Many municipalities struggle to keep up with the technical pace of change that their citizens now require, as well as managing their legacy IT infrastructure. Government CIOs often have to make difficult trade-offs between offering a compelling citizen user experience and maintaining current application functionality. Local governments have been forced to hire more IT staff or outsource application development to try and overcome those obstacles. There’s a better way to achieve a true digital transformation without costly hiring or outsourcing. Low-code application development with OutSystems can provide a successful end-to-end digital transformation.

According to our research, local government organizations face numerous challenges that slow or delay digital innovation. If your e-government, citizen services, or other digital transformation efforts seem to be stuck in lengthening IT queues, you are not alone.

Over 3,500 IT professionals from 116 countries shared their insights in one of the most comprehensive research reports on the state of application development.

In this concise summary, we explore how local government bodies are performing on a wide number of app dev performance measures, including:

  • Demand for new software applications
  • Average development times for web and mobile apps
  • Backlog length and control
  • Ability to hire required development skills
  • Adoption of Agile and DevOps practices

To find out more, download the local government report.