Rapid application development is a hot topic in many businesses. To keep up with market demands and competitors, it becomes more important to deliver new apps faster. Furthermore, due to a shortage of developers, low-code rapid application development is a smart approach to maximize the effectiveness of available IT resources.
Mendix, a low code development platform, enables you to build, integrate, and deploy web and mobile apps fast. It allows you to visually create apps by using a graphic user interface and drag-and-drop components.
Based on Mendix, BPM Company developed a six-step roadmap and two starter packs. The objective is to help small and medium businesses, as well as enterprises, get a head start on low-code app development.
Six-step roadmap to success
The experience of BPM company with developing apps for customers at the Mendix low-code platform resulted in a six-step roadmap. This roadmap guides you, and your team, through the full app solution design and delivery process by asking and answering essential questions. Realizing better business results with rapid application development is a collaborative journey of business and IT resources.
Step 1: Portfolio
What apps can you build with the Mendix low-code platform? What do you want to make?
Step 2: Requirements
What are the requirements of your app?
Step 3: Design
What is the best design for your app? How do you design an intuitive user interface and an excellent user experience?
Step 4: Build
How do you build your app fast with the Mendix low-code platform?
Step 5: Test
How do you test your app?
What are the Mendix tools for testing and test automation?
Step 6: Tuning
How to collect feedback? How to track, detect, and resolve issues of your Mendix app?
Mendix, a low code development platform, enables you to build, integrate, and deploy web and mobile apps fast.
Starter packs to build low-code apps
Besides a six-step roadmap, BPM Company also developed a universe starter pack for small and medium businesses and an enterprise starter pack. These two starter packs provide companies a proven and structured approach to discover the Mendix low code development platform. It helps first-time users to experience the platform, and to build and deliver their first app fast.
Universe starter pack
The universe starter pack focuses on small and medium businesses. It includes a scoping session, three sprints of seven days, a demo and evaluation session, and the formulation of the next steps. In a six-week time frame, you become familiar with the Mendix low code development platform and will build your first app.
Enterprise starter pack
The enterprise starter pack allows larger companies to jump-start the creation of a first low-code app with Mendix. It starts with a design thinking ideation session. The next steps are training, the configuration of development and cloud resources, and a boot camp to build your first app.
Besides learning how to build low-code apps, it is also essential to carefully think about the best way to integrate these apps into your current IT system. For example, how to position the Mendix platform and how to build the necessary skills? BPM Company helps you to answer these questions via knowledge transfer and best practices and enables you to create a Mendix competence center.
Do you want to discover how to build and deliver apps fast with the Mendix low code development platform, and realize better business results? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org