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Low-code and no-code prepare enterprises for an ‘unknowable future’
An IT talent crunch — exacerbated by last year’s great corporate dispersal — has pushed more application responsibility to end users. Now, it’s time to take a look at the long-term implications of the low-code and no-code movement as we move into the resurgent ’20s. In this Q&A, Brad Freitag , CEO of Claris International , explains what to watch for in the months and years ahead. Photo: HubSpot Q: There’s been talk of “low code” for decades now. How are things different nowadays for the low-code movement?
Freitag: “Low code is dramatically different than a decade ago, even a year or two ago because of Covid-19, and it’s trending at a feverish pitch right now. It’s really a confluence of long-brewing trends. In the midst of the digital transformation trend, we saw an increase in low-code adoption because of the widening IT talent gap. As more companies rapidly took on digital initiatives, the demand for IT professionals increased while the supply of computer science graduates still fell short. Then the pandemic hit and all of these methodical, digital transformation initiatives needed to happen immediately — literally overnight.”
“Many companies flocked to low-code solutions due to agility and ability to […]