by Jason Wong | October 10, 2019 | Comments Off on The Importance of Citizen Development and Citizen IT
Business-led IT differs from shadow IT in two vitally important ways. Business-led IT is open and transparent from start to finish, whereas shadow IT is hidden and under the radar for all or part of its life cycle. Secondly, business-led IT is usually much more of a collaborative effort between business and IT where appropriate standards and policies are applied. Gartner has seen business-led IT practices taking place with growing frequency and increasing spend, which, based on a recent Gartner survey, is about 36% of the IT budget. Business units are also increasingly controlling their own application development efforts, of which citizen development will play a crucial role in the future of apps. Application leaders need to help define, guide and optimize citizen development to maximize mutual benefits for business and IT (see “The Future of Apps Must Include Citizen Development“).
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