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Akioma enables citizen developers with Progress CRM system

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) reported that Akioma Software is relying on the ProgressPacific platform to empower its customers to become more effective citizen developers by replacing complex coding requirements with intuitive drag and drop business rules capabilities.

At the outset of creating its new CRM system, Akioma´s goal was to integrate a business rules management system that would reduce the need to traditionally code individual changes by 50-60 percent. A BRMS enables business analysts and policy makers those who best understand the dynamics forcing change within an organization to model and deploy business rules without needing traditional programming skills.

By utilizing the Progress Corticon business rules management system within the Progress Pacific platform, Akioma was ultimately able to replace nearly 100 percent of the business rules coding required in the final application, slashing development lead times from between four and six weeks to just a few days.

Progress Software is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Its website is at


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