588: Ed Jennings, Chief Executive Officer of Quickbase, dials into the concept of citizen developers. Ed describes the nature of Quickbase’s business and how he defines citizen automation. He provides insight into how companies can train and empower citizen developers, how the pandemic acted as a catalyst for citizen automation with a renewed focus on resilience, and how citizen automation can unlock the full potential of systems, people, and teams. Finally, Ed also describes where citizen automation typically begins in enterprises, how citizen automation both competes and collaborates with traditional IT organizations and ecosystems, and how companies can begin their citizen development journey.
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