Chapter 24. Business process automation projects

Organizations often choose to fully or partially replace manual business processes with software to lower operational costs. In fact, most corporate IT projects involve some amount of business process automation, including the Chemical Tracking System and other projects we have mentioned in this book. Processes can be automated by building a new software system, extending an existing system, or buying a COTS package. If you’re working on a business process automation project, there are several requirements techniques to consider using to mesh the new systems and updated business processes.

Because business process automation is so prevalent in software projects, many of the techniques described elsewhere ...

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