OutSystems Research Program

Get involved in Product Development

Share your thoughts and opinions with us by participating in our research activities. You’ll be invited to contribute to the design decisions that really fit users' needs and help us build the future of software development

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How it works

1. Sign up

Apply to join the OutSystems Research Program

2. Participate

Take part in a study you’ve matched with

3. Get rewarded

Receive compensation or a small gift for sharing your thoughts

1. Sign up

Let us know a bit about you. Click the link below and fill out the form to help our research team find the research activities that best suit you. It takes less than 5 minutes.

2. Participate

Once we find the best match for your profile, follow the instructions and share your thoughts with us! Our research studies include online surveys, one-on-one interviews, hands-on sessions, and user testing.

3. Get rewarded

You’ll receive compensation for your participation after each research activity. The rewards vary depending on the complexity of the activity and the time spent, but we’ll always let you know what you’ll receive before you decide to take part.

About our Research Program

The OutSystems User Research Program was designed to help us shape our products, with the needs and struggles of our users in mind. By taking part in our research activities, you’ll be helping us build a better product and improve the overall experience of OutSystems.

Through online surveys, one-on-one interviews, hands-on sessions, and user testing, you’ll get early access to new products and have a say in the OutSystems roadmap. In return for your valuable input, you’ll receive a small thank-you gift, from OutSystems swag to giftcards or even a charity donation, right after each research activity.

Whether you’re non-technical or a tech expert, a newbie or a master, everyone is welcome! We’re looking for all sorts of profiles that will likely represent different groups of OutSystems users. There is no such thing as a wrong answer, just incredibly valuable feedback.

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Ready to be a part of the future of software development?

Frequently Asked Questions

As you get started with the OutSystems Research Program, here are the answers to the most common questions that might come up. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Feel free to send us your questions using this form.

We’re looking for all profiles to help us ensure that our products are as useful and accessible as possible. You don’t need any experience in software development (or even in technology, for that matter). Anyone over the age of 18 can sign up and be eligible to participate.

We run various types of research activities, where we get your feedback about a specific topic or ask you to interact with some parts of our product so that we can follow your behavior. The most important thing to remember is that there are no right or wrong answers or actions. Most initiatives are remote, so we’ll receive your feedback via screen sharing or recording while you use the product.

A research activity usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. For specific methodologies, it can take up to 1 hour. Since most activities are remote, they can take place at any time, depending on your availability and local time zone. You’ll receive all the details before you agree to take part in any research activity.

We’ll reach out to you once we find the best match for your profile. As our priority is to find the best fit for each research activity, your enrollment in the OutSystems Research Program doesn’t guarantee you’ll be invited to participate in every one. Also, being invited doesn’t mean you’ll be chosen to participate.

Absolutely not. All information will be used exclusively for OutSystems’ internal research purposes. Your responses and personal data are confidential and will be used in accordance with the OutSystems Privacy Statement. We’ll only use your information to select the activities that most suit you, and we’ll only contact you to invite you to participate in specific research activities. And we absolutely won’t try to sell you anything. We just want to learn from you!

Qualtrics is the software we use to manage our sign-up process and other surveys.

You can do it using this update form.

You can unsubscribe through this link and stop participating in the research program at any time. Your request will take effect within 10 days.

You can send us your questions using this form.
We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Sign up to start helping us to build the future of software development.