In the Quickbase blog The Fast Track, many others have written extensively about the rise of the citizen developer movement, whereby everyone can become a developer because of the widespread availability of rapid app development tools. IT professionals have been trained how to manage their app portfolios, and there is no secret to doing this. In this post, I suggest some ways to start thinking about how you can manage and build more capable apps on your own. Building the app is just the beginning of a lengthy process. More on this idea here.