The outbreak of the coronavirus has presented an extraordinary amount of challenges for companies, whether it be forcing them to shift production for essential materials, reconstruct physical workspaces to adhere to social distancing guidelines, or close their doors.
But, it has also presented opportunity.
In the early days of the pandemic, companies moved their workforces and operations remote, worked to ensure their employees and customers were safe, and activated their business continuity plans to reduce the impact of internal and external volatility.
As businesses worked to keep their operations going, this pandemic revealed inefficiencies in some critical processes, like tracking supplier information and supplier risk, increasing visibility into complex projects, and accessing siloed information.
While many companies remain focused on managing risk, growing their market share, and reducing costs, some are using this time to find innovative ways to solve challenges and improve their processes to be better prepared for future disruption.
To address both challenges and opportunities, companies have leveraged low-code platforms to help increase visibility and transparency within their organizations, eliminate inefficient and time-consuming manual processes, and consolidate data in one easily accessible location.
Here are some examples of how we have seen companies use low-code platforms to innovate through the downturn: