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How to stay motivated when working from home?

It is needless to say that COVID-19 has impacted all of our daily lives. We’re not going to the office

Automate your business #4 – What’s next?

Once you have decided which processes you’d like to automate, it is time to build your application. There are several

Automate your business #3 – Make a good start

Now that you’ve discovered your own processes and have a clear idea of processes that can benefit from automation, it is time to

Automate your business #2 – Benefit from automation

Last time, we wrote that discovering processes is an essential first step if you want to embrace automation. Once you’ve gone through

Automate your business #1 – Discovering processes

Automation: you’ve heard all about it, and as a twenty-first century company, you want to embrace it. But where to

Embrace innovation: the importance of future-proofing your organization

Most organizations have plenty of forward-thinking people who want to innovate. Getting initiatives off the ground, however, is a different

Innovative initiatives: how do you realize them?

In our last blogs about innovation, we discussed the importance of embracing innovation and explained how to recognize and eliminate

Innovation killers: how to recognize and eliminate reluctance

In our other blog about innovation, we discussed why it is important for organizations to embrace innovation. Today, we would

Why are IT projects often a hassle?

Managers – especially those with an entrepreneurial spirit – often encounter numerous issues when trying to get software projects off

3 Tips to Rethink and Greatly Improve your Business Processes

Together with our customers we have made quite some interesting process changes over the years. I wanted to share some

The real reason your software projects cost more than quoted

It was the summer of 2001, when I walked into the office of a small student recruitment agency. They were

How the Rolodex was digitalized and what you should learn from it

There used to be a time, which I hope many of you have forgotten about, that the Rolodex ruled the

Why Triggre is great for developers

At Triggre, we use our own product to automate a variety of internal processes. For example, we have applications for

5 tips to foster creativity in your team

Over the past years working with the amazing team at Triggre, I have learned a few valuable lessons on how

Triggre’s most mention-worthy releases of 2018

At Triggre, we always focus on improving. That is why back in 2017, we launched a whole new version of

The Triggre Academy: An alumni’s experience

To properly kick off the new year, we’d like to share a ‘pioneer’s’ experience with our brand-new Triggre Academy. In

From 2018 to 2019! – Part 3

In my previous two blogs, I discussed Triggre’s highlights and milestones of 2018. In this last blog of our three-part

From 2018 to 2019! – Part 2

2018 has been marked by several milestones and ambitious plans for the new year. In this three-part blog series, I

From 2018 to 2019! – Part 1

2018 has been an eventful year for Triggre. In this three-part blog series, I’d like to look back on the

The Triggre Academy: What to expect?

In our previous blogs, we discussed how the Triggre Academy came into being, what its goals are, and who would

How to draft a plan of improvement

In our previous blogs, we discussed the importance of determining the happy flow and addressing the bottle necks. Once you’ve asked all necessary

The Triggre Academy: Is it right for you?

In July 2018, we held our first introductory session to make people acquainted with our newly set-up Triggre Academy. Initially,

The Triggre Academy: Goals, approach, plans

At Triggre, we are always looking for more ways to let people experience how easy it can be to create

The road to success: finding the bottlenecks in your process

“Where can we make the greatest impact?” It’s a question that sets you off in the right direction when automating

Steps towards determining the happy flow

If you want to jump on the digitalization train, you will quickly find that it’s key to define your own

From tester to Guide: how my new position at Triggre changed my job

A few months ago, I joined Triggre as a Guide. Now that I’ve found my feet, I’d like to share

Adopting Triggre – Phase 3

When our customers start using Triggre, we usually observe several phases that they go through. In our last two blogs,

Introducing: The Triggre Academy

Amersfoort, June 26, 2018 – In the past few years we have trained many customers, interns and employees to be

Adopting Triggre – Phase 2

When the Triggre ball starts rolling, efficiency and insight increase rapidly. In this blog series, you can read more about

Implementing a digital strategy despite the immense skills shortage

Every year I get the CIO Survey by Harvey Nash / KPMG. While the full report isn’t available until June

Adopting Triggre – Phase 1

When working with customers, we often observe a certain evolution: a line along which they develop their ‘process automation thinking’

How much code can be used in no-code platforms?

Code in no-code platforms, that must not be possible, right? Because if you would be allowed to use code in

Automate your manufacturing process!

