Draft:Betty Blocks

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Betty Blocks
IndustryPlatform as a service
Digital transformation
Enterprise Software
No-code development platform
HeadquartersAlkmaar, Netherlands
  • Betty Blocks platform
Number of employees
Approximately 100 (2019)

Betty Blocks provides a no-code development platform that allows users to design and build web and mobile applications without traditional coding.[1] The platform supports data integrations such as Google Drive, DropBox, Salesforce, and other cloud-based spreadsheet and database platforms.[2] It enables citizen developers to build business use cases including data management, customer relationship management, field inspections, personalized reporting, and process automation.[3]


Betty Blocks is a cloud-based application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) that allows users to create enterprise-grade applications with visual modelling and a drag-and-drop functionality.[4] Compared to low-code development platforms that target IT professionals to speed up existing processes, Betty Blocks software focusses on the empowerment of a specific type of business user: the citizen developer.[5] The purpose of the platform is to align business and IT by facilitating organisations with a collaborative tool.[6] The software is ready-made and consists of reusable blocks that are centrally sanctioned and supported by an organization’s IT department.[7] The platform is available from both a self-service model and a corporate licensing model that is ranged based on the complexity of the applications.[8] All plans include hosting, automatic platform updates and back-ups of metadata and application data.[9]

Betty Blocks’ compatible data sources include:


Betty Blocks was founded by brothers Tim and Chris Obdam in February 2012. The platform was originally created as a personal in-house solution to simplify application development among their own office workers.[11]

Betty Blocks is the first no-code development platform to receive an ISO/IEC 27001 certification in 2017.[12]

In 2017, Betty Blocks debuted in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High- Productivity Application Platform as a Service (hpaPaaS).[13]

In 2018, Betty Blocks secured a higher positioning in Gartner’s 2018 Enterprise High- Productivity Application Platform as a Service (hpaPaaS) Magic Quadrant.[14]

In 2018, Betty Blocks was named a leader by Forrester Research for mobile low-code platforms for business developers.[15] In 2019, Betty Blocks announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to facilitate Microsoft clients with no-code development.[16]

In 2019, Betty Blocks was named a strong performer by Forrester Research in low-code platforms for business developers.[17]

In 2019, Betty Blocks was named a visionary by Gartner in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms.[18]

Notable Clients[edit]

Betty Blocks clients include:


  1. ^ "Betty Blocks REVIEW, IT Development Software". financesonline.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  2. ^ "Betty Blocks Software". softwareadvice.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  3. ^ "Low-Code/No-Code? HPaPaaS? Here's What Everybody Is Missing". forbes.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  4. ^ "Betty Blocks Platform". appsource.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  5. ^ "Citizen development: the no-code approach to software development". information-age.com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  6. ^ "Research Firm Ranks Low-Code Platforms for Business Developers". adtmag.com. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  7. ^ "No code your way to success". bettyblocks.com. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  8. ^ "Pricing Page". bettyblocks.com. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  9. ^ "What are the Price Plans for Betty Blocks?". bettyblocks.com. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  10. ^ "Betty Blocks REVIEW". reviews.financesonline.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  11. ^ "What's in a Vision? The Betty Blocks Story". blog.bettyblocks.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  12. ^ "Betty Blocks Obtains ISO 27001 Certification". computable.nl. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  13. ^ "Gartner Research: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High Productivity Application Platform as a Service". gartner.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  14. ^ "Gartner Research: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High Productivity Application Platform as a Service 2018". gartner.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  15. ^ "The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Low-Code Platforms For Business Developers, Q3 2018". forrester.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  16. ^ "Microsoft and no-code platform Betty Blocks announce strategic collaboration". pulse.microsoft.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  17. ^ "The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Platforms For Business Developers, Q2 2019". forrester.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  18. ^ "What's Changed: 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms". solutionsreview.com. Retrieved 2019-08-14.
  19. ^ "Betty Blocks Customers". bettyblocks.com. Retrieved 2019-06-24.

External links[edit]

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