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Workflows Are the Future of Automation The future of automation is guided by low code and no code step-by-step guides

By Tristan Pollock

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Automation used to mean robotics. Next was algorithms. Then general artificial intelligence. Now? It's all about the workflow. But what is a workflow exactly?

A modern "workflow" is a process of repeatable steps laid out by a graphical or code-based interface allowing for simple connection of parts of a sequence in order to produce an intended result.

You can think about this in terms of a train. The workflow is the train in its entirety. The steps are the cars of the train. The cars could be integrations, actions, or operations or Ops. The front of the train is the beginning. The last car is the intended result.