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8/23/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise

Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
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App Press

App Press is all about the presentation. Specifically, it's about designing and deploying apps (for iOS and Android) with rich media content that can be tweaked with Java or HTML5 but require no coding to get up and running.
The 'up and running' piece of that statement is important. One of the things App Press focuses on is helping organizations deploy, host, and manage their apps. The apps are designed to be either internal or customer focused and can be presented to users on your website, the Apple Store, or Google Play. In all the cases, though, App Press hosts and manages the apps, so that successful campaigns don't hit your servers.
Pricing varies widely, from $30 per month for individuals looking to learn about app creation and publish a single app to $460 per month per user (developer) for those intending to build a business around multiple high-volume apps. If there's a business unit that wants to be in the app business and doesn't know how to start, App Press could very well be a conversation worth having.

(Image: App Press)

App Press

App Press is all about the presentation. Specifically, it's about designing and deploying apps (for iOS and Android) with rich media content that can be tweaked with Java or HTML5 but require no coding to get up and running.

The "up and running" piece of that statement is important. One of the things App Press focuses on is helping organizations deploy, host, and manage their apps. The apps are designed to be either internal or customer focused and can be presented to users on your website, the Apple Store, or Google Play. In all the cases, though, App Press hosts and manages the apps, so that successful campaigns don't hit your servers.

Pricing varies widely, from $30 per month for individuals looking to learn about app creation and publish a single app to $460 per month per user (developer) for those intending to build a business around multiple high-volume apps. If there's a business unit that wants to be in the app business and doesn’t know how to start, App Press could very well be a conversation worth having.

(Image: App Press)

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Gigi3
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8/24/2015 | 1:56:22 AM
Shadow IT
Kurtis, that's for leading an insight to such programming model. I think Canvas is almost similar to Kepler work flow; where building blocks can be drag and connect to form a programming model. We are using Kepler workflow models for engineering and scientific application developments.
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Curt Franklin,
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8/24/2015 | 10:31:21 AM
Re: Shadow IT
@Gigi3, thanks so much for your comment. I'm curious about your experience with Kepler: Do you find you can do everything you need just by dragging and dropping components, or do you have to hand-code specific routines? Most of the examples I found allow you to drag-and-drop for straightforward projects but admit that, for specific, high-demand cases, you would either need to code routines separately or choose another tool. It seems like that might crop up a bit more frequently in the scientific and engineering fields, but I'll admit that I could be wrong on this!
Gigi3
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8/25/2015 | 11:43:38 PM
Re: Shadow IT
" I'm curious about your experience with Kepler: Do you find you can do everything you need just by dragging and dropping components, or do you have to hand-code specific routines? Most of the examples I found allow you to drag-and-drop for straightforward projects but admit that, for specific, high-demand cases, you would either need to code routines separately or choose another tool."

Curt, most of the functionality can be arranged by drag and drop Kepler blocks. Since our applications are of high performance computing, in certain cases we may do little bit patch coding to get the desired flow or functionality.
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8/30/2015 | 2:52:22 PM
Re: Shadow IT
Gigi,

Good point and I have to agree wholeheartedly with your observation for Highly Specialized skill-sets like Data Analytics or HPC you need to come up with your own specialized code here but for routine tasks the drag and drop routine from Kepler works wonders!

And trust me it can be a massive-massive timesaver too!
Gigi3
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9/2/2015 | 5:34:14 AM
Re: Shadow IT
"Good point and I have to agree wholeheartedly with your observation for Highly Specialized skill-sets like Data Analytics or HPC you need to come up with your own specialized code here but for routine tasks the drag and drop routine from Kepler works wonders!  And trust me it can be a massive-massive timesaver too!'

Asish, Kepler works well for almost all engineering applications. Again depends upon application, it can be directly drag and drop or can be patched up with small functionality codes.
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8/24/2015 | 10:24:35 AM
Programmer's Perspective
As a programmer, freelance for the last few years, I have mixed feelings and experiences regarding build-the-application-without-a-programmer applications.

When directly exposed to them, its usually because their programmer-less program has reached some sort of capability or practicality ceiling, and now they need a programmer to 'extend' what they have 'built'. In theory, this can be done with some of these DIY applications, but in practice have never seen one that didn't require a complete rebuild. Its not a total loss though if lessons were learned about the business rules needed. But usually, its a disaster by the time I get called in.

The indirect exposure I get to them is almost always hearing about things that were built with zero input from IT. Sometimes these applications come to light because they are melting a server, or have been hacked, etc.