If your company manufactures goods or products, it will have a certain process in place to do so. However, ensuring

The difference between low-code and no-code platforms

In my earlier post I talked about the rise of no-code platforms as the next step beyond low-code platforms. We briefly looked

What can(‘t) you do with Triggre? Get the most out of your tool!

Triggre helps organizations stay competitive in the market. It ensures that you can work much faster by simplifying processes in

The rise of no-code platforms

Recent years have given rise to many low-code platforms. A low-code platform allows coders to gain a higher productivity, because

The Netherlands & Belarus: two offices, one team

Triggre’s awesome team has two offices, one in The Netherlands and one in Belarus. Working with one team that works

GDPR compliance with Triggre

The General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR for short, will come into effect May 25th 2018. There has been a lot

What I’ve learned by being new to the world of IT

In my other blog, I told you about the need to acknowledge your boundaries before pushing them. Being new to

Worldwide increase in big bankruptcies

The number of big companies that filed for bankruptcy has increased with 22% worldwide in 2017. Big companies in this

Want to push your boundaries? Acknowledge them first!

My first job in the IT-world started a few months ago. It is intense to start something completely new after

Why standard software is expensive to customize

“This software product already does 90% of what we need.” If only I got a cent every time I have

Pulling back the curtain: a behind-the-scenes look at Triggre

A little while ago, I test drove a Tesla out of curiosity whether it would live up to the hype.

When digitization goes too far

Many schools use student information systems, and have been for a long time. They store grades and other information digitally.

Applying the right mindset

The last time I went skiing was about 20 years ago. Skis were a lot different back then, than they

A new year, a new logo

Perhaps you had already noticed that our website has a new logo. We decided to kick the year off with

Maintenance on software is just like car maintenance: you’re getting played

In 2008, I brought my car to the shop for a periodic check-up, because it had a problem. Sadly, the

Bridging the gap: how to make software creation accessible across departments

In many companies, organizational departments are separated. As a result, marketing employees, for example, never come anywhere near the ICT

Our best-read posts of 2017

In 2017 we kept up the hard work of previous years and provided you with fresh insights and new content

2017 just flew by at Triggre

What a year! It is hard to fathom we are almost living in 2018. So much has happened: it’s unbelievable

Behind the scenes

It has been a while since we updated you on our endeavors regarding adding more and more functionality to Triggre. This, of

1000x Faster than Programming – Part 3: Our Strategy

In my previous two posts, I described the Simplicity / Functionality diagram and explained what the pitfalls of certain strategies

1000x Faster than Programming – Part 2: Impossible Strategies

In my previous post I discussed the simplicity / functionality quadrant, which gives a good starting point to discuss strategies. If

1000x Faster than Programming – Part 1: The Simplicity / Functionality Quadrant

Recently we released a completely redesigned version of our platform, which has been about 3 years in the making. The

What you can learn from a tiny European country

One of the most persistent prejudices around is that governments, both local as well as national, implement changes at an

How developers getting more expensive is silently killing innovation

It is hardly a big secret that it is hard to find good developers. And that salaries for these developers

Guest blog – Digital logistics doesn’t require IT!

Coordinating processes better without extra pressure on IT: it is possible. And supply chain management employees who act as a link between

Soon-to-be-released version of Triggre: “Less buttons, more options, greater fun!”

At Triggre, we believe that everyone should be able to make software. Today, CTO and co-founder Jesse Meijers explains the

Guest blog – From scratch to finish in no time: stopping the ‘IT drag’

Every good solution starts with a brilliant idea. So if you have inspiration for a new software solution that will

Hassle-free software creation: join the new movement!

A new movement is gaining ground in the business community, and it is based on one simple question: How can

Guest blog- Innovating empowerment

At AtoomClub, we believe in a selection of key values to set us apart from other concepts. The thing is, that

Communicating digital change

There are many ways to deal with digital in your company. While the importance of a thorough digital strategy is

Stop increasing programming speed. It is a waste of time.

The world is moving at a faster pace than it used to. Okay, technically the velocity with which the earth

Digital revolution: grab the opportunity and boost effectiveness

‘Digital revolution’ is a hot topic, especially for B2B companies. With the introduction of industry 4.0, increasingly more machines have

Frugality in software development kills security

It’s a nightmare for any company. A data leak. Since last year, European companies have to adhere to strict rules on

Towards modern digitalization in three steps

It is safe to say that ‘digital enterprise’ has become a buzzword. At Triggre, we have noticed that increasingly more

How do you know your applications are secure?

