Buyer's Guide to Low-Code Development Platforms
The backlog of required business apps is exploding, and low-code development platforms are a promising solution to meet the demand. But with more than 150 no-code and low-code vendors to consider, a myriad of complex enterprise requirements, and a variety of licensing models, there are many critical questions buyers must ask as they navigate the low-code application development marketplace and select a solution.
This Buyer's Guide to Low-Code Development Platforms outlines the pros and cons of low-code application development, and offers practical guides for evaluating, negotiating, and successfully implementing low-code development platforms. Claim your copy today.
4-Part Buyer's Guide to Low-Code Development Platforms:
Part 1: Democratizing Development with Low-Code Application Development
Part 1 of your Handbook offers the latest research on the changing face of business app developers in the next few years, pragmatic examples of IT-led citizen development, and a list of requirements to ensure successful democratization of app development at your organization.
Part 2: 7 Capabilities to Test When Evaluating Low-Code Development Platforms
As you determine the right platform for your organization, Part 2 of the handbook offers a list of the most critical enterprise-grade capabilities that your team should evaluate to ensure that both IT teams and line-of-business users can be successful with the platform in the long-run. Does the low-codemapplication development platform you're considering have what it takes to succeed at enterprise app development and deployment?
Part 3: Evaluating Platforms – One Developer’s Journey
There are key lessons to learn from other buyers' evaluation experiences. In part three of the guide, read how one developer:
- Determined the top eight low-code development platforms to evaluate
- Set a methodology with 11 criteria to compare and test
- Key experiential takeaways
- Which product came out on top for enterprise app development
Part 4: Low-Code Development Platforms Licensing Models and How They Affect TCO
If the low-code development platform you select does not have the right combination of licensing, hosting, services, and training, you could find scaling app development very painful and costly. Part 4 of the guide will help you negotiate the best price for your low-code development platform by providing insight into:
- Types of licensing models and how they affect TCO
- New services and training offerings that save BIG money
- Negotiating the best price and package with a software vendor.
What is Low-Code Application Development?
Low-code application development is an approach to development that requires minimal coding to build applications and create processes. This method can benefit organizations financially and operationally, as it not only reduces time spent on development, but it also increases app speed-to-market and prepares organizations to pivot to future technology needs.