October 3, 2019
Ever-increasing business complexity is creating new challenges for enterprises. Modern IT, stressed by the demands of business processes, often experiences...
September 20, 2019
A growing business means growing workload complexities, which inevitably means increased risk. Indeed, in a recent EMA report, 61% of...
August 8, 2019
It’s hard to imagine the future of workload automation without including a discussion on rationalization. According to a recent survey,...
August 1, 2019
A soon-to-be-released study conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) evaluating the workload automation (WLA) landscape found that 60 percent of...
July 30, 2019
We’ve already explored the topic of why companies should apply DevOps to Workload Automation. Now, we’re going to challenge companies...
July 18, 2019
DevOps: you’ve heard the term a thousand times, but what makes it truly buzzworthy? And how is it relevant to...
March 25, 2019
Terma Software is excited to announce its return as a subject matter expert at ASAP University, an annual conference of IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS) users. Before Terma Software released their workload analytics solution for IWS last year, the IWS customer base lacked visibility into complex, multi-vendor and multi-platform workload environments. Fortunately, Terma’s AIOps platform has been able to address this pain point for IWS users, thanks to its single-pane-of-glass view across job schedulers and distributed and mainframe environments.
September 27, 2018
EMA President and COO, Dan Twing, hosted a webinar this week – The Shifting Role of Workload Automation: A...
March 14, 2018
Many organizations outsource the operations of their IT Operations for various reasons, including lowering operating costs, improving service, and freeing up resources to address more strategic needs in the organization. While many organizations claim to meet the goals of their outsourcing arrangements as a whole, typically several areas within operations don’t meet expectations. One specific area where I’ve seen this happen, more often than not, is in the area of workload automation, particularly in the areas of monitoring and reporting.
February 5, 2018
...While virtually every area of your business and most areas of IT are embracing analytics, the area of workload automation does not. Some use historical run data to develop trends using a spreadsheet approach, however, this is only an after-the-fact band-aid that can tell you that you have already failed or that you might somewhere eventually fail. It cannot point out specific future problem areas or provide you with accurate predictions for processing times and capacity utilization. With analytics, problem resolution for long running or failed processing is much easier; it can reduce meantime to repair by up to 99%, and limits the amount of human capital required to diagnose the problem. Workload Analytics can also help developers and engineers build better workload processes and redesign current processes for more efficiency and higher reliability...