Chapter 5. Identifying Scripting Opportunities

Automating Routine Tasks

One of the most important tasks when developing a scripting program is to track and coordinate the development endeavors of the scripting team. This process is not done in most companies, however. As a result, much time is wasted developing multiple scripts that perform the same tasks and implement similar functionality.

This is an area in which the judicious application of collaboration tools can play a significant role. One such collaboration tool that can easily be pressed into service is the Microsoft SharePoint Portal product. The discussion forum can be used to track requests for scripts, and ...

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