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Lessons Learned from IBM's Native Scheduler

Your shop runs more than 30 jobs each day. Your jobs must communicate across IBM i and another OS. You need to monitor them and generate reports for audits or SLAs. Do your existing job schedulers really meet your needs?
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How to Automate Excel Reports

Set up an Excel automation task using Automate, robotic process automation (RPA) software from Fortra. Download a free trial of automation software and automate Excel reports today.
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Workload Groups in IBM i 7.4

Did you know? IBM i Workload Groups are a powerful yet under-utilized feature of the operating system that have been made more flexible with IBM i 7.4 (V7R4). Read on to learn more.
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How To Automate Web Extraction

As more and more companies and governments make data available online, the demand and need to access and process Internet-based data is growing fast. Problematically, much of the data is available only through a front-end web-app that is designed for ad-hoc queries. If the need is to get bulk amounts of online data, automation becomes essential. Real-world automation requires that any number of...
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Mobile NOW for Robot Network

The web interface for Robot Network is a browser-based tool that uses Fortra Insite to help you access system performance data for your network of IBM i systems from any laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You can also work in the Robot Network Status Center to see and respond to messages and other events that have been escalated to the Robot Network host system.