Are Low Code Platforms the Answer to the IT Skills Shortage?
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Low code platforms allow almost anybody to create enterprise mobile applications, but skilled developers will still be required for enterprise apps.
The discussion around the tech talent shortage, including concerns around recruiting skilled technology talent, continues to be a top-of-mind issue for many organizations. In fact, one industry study found that 86 percent of respondents say they find it challenging to find and hire technical talent, with 75 percent of respondents reporting that the time it takes to fill technical positions has increased over the last three years.
At the same time, mobile apps have become an important part of enterprise application development across many sectors, from financial services to healthcare and beyond. The adoption of mobile is creating greater competition for recruiting skilled mobile app developers, and is helping to widen the talent gap. Considering the mobile imperative for many enterprises, not having the appropriate developer talent can impact a company’s ability to innovate and drive more business value through this growing channel. Read more