To code, or not to code?

Busting all myths and putting an end to the dilemma of – to code, or not to code? – Zvolv gets into the details of intelligent automation and business growth.

As William Shakespear famously wrote:

To be, or not to be, that is the question:
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles

Today many organisation around the world have transitioned the debate of build vs buy to code vs no-code – should we code custom applications, or should we jump aboard the no-code/low-code bandwagon. The trade-offs are not very different from the conundrum posed by Shakespear above – suffer months of development cycles with specialised skill-sets needed for every step of the process, and mountains of code to maintain and evolve, or trust that your chosen no-code/low-code platform has the required flexibility and ease of use to deliver on the promised benefits. You make the wrong choice, and you will run into road-blocks that may derail your development plans.

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The 7 benefits of formal processes

Any business big or small relies on processes to achieve desired outcomes. Most processes are drawn up from the experiences of one/more people, are poorly documented and suffer from oversight or execution errors.

Studies suggest that formalizing processes directly impacts the business’ bottom line. Investing in a formal and custom process management platform may be your biggest contribution to boosting company profitability. (zvolv.com provides a no code, custom and easy to use solution for precisely this). Here are 7 reasons why:

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The Rise of No-Code Development Platforms

The famous “Why Software Is Eating the World” essay in The Wall Street Journal was written almost a decade ago. There is no doubt today – every company needs to become a software company at some level or the other to survive and grow. No matter your industry, you’re expected to be reimagining your business processes to make sure you’re not on the brink of oblivion. The central question, therefore, is not whether every company will have to embark on some sort of digital transformation and automation journey depending on their business, but rather how they will go about making it happen.

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Building SaaS in India — Now is the Time!

Originally published by Kamini Shivalkar on medium

Recently, we’ve seen a lot of action in SaaS. In the first half of 2019, Slack and Zoom were high profile tech IPOs. Icertis became 4th SaaS company from India valued at $1B+ (the first three being Zoho, Freshworks, and Druva). It is an exciting time to build a SaaS startup in India. At Gemba Capital, SaaS is one of our focus areas. We believe SaaS startups ‘made in India’ can win in global markets.

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