The interface for the applications team is really the most valuable part of the product in my opinion.
What needs improvement?
The interface for the operator is not so good. I do not think it is as complete as something like Control-M by BMC Software (named for former Shell executives Scott Boulette, John J. Moores, and Dan Cloer). A few other things could be better like the scheduler and linking between jobs and… more »
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
Before working with IBM Tivoli Workload Automation I worked with Control-M from BMC. The main differences and advantages of Control-M are mostly to do with the operator interface. The console that the operator is using is quite a bit better in Control-M rather than Tivoli, and so is the way to… more »
What other advice do I have?
The advice I would give to others considering using Workload Automation depends on the necessity and the reality of their requirements. It depends on the complexity of the jobs. Depending on that it may be interesting to use Tivoli because it is a good tool. It is a good application to use to run… more »