By John Moore

Jason Bloomberg, president at Intellyx, an industry analysis and advisory firm focused on agile digital transformation, said he sees the IT department becoming more of a service provider and facilitator, providing resources that citizen developers can “mix and match within the constraints of security and compliance.” He sees the separation between IT and the citizen

technologist breaking down.

“Everyone is in IT in the digital workplace,” he said. “Over time, there will be less of a distinction between the role of a traditional IT person and the citizen developer or citizen integrator.”

And when it comes to other IT automation trends, like low-code platforms — often aimed at professional developers — Bloomberg goes further.

“Over time, as these platforms mature, the real question is ‘Why do we need professional developers in the enterprise at all,'” Bloomberg said. “An enterprise developer is becoming more of a low-code role, where the coding part of it is less and less.”

Read the entire article at http://searchcio.techtarget.com/feature/What-IT-automation-trends-mean-for-the-future-of-the-shop

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