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  • Explore the topic of digital transformation in industry in Where Today Meets Tomorrow, a Siemens podcast. The conversations are fun and lighthearted, accessible to everyone from your CTO to your mom. Complexity and change are hallmarks of our industry and modern life generally, but one constant is that all of us working in and impacted by digitalization have a story to tell. What's yours? 

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  • Mar 21 2022

    Low-code was not built as a full replacement hard coding. In fact, in most cases, it complements it by accelerating the software development process. It therefore shouldn’t be viewed as the answer to everything even though it’s a perfect answer for many scenarios. 


    The challenge is identifying which these scenarios are and proving that it is actually effective for them. That’s why testing out a low-code platform by building a minimum viable product is important before making a decision on whether to adopt it.


    In this last of six episodes investigating low-code myths, the host Michael Boland is joined by two guests: Isaac Sacolick – founder and President of StarCIO, a company that helps organizations adopt digital transformation – and a low-code curious, Ginni Saraswati.

    Today, you’ll learn about the questions you need to ask before determining whether low-code is the right solution. You’ll also hear about the importance of testing it by building a minimum viable product. Additionally, you’ll hear about how it can be utilized to make sure that the team keeps up with the changing technology.


    What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

    • Why low-code is important even for technologically equipped teams (02:55)
    • The importance of testing out low-code by creating an MVP (05:03)
    • Questions that you should ask while evaluating the need for low-code (07:50)
    • How Covid impacted the adoption of low-code (09:01)


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    12 mins
  • Mar 14 2022

    In safety-sensitive industries such as aerospace, management needs to keep detailed logs of all their processes. This makes the industry very cautious when adopting any changes. They don’t just run towards the next flashy innovation before thoroughly understanding what its impact on their compliance is.


    They want efficient systems that are consistent and enable them to remain audit-ready. That’s where low-code comes in. With just some minor changes in what team members do, it is able to deliver tremendous value, very fast,  across the value chain.


    In this fifth of six episodes investigating low-code myths, the host Michael Boland is joined by two guests: Isaac Sacolick – founder and President of StarCIO, a company that helps organizations adopt digital transformation – and a low-code curious, Ginni Saraswati.


    Today, you’ll learn about the worries that act as barriers to the adoption of low-code platforms. You’ll also hear about the factors that companies in a highly regulated environment should consider before choosing the right platform for them. Additionally, you’ll hear about how it is able to keep the guidelines and procedures consistent across the board.


    What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

    • How low-code’s flexibility makes the transition easier (02:23)
    • Worries that stop most CIOs from adopting low-code solutions (04:29)
    • How low-code benefits test operators (05:17)
    • How it keeps the management safe and prepared for an audit (06:16)


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    11 mins
  • Mar 7 2022

    Most established organizations are very protective of their legacy systems even when they are clearly inefficient. That’s because their employees’ vast knowledge on how to operate those systems is a big asset to them. 

    They view investing in new systems as possible opportunities that are beyond their risk tolerance. Low-code systems are perfect for such organizations because the transition is fast and many features can easily be customized to meet their needs. It also provides them with an opportunity to remain competitive by increasing their efficiency.


    In this fourth of six episodes investigating low-code myths, the host Michael Boland is joined by two guests: Charles Araujo –  Principal Analyst at the digital transformation analyst firm, Intellyx – and a low-code curios Ginni Saraswati.

    Today, you’ll learn how low-code can be used by organizations to profitably gain insight from data that is already available to them. You’ll also hear why established organizations are reluctant to adopt new technology. Additionally, you’ll learn about the benefits leaped by companies that adopt low-code platforms.


    What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

    • Why organizations view a limited budget as an obstacle to adopting low-code platforms (03:05)
    • Understand the term ‘experiential demand’ (04:43)
    • How low-code can help in creating unique customer experiences (06:17)
    • The benefits of low-code to an organization (08:50)


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    13 mins

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