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Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms


Low-code application platforms (LCAPs) provide abstracted, guided development, automation and governance capabilities, enabling professional and citizen developers to rapidly develop digital solutions. Software engineering leaders should use this research to compare LCAPs.

Published: 21 September 2021

ID: G00738188

Analyst(s): Akash Jain Kimihiko Iijima Adrian Leow Jason Wong Paul Vincent

Table Of Contents


Strategic Planning Assumption

What You Need to Know


  • Appian
  • Creatio
  • Kintone
  • Mendix
  • Microsoft
  • Newgen
  • Oracle (APEX)
  • OutSystems
  • Pega
  • Quickbase
  • Salesforce
  • ServiceNow
  • SDLC
  • User Experience Design
  • Development Productivity
  • Business Logic and Workflow
  • Integration and APIs
  • Platform Ecosystem
  • Governance
  • Security and QoS
  • Custom Business Applications
  • Business Workflow Automation
  • Collaborative App Dev

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