May was definitely UX month at OutSystems! During our yearly user conference, attendees from around the world participated in dozens of sessions to define and discuss the quality of Great Apps and what it takes to create them.
Usability expert Steve Krug, author of “Don’t Make me Think,” and “Rocket Surgery Made Easy,” gave a talk and workshops around the importance of user testing. Version 8 of the OutSystems Platform was unveiled, showcasing the addition of a powerful new user interface editor in the IDE that simplifies the creation of highly usable interfaces, as well as other change management and operational enhancements.
We’re already deep in the holiday season, but it’s never too late to add a bit of Xmas spirit to your Web Application!
I thought about adding Xmas lights, flying reindeers, working elves… but it seems to me that for an Enterprise Web Application something a bit subtler was in order.
I don’t know about you, but I am getting asked more and more to deliver some type of application that has a mobile front end. Of course mobile is one of the big trends nowadays, and there are good reasons for it. In a recent Forrester survey, 75% of decision makers claim that deploying mobile apps has increased their workforce productivity.
The question I seem to get asked often is, how should you implement mobile? (more…)
Building a Mobile Web Application is the fastest way to get a mobile app in the hands of your users. You get to build an app at a fraction of the cost of building native, it works on multiple devices from day one, and you don’t need to go through the appstore publishing process (if you want to find out why Mobile Web Applications are the way to go, check this free eBook).