I guess I have an off center persepctive, as I don't usually get exposed to these applications until something goes pretty badly wrong. But that is part of the problem, the complete shutting out of IT in IT related matters.
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8/24/2015 | 10:40:06 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Somedude8, I think your experience is why IT needs to be involved, even if IT staff isn't doing the "front line" app development. If you were involved in the selection of tools and "consulted" on program design, it might well maximize the effect of your time while allowing the business unit the control (and speed) they're looking for.

I hear from more and more executives that enterprise IT needs to think of itself as an internal system integrator rather than the only team allowed to touch application development. Picking the right tools and developing the right process for using them are steps that (it seems to me) IT should work on if they want to retain both influence and sanity.
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8/24/2015 | 10:43:10 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Curt: I don't think IT has anything to do with thinking itself to be an "integrated system" because it is not. Support and side development is all what I manage to picturize when thinking about IT. Core computing and core development cannot be classified into IT, IT as we know is Information Technology but in real life IT means backup and support. Having worked in an IT firm for 2 years I have learn't the use of many tools and how to solve problems with these tools at your disposal. 
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8/24/2015 | 11:12:21 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@SachinEE, I think what we're seeing in many shops is an evolution from the days when IT was the only group that did anything to make computer and network systems happen to an era in which IT will be consulting to business units as much as they're making things work.

From an IT perspective this hits both budget and culture -- IT won't get to set the schedule for everything the way they did in the past and will be forced to be much more responsive to business units. I think that it's ultimately a good thing for IT, but the transition is proving to be traumatic in many ways (for everyone concerned).
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8/24/2015 | 10:44:04 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
Exactly! I am often the first to question the ROI of having simple things programmed from scratch when there are OTS tools available that fit the bill. I suspect that that most non-IT departments still have the scars from IT smacking their fingers with rulers for so many years at the mere mention of doing something without their blessing, so relish the 'freedom' they mostly have these days. A middle ground like you describe is exactly what I believe needs to happen for the most effective results to be achieved.
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8/24/2015 | 10:48:02 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Somedude8: True. Everyone has a smack dab experience in IT, be it a regular management staff or a hardcore developer creating business values through applications. I think these environments actually help you in your dark days when you have to submit something "programmey" and you don't know it, so you seek the help of simple tools such as Canvas.
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8/24/2015 | 11:15:09 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Somedude8, I'm convinced that at least a part of the cloud's growth can be traced to folks out in the business units who are thrilled to be able to get some computing services without having to deal with an IT department that has become far too comfortable saying "no."

And you're quite right about ITS tools: If you can buy a tool that will do 95% of everything you want for 5% of the cost of custom development, it just makes sense to buy the pre-ackaged solution!
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8/24/2015 | 10:45:20 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Somedude8: I have been using the Zoho environment for quite some time now, frankly because I didn't want to develop web apps by hand, i.e. I thought wasting time on simple projects is really unnecessary, and that is why I sought Zoho's help and you should know that it is not completely useless. 
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8/24/2015 | 10:59:01 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
I am not saying that using these things is inhernetly a bad thing to do, not at all. They can be quite good. I am saying that by the time such projects get to me, they usually have become a disaster, which is part of the reason it the project is coming my way in the first place. No reason to get a programmer involved int he ones that don't go south. So, my perspective is dramatically skewed because I only see the bad news projects.
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8/24/2015 | 11:20:20 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@Somedude8, I appreciate your perspective on all of this. I'm curious: Do you have a sense of what percentage of all the projects the business units attempt end up on your plate for remediation? I just think it would be interesting to get a sense of whether they run into trouble frequently, or if they're generally pretty good at this whole app development thing.
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8/24/2015 | 11:17:38 AM
Re: Programmer's Perspective
@SachinEE, I've been a fan of Zoho's office productivity suite for a long time but I'll admit that I've never developed applications using their platform. How is it as a development environment? In general, I think it's a cloud service that doesn't get nearly enough attention, so I'm interested in hearing from someone else who has experience with it.
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8/24/2015 | 1:20:11 PM
Integration
I read the article and comments and come away more confused than ever with the current status quo of IT and business. Now, I work for a manufacturer who is global but small. About $35 million in annual revenue, selling only to other businesses. I'm the only developer here, responsible for ERP system and writing apps the ERP can't do.

But it is all integrated, one version of the Truth! Are bigger businesses really implementing all these standalone apps and databases? Are bigger companies really not working with IT? Or as @saschin says, IT only means infrastructure support to them?

Surely things aren't this bad in the world now? Or are they? I can definitely tell you I'm not in the business of NO. I can't tell you how many apps I wrote that I knew would never work as the business people thought but I did it anyway. Everybody has to learn the hard way sometimes. But business knows that they can come to me to get things done, the idea of bypassing just seems hard to believe.

