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Benefits of Developing in a Low-Code Environment

Developing and maintaining your own applications can be quite an uphill task. Add to this the need to have specialized, experienced developers handle it all, and development can get expensive. Low-code environments can help you avoid such a situation by simplifying the development process. If you’re a voice service provider who is looking to enhance their solutions without spending a fortune, you should consider low-code environments.

In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at low-code development, so you can understand if it’s the right fit for your business. 

What Is a Low-Code Environment?

A low-code environment is a platform that lets developers build new applications without hand-coding each element. It comes with various pre-designed APIs (Application Programmer Interfaces), libraries, user interfaces, and data models.

Developers simply have to assemble various modules to create an app or add new features to an existing one. They can also use various APIs to integrate the application with other third-party tools being used by their organization.

The best part is that they don’t have to write lengthy programs to build the app’s interface and deploy individual features.

Key Benefits of Low-Code Development

Traditionally, a low-code environment is used by IT departments to simplify workflows and boost productivity. Voice service providers can also leverage low-code development to adapt their offerings to changing customer demands.

Here are the main advantages of using a low-code environment to build your solutions:

1. Increased Speed

With a low-code environment, developers already have access to various building blocks of an application. They simply have to connect the right modules and integrate them into a proper workflow.

This helps accelerate the process of creating and deploying new communication solutions. Similarly, it speeds up the process of adding new features and maintaining an application.

2. Improved Performance

A low-code environment helps IT teams better utilize their time, skills, and resources. Instead of getting caught up in lengthy computer programs, they can focus on improving an application by introducing advanced features. 

Additionally, you’ll have more time to test new features, conduct market research, and understand the needs of your target customers. The combination of these factors helps skyrocket the efficiency and productivity of developers and delivers more business value to your customers.

3. Cost-Effectiveness

Low-code development eliminates the need to re-create thousands (or millions!) of lines of code by hand and reduces the level of skill required when building your application. Also, it helps you develop and deploy new solutions in less time. It even speeds up the process of adding new features to existing applications.

A low-code solution can also enable automated links between your voice system, accounting system, human resource system, sales system, etc. – saving your staff time and improving accuracy.

All these factors reduce expenses and, ultimately, help generate more revenue.

4. Hassle-Free Maintenance

Developing on a low-code platform minimizes the likelihood of introducing bugs into any application. All modules are pre-tested to ensure that developers don’t spend a ton of time on testing. Additionally, adding new features to any app becomes as simple as integrating new modules or APIs.

Leverage Low-Code Development With odin

odin helps voice service providers overcome the challenges of building their offerings on Cisco BroadWorks. Our low-code and no-code environments help you deploy advanced solutions without escalating costs.

Schedule a demo of odin to understand how its low-code platform can accelerate your business objectives.


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