64 episodes

With this podcast our aim is to increase awareness and appreciation of Low Code and its impact and benefits to the market, and how early adoption is giving a competitive edge to businesses worldwide. Low Code is the future of software development but what is Low Code without its Developers, so this season I will be speaking to all levels of developers across the globe who have taken the career choice of working with Low Code platforms. There is a severe shortage of resources in this area and we are looking to help bridge that gap by raising interest and awareness amongst Developers to look at this exciting technology.

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With this podcast our aim is to increase awareness and appreciation of Low Code and its impact and benefits to the market, and how early adoption is giving a competitive edge to businesses worldwide. Low Code is the future of software development but what is Low Code without its Developers, so this season I will be speaking to all levels of developers across the globe who have taken the career choice of working with Low Code platforms. There is a severe shortage of resources in this area and we are looking to help bridge that gap by raising interest and awareness amongst Developers to look at this exciting technology.

    Ep 64 - Miguel Baltazar, VP of Developers at OutSystems

    Ep 64 - Miguel Baltazar, VP of Developers at OutSystems

    This week, Feroz Khan had the privilege of chatting with Miguel Baltazar, the VP of Developers at OutSystems. Miguel's journey with OutSystems began over 20 years ago, when Paulo Rosado, shared his vision of revolutionizing application development. Upon witnessing the initial framework of the IDE and its integration capabilities, Miguel was deeply convinced of the potential to create a platform that enables rapid visual creation and delivery of applications.

    Throughout this period, Miguel has held various pivotal roles within the company, including being among the first individuals to introduce OutSystems to Silicon Valley, USA.

    In this episode, they delve into: 

    👉🏽 Exploring OutSystems and its Mission
    👉🏽 Evolution of the OutSystems Platform Over 20 Years
    👉🏽 Unpacking the Benefits of Low Code Development
    👉🏽 Encouraging Traditional Developers to Embrace Low Code and its Career Acceleration Potential
    👉🏽 Addressing Concerns about OutSystems Pricing and Migration from OS11 to ODC
    👉🏽 Exciting New Features: Event-Driven Architecture and AI Integration
    👉🏽 Community Initiatives to Anticipate in 2024 
    👉🏽 Miguel's Vision as VP of Developers at OutSystems

    and much more….


    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 63 - Max Manoehoetoe, Mendix Developer/Mendix Platform Manager

    Ep 63 - Max Manoehoetoe, Mendix Developer/Mendix Platform Manager

    This week, Feroz Khan had the pleasure of chatting with Mendix Developer, Max Manoehoetoe. Max's introduction to Mendix occurred during a sabbatical from his Computer Science studies, when he ventured to the Netherlands and secured a position at Casix. Following a year-long tenure there, he opted to return to the UK, where he currently serves as a valuable member of PWC's Mendix Centre of Excellence team, all while continuing his academic pursuits.

    In this episode, they delve into:
    👉🏽 Initial Impressions of Mendix.
    👉🏽 Balancing full-time work and studies and the motivations behind it.
    👉🏽 Studying traditional code whilst working with Low Code.
    👉🏽 Advocating for Mendix and Low Code adoption among peers at university.
    👉🏽 How Low Code has accelerated his career.
    👉🏽 Appreciating Mendix Marketplace Modules and Anticipating Postman Integration.
    👉🏽 How can people start a career off as a Mendix developer.
    👉🏽 Insights and Advice for Graduates Venturing into the Low Code Space.


    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
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    • 27 min
    Ep 62 - Nivaldo Pereira, OutSystems Champion

    Ep 62 - Nivaldo Pereira, OutSystems Champion

    This week, Feroz Khan had the pleasure of chatting with OutSystems Champion, Nivaldo Pereira. Nivaldo's journey with OutSystems began when he landed his first job in Portugal. Despite facing initial hurdles, he persevered, carving out a successful career path. Nivaldo's passion extends beyond personal achievement; he is deeply committed to promoting OutSystems in his homeland of Cape Verde, as well as in Guinea-Bissau and other Portuguese-speaking African nations, aiming to spark greater adoption and awareness of the platform. Additionally, Nivaldo hopes that by showcasing talent from these regions, companies will recognize and tap into the rich pool of potential waiting to be discovered.
    In this episode, they delve into:


