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.
Need To Hire A Low-Code Developer? Look For These Three Things
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 […]
Will AI Reinvent Software Development?
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
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.
Tech Trends To Watch In 2023
Hear Forrester’s technology analysts share their 2023 predictions for AI, cloud, automation, edge/IoT, and software development.
Agile + Low Code = Digital Transformation Rocket Fuel
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.
Four Manufacturers Drive Operational Excellence With Low-Code Platforms
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 […]
How Shell Led A Citizen Developer Movement
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 […]
Seize On 2023 Tech Opportunity
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OutSystems Buys Ionic: What It Means
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 […]
Low-Code Is Helping Technology Firms Build A Bridge To Get Over Developer Hiring Challenges
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 […]
Agile And Low-Code: Rocket Fuel For Digital Transformations
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.
Chief Automation Officers Are The Answer … But What Is The Question?
Much of the current discourse around the role is marked by nonspecificity of purpose. Our new research uncovers some of the key considerations.
Is Low Code For Dummies?
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."
Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change
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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.
A Unified String Theory For Automation: Part 1, Transformation
In June this year, I coined the term “automation fabric” to describe emerging trends in the automation world. I wrote a report about it (see Automation Is The New Fabric For Digital Business). Since then, the trends that I pointed out have only been accelerating. In this two-part blog post, I wanted to outline my […]
Our Take On The Microsoft Power Apps Portals Data Leak
In light of the recent Power Apps portals data leak, learn three key points about the security of low-code platforms.
ServiceNow Buys Intellibot
ServiceNow just announced that it plans to purchase Intellibot and add to its integration and process capabilities. As we predicted in 2020 (graphic below) the major low-code and cloud vendors are starting to move into the robotic process automation (RPA) market. The 2022 snapshot shows cloud low-code vendors such as ServiceNow and specialized domain-focused cloud […]
It’s Likely You Already Have Low-Code Developers — Get Them Into Your Security Neighborhood
Security pros should work to integrate security into the developer experience to ensure customer-facing applications are secure. Consider these three points to get started.
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BI Is Dead; Long Live BI
Enterprise BI is not dead, It's alive and thriving. But there are changes ahead. Learn about five of them here.
Low-Code Development Requires A Security Rethink
Low-code platforms speed delivery of applications, but are they secure? The answer is more complicated than I expected when I started this research project with my colleagues, John Bratincevic and John R. Rymer. We’re still gathering information, but we’ve discovered that: Low-code security is not well understood. Even vendors with extensive security investments acknowledged that […]
Amazon The Disrupter Enters Low-Code Market; Doesn’t Disrupt Anything
The newly released Honeycode low-code product is not the market disrupter many expected from Amazon. Find out why.