AgilePoint CEO, Jesse Shiah, to Address Internet of Things West Audience

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Shiah to focus on new low-code paradigm as future of IoT application development.

AgilePoint, an established leader in the low-code platform space, today announced that its CEO, Jesse Shiah, will be a featured speaker at Internet of Things West, a technology conference being staged November 3-4, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Internet of Things West is an event covering advanced connectivity and cloud-based control of devices, equipment, facilities and enterprise operations.

While the Internet of Things has been a hot topic in technology circles for the past few years, several factors have inhibited the advancement of IoT technologies. “Most IoT applications created today are point solutions with simple back-end integration,” commented Shiah. “But the real value of the IoT can be realized only when supporting applications move past the point-solution stage, having more sophisticated back-end orchestrations spanning actors, line-of-business systems, cloud services, and other IoT systems.”

Shiah went on to point out that today’s standard software development methodology—Agile—simply doesn’t address the challenges presented by the IoT. “Agile is too slow and expensive to satisfy the exploding demand for IoT applications,” pointed out Shiah. “And hand-coded apps lack responsive characteristics, which are a necessity in the 24/7 world of the IoT, where apps can’t be taken offline for updates. That’s where low-code platforms come in,” concluded Shiah, “especially platforms that can quickly produce pervasively integrated systems that can self-adapt to changing business conditions and technical requirements.”

Shiah’s session, entitled “Compose IoT Business Solutions with a Low-Code Development Platform,” will be on November 3rd at 3pm Pacific.

About AgilePoint

AgilePoint is a Silicon-Valley-based software developer at the forefront of the digital-transformation movement. Having more than 1,400 on-premises and cloud deployments in 28 countries, AgilePoint enables enterprises to continually reinvent themselves via the rapid development of innovative business applications that provide immediate business value. Having deep roots in the BPMS space, AgilePoint can simultaneously drive back-office cost reduction while facilitating front-office revenue enhancement via low-to-no-code applications that dramatically improve customer experience and interaction. AgilePoint has won numerous awards and distinctions, including placement in multiple Gartner Magic Quadrants and Forrester Wave reports. AgilePoint’s key industries include manufacturing, energy, legal services, financial services, insurance, healthcare, and government.

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