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Dutch province pioneers no-code platform
This article is part of the CW Benelux issue of November 2019-January 2020
The Netherlands province of Zuid-Holland has signed an agreement with rapidly growing Dutch “no-code” platform supplier Betty Blocks to replace outdated applications and develop new ones. Other Dutch provinces and governments are also showing interest. “No-code” or “low-code” platforms enable businesses to create applications without having to write in any programming language. Alkmaar-based software company Betty Blocks is growing quickly, according to CEO Chris Obdam, who runs the software company with his brother Tim. The brothers established the company 17 years ago. They developed tailor-made software, Chris working as programmer and Tim as operational director. To date, Betty Blocks has focused entirely on building a no-code platform, and has been recognised as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and a leader in the Forrester Wave. It now has overseas branches in London and Atlanta, and continues to grow steadily, despite being without venture capital or other investors. At the moment, Betty Blocks is seeing the ...
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