When newspaper publisher, The Boston Globe, was sold by The New York Times in October 2013, the group had to quickly break away from its previous owners and their IT systems. But The Boston Globe saw this change as an opportunity.
To aid in the IT systems transition, The Boston Globe adopted Mendix's application platform to rapidly deliver dozens of applications that support unique processes across its newsroom, advertising and finance departments.
Example Mendix apps include:
Using the Mendix platform, we can do things we simply wouldn’t have been able to do using traditional development methods because Mendix is so much faster and easier. The platform has allowed our IT department to become an enabler and change agent within the organization.