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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Key Takeaways From SAP Sapphire Orlando 2024

Akshara Naik Lopez June 12, 2024
From generative AI to cloud to pricing announcements, the recent SAP Sapphire in Orlando was a busy event. Read this blog to get our key takeaways and perspectives on the big announcements from SAP.
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The Rise Of Application Generation Platforms

John Bratincevic May 7, 2024
AppGen platforms will integrate the steps of software analysis, development, security, testing, and delivery by providing TuringBots for both low-code and high-code development spanning every step — all while incorporating the principles of agile and DevOps along the way.

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The Low-Code Market Could Approach $50 Billion By 2028

John Bratincevic January 29, 2024
According to a recent survey, 87% of enterprise developers use low-code development platforms for at least some of their work. Find out what’s driving the growth in the low-code market in this preview of a new report and forecast.
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Workday AI Marketplace To Arrive In 2024, Allowing Customers To Supercharge AI & ML Deployments

Akshara Naik Lopez October 19, 2023
Learn how Workday's newly announced AI marketplace will help its customers find and deploy Workday-trusted AI solutions.
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New Research: Will AI Kill The Low-Code Market? 

John Bratincevic September 20, 2023
The short answer is no but the long answer is much more intriguing.
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The Results Are In: Insights From Forrester’s 2023 Global Digital Process Automation Survey

Craig Le Clair September 15, 2023
Our 2023 digital process automation survey shows orgs paused digital transformation work but increased focus on process intelligence while process optimization has broadened. Learn more.
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies In 2023

What It Means July 27, 2023
Struggling to figure out which emerging techs to focus on in the year ahead? In this episode, VP of Emerging Tech Portfolio Brian Hopkins and VP and Principal Analyst Michele Goetz discuss the top 10 emerging technologies list for 2023.

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Key Findings From Forrester’s Latest BI Research, Including The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023

Boris Evelson June 14, 2023
Enterprise business intelligence (BI) continues to be the last mile to insights-driven business capabilities. No matter what technology foundation you’re using — a data lake, a data warehouse, data fabric, data mesh, etc. — BI applications are where business users consume data and turn it into actionable insights and decisions. The BI market has thrived […]
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Need To Hire A Low-Code Developer? Look For These Three Things

Jessica D'Oliveira March 3, 2023
More Low-Code Development Requires More Low-Code Developers As low-code platform adoption and use rises, the need for low-code developers continues to grow. While Forrester recently argued that embracing low-code can mitigate the general shortage of developer talent, hiring a low-code developer remains tricky. On one hand, the relative newness of low-code development and the continued […]
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Will AI Reinvent Software Development?

What It Means March 2, 2023
Will TuringBots revolutionize the way software is developed? Or will they open developers up to new risks? Vice Presidents and Principal Analysts Diego Lo Giudice and Mike Gualtieri debate the pros and cons of AI for software development in this episode of What It Means.
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Announcing Updates To The Forrester Wave™ Evaluations Covering Automation Services

Leslie Joseph February 16, 2023
We are announcing changes to our Forrester Wave™ evaluations focused on the automation services market to better represent the rise of automation fabrics and the changing role of systems integrators, consultancies, advisory firms, and specialist services vendors in this space.
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Tech Trends To Watch In 2023

What It Means February 16, 2023
Hear Forrester’s technology analysts share their 2023 predictions for AI, cloud, automation, edge/IoT, and software development.

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Agile + Low Code = Digital Transformation Rocket Fuel

Diego Lo Giudice January 27, 2023
The missing piece in digital thinking today is low-code. Learn how low-code platforms and agile values, principles, and practices all fuel each other.
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Four Manufacturers Drive Operational Excellence With Low-Code Platforms

Guannan Lu January 19, 2023
Manufacturers in China use low-code development platforms to support their digital initiatives. Many adopt low-code platforms to build form-based web apps for broad use cases, but that’s just the beginning. Advanced companies support more sophisticated data-centric applications with improved data management and integration capabilities. Four case studies show how manufacturers in China leverage low-code platforms […]
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How Shell Led A Citizen Developer Movement

John Bratincevic November 14, 2022
How to establish, govern, and scale a citizen developer strategy is the most common low-code inquiry topic from Forrester clients — and Forrester data shows that at least two-thirds of firms currently have a citizen developer strategy or plan to have one in the next 12 months. In 2021, Forrester identified three common structures for […]
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OutSystems Buys Ionic: What It Means

Andrew Cornwall November 8, 2022
On November 7, OutSystems announced that it had acquired Ionic. A few years ago, that would have shaken the mobile development industry, and even today, it will cause vibrations in parts of it. We see three major dynamics in application development that are shaping the future of software development and this market: The scarcity of […]
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Low-Code Is Helping Technology Firms Build A Bridge To Get Over Developer Hiring Challenges

Jessica D'Oliveira October 27, 2022
Developer Demand Continues To Outgrow Available Talent The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 22.2% growth in application development and quality assurance testing demand in the next 10 years. Unfortunately, we are struggling to meet current demand to fill development needs. As tech companies continue to modernize through digitization, they are using unorthodox […]

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Agile And Low-Code: Rocket Fuel For Digital Transformations

Diego Lo Giudice September 7, 2022
A truly digital business quickly implements and continuously improves all its policies, processes, and procedures in software. There are many new practices and technologies that can help organizations innovate and deal with constant change.
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Chief Automation Officers Are The Answer … But What Is The Question?

Leslie Joseph July 21, 2022
Much of the current discourse around the role is marked by nonspecificity of purpose. Our new research uncovers some of the key considerations.
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Is Low Code For Dummies?

John Bratincevic May 16, 2022
Does lowering the technical bar to develop software mean that low-code is just for those who can’t do better? Our research shows the answer is a clear "no."
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