[Forrester report] Improve data management, process automation, and integration with a user experience-first development approach.

Modern IT leaders must create simple, easy-to-use business applications that keep pace with business needs. This can be a challenge for application development and delivery professionals. Demand for enterprise software has reached a tipping point, with responsibility loaded onto these leaders despite limited resource and ability. In the latest report from Forrester, “Q1 Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms For AD&D Professionals,” Forrester analysts evaluate low-code solutions that address this challenge. The report names Skuid as a Challenger in low-code development platform—the best platform for those who want to take a user experience-first approach to data management, process automation, content and integration.

After our read-through, we pulled out some key takeaways. Low-code solutions can help app developers to:

Deliver applications that meet business needs quickly. With low-code solutions, it’s easier for developers to deliver front-end experiences more quickly, through declarative tools, automated deployment, and more. Businesses no longer need to wait months or years for their requests to become realities.

Create applications that are useful to users. Some low-code solutions provide deep tooling for web and mobile user experiences so that it’s easy to create apps that people love to use. Skuid includes a tool for designers, as an independent platform, so that app development and delivery pros can employ a user-experience-first development approach.

Have it both ways. With many low-code solutions, app development and delivery pros can work in either code or declarative tools—their choice. They can code where they need and abstract the menial, repetitive tasks.

Ready to get the full take from Forrester? Read the full report here.

Skuid is best when user experience is paramount. Skuid now provides its deep tooling for web and mobile user experiences, including a new tool for designers, as an independent platform. The vendor’s reference customers all use the platform for customer engagement, some for can’t-ever-fail apps implementing sales channels or core business operations. Skuid’s data management, process automation, content, and integration features serve a user experience-first development approach.

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The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms For AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019
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