Low-Code Platform - Zero-Code Cloud
Thanks Clare! We do have a shortage of development talent, and some analysts are putting that gap at 1 million by 2020. (Pay attention high-schoolers!) At K-Rise Systems, we have a low-code platform for enterprise applications and portals, and recently we launched Zero-Code Cloud so that anyone can try it free, to build and prototype enterprise apps.
Theoretically a citizen developer could learn and use this platform. However, due to the complex nature of enterprise level applications, and the logic and experience needed to architect them, we recommend a systems architect or developer use our platform. That's when you see speeds that are 5x to 10x faster on low-code vs. hard-code platforms. Down the line a citizen developer could apply for citizenship on Zero-Code Cloud, but we recommend an IT professional sponsors them for a while! :-)