the proliferation of low-code tools on the market end up driving app developers into obsolescence? Or should developers welcome these resources and the “citizen developers” who use them? One part of that answer is clear: Low-code tools won’t be putting developers out of a job; on the contrary, they have the potential to help developers do better work. But that requ...


Point-and-click-app-development-with-Metavine-GO

Point and click app development with Metavine GO


Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by

A recent report by Gartner finds that “more than 80% of top global enterprises have significant business unit development underway, much of it unseen and unsanctioned by IT, but less than 20% have a collaborative citizen development strategy in place.” (Citizen Development is Fundamental to Digital Transformation, Oct 13, 2017, Driver, Wong, Baker). To help solve t...


GE-Digital-unveils-new-industrial-software-solutions

GE Digital unveils new industrial software solutions


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by

GE has unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy. These additions to the GE Digital portfolio complement software applications that drive industrial productivity and extend these benefits through Predix, the application development platform for the Industrial...


FileMaker-not-for-dummies

FileMaker not for dummies


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Organizations large and small are looking for cost-effective alternatives that will provide the agility and productivity they need on the path to digitization. Hence the growing popularity of low-code and no-code development platforms. As more vendors come to market with these platforms, it can be tempting to dismiss these as "dumbed down" or amateur app development. Th...


Low-code-does-not-mean-simple-or-isolated

Low code does not mean simple or isolated


Monday, September 18, 2017 by

As automation and rapid development are increasingly becoming the order of the day, a clear pattern has begun to form between two key enterprise practices. That it is to say that low code development platforms are now often offering services for Enterprise Information Management. The new partnership between the two technologies being motivated by companies' constant dri...


Is-your-app-ready-for-Black-Friday

Is your app ready for Black Friday


Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by

With the increasing use of mobile devices for online shopping, a major share of every wallet is now going to online retailers. The convenience of shopping anytime; anywhere perfectly suits the busy, on-the-go generation that is giving eCommerce businesses a big boost. Despite this reality, more than 70% of SMBs do not have their websites ready for a sudden rise in traff...


Kony-introduces-us-to-AppPlatform-V8

Kony introduces us to AppPlatform V8


Thursday, August 24, 2017 by

Businesses big and small are feeling the mounting pressure of increasing demand by their clients, employees and partners for mobile apps. Many of them struggle to meet this demand. Especially with limited budgets and lack of in-house developer skills, which seem to be the biggest hurdles.To help solve this mobile app dilemma, Kony recently launched its Kony AppPlatform ...


Tricentis-targets-the-unexplored-risks-of-data-integrity-failures

Tricentis targets the unexplored risks of data integrity failures


Thursday, July 6, 2017 by

Tricentis has announced a major expansion of its automated software testing platform, Tricentis Tosca. Tricentis Tosca now incorporates a new approach for testing two critical components of enterprise infrastructure: Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehouses (DW). Because data can be compromised when it is created, integrated, moved, or transformed, Tricentis Tosca...


Tools-and-tips-for-app-developers-in-the-May-2017-issue

Tools and tips for app developers in the May 2017 issue


Sunday, May 7, 2017 by

Buzz, buzz, buzz - mobile software development marches forward and we've got loads of mobile development tips, advice, and helpful commentary for you in our latest issue. A special thanks goes out to all of the contributing editors, and the leaders who sat with us to give us some great insight on the topics inside.Check out what you’ll find inside the May 2017 issue of ...


Catching-up-with-Red-Hat-Mobile-to-talk-about-low-code-in-the-enterprise

Catching up with Red Hat Mobile to talk about low code in the enterprise


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by

Low code is a movement that has emerged in the marketplace in recent times, not only for mobile but also for business process management (BPM) and other application development areas. What company can resist the pull of low-cost and relatively fast development times? Especially when it's as simple as a drag and drop gesture away. So it's not surprising that many big nam...


Becoming-a-citizen-developer

Becoming a citizen developer


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Oren Ariel, CTO and Cofounder, CaprizaThe latest numbers show that the Personal Computer market shrank another 6% in 2016, the third consecutive year of slowing sales. Smartphone sales continued to grow, and internet traffic from mobile devices actually exceeded traffic from PCs for the first time in October of 2016. Mobile is the new e...


Making-IT-professionals-play-nice-with-low-code-developers

Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers


Thursday, March 9, 2017 by

With the Department of Labor predicting a shortage of professional developers by 2020, more citizen developers are taking matters into their own hands, building sophisticated enterprise apps with capabilities ranging from task management to automating workflows. A recent survey from Appian fielded over 500 Information Technology Decision Makers to understand challe...


The-A-to-Z-of-low-code-app-development

The A to Z of low-code app development


Friday, February 10, 2017 by

As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg...


Software-delivery-pipelines-to-get-help-from-Dynatrace-and-Electric-Cloud-partnership

Software delivery pipelines to get help from Dynatrace and Electric Cloud partnership


Thursday, February 9, 2017 by

Electric Cloud, a DevOps release automation, has announced a partnership with Dynatrace enabling organizations to uncover end user, performance and operational cost impacting issues in cloud environments and enterprise software much earlier in the delivery pipeline. The new bi-directional integration is the first of its kind - enabling closed feedback loop between ...