No-Code Automation Platform

How Checkbox Supports
IT to Do More with Less

How Checkbox Supports
IT to Do More with Less

Discover how Checkbox’s no code automation platform
supports IT and existing App development practices
Discover how Checkbox’s no code automation platform supports IT and existing App development practices

Current Challenges

There is no doubt that enterprise software development has become more challenging. With increasing pressure for more compliant tools in highly regulated industries, budget cuts, lack of IT staff and developers, changing requirements, and increased pressure for faster deployment, IT teams are working around the clock to manage their workload. And with business users increasing ten times faster than developers, this trend does not seem to be slowing down. In fact, the management of legacy systems is becoming more costly and time consuming as a result, making it imperative for IT teams to look to alternate streamlined coding solutions to support normal application development. It is important to note that traditional coding practices are not going anywhere and will be needed for more complex integrations however there are already steady predictions that no code and low code will have a combined market share of 60% by 2030, indicating to developers that no code will become another tool to be leveraged their IT skillset.

How IT Teams Can Do More with Less

Checkbox reduces errors, risks and time to deployment

According to a 2019 study by Outsystemsdevelopers spent 50% of their work time maintaining existing systems and fixing faults. This is because traditional coding practices are more prone to human error and require a greater attention to detail. With no code automation platforms, developers can significantly reduce the occurrence of errors compared to typical code-based approaches due to the standardization of modules. However, even if faults do exist, IT personnel can identify through intelligent error insight, allowing these personnel to fix these errors in just a matter of clicks. Checkbox also allows IT teams to move quickly. Leveraging the drag and drop interface, IT teams can build, test and deploy applications within a matter of hours. This doesn’t mean that traditional coding practices will become obsolete. Whilst Checkbox is no code, some use-cases will still require IT teams to use code for integrations with other line of business applications. The Checkbox authoring studio provides capabilities that enable code to be applied and executed on both the client-side and the server-side, leveraging the core skill set of IT to extend the workflow foundations built by the business users.

Checkbox frees up IT teams to focus on high value work

Checkbox empowers business users to automate and address workflows and decision automation. The intuitive and visual UI means that business users can make iterative changes easily without constantly and regularly involving IT. This means that IT can focus on the high-value, high complexity work that delivers the most impact to the organization. However, if IT teams do decide to build using no code, both the application development and maintenance process is extremely quick, easy and doesn’t require constant attention and iteration. See Checkbox in Action.

Checkbox facilitates solution lifecycle management

The Checkbox platform is designed to accommodate enterprise deployment governance frameworks so that IT teams can maintain the level of control and visibility of business applications being developed and deployed. Checkbox packages together a version control system, a rapid App building interface, as well as a tiered deployment architecture with testing, staging, and production tiers. This can be configured based on our clients' needs, ensuring that any Applications shipped to production are robust and are released subject to our clients' change management policies and processes. Furthermore, Checkbox’s no code platform also standardises the Application development process across the enterprise, eliminating the need for both IT and business users to use faulty work arounds when building Apps.

Checkbox is self-service and handles support

The Checkbox platform is quick to learn and easy to use. With in-platform UX features and out-of-platform self-help resources for users, authoring users can be largely self-sufficient without IT intervention. In the event that a user requires high touch support, the Checkbox licence includes access to support in alignment with our Support Policy. This frees up the IT teams to focus on helping the business solve organisation-specific challenges, rather than support another platform and its challenges that will arise. Alternatively, Checkbox can train IT to provide first line support to the business users.

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