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Many ERP packages have built-in schedulers. However, these schedulers are typically not flexible or robust enough to meet the needs of even the smallest data center.
With several solutions for enterprise job scheduling, HelpSystems offers central control, no matter how complex your environment. So the question is: Which scheduling tool will fit your needs?
Whether your IBM i audit is internal or external, once a week or once a year, the reporting process wastes time that would be better spent on projects that improve business processes. Don’t let it.
Your shop runs more than 30 jobs each day. Your jobs must communicate across IBM i and another OS. You need to monitor them and generate reports for audits or SLAs. Do your existing job schedulers really meet your needs?
Looking for better ways to integrate your Windows, AIX/UNIX, and Linux environments with the Robot Schedule scheduling system? Robot Schedule Enterprise commands can enhance your integration experience.
Just because your AS/400 hero is about to ride off into the sunset doesn’t mean your IBM i is done for. See how to survive—and thrive—in a post-retirement data center.
Your job schedule has never looked so good! Learn about four must-have features exclusive to the web interface for Robot Schedule.
Watch this short video to see how easy report balancing can be when using our integrated solution of Robot Schedule Enterprise and Automate.
Attention green screen users: Going to a GUI is not just change for change’s sake, and it’s easier than you think.
We asked six industry experts what they think the IT industry will look like in 50 years. Here are their predictions for the year 2065.
We recently surveyed our Robot Schedule technical support group for “ah ha!” moments that they’ve helped customers realize over the past few years. These tips from our tech gurus have helped customers automate jobs that needed to check a data area before running, track non-Robot jobs for reporting purposes, and check the status of a file before running a job.
There is nothing like waking up to find the latest news delivered right to your doorstep, waiting for you on the printer, or sent to you electronically. For years, our customers have started their days reading the Good Morning report from Robot Schedule.
The operations team was excited to share how Robot job scheduling and monitoring software has helped them manage their processing needs across platforms from their IBM i.
A powerful feature of Robot Schedule file monitoring is the ability to capture the file name and path information, and use it in a file transfer, copy or delete operation, or combination of commands.
Let’s say you have a bank transmission or FTP process that occurs randomly throughout the day. How do you monitor that activity? OPAL? CLP scripts? Not anymore!
Automated job scheduling means your batch jobs run smoothly and your stress level goes down, but that’s only half the battle if you’re using labor-intensive, interactive applications that require you to fill out screens to submit a job.
The latest password and agent security enhancements to Robot Schedule Enterprise bring ease-of-use and flexibility to cross-platform administration. With the new enhancements, administrators can define authorized users on a per-agent basis and no longer need to update agent environments every time a username or password changes.
The Robot product line has been continuously improving for over 30 years now. Four recently shipped enhancements highlight this fact. Read on to learn more about Robot/SCHEDULE Enterprise, Robot/SCHEDULE and Robot/NETWORK.
IBM i is one of the most secure systems in the world. Don’t take that security for granted by leaving Robot Schedule vulnerable when it could be easily remediated.
Have you recently adopted an IBM server running IBM i and don’t know where to begin with system operations? You are not alone.
A Robot Schedule forecast shows you the run activity scheduled for all Robot Schedule jobs over a time period that you specify. Robot Schedule uses the job schedule, job completion history, and any information you add for user jobs, remote prerequisites, and members of remote groups to make its forecast.