Dennis was initially skeptical of James Governor‘s argument that developers are the new kingmakers, but more recently he has reconsidered. In this recent shoot, James analyzes the trends that have shifted power towards developers.

:29 Why developers are more important than any of us thought

1:03 Companies need developers as practitioners to compete

2:20 Apps have thrived as development costs have gone down

3:46 Developers don’t need a middleman anymore

4:42 What does the future hold? A Redmonk view