Feature spotlights

Powerful and intuitive dashboard

Enable business control with new dashboards. A modern look and feel simplifies real-time data-driven decisions. Customization is easy with built in widgets, including monitoring and support for data from any REST API. Improve decision making by using predictive analytics and centralized management.

Workflow folders

Empower your Line Of Business users with a self-service model to manage their jobs and job streams. Organize jobs and job streams in a hierarchy of folders. Manage security with access control lists at the folder level.

Unleash the power of containers

Discover the powerful integration between Workload Automation and containers. Deploy all components of Workload Automation in containers. Easily automate cloud-native applications and applications migrated to containerized environments.

Hybrid Workload Automation

Use Hybrid Workload Automation to extend your automation environment more easily and cost-effectively. In addition, benefit from intelligent automation from the industry leader in planning and service from a central point of control. The IBM® Workload Automation user interface works for beginners and experts for any scheduling practice you need.

Streamline your release management process

Automate and schedule the development, test and promotion into production of an application or business process with the option to rollback to earlier versions should something go wrong.

Ready-to-use integrations

Map your business with 35+ business adaptors to integrate smoothly with business applications such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Salesforce, Informatica, Hadoop ecosystem and more.

Self-service automation

Run and monitor processes on demand from mobile and tablet devices.

Advanced Rerun Flexibility

The new advanced rerun options help you orchestrate your workflows seamlessly, building recovery logic into the job definition and rerunning job successors directly from the Monitor Workload view. Learn how you can improve jobs with rerun options, rerun selective successors and use the Job Management plugin.

Connect jobs using variables

Use the variable passing feature to pass data between jobs and job streams.

Scheduling through REST APIs

Use application programming interfaces such as REST, SOAP, Java and others to schedule and monitor workloads.

Advanced Monitoring

Monitoring your workload is the one most important activity in ensuring that your business is focused on what is most important. The state of your jobs and workstations is an indicator of your success. Discover how to create and run a query to monitor jobs, share the query with a group of users, save the query to the list of available queries and add the Monitor Workload page to the list of startup pages.

Manage business risk

Detect issues, analyze impact, and trigger recovery in real time. In addition, you improve the workload planning, monitoring, impact analysis and troubleshooting of your environment.

How customers use it

  • Automate your SAP® ecosystem workloads

    Problem

    Sophisticated SAP ecosystems provide complex challenges in visibility, control, and automation. Staff productivity, application availability and performance, and business process SLAs can be negatively impacted.

    Solution

    Provide a single point of control to manage and monitor SAP and non-SAP applications including governance of SAP environments, data integration with SAP Solution Manager, SAP Business Objects reports, SAP Inventory Management, and other tools.

  • Automate IBM®, Amazon®, and Microsoft® clouds

    Problem

    Business applications run defined business workflows but have unpredictable workload volumes. Is it better to over-provision cloud resources with the risk of wasting them, or under-provision with the risk of delaying the business process?

    Solution

    Automatically provision the right amount of resources for only the time period they are needed. Coordinate resource management with the business workflows to optimize business process completion objectives while minimizing resource costs.

  • Gain control of your Salesforce® batch jobs

    Problem

    Leveraging cloud based business applications with on-premises applications requires complex process co-ordination and governance.

    Solution

    IBM Workload Automation integrates with Salesforce to gain greater control of your Salesforce batch APEX jobs. Govern and coordinate automated Salesforce processing with enterprise resource management applications.

  • Automate and manage BigInsights® for Hadoop®

    Problem

    Leveraging the full value of unstructured Big Data from sources such as social media, e-mail, blogs, and videos requires labor-intensive continuous monitoring and analysis

    Solution

    Automate, monitor and control workflows containing BigInsights workbooks and applications to help enterprise find insights into new and emerging types of data. Automate calendar and event-based scheduling with a single point of control.

  • Automate your Oracle® PeopleSoft® ecosystem workloads

    Problem

    The financial close process - on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly. and/or annual basis - can be labor intensive, error prone, and complex across Finance, HR, Inventory, Procurement, Reporting, and other processes.

    Solution

    Your entire ERP ecosystem benefits from obtaining a seamless and consistent workflow from one function to another, standardizing processes and reducing overhead costs.

Technical details

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