Low Code and the Case of the Disrupted Developers A WTMT special podcast mini-series ep. 3

By Carly Cohen

Building and keeping talent is becoming one of the biggest challenges in the industrial space today. Managers are keenly aware of this and striving to keep their teams happy. This week we are tackling the myth that developers don’t want to learn low code.

If this is your first episode, the series is focused on myth-busting the misconceptions around low-code application development. Throughout this series, Ginni Saraswati and Michael Boland sit down with an industry expert to address common myths through the lenses of a fictional industrial customer scenario.

Busting myths on low-code application development

This episode, Ginni and Michael are speaking with Isaac Sacolick, Founder and President of StarCIO, again to bust the myth that low-code application development will disrupt the culture of a development team.

Our fictional customer is Mike, the head of development, for a large automotive manufacturer. He wants to begin to use low code but worries his development team might see this as the first step of their roles being automated.

Listen in to hear how Ginni, Michael and Isaac address Mike’s developers’ concerns that low-code app development is a threat to their role:

Low Code and the Case of the Disrupted Developers

What you’ll learn in this low-code podcast episode:

  • How to promote the adoption of low-code within a team that has a strong culture (07:00)
  • Two important things that a CTO has to consider to be successful (07:35)
  • How low-code speeds up software development (09:01)
  • How a CTO can orchestrate the adoption of low-code platforms (10:07)

Ginni Saraswati, Ginni Media
Michael Boland, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Issac Sacolick, Founder and President of StarCIO

Previous low-code application development podcast episodes:

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