What is your business and IT doing to embrace digital transformation? If the answer is not low-code, you may be missing your mark. Here is a look into why low-code is taking over business app development and promoting digital transformation, and why companies who are not using low-code yet are already falling behind.
Digital transformation is a need, not a want
Digital transformation has been a buzzword in the business world, and for good reason. Customers expect seamless experiences with companies they interact with, similar to the technologies they use in their day-to-day lives. Operations need to be more efficient than manual work can achieve, creating a need for new tech solutions in business process automation. This has made digital transformation go from a potential strategy idea to a mandatory goal for companies hoping to remain competitive in the future.
Digital transformation is easier said than done, however. CIOs need to shift their focus from tech management to projects that foster business growth and prepare for future innovation. The IT department’s backlog can double or triple with development projects while they spend upwards of 60% of their time maintaining the company’s existing IT infrastructure. And if you think expanding your IT department is the solution, you might have a hard time with that; the demand for IT experts heavily outweighs the market supply, and even if you succeed, you’re paying a substantial amount for a fraction of improvement. There are currently over 200,000 developer job openings in the U.S. alone,