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.

Webinar Recap: Trunk-Based CI/CD Automation – the New Kid on the Block Disrupting Companies

Last week, GeneXus hosted an information-packed webinar that focused on the emerging role of Automation Architects and the methodologies they employ as a part of their Conversations on Digital Transformation series. These engineers and their practices have substantially reduced development and deployment times, as well as having dramatically increased quality of deliverable. Featured guests for this virtual event were David Shen, Senior Director of Engineers for Viacom and Antonio Julio, Head of Business Development, North America, for GeneXus USA.

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.

What We’ve Learned from Working with Over 135,000 Software Developers and IT Managers

Having reached another milestone, with the expansion of our global footprint to the U.S. where, in addition to having over 50 enterprise customers, we’re seeing a huge demand for our services, and our inclusion in Gartners Magic Quadrant as a Challenger, report there’s no better time than now to give a shout out to the community of developers, IT managers and our customers-at-large, who have made this possible!