Low code solutions such as Microsoft Flow and PowerApps offer faster development of some types of software solutions. These products allow non-developers to create solutions or apps for functions such as approvals, routing or even integrating data for multiple systems. Writing successful solutions, even without coding, requires quite a bit of knowledge and experience. Here are some of the fundamental areas which are prerequisites: Understanding business processes . If you do not understand your business process, you cannot automate it. This means a solid grasp of the data, the steps in the process, and how exceptions and errors are handled. Normally this knowledge is in the domain of a business analyst. Understanding data modeling . Most solutions involve some data storage, so you must understand field types, relationships, and concepts such as normalization to come up with an efficient data model. Mastering the low code tool . You must thoroughly understand the pr
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