HelpSystems Automate Schedule Competitors and Alternatives

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CharlesMcClain
Real User
Application Support Analyst II at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 30 2019

What is most valuable?

All of the features are important. The best thing about it is the communication listing. There's a learning curve, but it's a fairly easy system to use. It doesn't require a lot of technical skill.

How has it helped my organization?

This isn't our first automated system, so it's hard to say how it's improved anything. The best thing is that the communication with our host system is better. It allows us to have more security. It allows us to have more information and… more»

What needs improvement?

The system needs better communication, better advanced warning, and better stability with SQL database systems. The latter is the only Achilles heel to the software. The SQL database connections are the only time that we've had issues with… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Before we got OpCon we did have another automated system, AutoMate. We switched due to OpCon's capabilities of communicating with the host system. And OpCon runs faster than the last one. There are some scenarios where it has been more… more»

What other advice do I have?

There's a lot to be said about using the embedded script systems and having good error handling. Hopefully, anybody who's doing development with scripts, writing code, is not a novice, because that part is really important. The biggest… more»
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