6 Myths About Low-Code for the Public Sector


Organizations around the world have adopted low-code given its great flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and ease. Nevertheless, misconceptions about the benefits of low-code abound. These myths dissuade public sector groups from adopting what can be an incredibly resourceful technology.

Read on to learn about the resources Mendix offers to help public sector organizations make an informed decision.

Don’t let myths about low-code hinder successful digital transformation of your organization

Low-code is a sensation across the public sector as organizations use the technology to modernize legacy systems, improve operational efficiency, and achieve organizational goals. Still, others in the public sector have been dissuaded due to inaccurate and outdated ideas about low-code.

To dispel misconceptions about low-code, Mendix has assembled a new eBook, Myths and Misconceptions About Low-code for Public Sector. Make an informed decision for your public sector organization and assess the benefits of low-code with this helpful guide.

Here’s a taste of what you will learn in the eBook.

Myths versus Facts infographicMyth: Low-code app development is not for custom code projects; Fact: Low-code is ideal for custom code projects with custom integration. Non-technical staff can build apps without code and it enables software engineers to extend functionality with code.

Myth: Low-code app development is only for small and simple business cases Fact: Low-code streamlines complex systems. Complex and massive operations feel manageable with low-code efficiency.

Myth: Low-code app development is too expensive ; Fact: Not only cost-effective, low-code saves organizations from the expensive hidden costs that come with outdated legacy systems.

Myth: Low-code app development is wasteful ; Fact: Low-code is a sustainable platform solution with applications designed for reuse across teams. The framework modernizes systems with future-proof solutions.

Myth: Low-code app development is the answer to all development; Fact: Low-code is a superb option for most public sector organizations but it is not built as a full replacement to hard-coding and custom development.

If you are reviewing the pros and cons of low-code platforms, our eBook has you covered.

Here’s more to preview what’s included in this helpful guide. Let’s zero in on two prevailing myths about low-code and debunk these misconceptions:

Myth 1: Low-code is for simple projects only

Do you think low-code app development is only for small and simple business cases? That’s a myth. In fact, larger organizations see their complex operations streamlined with low-code. The best way to imagine the low-code app development process is it works like building blocks: easy to use and reuse. The process unites teams across departments to work collaboratively. After adopting low-code, your complex operations and confusing workflows will end up feeling like that of a simpler enterprise.

Myth 2: Low-code is costly

Do you assume that low-code app development is too expensive? That’s another myth. Public sector organizations around the world are discovering that low-code is cost-effective. Budgets are always tight in the public sector and whether you work with cash-strapped municipal organizations or cost-cutting NGOs, low-code saves you money and resources. Another reason why low-code is a superb option for public sector organizations: it modernizes your operations cost-effectively. Low-code will save you hidden expenses that come with outdated legacy systems.

How low-code benefits public sector

The truth is that low-code is an excellent choice for public sector. In the eBook, we detail how government administrations like the City of Rotterdam and public sector organizations including Pro-Rail and MassHousing have transformed their systems with low-code.

If you are researching the benefits of low-code and no-code platforms, our new eBook is a must-read. Download Myths and Misconceptions about Low-code for Public Sector today and learn why low-code offers transformative digital solutions for organizations to meet the need of the public.