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RPA Developers
Business Analysts
Automation Leads

Always Unit Test Your Code

Flexibility in Solution Design Mitigates Risk for Major Code Changes Later On

Always Make Your Automation as Configurable as Possible

Group Related Activities Together in a Sequence

Provide Multiple Demos As You Go Through Development

Consider ROI Beyond Dollar Savings

Get Creative with Solution Development

Importance of Log Messages in Business Exceptions

Look at the Big Picture When Reviewing a Solution

Perform a Sanity Test Before Moving from Development to Production

Assess Processes Based on Ease of Implementation

Take Time to Learn the Business Applications You’re Working With

Always Annotate Your Modules and Arguments

When Building Attended Automations Avoid a Message Box as the Last Step

Use Module Templates to Organize and Standardize:

When Using StudioX Separate Your Workflow Using Sequences:

Use Two Informative Logs

Always Ask For More Test Data Than You Think You’ll Need

The Importance of Code Reusability

Allocate Ample Time for Automation Testing

Always Name Your Activities in Development

Access Table Data By Column Name

Note all Process Changes in the PDD During Development

Identify All Necessary Data Sources Prior to Development

Do a Complete Dry Run of the Process After the Documentation Phase

Look for Areas of Process Improvement During Discovery

The Importance of Standardized SME Interviews

Use a Robotic Portfolio Management Tool to Optimize and Organize Your Automations

Plan Ahead the Individual Sections of a Process

As a Business Analyst There are no Insignificant Questions

When Making a PDD Remember the Basics

Bridge the Gab Between Client and Automation Developer

Ask as Many Questions as You Can in the Beginning

Establish Support for Your RPA Program

Treat Bots as New Employees

Have Consistent and Unique Logs Across Your Digital Workforce

Focus on Daily, High-Volume Processes

Take Advantage of the Tools the Language Provides You