Low-code Development Platforms are pieces of software that provide a development environment used to create application software, through graphical user interfaces and configuration, increasing the production capacity of development teams by reducing traditional hand-coded computer programming.
It is in this context that so-called ‘Citizen Developers’ thrive. The Citizen Developer is defined as an end user, internal to the company but external to the IT Team, capable of independently building departmental, enterprise and even public applications, all in a secure context approved by the corporate IT Department.
The demand for new digital applications and services is already unsustainable for most IT departments. The current trend, therefore, is to increase the production capacity of the teams.
Reply, in addition to a consolidated experience in the development of business models enabled by the new technological paradigms in most industrial sectors, has closely studied in order to be able to effectively guide Customer Companies in the implementation of low-code technologies.
Reply recommends two approaches which vary based on the impact on the organisational structure.
Takes 6 to 8 weeks and consists of the adoption of a Low Code platform to develop applications that “have a life of their own”, without a strong or pervasive impact on the business organisation.
Consists of the implementation of an LC platform that goes hand in hand with other solutions, such as automation, within a broader perspective of streamlining and innovating both internal and external processes, all the way to the end customer.