According to Forrester, a leading global research and advisory firm, in the U.S. alone there will be a deficit of 500,000 developers by 2024 (How To Harness Citizen Developers To Expand Your AD&D Capacity, Forrester Research, Inc., April 19, 2017). Across all industries and global markets, the demand for software is skyrocketing higher and faster than traditional Java or .NET developers can keep up with. IT departments can only manage to maintain the basic necessities of enterprise organizations to keep the ship running smoothly, leaving sales, customer service, marketing, and field operations departments behind with their needs unmet.

Here’s some good news--there’s a solution. No-code platforms open the door to a new kind of developer. There is a significant population of untapped potential in the workforce, and no-code can help bridge the gap between software needs and manpower--and align business needs with IT strategy and implementation in the