IBM Workload Automation provides a dynamic environment for running unattended workloads and applications in the cloud. It delivers scalability and performance to help minimize idle time, improve throughput and ensure workloads are managed efficiently and reliably.
IBM Workload Automation features and benefits include:
Execution in the cloud to provide flexibility and scalability.
Dynamic workload management and scheduling to help optimize the execution and management of workload runs.
Per-job pricing model to pay only for the services used.
Centralized, web-based views to enable teams to monitor and collaborate on a common platform.
Workload simulation and forecasting to model workflows in advance, before production.
This video gives a good overview of the workload Automation capabilities.
In addition to what has been mentioned above IBM Workload Automation would also facilitate:
Central Scheduling Management
Unify and standardize the management and workload automation of your processes, in respect of Service Level Agreements defined as business services deadlines. Optimize and secure the execution of your processes with automatic promotion, proactive alerting and embedded recovery of process execution.
Automate and control repetitive tasks running in support of business services. Deliver extended and big data workload management across multi-part solutions with the integrations with most common ERP and Business Intelligence solutions, like SAP, Cognos or Netezza.
Run what you need and when you need it. Save time by running processes on demand through mobile interfaces and using natural language, hiding the complexity of operations. Offer business users autonomy through self-service catalogs and flexible dashboards on smart devices.
You can read more, get your own instance and start playing with it here - https://www.ibmserviceengage.com/workload-automation/learn