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  Dev Zone

IT Productivity – 3 Tips for Radical Change

As I talk to different IT managers and their teams about how they go about application development when building custom software I am always amazed by the excuses as to why their team cannot change. They range from compliance and regulatory issues, lack of time to learn a new technology and everything in between.

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  Perspectives

NextStep 2011 – Only one week to go!

It’s that time of the year again, and NextStep 2011 is right around the corner! This is OutSystems‘ big yearly event and it will take place next week, on May 19 and 20. The OutSystems team expects to have over 500 attendees ready to network, learn and share their experience. To host the event we picked the beautiful seaside resort of Estoril. (more…)

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  Dev Zone

7 things to consider when choosing a cloud-ready platform

Putting applications in the cloud offers the promise of reduced costs, flexibility, accessibility, not to mention the possibility to dramatically improve the way your IT works. But to reap all these benefits, you need to make the correct decisions when defining your cloud strategy – especially when it comes to your choice of development platform. (more…)
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  Perspectives

A letter to Santa from an Agile Platform

Dear Santa,
I’ve been a good girl in the last few years, providing ITs all across the world the ability to have a productivity they could never imagine. I help all kinds of developers, from juniors to seniors, to implement large and robust web applications in a fraction of the time they would take if using traditional frameworks. (more…)
  Platform in Action

From Lotus Notes and Beyond – An Agile Migration Story

I wanted to share a recent experience I had with one of our newest customers. We’ll keep the name undisclosed for now, but these guys are a truly global company and a recognized leader in their industry.
When we first met the customer’s team, they were faced with the challenge of migrating away from antiquated technologies and hand coding into a platform that would allow their team to respond to business needs very fast but also with high quality and scalability. The team had evaluated tens of alternatives to achieve this goal and eventually decided on the Agile Platform as a technology that would allow them to achieve their time to market goals without sacrificing quality or scalability.  (more…)
  Perspectives

Van Ameyde wins BPM and SOA Innovation Award… with OutSystems!

Back in 2008, Van Ameyde – an international insurance claims manager from the Netherlands – came to the conclusion it needed to optimize their claims handling process in order to provide customers with the best service levels in the market. (more…)

  Platform in Action

Developers & Processes: A topic for Programmer Day 2010

Following Rodrigo’s last post on Caixa Seguro’s Programmer Day, I would also like to share with you my session on OutSystems’ Business Process Technology. The Caixa Seguros team relies pretty heavily on Business Process Management, and they were eager to learn more about our capabilities and experience!
As such, I was pleased to show them how OutSystems’ approaches with the application of BPM technologies and implementations for their specific industry: Insurance – Policy and Claims handling.

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  Dev Zone

Celebrating Programmer Day with Warp Development

Annually, on the 256 day of the year, developers worldwide celebrate “Programmer Day“! This was a surprise to me but I was ready to join the festivities when I got the invitation to present at an event organized by one of our customers, Caixa Seguros. With a group of over 300 developers this company’s IT management decided to celebrate this special day with an event dedicated to Development Practices, Innovations and Challenges.  (more…)
  Dev Zone

The Departmental Web App – From Niche to Mission-Critical

There’s no pattern for innovation in an enterprise – while R&D might be responsible for driving new products, someone in logistics or facilities might think up the multi-million dollar selling feature as opposed to a product-design PhD.  The same goes for innovation with corporate IT – new applications aren’t always driven by developers but often by the specific necessities of a certain business unit, whether it’s sales, HR or management. (more…)

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  Dev Zone

The Departmental Web App – From Niche to Mission-Critical

There’s no pattern for innovation in an enterprise – while R&D might be responsible for driving new products, someone in logistics or facilities might think up the multi-million dollar selling feature as opposed to a product-design PhD.  The same goes for innovation with corporate IT – new applications aren’t always driven by developers but often by the specific necessities of a certain business unit, whether it’s sales, HR or management. (more…)