Key takeaway points:

  1. Start with some markers and a whiteboard. Map out at a conceptual level what needs to occur.

  2. Detail your desired end result.

  3. Identify all the known systems that need to be involved in the automated workflow.

  4. Identify key dependencies such as security, permissions, checking the equipment is on and functioning, and how long various tasks will or must take.

  5. Start building your first solution. There will be at least two, as the first one will illuminate anything missed in the above steps.



Continue Reading for less than 70p per day!

This article is part of our subscription-based access. Please pick one of the options below to continue.

Already registered? Login to access premium content

Not registered? Subscribe

Login  Subscribe

On-line Web Offer

To save 40% off your first years subscription enter discount code: sjweb40 at the checkout