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Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms


Low-code application platform’ usage is increasing across citizen, departmental, enterprise and ISV application development. Application leaders should prioritize productivity over lock-in by exploiting low-code for the use cases mentioned in this research.

Published: 17 October 2019

ID: G00386801

Analyst(s): Paul Vincent Yefim Natis Kimihiko Iijima Mark Driver Jason Wong

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AgilePoint
    • Appian
    • Betty Blocks
    • bpm’online (Studio)
    • K2
    • Kintone
    • Kony (Quantum)
    • Mendix
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle (APEX)
    • Oracle (Visual Builder)
    • OutSystems
    • Pega (Infinity)
    • ProntoForms
    • Quick Base
    • Salesforce (Lightning)
    • ServiceNow (Now Platform)
    • TrackVia
    • Zoho (Creator)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • No-Code Development
    • Back-End Data, Logic & Process
    • Cloud Functionality
    • Enterprise Worthiness
    • Integration Capabilities
    • Advanced Architecture Support
    • End-User Experience
    • Enterprise IT SDLC Support
    • UX Data, Logic & Process
  • Use Cases
    • Citizen Development
    • Business Unit IT Applications
    • Enterprise IT Composite Applications
    • SaaS and ISV Mobile & Web Applications

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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