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Nick is an experiences business leader with 20 years IT business development experience and an MBA from London Business School. He has extensive domain expertise in Agile software development, DevOps and application management. Nick leads OutSystems UK & I business advising on improving application development productivity and performance during digital transformation.

3 Reasons Why Businesses Get Stuck At The Starting Gate Of Digital Transformation

If any more evidence were needed that a fire has been lit under digital transformation, then the prediction that the enterprise mobility market will to explode to $500bn by 2020 is it. Fuelling this blaze is customer and employee demand for a seamless mobile digital experience in all aspects of their home and working lives. For businesses, it’s a case of adapt or be left in the dust, as they face challenges from disruptive industry entrants and innovators. IDC predicts that, by 2020, half of the Global 2000 enterprises will see the lion’s share of their businesses depending on their ability to create digitally-enhanced products, services and experiences. The deadline is short and the opportunities are huge, so why are some corporate organisations stuck at the starting gate? 1. The Fear Fac...

The Truth About Low-Code Platforms: Debunking The Myths

The term “low-code app development” didn’t exist until a few years ago, but the concept isn’t a new one. In the last decade, the possibility of building a working business application in a few hours has come to fruition and has attracted an enormous amount of interest from enterprise professionals around the world. It’s become a favourite topic for the big-name analysts, with lots of vendors beginning to offer it, and companies, who have long backlogs and customer demands for mobility, are lapping it up. As demonstrated time and time again, as soon as a technology gains popularity, there are those who attempt to knock it down. A favourite method for this is creating myths. For example, Forrester has identified three for low-code development. So, stick with me as I explain to you why they a...