December 2018
Quick Base's 4th Annual Report

The Empowered Workforce

Today’s workers are part of the maker movement. They want choice over their own tools to solve business problems so organizations can focus on doing what matters—without writing a single line of code.
A look at today’s worker:
Skilled DIY problem-solvers
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Today’s workers consider it very important to have the ability to choose their tools and technologies at work
81%
Very important
18%
Somewhat important
1%
Not important
81%
Very important
Man Standing
18%
Somewhat important
1%
Not important
79%
Consider the ability to choose tools a factor when evaluating a new job
Business professionals are comfortable with tech and have a wide range of skills
Use formulas in Excel etc.
Use databases such as SQL etc.
Write scripts in JavaScript etc.
Write code in Java, .Net etc.
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Use formulas in Excel etc.
4.0
Use databases such as SQL etc.
1.5
Write scripts in JavaScript etc.
1.0
Write code in Java, .Net etc.
People who solve problems with no-code apps are part of a diverse workforce
46%

Women

53%
Men
1%
Non-binary
44%

Millennials

43%
Gen X
13%
Baby boomers
73%

Departments outside IT

27%
IT Department
Valued workers use tools to build solutions that improve efficiency in
their organizations
No-code apps are first brought into an organization to
16%
Automate
workflows
26%
Manage
data
43%
Replace
spreadsheets
Biggest frustrations
with spreadsheets
INACCURATE DATA
32%
Wasted Time
29%
Unknown Project StatusES
16%
Biggest frustrations
with spreadsheets
INACCURATE DATA
32%
Wasted Time
29%
Unknown Project StatusES
16%
Top 5 business problems organizations solve using
no-code apps in various departments
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Organizations find additional uses for no-code apps over time to solve 5+ problems within 3 years
21%
Year 1
72%
Year 3
With the vast majority
doing so within 3 years
42%
of organizations progress to create a suite of custom apps
With the vast majority
doing so within 3 years
42%
of organizations progress to create a suite of custom apps
Independent problem solvers can create apps quickly without diverting IT resources
Building no-code apps is fast,
and updating them is even faster
Up to 1 hour
Up to 1 Day
Up to 1 Week
Up to 2 Weeks
5%
20%
44%
61%
32%
61%
79%
88%
IT’s role can vary depending
on organization preferences
44%
Are aware of Quick Base but not actively involved
18%
Are the primary builders of apps
13%
Provide support to app builders
9%
Are unaware of Quick Base
7%
Govern app building by business teams
9%
Are unaware
of Quick Base
13%
Provide support
to app builders
18%
Are the primary
builders of apps
44%
Are aware of Quick Base but not actively involved
7%
Govern app building
by business teams
Organizations using no-code apps see boost in bottom line
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of organizations see
direct improvement in business performance
Top 4 benefits of no-code apps
Top 4 benefits of
no-code apps
Operate more efficiently
Teams are more collaborative
Integrate workflows across systems
Serve customers better
48%
Save time and money using
no-code apps to replace
other software or services
48%
Save time and money using
no-code apps to replace
other software or services
Operate more efficiently
Teams are more collaborative
Integrate workflows across systems
Serve customers better
Quick Base is a top tool of choice that grows with its users
77%
Have benefited from Quick Base for 3+ years
39%
Bring Quick Base with them when they move to new organizations
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Empower your employees to build the next set of solutions for growth
CITATION:
Quick Base survey in June 2018 of 318 customers in connection with the Quick Base EMPOWER 2018 conference in Austin, TX