In recent years, the media attention on the lack of security has increased. Every day we hear about data being

Brand new: code name Gulliver

Amersfoort, May 19, 2017 – Triggre set out to invent an entirely new way of creating software. We felt that

Application security is harder than you might think

Developers are expected to write secure applications. Managers often think that making something secure can’t be that hard. It’s the

The hidden problem that is killing your Scrum team’s productivity

Over the past decade, agile has taken over as the most popular way to develop software. If you were to

Going paperless the right way

The paper leave process When we first started our company we didn’t have any employees. But soon the first employee

The lazy designer

“Always choose a lazy man to do a difficult job, because he will find an easy way to do it.”

What happened to organizations going paperless?

There are very few organizations that work paperless. Recent research has even shown that paperless is no longer a priority

No-code platforms: A developer’s delight

We are headed for an enormous IT shortage. One glance at even the most standard job sites shows that developers

What I learned in my first months at a (tech) start-up

It has been almost four months since I switched from an established IT company to a tech start-up. So far,

Business lessons from the world of sports: basics, basics, basics

Playing sports at a very high competitive level is very rewarding. That one throw, shot, or move that makes a

Every founder should watch this 2011 sports movie

There are few movies that have shaped my view on teams as much as Moneyball. It tells the story of how

Triggre goes Biggre: CeBIT

Triggre wants to conquer the world. As every journey starts with the first step, we decided to test the waters

Design: simple steps towards an advanced application

Building an application with Triggre is easy and fun. But what looks simple in the foreground is complex and well-thought-out

Top-notch applications in 4 steps: quality control at Triggre

Software quality is taken very seriously at Triggre. We firmly believe that prevention is better than the cure. That is

Triggre went to the CeBIT in Hannover

Amersfoort, May 7, 2017 – In May 2017, the Triggre team went to Hannover, Germany and visit the CeBIT, Europe’s

Business lessons from the world of sports: Process Goals

We had just lost our final game at the World Ultimate Championships, and most of my team mates were in tears.

Jazz music makes you a better developer

What does your development team look like? Have you ever thought of treating it as a jazz band? Kenneth Norton wrote about

Development of Triggre: how a more technical approach ensures an easy to use platform

‘Agile’ has become an indispensable term in the world of software development. Although Scrum is likely to be the most

Triggre attains Microsoft Application Development competency

That’s why, when the first ideas for the Triggre platform were created in 2009, we decided to work with Microsoft

The proof of the pudding is in the eating

Practically everyone has at least some experience with software creation. People who have been involved with it in one way

Why your kids shouldn’t pursue a career in coding

When I was in high-school, in the nineties, there was a simple expectation that my mom had. I was to

Triggre Guides versus IT consultants: what are the differences?

The time in which traditional IT consultants rule a company’s IT ideas and goals is as good as over. Triggre

Custom software is very quickly becoming so expensive, only the richest companies can afford it

A recent article on AG Connect, a Dutch IT website, states that half of all IT professionals is going to either

Customer case: an efficiency boost with OCI’s portal

Information provision: that’s a keyword for chemical company OCI Nitrogen. A while ago, OCI asked its customers how it could

Our best-read posts of 2016

Every week I browse through our website analytics to see how our web traffic is doing. One of the reports

2016 was a year to remember

We are a company that is very focused on the future. Our goals are big, hairy and audacious and will

How Triggre helps innovative IT departments and business units

In my two previous posts, I talked about bridging the divide between IT departments and business units and why innovative IT departments allow

Using company DNA as a differentiator

A good product can only take you so far. If it’s not rooted in the depths of your company and

Bridging the big divide between IT departments and business units

Two weeks ago, I shared our vision on how visionary IT departments are allowing business units to make software themselves.

Why visionary IT departments allow business units to make software themselves

We meet with a lot of CIO’s and IT managers when companies are interested in using Triggre. Usually, a business

How to very easily save money on contracts with NoticeMe

Subscriptions and contracts can be annoying. Especially those that are automatically prolonged. Haven’t we all had that one contract that

Customer case: NCR and Triggre’s fruitful collaboration

Joining forces with a third party to create software can be frightening. After all, you’re no longer in control, and

The evolution of programming

From what is arguably the first computer, designed by John von Neumann, to the hip languages like Golang, Swift and

Meet Triggre’s guides: “Software creation presents a world of possibilities”

Bringing IT closer to people, eliminating the programmer from the equation: it’s the main task of Triggre’s guides. Today, our