citizen development

Business Rules Meet Modeling Experts and Citizen Developers

From time to time, we get asked about support for business rules. Usually, the person asking the question comes from a background in traditional Business Process Management (BPM), where business rules are treated as a discrete subject. What can we do to make sure business rules don’t need to be treated as something discrete and separate?

Citizen Development - It’s Everywhere, Unstoppable, And Good - Part II

Software tools that empower employees to create and automate workflows should be easy to use. Plain and simple: They are not programming utilities. And they should not look like programming utilities.

Citizen Development - It’s Everywhere, Unstoppable, and Good

Citizen development – when non-programmers create useful software solutions – is excellent for driving business productivity.It lets employees that own business problems to own – and build – business solutions. Unlike with software written by a company’s IT developers or outside contractors, citizen development involves a minimum of red tape and funding, gets directly to the heart of what the employee was trying to accomplish, and can make lots of people happy. If it’s done right.