Now, over my almost 30 years in this, I have seen companies where IT was peceived poorly. The smallest change was 6 months of lead time to user. It was almost criminal how bad some of these IT people were. But I thought they were the exception, not the norm. Wow.
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8/30/2015 | 2:49:01 PM
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Terry,

What I have noticed is that across large Enterprises(Turnover over 1 Billion Dollars) which are more than a Decade old but continue to grow (either Organically or through the Acquisition-route) these problems (lack of a single Data-set) crop up all the time.

As is Usually the case IT is woefully understaffed and perpetually stretched.

People tend to leave and/or retire that the new guy who comes in brings his/her own special way of doing things.

Ultimately,everyone is focussed on just getting the job done in the quickest way possible.If possible through IT if not without IT.

 
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9/2/2015 | 5:40:18 AM
Re: Integration
"Ultimately,everyone is focussed on just getting the job done in the quickest way possible.If possible through IT if not without IT."

Asish, this is exactly happening in industry especially with IT industry. Irrespective of the problem or approach, end results matters more.
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9/2/2015 | 10:25:09 AM
Re: Integration
@Gigi3 I could not agree more I do see the same trend... it a bit sad... but it reality

anyone else have two cents to put in - please do share :) 
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9/3/2015 | 5:13:02 AM
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"could not agree more I do see the same trend... it a bit sad... but it reality anyone else have two cents to put in - please do share :) "

Batye, what you are expecting? Industrial trends are like that, meeting customer deadlines and delivering the products at right time. Many instance they used to forget about ethics too!!!
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9/3/2015 | 12:01:44 PM
Re: Integration
@Gigi3, yes, as it sad reality... of todays...
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9/8/2015 | 6:01:16 AM
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"yes, as it sad reality... of todays..."

Batye, I won't think it's happening intentionally.  Work pressure and shortage of time may the reasons for seeking such shortcuts.
batye
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9/8/2015 | 10:10:37 AM
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@Gigi3 yes you are right ...  it like new reality...
Gigi3
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9/18/2015 | 6:38:37 AM
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"yes you are right ...  it like new reality..."

Batye, the important question is how one can overcome such pressure and greed for money.
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9/18/2015 | 10:52:54 AM
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yes, I could not agree more...
Gigi3
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9/21/2015 | 5:49:57 AM
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"yes, I could not agree more..."

Batye, you have any suggestion or similar experience to share with our members.
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9/21/2015 | 10:53:35 AM
Re: Integration
I try to avoid Corporate Board rooms as much as possible... plus I stay far & away from office politics...
Gigi3
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9/23/2015 | 5:03:09 AM
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"I try to avoid Corporate Board rooms as much as possible... plus I stay far & away from office politics..."

Batye, I won't think that itself can make you tension free... you have to add up something else over it to make comfortable.
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9/23/2015 | 10:27:32 AM
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yes, but it life... how I see it ...
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9/25/2015 | 4:48:11 PM
Re: Integration
Valuable discussion for me as well, thank you. Certainly agree that there must be alignment between IT and the business when applications reach a critical point that requires more governance and security. All depends on the type and size of the orgnization how much, when (from the get go, once reaches stage X, etc.)

The platform you're using must address both sides of the house, not just IT or in the shadows, but an iterative relationship between the two.

I follow this subject and write about it on The Fast Track if you would like to connect on Twitter
Gigi3
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9/29/2015 | 2:52:57 AM
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"Valuable discussion for me as well, thank you. Certainly agree that there must be alignment between IT and the business when applications reach a critical point that requires more governance and security. All depends on the type and size of the orgnization how much, when (from the get go, once reaches stage X, etc.)"

Alex, welcome and thanks for the post. Both are complimenting each other; without IT, there is NO business and without business NO IT too.
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9/6/2015 | 11:32:42 AM
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Gigi,

Why are so surprised that this is the way things are turning out?

With issues like Just In Time Delivery schedules and nobody interested in the Long-term or in building anything(including relationships) for the long-term.Eventually this is the way things will have to happen(whether we like it or not).

Corporations are unable or unwilling to give Job Stability to Employees currently(because of many new-fangled and some useless Management Buzzwords) and Employees have also lost interest in sticking around in a company and learning the basics for the Long-term.

So its bound to be how things turn out here.

 
Gigi3
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9/8/2015 | 6:12:27 AM
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"Corporations are unable or unwilling to give Job Stability to Employees currently(because of many new-fangled and some useless Management Buzzwords) and Employees have also lost interest in sticking around in a company and learning the basics for the Long-term."

