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How does no-code
development work?
A " citizen developer " - someone
outside of IT who creates
new business applications for
consumption by others using
runtime environments sanctioned
by corporate IT - pulls data from
chosen data sources into a database
or spreadsheet. This is connected
to the development platform, which
interprets the different data fields
as ways to capture or display data.
The user can then use easy-tounderstand
tools to edit the
properties of each data field and
turn the data set into a dynamic
table, chart, calendar, or other
display. Next, the user creates
actions to navigate or change the
data, set up workflows to create
alerts about the data under specific
conditions, and generate reports
at any given interval. The result is
an application - in areas ranging
from CRM to field inspections to
personalized reporting - that's
ready for use.
After that, the platform makes it
easy to set up the new application's
security credentials by choosing
from a menu of required user signins
and third party authentication
options. The citizen developer can
then invite other users to install the
new application and test it. Finally,
after all necessary changes have
been made, the user marks the app
as deployed with a single click that
automatically makes it active and
available to all authorized users.
Low-code, as opposed to nocode,
development platforms also
help business users create and
deploy applications in less time
without traditional hand-coding.
But the results still need extra
work from programmers to make
them function within the broader
infrastructure. That means they're
still diverting IT from other, more
strategic tasks.
The dual benefits of
no-code development
The potential benefits of no-code
development are significant for both
IT and the business. For one thing, a
lot of companies are using so many
cloud services that they only have a
skeleton IT department. Consequently,
even if business users explain perfectly
to IT what they need,
they may still have
a long wait for the overburdened IT
function to deliver it. And often IT may
end up iterating on the requirements
for months or even years before they
truly understand what the business
is trying to achieve. Giving business
people software development tools
puts process in the hands of those who
directly understand business's needs.
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