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Isn’t it time your job scheduling environment (and your IBM i) got the modern look it deserves? Give Schedule Activity Monitor a try for graphically monitoring your jobs on the go.
If you’re using EnterpriseOne or SAP, it may be to take a closer look at the security and business process automation that Robot SCHEDULE can offer these key applications on IBM i. We don’t talk enough about the integration we’ve done between Robot SCHEDULE and EnterpriseOne (formerly JD Edwards, now owned by Oracle) and SAP.
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?
Did you know that you can run several Robot/SAVE backup jobs concurrently? This is a great option, especially if you are also struggling with the demands of the "ever-shrinking backup window." The approach does require some thought and planning, but it is achievable. What is required to get there?
Believe it or not, auditors are your friends, but audit reporting might be your worst enemy. Gathering all that data can take ages, unless you’ve already keeping automated audit trails across your operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attention green screen users: Going to a GUI is not just change for change’s sake, and it’s easier than you think.
Watch this short video to see how easy report balancing can be when using our integrated solution of Robot Schedule Enterprise and Automate.