September 2021 PM Update from Spain



By Alfonso Bucero

International Correspondent

Madrid, Spain

citizen-developer is a user without programming training who creates business software for other users through Low Code (LCDP) development or No Code development platforms supervised by the TI department in the organization.

Each organization, small or big, consolidated or recently created, needs more and more software to carry out their internal and external processes, with clients, providers, employees, etc. IT departments need more and more programmers in their payroll or subcontracted, but more and more available programmers are scarce.

Fortunately, more and more platforms in the cloud allow us to create code without programming. Programming good quality web or mobile applications is now possible by reusing components that hide technical complexity and will enable us to focus on business value.

For example, any person without technical training can program a survey with SurveyMonkey or Google Forms, a marketing campaign by email by using Mailchimp, a visual report using PowerBI, a portal or a blog using WordPress, etc. Other platforms No-Code very popular are listed as follows:


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How to cite this report:  Bucero, A. (2021). Citizen Development in the Project Economy, Project Management Update from Spain, report, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue IX, September. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/pmwj109-Sep2021-Bucero-Spain-Regional-Report-English.pdf

About the Author

Alfonso Bucero

Madrid, Spain



Alfonso Bucero, MSc, CPS, ACE, PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP, SFC, IPMO-E, PMI Fellow, is an International Correspondent and Contributing Editor for the PM World Journal in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Bucero is also founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting.  Alfonso was the founder, sponsor and president of the PMI Barcelona Chapter until April 2005, and belongs to PMI’s LIAG (Leadership Institute Advisory Group).  He was the past President of the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter, and then nominated as a PMI EMEA Region 8 Component Mentor. Now he is a member of the PMIEF Engagement Committee. Alfonso has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica in Madrid and is studying for his Ph.D. in Project Management. He has 32 years of practical experience and is actively engaged in advancing the PM profession in Spain and throughout Europe. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award on October 9th, 2010, the PMI Fellow Award on October 22nd 2011 and the PMI Eric Jenett Excellence Award on October 28th, 2017.

Mr. Bucero can be contacted at alfonso.bucero@abucero.com.

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