low-code platforms

Low-code platforms can help development teams work faster and increase enterprise-wide software production by empowering “citizen” developers. But buyer beware: Hype haunts low-code platforms. Read our insights to successfully leverage this emerging technology.

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Predictions 2020: More Changes For Software Development

Chris Mines November 4, 2019
The world of software development will see big changes. Learn Forrester Research's top 5 predictions for the software development market in 2020.
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Higher Use, Lower Prices For Enterprise Software

What It Means October 3, 2019
Enterprise software use continues to expand exponentially, finding its way into all areas of the enterprise. Then why is overall spending growth in this massive market slowing? Find out in this episode of What It Means.
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Implications Of A Buyers’ Market For Enterprise Software, 2020–2030

Chris Mines September 5, 2019
As global enterprise spending on software surpasses the $1 trillion mark in the coming decade, the growth rate of software spending will slow to 4% per annum from 7% historically. A buyers’ market for enterprise software will emerge. More choices, more transparency, and more interoperability will result in unprecedented choice for enterprise software buyers, who […]
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Illuminating The Future Of The Enterprise Software Industry

Chris Mines September 5, 2019
Read the full report here.
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Low-Code Platform Pricing Is Broken

John Rymer July 15, 2019
I am one of the 64% of developers who have yet to adopt a low-code development platform. My friends at other companies have implemented one of these platforms and report great results — much faster software delivery and happy business colleagues. We should also adopt, but my boss will ask a question I can’t answer: […]
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Enterprise BI Platforms Are Low-Code App Dev’s Best Kept Secret

Boris Evelson July 11, 2019
I recently had the privilege (not to mention a lot of fun) to participate in a brainstorming session with a large enterprise software vendor and my esteemed colleagues John Rymer, Rob Koplowitz, and Jeffrey Hammond on the topic of low-code app dev. It’s not a well-known fact (but Forrester has been publicizing it for a […]
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Watch Your Language! “Low-Code” And “No-Code” Are Not The Same

John Rymer April 5, 2019
Simply put, “no-code” today is an aspiration and only sometimes a reality. Read why.
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Help Rogue IT Go Legit With Citizen Development Platforms

John Rymer February 6, 2019
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Low-Code Platforms: Govern For Greatness

What It Means January 3, 2019
Low-code development and shadow IT are not one and the same. As VP and Principal Analyst John Rymer explains, it’s all in how you govern.
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Help Rogue IT Go Legit With Citizen Development Platforms

John Rymer December 10, 2018
Meet Ray. He’s the director of loan operations at a bank — and he’s running out of patience. It takes ages to process customer requests, find customer info, and decide on loans. His team is doing the best it can but is demoralized by poor customer reviews and lost deals. After asking central IT for help, […]
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Video: Why Everyone Needs To Know About Low-Code

John Rymer December 6, 2018
View the next video in the series: Busting The Two Myths Of Low-Code Platforms
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Busting The Two Myths Of Low-Code Platforms

John Rymer September 26, 2018
Not everyone is on board with low-code development platforms, even though they are a key part of a strategy to accelerate app delivery. Why do many pro developers shun low-code? From their perspective, two reasons: “Low-code will limit the kinds of apps I can build and the scale of the apps.” “Low-code will lock out […]
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AI In Retail? Nope — Start With Automation

Rob Koplowitz August 10, 2018
Stories of thrilling, new AI use cases in retail have been popping up in our tech news feeds, whether computer vision, facial recognition, or elimination of human workers. But these sensational accounts miss an important piece of the AI learning curve. A complex infrastructure of end-to-end process automation underpins the flashy technology reflected on the […]
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Why You Need To Know About Low-Code, Even If You’re Not Responsible For Software Delivery

John Rymer August 8, 2018
Whether you’re responsible for software or are a business leader whose team uses software, you know this: You need customized software, and traditional software development can’t keep up with your demands. Conventional development methods take too long and require a special set of skills that are in short supply. This has been a problem for […]
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Selecting an Emerging Technology? Let Forrester Help You With Our New Technology Portfolio

Carrie Johnson October 23, 2017
A new crop of emerging technology stands poised to unleash another cycle of raised consumer expectations, changing behaviors, and disruption. The stakes for business leaders are high — a wrong investment could put your firm out of business; make the right move and you’ll vault over your competitors.   Which tech should you bet on? Which […]
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