The Low-Code Revolution

Until recently, off-the-shelf or unique hard-coded systems have been the norm for business applications. Now, low-code is offering a flexible approach to business app development. Watch our video to find out how you can use LEAP to build powerful applications that can be adapted to meet the exact demands of your organisation.

Should I Build or Buy Software?

Build or Buy: when looking for a software solution to a business problem you traditionally have two choices. Licence a commercial product that may not meet all your requirements, or build a bespoke system at greater cost. We’d like to introduce you to a third option: LEAP low-code software.

Low Code or No Code?

When it comes to process management solutions, low code software is superior to no code. MICology, behind the LEAP low-code business process management platform, explain why. Increasingly, senior management teams are looking to digitally transform their organisations. They are under pressure to move away from analogue methods that tie people to geography and device, to […]

What is Process Improvement?

When I was asked to write this article, I thought I would look on the internet and see what definitions came up. I was more than a little disappointed, especially considering some of the sources. My fundamental criticism of the definitions I found is that they give you no idea of what has improved about the process. At a recent FLOvate workshop we asked the question ‘What is Process Improvement?’ We also asked with an opinion as to whether each factor identified was tactical (used to support strategic factors) or strategic?

What Does That Mean? Common Tech Terms Explained

Acronyms, abbreviations and unusual words. Whenever you are introduced to a new world there are lots of terms that are mentioned on websites and in blogs that you are just expected to know. Here we list the meanings of some of the most common terms that can be found in the worlds of process automation and business software, in easy to understand, bitesize chunks. If there are additional terms that you come across that are not listed, please let us know and we will add them.

Are There Limits to Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? Marvin Minsky, commonly known as the father of artificial intelligence (AI), defined it as: “Artificial intelligence is the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men.” Importantly, this doesn’t mean the machines have to be intelligent. A dumb machine running a clever piece of software, designed and written by humans, is classed as AI. Although digital technology has been an ordinary part of scientific and bureaucratic life since the 1950s, and everyday life since the 1980s, sophisticated marketing campaigns still have most people convinced that technology is something new and potentially revolutionary.

Low Code And Risk Management

Low Code and Risk Management: How does Low-Code Software Increase Organisational Agility in Relation to Risk? Every change initiative brings risk. Unless you manage that risk, it can be detrimental to the business. In this article, we explore how LEAP Low-Code platform can mitigate risk in change management situations. Process Change & Risk Management In […]

Process Cycle Time Reduction

Cycle time is the elapsed time between the start and end of a process. In processes where cycle time is important it is usually measured in days. Examples of these types of processes are mortgage application, insurance claim, grant application, finance application and complaints. Cycle time reduction enhances customer experience for multiple reasons. Read our article to learn more.

What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

Recent high-profile hacks and data breaches have increased the demand for more stringent security measures over customer data. One such measure is multi-factor authentication (MFA). We review what MFA is, and highlight four best practices for securing your processes from attack. What Is Multi-Factor Authentication? Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is, as its name suggests, a layered […]

A Guide to Process Modelling

You have decided that you want to use software to automate one or more of your processes, to increase productivity, reduce inefficiencies and make businesses improvements. But, what do you do next?