Entries by Brian Fleming

4 reasons why your business need an open-source support contract

The benefits of having a support contract for open-source software go beyond fixing issues. It also provides strategic support for your digital transformation. Nine out of ten the world’s businesses now use open-source software. However, when people think about the open-source licensing model, the first thing that typically comes to mind is that it means […]

What is a low-code business process management platform?

Every business depends on a set of repeatable processes that a low-code business process management (BPM) platform can standardize and automate. Every business depends on a set of broadly similar processes to facilitate the coordination of people and assets to produce information. Digitization is the key to enabling a smooth flow of that information in […]

How to choose a rapid application development platform

A rapid application development (RAD) platform should support visual software development, easy maintenance, and facilitate seamless team collaboration. There are two main factors that drive any successful digital transformation: adaptability and speed. Most organizations need custom software to tackle the need for adaptability since off-the-shelf software is rarely likely to address the unique needs of […]

How iPaaS bridges the gap between low-code and professional development

How integration platform as a service (iPaaS) offers a comprehensive and standardized way to develop and integrate business-critical applications. Every business technology system consists of multiple subsystems working together to form a cohesive environment that can handle mission-critical operations and workflows at the speed and agility demanded by today’s market. Running a business also demands […]

Planet Crust releases Corteza 2022.3: Corteza Discovery, Compose-Reporter Integration and more.

Planet Crust, the driving force behind Corteza, is excited to announce a new major release: Corteza 2022.3. 2022.3 adds the search tool Discovery to Corteza, along with Compose-Reporter integration, UI configurations, additional API endpoints, user import/export capabilities and a UI for inspecting server-side issues. Corteza Discovery Discovery ads hyperlocal search and global federated search to […]

Low code versus no code, and what it means to enterprise software developers

Low code and no code are frequently lumped together, despite taking significantly different approaches. Here is what the debate means to enterprise developers. The software industry is currently facing a massive wave of transformation driven by growing demand, evolving customer expectations, and fierce global competition. This has left enterprise software teams struggling to keep up […]

The 8 best low-code development platforms for software vendors

Here are some of the best low-code development platforms for software developers wanting to fuel rapid application modernization and economies of scale. Independent software vendors (ISVs) face constantly growing technical debt as they struggle to meet the demands of clients seeking to accelerate their own digital transformations. Among the reasons for these challenges is the […]

OGC  Selects Planet Crust as Contributor to Disaster Pilot 2021

OGC  Selects Planet Crust as Contributor to Disaster Pilot 2021 The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a major global location information and geospatial standards organization that aims to connect people, communities, and technology to solve global challenges and address everyday needs, has selected Planet Crust as a contributor to its Disaster Pilot 2021 project. Disaster Pilot […]