Asish, it's all depends upon your interest with your employer and how they are treating you. Am with my current employer for more than 11 years and am very comfortable with my job, culture and finally pay. But this is not true for my other colleagues or batch mates, who joined along with me. These periods they have jumped 3-4 companies and their pay is more than thrice of mine. But it's not tempted me for a change?
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10/5/2015 | 11:47:35 AM
Re: Integration
Gigi

Ultimately this is very much a personal decision.

At what point do we decide to jump ship is entirely upto us and our way of looking at Life and Corporate Realities today.

Some people are more hungrier/ambitious than others ;Some folks want other things in life.

I don't think  either one is right or wrong here.

Its just a question of differing viewpoints.

 
Gigi3
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10/8/2015 | 2:10:43 AM
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"At what point do we decide to jump ship is entirely upto us and our way of looking at Life and Corporate Realities today. Some people are more hungrier/ambitious than others ;Some folks want other things in life. I don't think  either one is right or wrong here. Its just a question of differing viewpoints."

Asish, everyone is ambitious in their life at certain point. Someone may be in initial stage of the career or on later stage for some "C" posts. The key factor is only your ambition can drive you to the expected level; nothing comes automatically.
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10/24/2015 | 11:36:12 AM
Re: Integration
Gigi,

Very well put!

I could'nt agree with those statements even if I wanted to today.

Yes its true.

I meet a lot of blokes who show very little or non-existent ambition through most of their career and then suddenly wake up and decide to "Achieve something".

LOL!

Those kind of people are the most interesting(IMHO).Its usually phenomenal to watch how much they achieve in so little time and with minimal effort.

LOL!!!

 
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11/2/2015 | 6:23:13 AM
Re: Integration
"Yes its true. I meet a lot of blokes who show very little or non-existent ambition through most of their career and then suddenly wake up and decide to "Achieve something". LOL!

Those kind of people are the most interesting (IMHO).Its usually phenomenal to watch how much they achieve in so little time and with minimal effort. LOL!!!"

Asish, some peoples are aggressive at certain points and some are like wait and act steadily. Those who are aggressive may not able to keep it throughout their career or pursue it further after a certain point. But those who are stable can win the situation because they are neither aggressive nor slow. When chances come they will make use of them. Others or lazy peoples call such instances as "Luck".
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11/2/2015 | 8:12:53 PM
Re: Integration
@Gigi3, interesting observation - it like middle life crisis with soft impact of feeling sorry... in IT everything hard work - nothing is easy....
Gigi3
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11/4/2015 | 5:58:37 AM
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"interesting observation - it like middle life crisis with soft impact of feeling sorry... in IT everything hard work - nothing is easy...."

Batye, Yes, you are very right. Nothing can substitute for your hard work and effort.  
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11/4/2015 | 6:09:54 AM
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@Gigi3, thank you, in my books if thing done properly and right way no one could take it away from you :)... how I see it...
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11/9/2015 | 4:04:44 AM
Re: Integration
"thank you, in my books if thing done properly and right way no one could take it away from you :)... how I see it..."

Batye, may be true and that's the way of disciplinary work. We are talking about continuous effort and hard work for growth and sustainability. Eventhough both can complement each other, they are in different entity. One is a systematic way of executing the assigned work and other is about systematic growth. 
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11/2/2015 | 8:16:47 PM
Re: Integration
@Ashu001 yes, could not agree more.. good point... right on the money :)
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11/4/2015 | 6:02:15 AM
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"yes, could not agree more.. good point... right on the money :)"

Batye, money or perks are monitory or materialistic benefits.  Not only that your growth, position, capability etc are merely depending up on your efforts and hardworking.
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11/4/2015 | 2:26:09 PM
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@Gigi3, yes, you are right :) I would say life is too short... to worry about material things...
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11/9/2015 | 4:06:26 AM
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"yes, you are right :) I would say life is too short... to worry about material things.."

Bayte, why to be get worries. If you are in a systematic way of executing the assignments; everything can be get complimented. 
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11/16/2015 | 10:32:48 PM
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Bateye,

LOL!

Glad to see that you agree with my opinion entirely here!

It can sound a little funny initially but actually makes immense sense when one looks at it from a Larger(more Enterprise-wide) viewpoint.
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8/25/2015 | 8:22:59 AM
Single Database of Record...needed for any enterprise platform
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Great dicsussion! The one item that is overlooked when utalizing a "codelss" application development platform is the underlying dataset needed to make the application useful to its consumers. There has to be a common record or truth across the enterprise. Without that there is no way to get around coding to utlize one of the many APIs that are in the marketplace today. After all, what are the users after at the end of the day no matter what the application is doing--data.


