Welcome to the Process Automation Blog, where you can read the perspectives from BSM experts. This Blog provides insights into the Process Automation solution, as well as technical details about specific IBM products.
HI TWS community, As announced in May 2012, IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.6 delivers enhancements to SAP management, and expands the reach of automation to IBM InfoSphere DataStage , IBM Cognos , and Informatica. In this page https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/wikis/home?lang=en#/wiki/Tivoli%20Workload%20Scheduler/page/TWS%20for%20APPS%208.6%20SAP you will find information on the new features available with TWS for APPS 8.6 about SAP integration : General presentation of TWS for Apps - SAP integration... [More]
If you have requirements for High Availability of
Smart Cloud Control Desk, you can learn about how to configure your system for
high availability in the Maximo Asset Management 7.5 information center .
H igh availability is now supported for products that are based on Tivoli®'s process automation engine , such as IBM® Maximo® Asset Management , Maximo industry solutions,
and IBM SmartCloud Control Desk . In
addition, the recently published paper: Assuring Your High Availability Solution for Tivoli’s process automation engine provides... [More]
Tivoli Workload Scheduling What's Next?
Do you want to know the " Next Feature" in the
world of Workload Auto mati on/S ched ulin g? Follow the new Webcast meeting for Demo day Sprint3 Save the Date Octber 11 th 2012 - 3 PM CEST, 1 PM GMT, 9 AM ET (USA) For registration send email to flor iana .fer rara @it. ibm. com or go to registration link
[Tutorials] How to set up a horizontal cluster for a Maximo sandbox using WebSphere Application Server 7 Introduction As described in WebSphere Application Server Information Center: “ Clusters are groups of servers that are managed together and participate in workload management. A cluster can contain nodes or individual application servers. Clusters are responsible for balancing workload among servers. Servers that are a part of a cluster are called cluster members. When you install an application on a cluster, the application is... [More]
The solution IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler Plug-in for Netezza has
been published in the ISM Library. It can be viewed and shared using the direct
solution link: http://www.ibm.com/software/ismlibrary?NavCode=1TW10WS1F . Use the IBM® Tivoli Workload Scheduler Plug-in for Netezza® to manage the Netezza software, hardware, and databases using Tivoli Workload Scheduler. In this way, you take advantage of all the Tivoli Workload Scheduler scheduling functions to manage these jobs. Installing the Plug-in in your Tivoli Workload Scheduler... [More]
Hosted by BrightTALK October 3rd, 2012 at 11:00AM EST The IT Service Management discipline is mature and is under pressure from lines of business to change and become more flexible in how it measures and manages business services. IT business services themselves are changing to include all types of technology, IT and non IT equipment. Companies today, are needing to move beyond the normal IT boundaries to enhance business services with smarter devices, telco and transportation devices. Another huge change is that a lot more non-IT personnel now... [More]
Hi Community, TWS Upgrade package listed on technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21609879 has been updated! TWS Upgrade Document on TWA wiki is now available for TDWC Upgrade and TWS Installation known solutions . In addition on ISM Library Now available the " Pluggable Authentication Module Validator for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler " which is a tool to help you to validate your PAM configuration versus Tivoli Workload Scheduler . Thanks!
by Wayne Halverson The challenge of implementing a Service Catalog can be daunting to any size company. But with limited resources and subject matter expertise, this challenge can be too big, too costly, and too time consuming for a small or medium size company (SMB). Decisions and work must be completed to create the Service Catalog. SMBs don’t have lots of resources with spare cycles to implement a Service Catalog, and they manage their cost closely. They would love the efficiencies a Service Catalog might offer, but are leery of the... [More]
Dear Customer....Planning for the upgrade of Tivoli Workload Scheduler ? The IBM team has created some useful documentation and tools for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler upgrade and installation. The following sections include: A Documentation White Paper that guides your team through the Tivoli Workload Scheduler upgrade A post-installation tool that verifies that Tivoli Workload Scheduler is correctly installed Useful links that point you to the "Video Gallery to configure and admin Tivoli Workload Scheduler features" and "IBM... [More]
1. About this tutorial 1.1 Introduction It can be quite complex to manage a high number of requests in a Help Desk environment, Delays in responses may have a negative impact on business and cause user dissatisfaction. The SRM Response Plan is an escalation engine and integrated workflow that helps prioritize the tickets automatically by applying actions to accelerate their closing. A response plan can be applied in several service requests or work orders with similar characteristics. Thus, repetitive tasks can be eliminated. Depending on how... [More]
IBM is excited to introduce a series of upgrade
training sessions available to you! Spurred by the creativity of our
own Kevin B ,
this series is intended to assist our customers in planning their
upgrade to the latest versions of Maximo Asset Management and SmartCloud
Control Desk. In each session,
a member of the business architecture team will deliver a presentation
chronicling the incremental enhancements made in the product as well as
point out functional changes to existing features. Ample time will be
allowed for... [More]
Tivoli Workload Scheduling What's Next?
Do you want to know the " Next Feature" in the
world of Workload Automation/Scheduling? Follow the new Webcast meeting! Save the Date September 05 th 2012 - 3 PM CEST, 1 PM GMT, 9 AM ET (USA) September 6 th 2012 - 8 AM CEST, 1 AM GMT (for AP Geo) For registration send email to flor iana .fer rara @it. ibm. com or go to registration link
How and where to download a software fix from. Did you know? - You can select all fixes needed and have them delivered together? - You can isolate to only certain types of fixes? - You can upload an inventory file , and have fixes for all those products listed for selection? - Did you know that Fix Central supports pre-rec and co-rec associations, so that you will know if a fix you need has other required changes even for distributed platforms? Using Fix Central For the full story on all the IBM Electronic Support portal features
The Software Product Compatibility Reports site is an innovative tool, designed to allow YOU, IBM clients, to easily generate custom reports about compatible IBM software combinations, product end-of-service dates and product translations. This is a great tool for figuring out what products are compatible with others and how your particular implementations may need to be designed to ensure your success. To read more about these reports, then head on over to the Software Product Compatibility Reports site's home page and see what these reports... [More]
Do not install Tivoli's process automation platform 220.127.116.11 with SmartCloud Control Desk. Fix pack 18.104.22.168 for Tivoli's process automation platform is now
available. This fix pack is not backwards compatible with prior
releases. SmartCloud Control Desk version 7.5 is based on Tivoli's process automation platform 22.214.171.124. If you install the 126.96.36.199 fix pack, several
product functions will be broken. This information is also available in a flash from IBM support.
Hi Community, Please have a look to TWA Wikis ! We have loaded there new TWA Documentation that can be useful for the overall TWS experts! Please provide feedback to myself if you need more documentation ! Thanks,
The Internet is changing the face of product support. It is an undeniable fact that the manner in which we attempt to resolve problems, be they complex software applications or finding the closest Italian restaurant, is entirely different than 10, 5, or even 2 years ago. In all facets of our daily lives, how we search for answers to even the simplest of problems have been forever changed through online technology and capabilities. The Internet permeates all aspects of our lives; how many readers of this blog post do not understand the phrase... [More]
If you need a quick answer to your question about a process automation product, try posting it on the Maximo and Process Automation Solutions forum . The forum features a large community of active users that include IBM product developers, customers, and business partners. Discussion topics include configuration,
implementation, and general sharing of product knowledge and experience. The forum covers all products built on Tivoli's process automation engine, including: IBM SmartCloud Control Desk Tivoli Asset Management for IT Tivoli Change... [More]