    👉🏽 Why opting for a boot camp is advantageous over self-learning in the early stages of your OutSystems career.
    👉🏽 Gaining a deeper appreciation for OutSystems while working with traditional code.
    👉🏽 The PALOP Project, aimed at introducing OutSystems to Portuguese-speaking African countries.
    👉🏽 Expressing enthusiasm for OutSystems Aggregate & Lifetime functionalities.
    👉🏽 Insights into desired enhancements for the platform.
    👉🏽 The "Rafa OutSystems challenge," recommended for skeptics of low-code development.


    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
    Contact Feroz Khan

    • 49 min
    Ep 61 - Rene van Hofwegen, Founder of the Low-code Academy

    Ep 61 - Rene van Hofwegen, Founder of the Low-code Academy

    This week, Feroz Khan had the pleasure of chatting with Rene van Hofwegen, Mendix MVP and founder of the Low-code Academy. Rene's low-code journey kicked off 14 years back when he joined Mendix as a consultant/trainer, way back when the company was just a tight-knit crew of 30. Fueled by his love for teaching and helping others, he later founded his own business, the Low-code Academy.
    In this episode, they delve into:


    👉🏽 Rene’s early career as an airplane mechanic and then high school teacher
    👉🏽 How he came to know and work for Mendix as a trainer
    👉🏽 Crafting Mendix training and certification programs
    👉🏽 How Mendix has evolved over the years from using version 2.5 to 10.8
    👉🏽 Founding the Low Code Academy
    👉🏽 How individuals from traditional or non-IT backgrounds can learn Mendix
    👉🏽 Rene’s future goals and ambitions for his company


    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
    Contact Feroz Khan

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 60 - Ricardo Rocha, Managing Director at Noesis

    Ep 60 - Ricardo Rocha, Managing Director at Noesis

    This week, Feroz Khan had the pleasure of chatting with Ricardo Rocha, who serves as the Managing Director for North America at Noesis. Noesis is a leading international technology consulting firm, boasting over 25 years of experience in providing innovative solutions to bolster companies' operations and digital evolution, boasting a robust low code offering in partnership with OutSystems.
    In this episode, they delve into:


    👉🏽 His Career in sales and marketing
    👉🏽 Relocating to the US with his wife and 3 young kids
    👉🏽 Noesis history with OutSystems
    👉🏽 Why customers value OutSystems
    👉🏽 Projects that Noesis are proud of
    👉🏽 OutSystems awareness in US vs EU
    👉🏽 Ricardo’s goals and ambitions for the US


    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
    Contact Feroz Khan

    • 57 min
    Ep 59 - Christopher Robin-Kennedy, IT Systems Manager at Altrad Sparrows

    Ep 59 - Christopher Robin-Kennedy, IT Systems Manager at Altrad Sparrows

    This week, Feroz Khan had the pleasure of chatting with Christopher Robin-Kennedy, the IT Systems Manager at Altrad Sparrows, a global leader in providing specialized equipment and integrated engineering services to the energy and industrial sectors. 

    In this episode, they delve into:

    👉🏽 First impressions of Low Code & OutSystems
    👉🏽 His journey as the sole developer for his company over 4 years
    👉🏽 The motivations behind pursuing an MBA
    👉🏽 Benefits of AI Mentor Studio
    👉🏽 Exciting features he envisions for the platform
    👉🏽 How his collaboration with OutSystems has propelled his career forward
    👉🏽 Insights into why organizations should embrace Low Code
    THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ITRAC STAFFING.
    We are a leading staffing solutions firm that solely specializes in supplying both contract and permanent Low Code professionals to organizations globally. Our approach is based on a simple philosophy: to do one thing and do it well – that’s why our Low Code knowledge is unrivalled, and our market insights unique.

    Website: itracrecruitment.com
    Contact Feroz Khan

    • 38 min

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