OutSystems Raises $360 Million Investment from KKR and Goldman Sachs

Jon Idle Press Release

OutSystems, the global leader in low-code rapid application development, recently announced it has raised $360 million in an investment round from KKR and Goldman Sachs. The funding values the company at well over $1 billion, and the proceeds will be used to accelerate business expansion and for R&D in new advancements in software automation. The OutSystems low-code platform enables customers …

Low Code OutSystems – Developers Dream or Nightmare???

Jon Idle Standard

Backlogs, budgets, business demands, skills gaps, agility: these are the challenges you face in IT every day. Low-code development platforms can help companies overcome constraints such as long development lead times and high costs. How? By enabling the fast development of accessible and reliable applications. Why low-code platforms? What are they? Hand-coding apps for a business is now unnecessary. Today’s …

SPACES – Our New Home

Jon Idle Standard

Earlier this year we moved into our new home SPACES, Trafalgar Place, Brighton. We’ve never been fans of the more traditional corporate suit and boot environment and in fact it’s interesting to see how much the office environment has changed in just a relatively short space of time. SPACES actively encourages a progressive and modern working environment. Whilst we have …

Digital Solutions for Financial Services – Prototype to Transformation

Jon Idle Event

Date 13th June 2pm – 5pm OutSystems UK, London N1 9RY (near Kings Cross / St Pancras) This is the second event in our Sector Focussed Seminars with key figures discussing their experiences of low-code OutSystems software development, how it is an enabler to support Innovation from rapid prototyping through to support digital transformation. OutSystems have just received a massive …

OutSystems’ Low Code platform and DevOps features

Jon Idle Product Statements

Enterprise IT and low-code platform, OutSystems, has some very powerful DevOps features. Whilst OutSystems core strength is speed of development, it’s easy to miss some of the other amazing features the platform has. Today we look at how OutSystems and DevOps compliment each othe. OutSystems over the last 6 months has released multiple new DevOps features that aim to help …

Brighton Jump Start Workshop – OutSystems

Jon Idle Event

Hand-coding is hard – and it takes a long time. Meanwhile, you’re hearing that you’re not delivering apps fast enough and your backlog keeps growing. Would you like to learn how to build enterprise-grade apps at unbeatable speed? Green Lemon Company are running a local OutSystems Jump Start workshop, hosted by Barclays Eagle Labs and we are inviting you! You’ll …

London Event – Rapid IT Innovation for Insurance – Thurs 26th Apr 2pm – 5pm

Jon Idle Event

Hosted at OutSystems HQ, close to Kings Cross, one of our case-study clients at this unique event will be Adam Koleda, IT Director at Berry Palmer & Lyle. Adam has a compelling insight to the advantages of switching to low-code development, having built a team around the OutSystems platform. He has generously offered to share his experiences of building a …

Innovate Finance Global Summit – An Education Challenge

Matt Thompsett Press Release

He’s right. The biggest challenge for us right now is not getting enlightened clients to adopt, but getting the IT ecosystem to understand, it’s about education. So here is simple brief… “…okay, to put it in context. Software engineering, coding, is the most manually-intensive process in the world. Tens of thousands of developers writing individual lines of code, it’s slow, …

My Favourite Recipe…Simply Delicious!!!

Matt Thompsett Product Statements

But most are short of time, resources and the right fresh ingredients, hence the habit of dishing up the same old recipes, trying to spice them up with a generous seasoning of UX. If you think you can’t produce home-made applications, on a tight budget, quickly and satisfy the increasingly selective palate of your users…then think again! 1 x Complex …

Prototyping & Innovation in Transaction Banking

Matt Thompsett Press Release

  All players in the sector face similar challenges; automating predominantly excel-based processes, creating frictionless customer journeys and staying ahead of the competition. These challenges are brought together under the heading of Digital Transformation. As opposed to traditional hand-coded development, low-code technology enables unbelievably rapid deployment of innovative applications that integrate seamlessly with existing systems regardless of complexity. Design to …