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  Dev Zone

Usability and The Great App: An Interview With Steve Krug

This year our NextStep user conference was all about creating great user experiences on enterprise web and mobile applications, and we were pleased to host usability guru Steve Krug to the speaker line-up as keynote.

Over several days Steve spoke and led workshops for hundreds of participants.



Business Analysts in Agile: Love’em or Hate’em?

I got to listen to a replay of the “CIO Power Panel” from NextStep 2012 recently, and found a gold nugget around the role of Business Analysts in an Agile development approach. (more…)


NextStep ’12 Wrap-up

NextStep 2012 is a wrap! Everyone agreed that this year’s event was truly a NEW NextStep. If you were able to join us, you know you were part of something special. For those who could not make it, here are the 2 keys that made this a NEW NextStep:



NextStep 2012 – Only one week away!

If you haven’t yet heard about NextStep, I want to share a bit more info about what we have planned for 2012! This year the event will take place on May 10 and 11 and we’re expecting over 400 participants in Lisbon during next week, ready to learn, network and have some fun. To host the event we picked a new, beautiful and cool location – the Lisbon Congress Center in Parque das Nações, right on the waterfront.



NextStep ’11 Wrap-up

On May 19 and 20 we had another great edition of our user conference, the NextStep. It was an amazing event with the largest ever gathering of our customers, our partners, members of the press, and OutSystems employees.
During these two days we had keynotes, technical sessions, personal demos, breakfast tables, lunches and coffee breaks. And in all of these everybody shared their work experiences, their expertise using the Agile Platform, their ideas on how to make IT more efficient, and a myriad of other topics were discuss around making business and IT life easier. (more…)

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…)


NextStep 2010 Wrap-up

Now that the dust has settled (sorry, no volcano-pun intended) on NextStep 2010, we wanted to thank everyone for making it such a great event! (more…)

  Platform in Action

Embracing New Business Models with the Agile Platform

The final customer case study of the day, but certainly not the least, was presented by Rui Ribeiro, of Estradas de Portugal. This organization works to fund, maintain, plan and extend the road system throughout Portugal as a public service, and Rui talked about the importance of IT in supporting the changes that the company is undergoing. (more…)

  Dev Zone

Cultivating Agile Across the Enterprise

Pedro Barreto, from Bacardi Martini Portugal, stepped down from his IT Manager position and took over a truly honest and open stance, sharing his personal experiences with agile methodologies and OutSystems.

He started by quickly reviewing his past (and bad) experiences with Waterfall models, purchased packages and several failed custom built projects. He knew that had to be a better way, and was looking for something new, something fresh, that would allow Bacardi’s IT to reach the desired level of responsiveness and agility. (more…)

  Platform in Action

First Two Agile Projects: Lessons Learned

Kicking off the after-lunch slot the, now stranded, COOLProfs team of Ton Koot and Joop Stringer from Holland started things off with a bang. COOLProfs is an OutSystems partner specializing in application development and CA Gen. They talked to us about how to execute an Agile project on-time and on-budget. They shared their experience of their first two Agile projects and used two customer examples to show how things can go; both a project that goes well and as expected, and one that does not. (more…)