Low-Code Automation for the Digital Enterprise – Technology
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Solve complex business problems, modernize operations, empower employees and improve customer experience.
Low-code platforms can dramatically accelerate the creation of sophisticated enterprise-class applications that incorporate complex business logic, automate workflows and case management activities, integrate with existing information systems, and enable a smooth user experience.
Low-code enables the automation of core processes and empowers employees with varying levels of experience to rapidly develop scalable business applications. Low-code can also extend or improve the functionality of existing information systems when moved to a cloud computing environment. On top of that, these low-code solutions can complement or even replace existing legacy applications in the back office.
Low-code: The unifying fabric of the digital enterprise
Low-code platforms can be the missing link in today’s digital first, digital now environment, and the key to accelerating business modernization, agility, and efficiency.
Even though digital technologies are changing our world at a breakneck pace, some companies are seeing their own digital strategy stuck in a low gear. They struggle to scale their work, integrate it into their legacy information systems, or orchestrate their activities in a coordinated way across the enterprise. Too often, the end result is a complex collection of siled apps and disconnected digital experiences with marginal business use and no measurable return on investment.
With drag-and-drop functionality and pre-built functions and integrations, low-code puts more problem-solving capabilities in the hands of non-IT professionals while allowing developers with varying levels of experience to create rapidly scalable business applications in response to changing business demands. .
In the future, we plan to use low-code platforms to meet various business needs:
- Fill gaps in existing ERP and software-as-a-service applications
- Accelerating customer centricity and legacy modernization
- Empower the workforce to build with confidence and infuse automation across the business
Designed to align
With low-code, organizations build once and deploy everywhere so web and mobile users get the same experience no matter what type of device they use. This cross-channel consistency increases productivity, improves collaboration, and delivers the ideal user experience that businesses, their employees, and their customers crave. With proven agility and a diverse range of uses, low-code applications have the potential to function as the unifying fabric of a digital enterprise.
Low-code means that organizations no longer need to think in terms of separate agendas for robotic process automation, machine learning, analytics or the cloud – agendas often focused as much, if not more, on computer magic than on business results, and requiring extensive coding once they are “done” to deliver positive business results. Instead, they can pursue broad business transformation initiatives and ultimately provide employees and customers with better experiences and better results, all in less time.
Low-code, high reward
While low-code applications can be used to solve discrete challenges or seize singular opportunities, their most dramatic value is to serve as a connection that connects an organization and its operations in ways that simply haven’t been. possible on a large scale in the past. Organizations that embrace this shift to low-code will see their digital strategies invigorated and more unified, and their operational capabilities more agile.
Businesses will be able to respond more quickly to the ever-changing expectations of their customers and deliver a more meaningful and engaging experience to their employees and customers. Low-code platforms are the technology businesses can buy once, build everywhere, and finally create the tightly connected digital enterprise they’ve long envisioned.
Low-code may be the single most important technology investment your organization will make in the next few years.
* Source: Enterprise reboot: Scale digital technologies to grow and thrive in the new reality, August 2020. HFS Research in collaboration with KPMG International.
** Source: Large Enterprises Succeeding With Low-Code, a study commissioned by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Appian, March 2019 Low-code: The unifying fabric of the 100% digital enterprise
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