Automation describes how a multi-step task can be simplified for the person who needs to perform the task. It common for IT professionals and developers to use automation. It allows them to provision infrastructure or to create a build process that deploys a new version of an application as long as no errors occur during the build process.
Examples of automation are less common for practitioners like marketers, merchandisers and other business users. The systems IT professionals and developers support automation in a variety of ways (e.g. APIs, scriptability, etc.). The systems practioners, like LOB (line-of-business) applications often don't.
Uniform brings automation to these systems. The following are some examples:
- Connecting systems to a composable architecture (both initial stack creation and adding/removing systems later).
- Making content from a variety of systems available to users creating digital experiences.
- Enabling the configuration of classification and personalization from headless systems.