AernoudtBottemanneCTO at IG&H
Anonymous UserClient Manager at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"You can go huge - so it is definitely a scalable solution."
"One thing I like about OutSystems is that there's no lock-in. You can keep running your applications because it's on .NET and hosted centrally. That's one of the advantages I see there in terms of not having an IT strategy that has a dependency on a particular platform."
"We have no complaints surrounding both the scalability and stability of this solution."
"I like the mobile features the most, and there are also various features around the portal we created that I enjoy."
"There is literally a ton of stuff it can do. It's very flexible."
"The most valuable features are quick customization, solid deployment processes, and excellent reliability."
"We haven't had any issues with stability so far."
"I'm not sure what the most valuable aspect of the solution is, but I can say that their finance and auditing systems are quite impressive. You can audit in different invoices right to procurement. It's all quite seamless."
"Features they are integrating to the other services."
"The most valuable feature is ease of use."
"The product is pretty responsive."
"The queue management of the solution is its most valuable aspect."
"We like that the technology is very agile and flexible in the sense that there's a large partner ecosystem within Salesforce Platform. This enables us to choose from many different partners with different advantages, and all of it can be done in a plug-and-play kind of way."
"It needs improvement in the AI capability."
"The integration points need to be increased. People have also started to adopt this solution for their regular needs. That means it's not only the big enterprises that are adopting this solution. There are also small and medium enterprises that are adopting it. I've read that where you have large deployments, OutSystems starts to crumble a bit. That is the idea that no customer would know at the beginning and would also not like to hit the wall there. When it is on the client, there are a lot of applications already on low-code, and then suddenly you realize that you want to do some big applications, and you face hurdles. This is the general feedback for all such platforms."
"The technical features are good, but the actual commercialization is out of reach."
"Since we first started using OutSystems, they switched their language support from Java and .NET to .NET only, which was a bit of a surprise. Their language support could be better in this sense, although on our resource side it is now a bit more flexible."
"The solution is costly."
"The cost of data storage is an issue once the company grows."
"I would like to have integration with Google."
"The solution offers upgrades at a slower pace. The solution needs to keep up with competitors."
"They need an easy way of getting details and then adding to it and then being able to do it in a more simplified way"
"The marketing automation needs improvement."
"Better flexibility in editing emails created from templates would be great, and being able to add hyperlinks in emails for scheduling meetings would allow us to automate more."
"If you have resellers or distributors, you just need to figure out a way to set up the system in the backend. Since every company is different, it takes a little bit of time to figure that out."
"The initial setup is rather complex."
"For a single application, it's too expensive."
"OutSystems is a good solution, but it's not cheap."
"I think the pricing for OutSystems is comparable with similar solutions. I would place it somewhere in the middle. We pay for the bundle and don't pay anything extra in terms of licensing and other fees."
"It is an expensive program."
"The licensing is per user per month, which we took out a contract on a long time back. It's really an okay price for what solutions are available and for how many features and what kind of functionality you get."
"The solution is a bit expensive."
"It is expensive. Licensing is on an annual basis."
"It is quite expensive. Its developers come at a premium cost, which makes it expensive."
"It is expensive."
OutSystems is ranked 2nd in Mobile Development Platforms with 5 reviews while Salesforce Platform is ranked 1st in Mobile Development Platforms with 16 reviews. OutSystems is rated 7.8, while Salesforce Platform is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of OutSystems writes "Great platform, very stable and it does automatic dependency checking: very useful for enterprise environments". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Salesforce Platform writes "Empowers our sales team with a common platform, but lacks a few niche integrations". OutSystems is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Appian, ServiceNow, Mendix and Bizagi, whereas Salesforce Platform is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft PowerApps, Amazon AWS, Appian and Mendix. See our OutSystems vs. Salesforce Platform report.
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