A Brief History of the Citizen Developer

If you were at Betty Blocks on Stage, you met the guru of Citizen Development: Bouwe Koopal. In his recently published book (co-authored with Bert Annink) “The World of UDI” he explains the journey to the cloud like an atlas with different places...

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Meet the Platform: UI Builder, Data Models, and Actions

So you know exactly what kind of application you want to build. You can visualize the whole thing in your head and damn is it sweet. Congratulations, you’re most of the way there. Now, let’s take a look at the specific platform features you’ll...

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What Kinds of Applications can you Build Without Coding?

In my last blog, “No-code: How it Works”, we went over the basics of what no-code platforms really are. Which is great if you’re just starting out but it does, of course, raise a second very important question. What applications can you create? ...

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2019 Market Outlook: No- and Low-code Platforms

HpaPaaS. RAD. DPA. LCAP. OMG. WTF. Whatever you call them, there are no-code platforms and there are low-code platforms. They allow users to build different types of applications with limited coding or none at all, and they do so because software...

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No-code: How it Works

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “How can you possibly build an application without writing a single line of code?”

Let’s start by acknowledging what coding is. Building an application traditionally requires 2 things:...

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Betty Blocks Crushed it with Annual Growth of 360% in 2018: A Year in Highs and Lows

This time last year we were so excited to report that Betty Blocks saw a record growth of 210% in 2017. How young and bright-eyed we were! Because in 2018 Betty Blocks reported a jaw-dropping annual growth of 360% in new deals.

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Zuiderzeeland Regional Water Authority Empowers Citizen Development

Proper wastewater treatment and water safety in the Netherlands is something so common and natural, we never give it any thought. But, the truth is that the kind people at the Zuiderzeeland Regional Water Authority work around the clock to keep...

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Why Citizen Development Fails (and Why You Don't Have to)

Sometimes things don't work out. When that something is your AD&D (application development and delivery) strategy, it's serious business. A criticism of citizen development from IT professionals is often that the risks of involving non-IT pros in...

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Get Shadow IT Under Control with Citizen Development

If you're an IT professional, it's the stuff of nightmares. Dozens of unmonitored applications running throughout an organization completely below the radar of your IT department. Apps pouring out of the cracks meant to improve department...

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[eGuide] Governing Citizen Development: A Strategy Guide for CIOs and IT Departments

 

Citizen development is a topic that is going to dominate boardrooms within the next 5 years, and every company should have a strategy. To make sure you have a solid head start as a frontrunner in the movement, we’ve made a guide so that your...

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