You found them, trained them, supported them, and launched your pilot. Now it is time to celebrate the successes of your citizen developers. Promoting your program involves communicating the successes to your larger organization and creating executive summaries for your leadership teams.
Invite citizen developers to participate in a champions program to evangelize citizen development. The Citizen Development Program Manager should collaborate with IT admins to set expectations for the program.
Perks for champions:
Build a platform for citizen developers to showcase successes. Create a template for citizen developers to:
Use your community or an internal website to create this platform. Ensure you incorporate a feedback mechanism and allow for comments and questions.
*70% of certified citizen developers say their certifications helped their career.
Continue to assess and make improvements to plans and processes. Weigh outcomes against your original vision and KPIs to assess progress. Plan for regular program evaluation with:
Review participation rewards and goals. Celebrate the collaboration of IT and your citizen developers with new education offerings, certifications, and opportunities.
Externally promote your successes to demonstrate leadership in the citizen development space. Increasing awareness can serve as outreach to potential new citizen developers.
The value of your citizen development program is the innovation it achieves through collaboration between IT and citizen developers. It provides a means for your organization to move faster and more effectively.
Using low-code app dev and engaging developers of every skill level fuels business growth and expands your resources. To start on the right path, you need to start on the right platform.
All the planning becomes just an exercise if you're not working with the right partner. ServiceNow understands your journey. The Now Platform® offers the capabilities you need to set your citizen developers on the path to app production. With our expertise and resources, we can help you at every step of your journey.
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