Planning for Success with Automation
As a manager, you’re considering replacing an existing system with an automated workflow platform. Perhaps you’ve found that too much of your time is spent allocating and managing resources for day-to-day tasks, and you aren’t able to spend as much time as you’d prefer focusing on larger business issues. Maybe a legacy system has begun . . .
Moving beyond Scheduling Reports to Orchestrating Them
Scheduling reports is a common use case for job schedulers. Often such scheduling is initially envisioned as a simple matter of setting a timer to fire off a report at a given time. In such cases available open source projects and even Windows Task Scheduler is used. But this simplistic approach is often overwhelmed once the true requirements . . .
Utilizing the concepts of agile development can provide direction and organization to your workflow development, making it more productive, yielding faster delivery, creating more flexible and reusable workflows, and increasing stakeholder satisfaction.
Developing solutions involving workflows is by no means trivial. Workflows can be large, . . .
File Orchestration and MFT
File Orchestration vs. Managed File Transfer
Ok, so you've figured out managed file transfer. You bought an out-of-the-box solution and – voila! – you're up and running.
It's now 'later', maybe a few months or even years later. You come to realize that not only did you figure out managed file transfer, but other teams within . . .
Enterprise Scheduling and File Transfer
Need to Integrate, Orchestrate, and Celebrate Your File Processes? Here's 10 Things You Should Know.
It’s work …whatever industry or environment you work with… sooner or later…. IT WILL CATCH UP TO YOU…
Short cuts. Mistakes rushing to meet deadlines. Manual interventions. Struggles maintaining custom code. Late SLAs. No prioritization of . . .
The IT Manager's Quest for Sleep
This is not a story of vagaries and euphemisms. Unfortunately, this story is also often-told. This is a story starting with anguish and suffering. It may end with a happy ending, it may not. But it’s all about you – The IT Manager.
You know the story. For all we know, you may be in the midst of this story. As a development manager or IT . . .
And Why They're Avoidable
There are several mistakes IT managers make that create major issues that can kill reaching the benefits of enterprise workflows. However, as damaging as these mistakes can be, they’re actually fairly easy to fix – all it takes is a little effort to improve design processes. Here are some of the more common problems along with their . . .