Speed, ease of workflow, and the democratization of technology and business data are the raison d’être of IT in 2021.
Airtable, a low-code provider of a lightweight way to help industry employees manage and present corporate data, today announced the launch of Interface Designer. Airtable calls it the “first full-featured visual app builder” for businesses, although companies like Appian, Quickbase, and Boomi might disagree.
Interface Designer is equipped with new features that extend Airtable’s current capabilities used by corporate clients, which the company says includes 80% of the Fortune 100.
The versatile Airtable gives end users the ability to create and share their own workflows – while connecting to relational databases previously reserved for power users – for everything from managing an editorial calendar to planning a major event. The platform makes it possible to create flexible checklists, organize collections or ideas and manage customers or contacts. It also offers a variety of templates ranging from home improvement to store inventory, allowing users to build custom apps without any prior coding experience.
Revealed on November 9, Interface Designer features include a drag-and-drop tool that makes it easy to design a fully interactive front-end experience on any workflow built into Airtable (no development skills required) at the instead of hiring a developer or waiting to get on the roadmap of an IT department. It also has the ability to create custom interactive interfaces that present the most relevant parts of a workflow to the right people at the right time, so people can see the information they need (and none of it). ) and know exactly where supports work and what is expected of them. Significant updates to key features are also planned for large enterprises to use to scale with Airtable, including extensive security controls and new integrations with Zendesk, GitHub, and Google Drive.
More details can be found in this blog post.
The company was founded by Andrew Ofstad, Emmett Nicholas, and Howie Liu in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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