The Growing Threat of Technical Debt
Technical debt costs businesses thousands of dollars a second, and even worse, it ties up resources that could have been invested in innovation.
“Our app helps organizations of all sizes to optimize their supply chain management processes,” said Almeida. “By adopting our solutions, companies are able to significantly reduce procurement costs while guaranteeing governance and compliance.” The full toolkit of supply chain solutions includes:
With the platform transformation complete, Nimbi was able to reduce the number of OutSystems developers to a team of 24. They have developed more than 10 big applications and have five new projects in the pipeline.
Results - Nimbi’s first app developed with OutSystems resulted in productivity of close to nine times greater than previously achieved with Java. Over five years later, Nimbi’s new service-oriented architecture allows them to quickly release new solutions.
"If it were not for OutSystems, we would not have survived the time and resources necessary to switch out our old solution."
Besides a considerable gain in agility, Nimbi’s deliveries are much more stable, and the team has been able to gain greater control over the development and deployment processes. “We truly only mastered DevOps after adopting OutSystems,” said Almeida. “It led us to establish multi-faceted technical teams with far greater business acumen and technical skills.”