By Richa Bhatia
LCNC Platforms Boost Rise of Citizen Developers
According to Jason Bloomberg, leading industry analyst and President of Intellyx, industry analysis and advisory firm, the no-code corner comprises of citizen developers who can now “build functional but generally limited apps without having to write a line of code.” Meanwhile, the Low-Code corner includes professional developers who are now able to streamline their work and develop enterprise-class applications with little or no hand-coding.
This new wave of citizen developers is posing a serious threat to consultants, notes Bloomberg.
“The threat is especially to the big system integrators, whose business model depends upon keeping throngs of junior developers busy and billable,” he observed. So big is the trend that leading tech companies are embedding existing products with artificial intelligence ce capabilities to allow non-developers build fast, easy apps without having to code. Take for example, Microsoft Power Apps and OutSystems is helping non-coders build enterprise grade apps on the fly.