From Programming to Business Strategy – the IT Employee of the Future will be a Versatilist

This is a unique way to start a blog. Normally I do an introduction about some comments related to the story I want to share. Well, I want to start this blog post with the following prediction (maybe I can get more attention from those writing code): By 2021, 40% of IT staff will be versatilists holding multiple roles, most of which will be business-related rather than technology-related.

The Digital Journey: How to Implement and Survive a Digital Strategy

We talk about the Digital Transformation every day. And every day, we touch on the same points:

  • If we don’t invest in developing a digital strategy the business will be at risk;
  • The need for the right tools deliver the efficiencies and opportunities for true digital transformation;
  • The challenges CIO’s and IT departments are facing are increasing exponentially as they are asked to do more, with less.

Giving a Voice and a Purpose to Everyone In the Workplace: a Roadmap to Building Mutual Understanding

Innovation Against All Odds (1988)

If you read the GeneXus company bio, you’ll notice right away that founders, Nicolás Jodal and Breogán Gonda, stress the excellent team of people who helped them achieve their goal of building a successful organization 30 years ago. The group was extremely knowledgeable and gratified to be doing what they were doing, all working towards one common objective: to create something that would change the lives of people around the world.

How Citizen Developers Will Change the Role of DevOps — and Why It Will Be Better for Everyone

New AI-powered technologies being embraced by the enterprise provides all staff levels with capabilities previously restricted to IT. Among these new capabilities is the new role of citizen developers, where most anyone in an organization can develop  applications using self-coding programs. This is a good thing on the whole, but as with any other revolution, it comes with challenges and potential drawbacks, which CIOs and their teams will need to address.