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Bridging the Technology Talent Gap100M Dev OpportunityMary ScottonPrincipal Developer Evangelist,

Cited ReasonsThe App Gap Wont Be Solved With A New Architecture


Percent of RespondentsMobile apps are criticalMobile apps deployed

App Gap

2013 Study of1,300 Global Executives

The State of the Customer-Led EconomyComplexity of Form FactorsLimited Number of DevelopersMultiple Operating SystemsMultiple Platforms

Less than1/2have deployed apps

The 100,000,000 Developer Opportunityprofessional & hobby developers


460mother college educated professionalsIDC, Worldwide Software Developer & ICT-Skilled Workers Estimate, 2014

490m college educated professionals worldwideThe shift from tools in the hands of experts, to the hands of everyone

Non-traditional paths:

pianistsecretaryfactory workercustomer service rephairdressermarkeing coordinator

How do we make this shift from experts, to everyone?

to enable 100,000,000 Developers?ToolsTrainingOpportunityAre you ready to change


Code SharingDeclarative ToolsComputer Science

The Tools Have To Change

Tomorrows Tools Are People-First

IFTTProcess BuilderKinescript

The Training Has To ChangeYesterdayTodayTomorrow

Code SchoolOnline LearningComp Sci Degree

Its already happening

Tomorrows Training is Fun & Engaging



TrailblazerJess Lopez

Opportunities Have To ChangeYesterdayTodayTomorrow

Its already happening

Tomorrows Opportunities are for Everyone

#Trailhead4AllJoin the Conversation

to enable 100,000,000 Developers?ToolsTrainingOpportunitiesAre you ready to change

Mary ScottonPrincipal Developer Evangelist,

thank y u