IBM Workload Automation Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IBM Workload Automation competitors and alternatives
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Real User
Control-M Developer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 20 2017

What is most valuable?

Control-M has a huge number of features and utilities that assist users in monitoring their schedules, and developers to build schedules that interface with many technologies. Here are some that stand out: * Cross-platform support. A Linux... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Previous scheduling solutions were platform specific, so when the overnight batch processes crossed between technologies, manual intervention was required. This was time costly and meant that it was not possible to get an overall picture of... more»

What needs improvement?

The ability to work offline would be an improvement. It is sometimes inconvenient that you cannot load and work on a schedule – unless you are connected to a Control-M Server. For example, when you are away from the office or on a train… When... more»
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CA Technologies
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Consultant
Enterprise IT Management Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 09 2017

What is most valuable?

Granular Security enables self-service role-based access. JIL language is always a big accelerator for creating/editing job flows efficiently. Great at handling timezones and daylight savings adjustments.

How has it helped my organization?

Self-Service has enabled the support team to move from being a bottleneck to being the go-to team for expertise and advice and to focus on maintaining the infrastructure.

What needs improvement?

Despite the commitment of the development team to improve the UI since version 11.3, the WCC module still lacks true quality. There are still too many screens and the use cases need to be handled in a more "compact" way.
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Real User
Lead Systems Administrator at Great American Insurance
Apr 26 2018

What is most valuable?

The usability of the user interface. It just makes sense and it is easy to see the flow of the processes.

How has it helped my organization?

We have a lot of jobs that have to run, and it's easy to see what the status is. We've been using it for around 15 years now. We're very comfortable with it, that's probably the biggest thing. I've been using it for a long time, so the... more»

What needs improvement?

In terms of additional features, it's probably stuff they already have available that we haven't started utilizing yet. I really like the idea of the Zero Downtime Upgrade. I've really liked the Centralized Aging Upgrade. That's probably one... more»

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