What characterizes a low-code platform?
In low-code development platforms, you can develop software products yourself using visual application design tools and other graphical modeling techniques. Through a comprehensive digital toolset, you can create rule-based tasks, forms, data queries, and process designs in a graphical user interface with minimal manual code input. As a result, you achieve maximum time savings in developing and customizing your applications.
This easily customizable software environment makes it possible to involve experts from specialist departments with little programming experience in the development of applications. This improves communication, enables innovation, and shortens deployment times for developing software products.
What is low-code development?
Low-code development is the creation and adaptation of software almost without programming. Instead, pre-built codes or ready-to-use software elements—via drag and drop—are provided. “Configuring instead of programming” is the basic idea here. This is made possible by low-code development and low-code platforms.
Advantages of software with low-code elements
Short development time
Even "non-programming" experts (so-called citizen developers) from specialist departments can participate in the application design.
- Templates and prefabricated software modules accelerate development.
- Shorter time-to-market
- Development often takes place in parallel with specification creation
- Better exchange between development teams and business departments/end users
Low project costs
The shortened communication chain leads to faster results and fewer feedback loops.
- No or only few external services necessary
- Highly specialized developers workload is reduced
- Steep learning curve for configuration compared to traditional programming
High quality standards
Controlled development takes place directly in OMNITRACKER.
- Reuse of tested and compatible modules
- Predefined software components with optimized security and performance
- Uniform central data models in the background, shared by all developments
Simple and controlled software customizing thanks to low-code elements
All OMNITRACKER applications can be used out of the box, which simplifies the start and the tool implementation. At the same time, you can use customizations or additional OMNITRACKER applications to specifically extend the functionality of your overall system. The majority of the configurations are done without manually produced code. All tool adjustments take place in the administration area. The frontend user interface of the personal workspace can be individually customized.
All applications can be configured in the same way. You benefit not only from the compatibility of all functions, but also from the fact that you can use the know-how you have gained to customize all functions.
All OMNITRACKER applications are ready to use out of the box and can be integrated into your existing OMNITRACKER system. Changes are made globally across the OMNITRACKER platform making it easy to implement additional functionality.
(Web) Form Editors
All (web) forms and dialog boxes including all control elements can be customized and extended. You can design the (visible) interface yourself as well as data queries and the processes running in the background.
For all data queries, accesses (read or write rights) and processes in the OMNITRACKER system, you can define rules whose compliance is monitored in real time. Rule-based actions can be, for example, warnings or time limits, escalations, database adjustments as well as processing stops in case of budget overruns.
OMNITRACKER provides an integrated script editor to assist you in manual scripting. When scripting, you benefit from automatic completions and error detections, syntax highlighting, and reusable code snippets.
A central element in the digitization of business processes is the modelling of workflows. In a graphical user interface, you define all necessary (intermediate) steps as well as all conditions, dependencies, follow-up actions and escalations. Workflows that have been created and released can be adapted in whole or in part as templates by other departments.
Perform comprehensive software configurations yourself with little training effort
Get trained as an OMNITRACKER expert in our training center. Learn basic configuration tasks in the administration area of OMNITRACKER without the need for scripting or programming skills. At the same time, you will learn how to make everyday adjustments (redesigning processes, changing and extending forms, automatically executed actions, managing your permissions and user groups) to your OMNITRACKER system yourself.
Process automation: Easily create and automate workflows with BPMN
In the integrated OMNITRACKER BPMN Modeler, you build your workflows (digital business processes) yourself in a graphical user interface with just a few clicks and drag-and-drop actions. You use the internationally recognized modeling language BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation).
This means that you can import process models from other systems or reuse created models (as templates) internally. Standardized and individual connectors to third-party systems create the best possible compatibility. (Automated) actions in third-party systems can be controlled via this connection.
Workflow models created with BPMN can be easily automated, even if they involve processes across departments or locations. Standardized technologies such as BPMN are immensely important here to ensure the functioning interaction of different systems, especially when it comes to widely branched workflows. This is the only way to achieve efficient and reliable automation, save resources and reduce service processing times.
Software ecosystem: Reduce time spent through extensive synergy effects
With OMNITRACKER, all business processes can be depicted digitally, regardless of industry and company size. This applies to clear workflows as well as to highly complex processes in business-critical areas of your overall software system.
Due to the uniform configuration environment, you will benefit in the long term from the gained application know-how, since customizing is carried out in the same way for all OMNITRACKER applications. This allows you to integrate additional functions in a targeted manner at any time and to adjust existing workflows quickly and with little manual effort. For optimal compatibility and performance, all applications and customizing tools are ideally matched.
Thanks to our guaranteed release compatibility, you also benefit from long-term investment security. After version updates of the OMNITRACKER platform, your system adaptations remain intact.