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Low-code and no-code is shifting the balance between business and technology professionals
The Covid-19 crisis has accelerated digital transformation, and in the process, pushed more tech-driven work well beyond the bounds of data centers — into executive suites, marketing departments, human resource offices, and even into the front lines. Business-side professionals with a minimum of development experience — beyond creating spreadsheets — suddenly had to become IT departments within their own home offices, not only troubleshooting network issues, but creating or downloading front-end apps and applications to help them in their jobs. Photo: Joe McKendrick This new phase we’ve entered — low-code and no-code, 2020s style — shifts the relationship between IT and business professionals. In this Q&A, Sheryl Koenigsberg , head of global product marketing at Mendix , provided her insights on where the low-code and no-code movement has taken and will be taking us.
Q: In this time with most knowledge workers and managers working remotely, are end-users getting the IT support they need? Are end-users essentially on their own when it comes to leveraging IT capabilities? Are the IT professionals they depend on more consumed with remote infrastructure support issues?
Koenigsberg: “I don’t envy anyone who is an IT worker right now. You’re right, they are consumed with […]