How to build an enterprise software application: Our insightsManjiri Ranade
No matter how fast or radically the world changes, few things stand the test of time.
And Enterprise Application development is no exception to it. From completely in-house developed and housed applications to completely running the enterprise using managed applications on the cloud.
Throughout all these transitions, some of the principles have proven their indispensability again and again.
Requirements management – Enterprise software should be built to help all the stakeholders work efficiently. To achieve this, the requirements should be nailed down correctly, streamlining the process and improving productivity
Robust and reliable platforms help Enterprise applications to manage the non-functional requirements like Scalability, Security, performance, and stability with confidence. The task of the EA developer should be to deliver the functionality required by the enterprise. They should focus on how they will build the workflows, Functionalities, dashboards, reports, data dictionaries that will facilitate this. They need to build everything from scratch. Using industry-standard platforms allows the teams to focus on the business logic
Layers and integration: EAs should be built using well-separated layers. This will help in modifying or rebuilding any modules with ease without having to make changes to all the layers. Integrations with new systems, for new functionalities, or regulation requirements, will always keep on coming. So it is very important that the Applications should be built with APIs and customization possibilities.
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