OutSystems Answers the Future of Enterprise Applications with #AskRymer

Social Consulting Experiment provides an open Q&A with John Rymer, principal analyst at leading independent research firm

San Ramon, CA, 18thMay, 2010


OutSystems, provider of the industry leading Agile Platform application development environment, announced today that the company is sponsoring an open question and answer forum featuring Forrester Research principal analyst John Rymer to address the future of enterprise applications.

Taking the form of a “social consulting experiment”, OutSystems is giving the general IT community a chance to ask John Rymer their questions about the future of enterprise applications.

The general theme of the discussion will be “The Future of Enterprise Applications” but that is the only structure provided by OutSystems – the role of cloud computing, social media, collaboration, build vs. buy and more are all potential conversation branches.

Questions can be submitted through the project’s website and the conversation can be tracked via Twitter with the hashtag #AskRymer.

John will then answer the top ten questions in a video series posted on the project’s webpage, with the first video going live in the week of June 1st.

Supporting Quotes

“We’re excited to test out this social consulting idea and make John Rymer’s insight on emerging trends in enterprise applications broadly available,” said Mike Jones, VP of Marketing for OutSystems. “If you spend any time participating in technology Groups on LinkedIn or Twitter, you’ll know that the community has a lot of great questions – and we’re looking forward to hearing John’s take on them.”


About OutSystems

OutSystems’ Agile Platform is used by IT teams around the world to rapidly develop and manage flexible web applications and business processes using agile methodologies. The integrated platform unifies the two life-cycles of application development and business process management within a single, powerful environment - enabling the automation of business processes and delivery of flexible web applications that are built for continuous change.
Companies use the Agile Platform to integrate, develop, deploy, monitor and change web apps and business processes - delivering business value in weeks rather than months or years.
Introduced in 2001, with over 6,500 installations, OutSystems’ Agile Platform has been honored with multiple CODiE and JOLT awards and is supported by an active community of more than 1,700 developers, 500 certified practitioners and over 50 implementation partners. Its free Community Edition is also available at https://www.outsystems.com/download.

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