Project Management

Citizen Developer Video Series

PMI and Citizen Development

by PMI

As the citizen developer role continues to grow within organizations, project managers are increasingly taking on this role to fulfill their teams’ specific needs and tackle problems in a more structured and controlled way.

Citizen Developer Q&A Series

Q&A with Google’s Praveen Seshadri

by PMI

Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of the Project Management Institute, and Praveen Seshadri, Distinguished Software Engineer at Google, discuss Praveen’s experience in creating AppSheet, a no-code platform acquired by Google in 2020.

Real-Life Citizen Development Case Studies

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Upcoming Events

On-Demand Webinars

Watch a No-Code App Live Build

by Max Mirho
June 16, 2021 | 84:13 | Views: 44 | PDUs: | Rating: 5.00 / 5

Turning ideas into apps is one of the key benefits of citizen development. We teamed up with Max Mirho from Entreprenerd who built a no-code app live in just over 1 hour. Even better, it was based on a submitted idea from our CD community! This was a great opportunity to see an idea turned into an app. We hope this event will inspire all our beginner Citizen Developers and show them how easy it is to use no-code to help solve problems.

How to Choose the Right Low-Code/No-Code Solution for Your Citizen Developer Project

by Elizabeth Jordan, Rogerio Sandim
June 16, 2021 | 59:50 | Views: 173 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

Citizen Development is gaining traction and many organizations are using low-code or no-code software to build apps and solve business problems. But how to choose the right software to use? In this session Rogerio will share tips on how to go about choosing the right low-code or no-code software platform to use for your citizen development project.

Citizen Development at Work: Upskilling Employees and Transforming Enterprise

by Alwin Magimay, Richard Earley, Dolo Mia, Sam Sibley, Michael Ionita, Sarina Arcari, Charlie Oliver, Victor Küppers
June 10, 2021 | 108:23 | Views: 424 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.84 / 5

We held a special online event all about Citizen Development at Work with a number of different citizen development industry experts. How is citizen development changing and impacting employees, organizations and the way we work? We teamed up with 2nd Digital Revolution to deliver this free webinar on Thursday 10 June, 2021 which focused on Citizen Development at Work: Upskilling Employees and Transforming Enterprises.

A Crash Course in Citizen Development

by Jody Temple White
June 02, 2021 | 24:15 | Views: 423 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.52 / 5

In this video Jody Temple White, PMP, Citizen Developer and Operations Strategist, shares an example of Citizen Development in action. Jody describes a typical business challenge, talks about the process of developing an app and what you need to do before you start building anything. She explores some of the PMI frameworks and tools you can use, how PMI is supporting Citizen Developers, and then walks us through a demo of an actual app build.

Upcoming Webinars

Citizen Development in Practice: My Successful Implementation Story

Jul 22, 2021 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
webinar

Citizen development is gaining traction and many organizations are using low-code or no-code software to build apps and solve business problems. So how should organizations go about implementing citizen development? In this session Trevor will share his experience in implementing a successful citizen development project using a low-code platform.

The Inside Scoop on the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner Course

Aug 10, 2021 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
webinar

Citizen Development continues to grow and PMI have launched new resources to help support project managers to learn all about this new approach. In this session we will provide an overview of the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner Course. Citizen Developer Practitioner is for the “doers.” It provides the tools and methodologies needed to efficiently create effective and scalable applications using low-code and no-code platforms, solving the problems that organizations face. This PDU and micro-credential earning course consists of eight modules, with access to downloadable tools, templates, and case studies based on real-life experiences. Come explore how the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner can guide Citizen Development project teams with flexibility to help drive change, innovation and business transformation.

Blog Insights

Citizen Development Insights

by Elizabeth Jordan, Arjun Jamnadass, Rogerio Sandim, Martin Kalliomaki, Richard Earley, Derya Sousa, Ron Immink, Chandrasekaran Audivaragan, Jody Temple White, Jelili Odunayo Kazeem, Maelisa Woulfe, Mario Trentim

Citizen development is a disruptive approach to digital transformation and organizational innovation, where teams are empowered to turn ideas into applications using no-code/low-code technology. This blog provides insights, advice and practical knowledge from thought leaders and practitioners in Citizen Development.

The PMI Blog: Citizen Developer

by PMI

Get perspectives on working in new ways and turning ideas into reality with Citizen Development insights at this PMI.org blog.

PMI Resources

PMI Thought Leadership

How to Encourage Exponential Thinking

by Sunil Prashara

What would it take to power exponential growth in your organization? Technology certainly plays a part. But an even more essential ingredient is an exponential mindset. In this post, Sunil explains how to unleash the power of exponential thinking in your business.

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Citizen Development Weekly Digest

by PMI

Read a weekly digest of highlights and a selection of articles being published about Citizen Development from around the world. Check in every week for new insights!

An Overview of the Citizen Development Operating Model

by PMI

The adoption of citizen development will have a profound effect on how organizations operate, serve their customers, and improve individuals’ work routines. Empowering business users to build apps, be creative and have autonomy will require modifications to the organization’s operating model.

A Guide to Application Development for Citizen Developers

by PMI

To build better applications, Citizen Developers need to obtain the necessary information to design and build data models, design user-friendly interfaces, and maximize the user experience, which make up the key components of a citizen development application.

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