Trends Report

Prescriptive Low-Code: The New Quest To Marry The Best Of Packaged And Custom Apps

A Promising Approach To Obtain Custom Business Solutions

October 30th, 2020
John Rymer, null
John Rymer
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Randy Heffner , Abigail Livingston , Kara Hartig


Prescriptive low-code platforms blend packaged application components and low-code development platforms to speed delivery of bespoke business apps. Low-code platforms allow fast app delivery; prescriptive low-code can be even quicker. A handful of platform vendors are pioneering the approach — usually for complex enterprise applications. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should read this report to understand the potential benefits and pitfalls of this new branch of the low-code platforms market and “buy vs. build” alternative.

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