The second item is operations of the appliction once it is developed. It is one thing to be able to develop a application with litte to no coding. But where you host it and HOW it is hosted it critical to success of any application.
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8/30/2015 | 2:42:32 PM
Re: Single Database of Record...needed for any enterprise platform
crosby,

Great -Great points!

You need a single dataset/Version of Truth all across the Enterprise.

Without that even the best of Tools will be beyond useless in any and every Enterprise today.

I just wish more folks in IT & Business  could memorize and appreciate this basic fact.

Trying to work in silos with each and every team member doing their own thing just does'nt cut it anymore especially as we make the move towards most Web-Enable 24/7 Connected (from Anywhere) systems thanks to the Mobility wave swamping across IT Enterprises Globally.

If you tell a GenXer or a Millenial you can't work remotely they will look at you as if you are from Mars!!

LOL!

The same goes for this critical issue as well.Developers today are so keyed into working (and taking the best advantage of all the latest data in real-time) in one dataset if you tell them to work with fragmented data-sets they will Laugh at you!

 
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8/27/2015 | 12:33:33 PM
two stand out for small business
Both App press and Zoho look like excellent ways for small businesses without much IT presence get into creating apps for their employees and customers. I imagine the others would be more suitible for larger organizations worried about shadow IT as opposed to a neat way to develop something without needing to code.
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8/29/2015 | 1:12:48 PM
Re: two stand out for small business
I think for really small departments, these tools are really helpful.  At my previous employer I did notice that the IT department wasn't helpful in providing services such as developing a small database becuase they were overwhelm with their own work.  for shadow IT to decrease, IT deparment need to collaborate more with other departments and provide policies to support such practices. 

 
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8/30/2015 | 8:55:55 AM
Re: two stand out for small business
Pedro,

As a fellow member of the Developer community I agree with your thinking wholeheartedly.

But who do you think is to blame here?

Company Founders/Execs who undervalue the Contribution of IT.

Most just consider IT as a Cost on the Balance-Sheet rather than a component which brings value to the team/Company.

Why not cut out the beyond useless Company meetings in 5 star Hotels instead and spend some money on Hiring additional Staff instead?

Or take on some Interns who would atleast do some of the heavy lifting just for workex.

 
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9/4/2015 | 4:17:10 PM
Re: two stand out for small business
@ Ashu001.  You bring out really good alternatives.  I would think is is worth trying them out to see which ones can improve business process and meet project goals.  I would favor  collaborating with a school so  they can study the issue and assess the effectiveness on a alternative to be placed in an organization. 
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9/6/2015 | 10:31:43 AM
Re: two stand out for small business
Pedro,

I am not trying to disagree with your point of asking for Universities to step in and do research in this area.

Its not a bad idea for starters.

But the problem (in taking their opinions at face-value ) is that there will be negligible real-world real-time input in the whole Business Process/Project Goals Research process.

Its a bit like this-In Football/Soccer;An outfield can practice a million penalty kicks in their  practice and score everytime.But what happens when you are kicking in front of screaming 90,000 Fans at the Maracana in a World Cup Finals Game and your one Single Kick determines whether your team will be a Winner or Loser??

How you handle the Pressure in real-time Sceanarios and situations is what ultimately determines the end-result and for that you need someone/something to track and follow human behavior in real-time.

That's absolutely the key here.

I recommend starting out with Universities and then tying up with Professional Organizations which are focussed on the Real World.

  
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Gigi3,
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9/2/2015 | 5:34:47 AM
Re: two stand out for small business
"Both App press and Zoho look like excellent ways for small businesses without much IT presence get into creating apps for their employees and customers. I imagine the others would be more suitible for larger organizations worried about shadow IT as opposed to a neat way to develop something without needing to code."

Kstaron, in my opinion all these tools are meant for IT purpose, irrespective of big or small companies. The type and amount of work can determines which tools can be best to cater their requirements.
mak63
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mak63,
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8/30/2015 | 12:41:49 AM
AppArchitect
Very interesting article. Thank you. I'm gonna give AppArchitect a try. I've been looking for an app like that for a while now.
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Ashu001,
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8/30/2015 | 2:31:59 PM
Re: AppArchitect
mak63,

I have personally used Zoho as well.That's a neat tool too!

Curt has made some very interesting and useful selections taking into mind what ordinary developers need and want today.

I am quite confident most of the Informationweek community will find them very-very useful!!
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