The need for configurable software applications in the large enterprises is becoming more and more of a necessity. Instead of customized solutions, which are essentially company specific, buyers are now demanding applications that evolve with ‘digitization’ best practices and are flexible enough to be altered easily as these practices are shared. Better still, many companies are in the midst of transforming processes and operations to improve overall efficiencies and productivity; however, it can require a lot of fine-tuning (and custom coding) to optimize the current environment when dealing with clunky legacy systems. Unfortunately, with a custom built tool or application, you just can’t get that flexibility and are stuck with the ‘as is’ or face costly change orders. Conversely, by providing configurable applications, developers are ensuring that these applications are easy to maintain, alter and scale as industry standards evolve, and company needs are harmonized and optimized. So, what is the process?
Lauren Harriman, J.D., CIPP/US, is a technology law blogger for TechTalkTranslated.com, the blog she launched during her final year at the University of San Francisco School of Law. She initially launched the blog so that she could explain tech and news about tech privacy to readers who were not tech-savvy and make them laugh at the same time. Today, she writes about emerging technologies and associated legal issues. A product of both coasts of the United States, she began her career as a programmer for a small startup in Silicon Valley. She spends her free time skiing and developing ways to automate her work.
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