The State of your Job Scheduling Software – Evolution, Stagnation, or Slow Death

Organizations tend to spend time and resources when first evaluating and implementing job scheduling software, but once it’s in, it’s in. It’s great to have software you can “set-and-forget”, but apathy around Job Scheduling software inevitably leads to organization-level issues with service deliverability, hardware requirements, and productivity. Every business should conduct a yearly review to Read More


Automation Spotlight – Ellucian Banner

The JAMS Team has been helping colleges and universities improve job scheduling for over a decade. As an Ellucian Partner, we know professionals in higher education are passionate about what their organizations do, and driven by their dedication to provide better experiences for all students. Unfortunately, many institutions may miss out on the improvement projects Read More


Do You Need a Test Environment for Your Job Scheduler?

Job schedulers are often implemented with a single operational environment for all scheduled jobs. For organizations using regulatory compliance. Auditors generally require a division of labor between development and operations, so you need to be able to limit and control who has access to your data and who has access to the production environment. A Read More


How to Choose the Best Enterprise Software for Your Business

Technology solutions are the backbone of an efficient enterprise. Your ERP system manages and tracks resources, your CRM platform handles critical customer data, your managed file transfer software moves encrypted files in high volumes, and your document management product keeps you from drowning in paper forms. For all those processes to run as smoothly as Read More



6 Reasons Why Enterprise Job Scheduling Is a Must-Have in 2019

Enterprise job scheduling is a must-have for modern enterprises. The pace of business continues to increase, the volume of data continues to grow, and new technologies make IT environments more complex all the time. New technology and new IT trends are changing the way enterprises are run. Enterprise job scheduling software may have once been Read More


The Transition from Job Scheduling to Workload Automation

Job Scheduling Unifies Enterprise Computing Systems administrators have always needed some ability to schedule the jobs, workflows, and tasks of the enterprise. Without job schedulers, one would need an army of operators to execute repetitive processes. Even the oldest mainframes included some basic functionality to schedule recurring tasks. Most modern operating systems offer rudimentary scheduling Read More


A Dozen Things You Should Know About Automated Job Scheduling

Whether you’re just starting to think about an automation project or have one already underway, there are significant opportunities for improving processing. Here’s a list of a dozen items you should consider. 12. Automate the process of monitoring the schedule. Are you still manually checking off jobs in a log as they finish? There is Read More


3 Ways JAMS + Banner® by Ellucian Strengthen Key Departments in Higher Education

HelpSystems is leading the pack when it comes to the digital transformation of higher education. That was made even more apparent at Ellucian Live 2019. Our JAMS team caught up with three groups of higher education professionals – those who are looking to centralize Banner processes, those who are looking for an alternative to their Read More