Citizen Development Week
Quixy Editorial Team
August 9, 2023
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Are you looking to unleash your creativity and contribute to developing innovative solutions? Do you want to learn about the latest trends in citizen development and collaborate with experts in the field? Then you want to take advantage of the Citizen Development Week on Innovation Day from 17-21 April 2023!

Hosted by a team of seasoned professionals in the technology and innovation sectors, this event empowers individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to take on their development projects. Over the course of 5 days, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of interactive workshops, presentations, and networking sessions.

Now, hold on to your hats because this is not any typical tech event. Citizen Development is all about empowering individuals who may not have a formal coding background to create custom applications, websites, and other digital solutions. That’s right! You don’t need a computer science degree to be a part of this movement!

This unique approach to development is what sets Citizen Development on Innovation Day apart from other events. So if you’re ready to unleash your inner innovator and get your hands on no-code low-code tools, then this is the event for you! By leveraging low-code or no-code platforms, you can bring your ideas to life quickly and without relying on expensive development teams.

Citizen Development Week is designed to foster a sense of community and collaboration. Attendees will have plenty of opportunities to network with other like-minded individuals and learn from and connect with experienced professionals in the field. With a diverse range of speakers and topics, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

A Closer Look at Citizen Development Week: Sneak Peek at Key Topics

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To further explore the benefits of Citizen Development, the upcoming event will feature leading voices in the domain who will share their expertise on a range of topics, including:

Session 1: Citizen Development: Empowering Employees to Drive Innovation and Digital Transformation

How Citizen Development empowers non-IT employees to create software solutions using low-code/no-code platforms, driving innovation and digital transformation and helping organizations adapt quickly to changing business needs. 

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Session 2: Demystifying Citizen Development: Separating Fact from Fiction

Dispelling common misconceptions about Citizen Development and providing a clear understanding of its benefits and limitations. 

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Session 3: Getting Started with Citizen Development Practical Tips and Resources

Providing practical tips and resources for the successful implementation of Citizen Development programs, including identifying potential citizen developers, selecting the right platform, and setting up governance and support structures. 

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Session 4: AI-Driven Citizen Development and Business Agility: A Winning Combination

A Winning Combination – exploring how AI can enhance Citizen Development, enabling faster and more accurate development of complex applications and automation. 

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Session 5: Enabling Safe and Sustainable Citizen Development: Best Practices and Governance Models

Discussing best practices and governance models for ensuring safe and sustainable Citizen Development, including risk mitigation strategies, training programs, and compliance frameworks. 

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Session 6: Measuring RoI and tracking KPIs for Citizen Development projects: Success Stories and best practices

Learning how to measure the RoI and track KPIs for Citizen Development projects, including identifying the right metrics, establishing baselines, and monitoring progress over time. 

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Session 7: Citizen Development Unplugged- Q&A with the Pros

Are you curious about citizen development and how it’s transforming the way we build apps and automate workflows? Join us for “Citizen Development Unplugged: Q&A with the Pros,” a virtual panel discussion with industry leaders who will share their insights, experiences, and best practices for citizen development.

From no-code platforms to low-code tools, this event is an opportunity to learn from the experts & get inspired to take your app-building skills to the next level. Don’t miss out!

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The incredible lineup of speakers will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and insights on various topics. You can register for the event here. Let’s look at who will be speaking during this exciting event!

Also Read: Do you have what it takes to be a Citizen Developer?

Meet the Experts at Citizen Development Week

Top Speakers at Citizen Development Week! The event features a diverse lineup of speakers with unique expertise to share with attendees.

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We have Vivek Goel, Vice President of Marketing at Quixy and a no-code Evangelist, who has expertise in strategy and operations across functions, including Marketing and Business Development, HR, Process and Quality, Project Management, and Product Development. 

Kurmanath KV, a Senior Deputy Editor at Business Line, also known as The Hindu Business Line. With a focus on IT, Cyber Security, Startups, Agriculture, and Commodities, he brings a wealth of knowledge to his reporting. Currently pursuing a PhD in Journalism, Kurmanath KV is dedicated to uncovering the latest trends and insights in his areas of expertise.

Abhishek Anant Garg, Associate Research Director at Quadrant Knowledge Solutions & is responsible for Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, conducting global strategic market outlook, SPARK Matrix Analysis, and client consulting assignments.   

Matt Hubbard is a pioneer on a mission to usher in a new era of productivity through citizen development. And is Head of Operational Excellence at Trackvia, where he teaches individuals how to become citizen developers and organizations and scale that capability safely and effectively. 

