4 Questions to Determine the Real Cost of Homegrown Job Scheduling Software

Faced with a global pandemic and economic uncertainty, companies are taking a hard look at how they’re doing business. Budgets are getting tighter and resources are being stretched thin as they look for ways to make their processes more efficient and save costs. Companies that had originally opted for homegrown job scheduling software because of Read More



FAQ: Enterprise Job Scheduling Software Maintenance and Support

When you’ve had your job scheduling software for a long time, you might have some questions about the way your tool is supported or why the maintenance costs are the way they are. We’ve put together an FAQ to help you understand the situation. Q: What does it mean if my enterprise job scheduling software Read More


Holiday Season Enterprise Job Scheduling

The holiday shopping season is great for consumers – it’s full of opportunity, excitement, great deals, and purchases. Retailers, though, can experience undue stress as they try to keep up with ever-rising consumer demands. It’s not just the stores themselves that feel the pressure. During holiday shopping seasons, IT teams must ensure that the company’s Read More


Five Steps to a Smoother Job Scheduling Transition

Our engineers discuss automation needs on a daily basis. They perform process evaluations, hold remote training sessions, speak about job scheduling at industry events, and host automation webinars. They know there’s nothing quite as good as being in the same room – when your users and our engineers can share a cup of coffee, communication 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


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


Source Code Management for Centralized Workload Automation

Reining in the source of all your jobs is an essential step in your transition to centralized workload automation. Even if you are not writing code all day, you must think of yourself as a developer. Your “application” is the business. And, the features of your application are its automated workloads. Silos are for Farms, Read More


Azure Database Options

The latest build of JAMS V7 provides users with a new database option – Azure SQL. For most enterprises, SQL, or even SQL Express, has plenty of horsepower to handle data on the back end of JAMS. We specifically designed JAMS to consume as few resources as possible – an efficient database structure, small payloads, Read More