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2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for OutSystems?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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RS
Owner at a consultancy with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-04-13T17:11:42Z
13 April 21

One of our clients is a union, like a labor union, and therefore they're using it to develop an engagement-type app, for member engagement applications.

KT
Technology Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 10
2021-01-25T15:57:56Z
25 January 21

We have used OutSystems to develop a simple portal in the cloud. This portal is mainly for internal use and not for actual customers or external users. It's generally not for daily usage, so there's only a small team that uses OutSystems as their primary tool in their day-to-day work, but because it's open for any and all kinds of developers, there are probably hundreds of users throughout our organization.

HS
Head of Technology & Governance at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
2020-09-29T05:58:00Z
29 September 20

We use OutSystems to analyze disparate applications that are about to become obsolete. As we currently can't afford it, we are still in the testing and evaluating phase.

Real User
2019-11-28T06:06:00Z
28 November 19

We don't sell OutSystems as a separate solution. We sell it as a platform. And then you win a lot of solutions on top of it. So that can be a second process, it can be a middle phase, it can be a portal, it can be many things, but it is useful for small apps to complete ERP systems and everything in-between.

Marcos Galigarcia - PeerSpot reviewer
CEO & Founder at RiskBucket.net
Real User
2019-03-22T08:16:00Z
22 March 19

Created an operational-risk-management and issue-management application.

it_user877131 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Application Developer at a hospitality company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
2018-05-23T10:30:00Z
23 May 18

The primary use case is to build applications for internal users.

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Paulo Rossi - PeerSpot reviewer
System Analyst with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
17 May 18

In the last months, OutSystems has become our primary development tool. Grendene is a huge producer of footwear and our development in OutSystems is supporting the construction of a large set of applications in these areas: Factory and production-level systems (industrial apps) There are already many applications built to provide information to our offices and for production control of factory processes, simulation, and machine setup. In addition to the already running analytics apps, we are in the process of integrating OutSystems with machines' programmable logic controllers (PLCs). We believe that OutSystems can support factory-level systems that respond quickly. Beginning with the less critical processes, we have already started to build web/mobile applications to be used on the assembly lines and loading docks in the distribution center. Integration and ETL There are many APIs built in OutSystems to provide process automation and information to internal and partner systems. An example is the Melissa branch website that is sustained by a third-party and the product profile is provided by OutSystems APIs. ETL architecture is also developed to synchronize data among some SQL databases and the company’s units. Business and ERP Apps Apps for business and ERPs are a fast-growing set of applications developed in OutSystems, accessed within the ERP portal. New developments are made in OutSystems using the ERP’s database as the information source and connections to many other specialized systems. Corporative Apps In addition to the above, there are many office processes, human resources, and product development/design teams that use OutSystems. Our "Careers" website was built in OutSystems with a dynamic approach that allows the human resource team to create and upload their own pages as a self-service website builder.

Carolina Bessa - PeerSpot reviewer
Software Engineer at a logistics company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
17 May 18

Customer track and trace. We get information from SAP which is updated later by carriers (via EDI). The user interface is built in OutSystems.

LO
Software Engineer
Real User
2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
17 May 18

I use OutSystems to develop web applications. OutSystems is a low-code platform that lets you visually develop your entire application, easily integrate with existing systems, and add your own custom code when you need it.

VitorRosario - PeerSpot reviewer
Outsystems Consultant at notEqual Consulting, LDA
Real User
2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
17 May 18

I use OutSystems' platform to build mobile apps for our customers as well as good old-fashioned web applications.

PRAMOD JAIN - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate Architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2018-05-17T07:35:00Z
17 May 18

First and foremost, OutSystems is one of the most robust platforms I've ever tried. Our primary goal was to reduce the overall development time and deliver to the customer faster than anyone else can.

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