What is low code?

When you can visually create new business applications with minimal hand coding — when your developers can do more of greater value, faster — that’s low code.

How is the platform low code?

The IBM Automation® platform includes prebuilt functionality and code wherever possible, so even non-developers can build basic automation applications with little IT support.

  • You’re not limited to a narrow range of functionality. Developers can easily add custom code or functionality to any app created with low code.  
  • You get built-in governance. Business users can build apps that can’t be deployed without IT approval, to improve security and success.
  • You can add capabilities to easily monitor and measure performance issues and sentiment, and quickly iterate based on operational feedback.


Accelerate app development

A catalog of automation assets and services promotes asset reuse across projects, speeding up app development.

Deliver more than simple apps

Business users can build apps that can be easily enhanced with additional functionality by developers.

Build apps that automate more

With a central location for building apps, you can combine multiple automation capabilities within a single app.


Get hands-on experience with IBM Business Automation Studio

In this tutorial, you'll explore IBM® Business Automation Studio — a single authoring and development environment for IBM Cloud Pak® for Automation. Business Automation Studio includes low-code tools and extends automation business services with toolkits. It connects four integrated IBM Cloud Pak for Automation capabilities: IBM Application Designer, IBM Business Automation Workflow, IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM FileNet® Content Manager.


Tap into the platform’s full set of capabilities for automating all types of work at scale.