15 Sep Factors to consider when selecting your low code software
In previous articles we have spoken about the many advantages of low-code tools during a period where the ability to work remotely has been the saving grace for many companies. We can all agree that using the right technology can make a difference, for example, the different tools that are available for: communication, time management, meetings, sharing documentation, writing and editing. In summary there many options available for different industries, team sizes and the goals we have set. In today’s article we will focus on the factors to consider when selecting your low code software.
Scalability without commitment
A flexible model that allows companies to scale up and down is beneficial as it limits risks. With the AuraQuantic price model the projects can be started with a minimum initial investment, and it is also possible to contract the licenses that are needed in rental or acquisition.
Empowering citizen developers
People are a fundamental part of the digital transformation process. A low-code tool should facilitate the integration of non-technical personnel in the development and delivery of applications.
In this way, greater knowledge transfer is achieved, and the software is more adapted to end-user needs.
High functionality in forms
Form functionality is another important consideration. Software should facilitate the creation of different forms that cover a variety of functionalities: messages, task, monitoring, etc., and these forms should automatically adapt or respond to the size of different devices (pc, tablet, mobile).
A specific characteristic of AuraQuantic is the dynamic forms that allow a user to have all the relevant data and documents in the same form.
Dynamic forms can contain thousands of fields, documents, action buttons, Instructions, etc. Although, depending on different circumstances, the executor of the task may be able to see or act only on some of them. As the executor is performing the task, the system automatically makes the elements and even entire divisions appear in the form, depending on the actions performed, the decisions taken or the automatisms that have been determined in the modelling process.
Business rules define the policies, rules, operations and restrictions of an organization, and are part of its processes, computer applications, documents, etc.
For this reason it is essential that we are able to not only manage, but also modify and integrate business rules into the low code software. In order to manage business rules efficiently within processes, low-code software must contain a powerful execution environment. The tool must also be capable of responding to the growth of the organization and integrate with new technologies that emerge. In other words the tool must be flexible and allow for faster implementation. In both the development phase and the production phase, the software will be subject to changes, it is therefore essential that the tool of choice is able to manage change in an agile and scalable manner.
For this to be possible the tool must allow development with minimum coding, and with visual and guided assistance to allow for non-technical personnel to be involved in the development process. In this way, the required agility can be obtained, as well as an increase in the return on investment, and a higher level of involvement from employees in the projects.
Software often offers specific solutions to specific problems. Many companies need to solve some specific issues and might not have the necessary time to do the development themselves. AuraQuantic offers its solution for remote working and has a vast amount of experience in different sectors
Native Document Management
Many of the processes we work with daily require us to generate, modify or validate documentation, i.e. they involve document management.
For this reason, AuraQuantic natively incorporates a document management system that allows the intelligent integration of all the documents of the organization, independently of their size and number thanks to its File System.
Furthermore, thanks to the Digital Signature feature, it is possible to sign documents with all the security guarantees, and according to the regulations established by the organization or the country. AuraQuantic is natively integrated with Office 365 and has connectors to connect with any other Office automation application on the market.
A satisfied customer is essential to ensure success. For this reason, at AuraQuantic we offer a personalized customer service for every one of our customers with the option of 24/7 support.
Consolidated BPM Background
AuraQuantic is a low-code iBPMS platform with over 15 years of experience and many customer use cases worldwide.
Company Pain points
Paint points are a concept that originated in the world of marketing and represent the basic needs of a client. Likewise, this concept must be applied to a company in order to discover what the needs and priorities are so that they can serve as a guideline for the company’s digital transformation project.
The more we know about the needs, the easier it will to create customized solutions that meet these needs.
Every digital transformation project must have a long-term plan that contemplates the pain points otherwise the chances of missing things or the software not meeting the needs increase.
Some of the most common examples of pain points are:
- Difficulty in keeping up with business demands
- Lack of trust in legacy applications
- More time spent on maintenance than on innovation
- Scarce development resources
- Difficulty in getting new customers
- Low customer loyalty due to low satisfaction
- Lack of data transparency
- IT department not aligned with business users
Pain Points by Role
When acquiring a tool, it is important to identify how it can help the different roles within the organization.
The image above shows how low-code tools like AuraQuantic can help different roles from different departments to meet their objectives.
- Thanks to the wizards that AuraQuantic incorporates for application development, users from non-technical departments can take part in software development. In this way AuraQuantic contributes to the democratization of the development and promotes the transfer of knowledge.
- In this respect, the IT department becomes the choreographer of the system, and contributes its technical knowledge to break the information silos, and create the perfect balance between the backend and frontend of the organization, that now incorporates advanced technologies of artificial intelligence, chatbots, etc.
- From the business point of view, the use of AuraQuantic guarantees the standardization of applications and the improvement of applications within an environment of hyperautomation.
- Finally, with AuraQuantic all the processes can be digitized in a personalized way.