A recent survey from Figure Eight – an Appen company – shows that AI (Artificial Intelligence) is rapidly becoming a strategic imperative. But unfortunately, there are major bottlenecks, such as the divides between line-of-business owners and technical practitioners as well as the complexities of managing data.

But there is something that should help solve the problems: low-code. As the name implies, this involves creating applications with drag-and-drop and integrations. The result is that development is much quicker and effective (here’s a post I wrote for Forbes.com about low-code).

One of the leaders in this category is Appian, which is the first low-code operator to go public. The company has a bold guarantee for its customers: “Idea to app in eight weeks.”READ MORE ON: FORBES