Digital transformation projects present many technological and organizational challenges. A key challenge is developing modern, cloud-native applications that connect customers directly using automated business processes and decisions. Creating these applications requires a radical change in how software is built—moving away from traditional, IT-led software development to a process that lets both developers and business experts contribute directly to application logic.

In this guide, you’ll learn that to use this approach, new platforms are required to create business models and merge them with program code produced by developers, generating a scalable, secure, and maintainable application or microservice.