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The third wave of computing has begun!  Welcome to the Internet of Things - fifty billion connected devices and applications powering the global economy.

Existing business applications are on the front lines, but they were built for a different age - the on-premise age. Costing millions to implement and maintain, they now prove inflexible and rigid. As a result, they are unable to cope with the pace of change now demanded.

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Performance Management has been progressively broadening since the beginning of the 90s to all vital functions of business. Upper management has put systems into place that enable better governance based on Key Performance Indicators (KPI), dashboards (Balanced Scorecard) and benchmarks.



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Over the last 40 years, IT Operations has matured to the point where its role has evolved from a simple means of technology to that of a means of production within the value chain of business. Here is a decade by decade look at the evolution.

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Making the decision to move to Workload Automation (WLA) is your first big step. Sound planning and careful execution become your next moves since that is the key to a successful implementation. Here are the steps to follow to ensure a smooth transition:

1. Evaluate Your Current Situation


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The many uses of a Workload Automation (WLA) solution include:
 

1. Meet Growing IT Ops Demands



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IT Ops has become an integral force in helping to drive business success. To that point, more is being asked of IT to help organizations stay in the forefront of emerging business trends. Some of those demands could include:
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The requirements to automate system and business processes have gone much further than what basic JS can provide. Job scheduling tools can automate jobs or processes for static workloads within their separate applications. The problem is that the IT workload for business in the real world is neither separate nor static.
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What is Job Scheduling?



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Job Scheduling (JS) has been around for decades. It can be defined simply as the orderly, reliable sequencing of batch program execution. That’s accurate, but it’s like saying a car is a mode of transportation. It’s technically correct, but it doesn’t come close to explaining the complexities and variations involved.
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“That’s odd,” Bill thought to himself as he walked past the distribution department on his way to IT Ops and noticed most of the crew just sitting around. “They’re usually going full bore picking and packing orders at this time of the morning.” His ringing cell phone suddenly diverted his attention. It was Dan Johnson, the site General Manager.

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As 2013 wound to a close, the government was once again operational (well, as much ever), and the nation braced for the crazy holiday season.  Almost half way into the new year now, it's time to take a look ahead at what we'll likely be facing for the remainder of 2014. What's in store for this year? 

Microsoft Heads in an Entirely New Direction


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Part 4 of 4


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The approaches presented in the last two posts in this series allow Capacity Management to become more mature and self-aware. These results will only be effective if Lean Six Sigma practices are understood and adopted by the teams implementing the process on a daily basis.
 
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