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2020-02-16T08:27:36Z

What needs improvement with IBM Workload Automation?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM Workload Automation.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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There should be more custom documentation, specifically around Java APIs. There should also be more training. In terms of features, we are currently using only 50% of its features. We don't use all features that are available, but there is always room for improvement in all of the tools.

2021-05-08T09:35:00Z
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Other solutions like Control-M are better than this solution. IBM should have better integration with the cloud. It should support other schedulers that aren't IBM products.

2020-03-19T13:00:00Z
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I would like to be able to access the return value or result from one job, in the following job. This is a feature that other solutions have and is very helpful. I had to create my own workaround for it because the capability is important for me. It would be helpful to have a mobile app that could be used to follow the job schedule. Most IT applications now have mobile app support.

2020-02-24T06:02:44Z
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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 dependencies.

2020-02-16T08:27:36Z
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