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RPA Solution Architect's Handbook

By : Sachin Sahgal
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RPA Solution Architect's Handbook

By: Sachin Sahgal

Overview of this book

RPA solution architects play an important role in the automation journey and initiatives within the organization. However, the implementation process is quite complex and daunting at times. RPA Solution Architect’s Handbook is a playbook for solution architects looking to build well-designed and scalable RPA solutions. You’ll begin by understanding the different roles, responsibilities, and interactions between cross-functional teams. Then, you’ll learn about the pillars of a good design: stability, maintainability, scalability, and resilience, helping you develop a process design document, solution design document, SIT/UAT scripts, and wireframes. You’ll also learn how to design reusable components for faster, cheaper, and better RPA implementation, and design and develop best practices for module decoupling, handling garbage collection, and exception handling. At the end of the book, you’ll explore the concepts of privacy, security, reporting automated processes, analytics, and taking preventive action to keep the bots healthy. By the end of this book, you’ll be well equipped to undertake a complete RPA process from design to implementation efficiently.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
1
Part 1:Role of a Solution Architect
5
Part 2:Being Techno/Functional
11
Part 3: Tool Agnostic Approach
17
Part 4:Best Practices
22
Epilogue

Effective governance

Governance is a crucial aspect of any technology implementation, including RPA and automation. Governance refers to the set of policies, procedures, and controls put in place to ensure that the use of RPA and automation aligns with the organization’s goals and objectives. In this article, we will explore the importance of governance in RPA and automation, the key components of an effective governance framework, and examples of how governance can be implemented in RPA and automation.

Why is governance important in RPA and automation?

Governance is essential in RPA and automation for several reasons, such as the following:

  • Ensuring compliance: RPA and automation often involve the use of sensitive data; therefore, it is crucial to ensure that their use is compliant with the organization’s regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Managing risks: RPA and automation can pose several risks to an organization, such as data breaches and system...