Anoop Nair, As the Senior Manager of Digital Transformation at Joget, spearheads the strategy and development of RPA/Automation capabilities within the Automation Central Team.

Isaac Linder is a Senior Product Manager with expertise in Platform, API, iOS, and Android development. He is a passionate advocate of #lowcode, #technology, #lowcodenocode, #lowcodeplatform, and #lowcodedevelopment.

Philip Lakin, the No-Code Operations Advocate and CEO of NoCodeOps.com, with a mission to help non-technical teams scale their internal tools and workflows.

Laura Faughtenberry is a Global Product Marketing Leader who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the SaaS industry. With a strong track record of success, she specializes in marketing strategy, go-to-market planning, product launches, vertical marketing, and public speaking. 

Raveesh Lingireddy, VP of Sales & Partnerships at Quixy, knows how to solve business automation challenges for enterprises & governments using innovative no-code/low-code solutions. With a passion for revenue growth and technology, he’s leading the way in B2B SaaS.

IT Business Analyst, Shell May Linn Liao Amorelli Certified in Scrum Master and Yellow Belt Six Sigma, specializes in agile management, and currently works in the IT Delivery team at Shell, leading digitalization and stakeholder management projects. 

Noel Carroll is an Associate Professor in Business Information Systems and a Funded Investigator with Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software. Noel received a University of Galway Strategic Fund and founded the Citizen Development Lab at the University of Galway, which received the President’s Awards for Research Excellence (Team) in 2022. 

Hugo Lim is the VP of Customer Success at Joget. He focuses on building a strong community, providing expert training, and offering consultancy services for Joget Workflow – a cutting-edge low-code web application development platform

Steve Higgon is the CEO of TAAP, an agile application platform that is revolutionizing digital transformation. With his extensive experience in technology and leadership, Steve has spearheaded TAAP’s growth and success, empowering organizations to rapidly innovate and drive value through cutting-edge technology solutions.

Jesse Fu is an accomplished technology specialist with a background in financial services. As the Senior Director of Automation and Business Transformation at SiriusXM, he specializes in process improvement, robotic process automation, and other cutting-edge technology solutions. 

Sai Vinod Gorantla Naga is a Technology Architect at Evonsys, known for his expertise in enterprise low-code/no-code technology and building software products. 

Jesse Shiah, a visionary CEO and Co-Founder of Agilepoint, is a disruptive technologist committed to democratizing innovation with low-code app development. With a keen interest in leveraging technology to transform our work and life. 

Guruprasad Pammi, the Head of Customer Success at Quixy, brings over 25 years of industry experience and is currently assisting various businesses across industry verticals to build enterprise-grade applications without the need for coding. 

Michael McCullough is a Citizen Development Business Architect at Amtrak. He has more than 20 years of experience as a strategist for Citizen Development Implementation, analyzing complex problems, identifying innovative and sustainable solutions, and successfully leading change initiatives. 

Kevin Shuler is the CEO of Quandary Consulting Group, leading a team of low-code experts focused on delivering efficient solutions to help businesses grow using different platforms. Their success is proven by 5-star ratings and a 100% adoption rate. 

Kody Johnston, Director of Business Analytics at Maxwell Healthcare Associates, is an Informaticist Leader dedicated to advancing healthcare transformation through powerful technology, data analysis, and citizen development. 

Foyin Olajide-Bello is a prominent advocate for women’s empowerment through technology. She is the founder of @TechStylers, a community aimed at upskilling women in technology, and leads an active Power Platform user group in Nigeria.

Jody Temple White is an experienced operation professional and senior program manager who has led global projects with significant and long-lasting impacts. With a proven track record of success, Jody is currently the Operations Director at ASG Projects, LLC. 

Sudarshan Gopalakrishnan is an analyst at inside.com with a wealth of experience working with startups at different stages. His attention to detail and dedication to his work have earned him a reputation as a meticulous professional.

With such a diverse and knowledgeable group of speakers, Citizen Development Week promises to be a must-attend event for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve in the digital transformation landscape. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from the best in the business!
You won’t want to miss this event – mark your calendars now!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from these experts in the no-code low-code citizen development! 

Join us here: Citizen Development Week 2023: Empowering Innovation & Digital Transformation

So, mark your calendars and prepare for a citizen development week of innovation, learning, and fun at Citizen Development on Innovation Day. Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting, this event is the perfect opportunity to gain new skills, make valuable connections, and contribute to advancing technology. We can’t wait to see you there! 

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