SET EVENT TYPE: Webinars

K2 + Forrester: The Rise of the Citizen Developer

Start Date: 3/1/2018 6:00:00 PM
End Date: 3/1/2018 7:00:00 PM
Location: Online
Time: 3/1/2018 6:00:00 PM to 3/1/2018 7:00:00 PM

Event Highlights

Welcome to the world of the “citizen developer.” A revolution that’s long been predicted and finally coming of age.  Enabled by low-code/no code application platforms that can be sanctioned by Corporate IT, leading organizations today are successfully tapping into non-traditional developer resources to close the IT skills gap and unleash new opportunities to drive efficiency and profitability.  IT departments embracing the movement are better equipped to meet changing market and business requirements than ever before.

Join Brandon Brown, VP, Global Technical Field, K2 and guest speaker John Rymer, VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research for a webinar discussion offering practical advice on how to harness the energy and insights of citizen developers to accelerate innovation and achieve digital transformation.  The business can create a strong UX and achieve automation and IT can play an integral role by focusing on enablement.  

 Key Discussion Areas:    

  • Drivers and motivation: the fuel for citizen developers
  • Assessing your citizen developer opportunity: risk and reward
  • Real world examples: how a global technology leader and upscale retailer are operationalizing, enabling and supporting the citizen developer movement with demonstrated success
  • Strategies for success: how to use this strategy to your advantage and truly transform 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

John Rymer, VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
John serves Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. He leads Forrester's AD&D coverage of cloud platforms, including Microsoft Windows Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Salesforce's platform. John is a leading expert on enterprise middleware. Included in his coverage are the Java application servers from IBM, Red Hat JBoss, and Oracle, as well as Microsoft's .NET. John is the lead analyst on Forrester's application development strategy, sourcing, and structure playbook. He is an authority on the enterprise strategies of IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle and contributes to Forrester's coverage of low-code application platforms and business rules platforms.


Brandon Brown, VP of Global Technical Field, K2
Brandon is a Sr. Director of Product Planning at K2, and has a diverse background, which includes leading development teams in the manufacturing and supply chain management space. As a software architect for the last 15+ years, Brandon has helped companies leverage technology to solve unique industry related business process and automation challenges. In his 10 years at K2, he has helped many of the largest organizations on the planet drive efficiencies and automate their business processes.