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Ronald Catersels
Consultant
Business Engineer / Consultant at a recruiting/HR firm with 51-200 employees
Feb 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The best feature is that you can create applications real fast. Forget large software teams. Alone or with small teams one can accomplice products in days that would take other software development… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Clients are at first amazed that product feedback gets realized in days while other with other software vendors, things only get realized after months or never at all. Bugs are solved most of the time… more»

What needs improvement?

Creating better document templates would be nice. You can achieve what you want but not a speedy as you can do everything else.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For small companies the pricing can be a bit steep. The gap between the free version and a paid version is to big in my opinion.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The Cordis platform was used before we got to know Mendix. Cordis was just a failure that did cost us a lot of money with no result.

What other advice do I have?

In the university world model driven development has been talked about a lot but never realized its potential. Mendix is, in my opinion, the first product that realized the potential of model driven… more»
Real User
Business Analyst at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 30 2016

What do you think of Mendix?

Valuable Features

Rapid development Prototyping

Improvements to My Organization

The ability to deploy functionality daily, weekly, or monthly has greatly increased our competitive advantage in the market.

Use of Solution

More than 3 years

Deployment Issues

No

Stability Issues

No

Scalability Issues

No

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service: Enterprise level customer support, with strong user community Technical Support: Good

Previous Solutions

Yes, traditional development methodologies were found to be too slow and cumbersome

Initial Setup

No, there is alot of support for getting started, from videos to tutorials.

Implementation Team

in-house

Other Advice

Mendix has a unique place in the market and is a great tool. Ensure that you…
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Real User
Business and Solutions Architect at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Apr 26 2016

What is most valuable?

Mendix provides the big-picture to the detail and the detail to the big-picture and they do that well. The tool chain allows one to model the business in the easy-to-use… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Mendix has helped to dissolve the divide between “business” and “IT”, between business speak and technical jargon, between classical project management and disciplined… more»

What needs improvement?

We need better support for master data management, consuming corporate dictionaries and exporting the models to others. We also need better reporting and visualisation as… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Mendix can be expensive if you stare at the bottom line and compare it to traditional tech - which is flawed. Think big picture and time to market with a few bright… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Mendix is not a "RAD" tool and there really is nothing like it, similar tools have started appearing and the approach is catching on. Model Driven tools differ in… more»

What other advice do I have?

Mendix requires adoption from the top and support for the teams that implement it to not be ham strung by IT. Do not approach Mendix like a “traditional” IT shop will : It… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had a look at OutSystems, some open source initiatives and BPM tools.

What is Mendix?

The Mendix App Platform enables enterprise development teams to rapidly build, integrate, and deploy beautiful multi-device applications. Enterprise IT teams that need to quickly build innovative and differentiating applications in close collaboration with business stakeholders use Mendix.
Mendix customers
Genzyme, TNT, Yahoo, Capgemini, Roche, D&B, Aegon, kpn, AZL, Sky, Arch, Penn State Univeristy, BancABC
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