Entries by Brian Fleming

Planet Crust releases Corteza 2023.3: Lots of front-end and UX changes make Corteza more flexible than ever.

Planet Crust, the driving force behind Corteza, is excited to announce the release of Corteza 2023.3 Changes include: Multiple Page Layouts, Conditional Fields, Drill-Down Charts, Block Magnification, Tabs and Navigation Buttons, Support for SQLServer and more. Multiple Page Layouts Create different page layouts that show different elements to different users depending on conditions, contexts, roles, […]

Why using a low-code CRM is a game changer for nonprofit organizations

A low-code CRM platform allows for rapid digitization and innovation and greater cost savings for nonprofits and NGOs. It is a common misconception that customer relationship management (CRM) software is only of use in a business environment, which relies heavily on the connections it maintains with its customers. Of course, nonprofits and NGOs don’t work […]

What is vendor lock-in, and what does it mean for low-code software development?

Many low-code platforms are closed-source ecosystems tied to specific vendors, which means vendor lock-in is a common concern – but there are exceptions. If you purchased music over the Apple iTunes store prior to March 2009, you could only play it in the iTunes media player software. Everything in your music library was locked into […]

How low code is reducing costs and empowering innovation in healthcare

Healthcare providers must deliver modern, digital services, but many are held back outdated legacy systems. Here’s how low code can help close the gap. Electronic health records (EHR) and the exchange of digital information underpin the delivery and management of any modern health service. Yet despite recent advancements, especially in the wake of the coronavirus […]

How low code can help financial institutions deliver modern digital services

Established financial institutions face rising competition from digital-only alternatives, making clear the case for using low code to enable rapid innovation. The steps involved in almost any type of financial transaction are largely the same across the board. This makes the routine ways we interact with financial institutions prime candidates for app-based account management and […]

Data privacy and regulatory compliance in low-code platforms

Concerns around data privacy and regulatory compliance shouldn’t derail the adoption of low-code platforms. Here’s how to ensure low code doesn’t equal high risk. The adoption of no-code and low-code technologies is soaring. Gartner predicts that by 2025 70% of new enterprise applications will be created in low-code development environments, up from just 25% in […]

How low code can become a driving force in the shift to eGovernment

Government organizations face growing pressure from citizens to deliver more efficient public services. Here’s how low code can empower eGovernment initiatives. If there’s a silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s how it led to the acceleration of digital transformation, particularly in sectors that have traditionally lagged behind when it comes to innovation. The government […]

Planet Crust releases Corteza 2022.9: Updated UI, Corteza Privacy, Data Access Layer, Record Revisions, and more.

Planet Crust, the driving force behind Corteza, is excited to announce a new major release: Corteza 2022.9. 2022.9 updates the UI and adds Data Privacy, a Data Access Layer, Record Revisions, Permissions Debugging, Duplicate Detection, ECharts and more. Updated UI Version 2022.9 has updated the Corteza UI with an improved, contemporary look. The new version […]

How open-source software can help nonprofits achieve their data equity goals

By making software development more accessible, open source and low code platforms help nonprofits achieve true data equity to further their causes. The world’s four biggest technology companies – Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, and Amazon – are all headquartered in the US and have a combined value exceeding $7 trillion. That’s far in excess of the […]