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What is Batch Processing and How Has it Evolved?

What is Batch Processing and How Has it Evolved?

A quick guide to the history of batch processing and its modern alternatives, such as job scheduling, workload automation, and service orchestration.

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Infographic: What's Changed in IT Automation and Orchestration?

Attendees of the 2021 Stonebranch Online virtual summit offered their perspectives on modern IT ecosystems. This infographic summarizes their responses and identifies some key trends facing IT, data, and development teams today.

Meta-Orchestration of Data Pipeline Tools Across Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Environments

Meta-Orchestration of Data Pipeline Tools Across Multi-Cloud and Hybrid IT Environments

Recent research from SAPinsider shows that more companies are moving to the cloud. The most successful of them are meta-orchestrating their data management tools across the resulting hybrid IT environments.

The Cloud is Agile. Your IT Automation Tools Should Be Too.

The Cloud is Agile. Your IT Automation Tools Should Be Too.

The cloud is driving change in many ways, including how the industry approaches IT automation. Making automation available on-demand to match the agile nature of cloud service providers is what the business now requires. Learn how modern service orchestration and automation platforms enable central IT teams to fully democratize automation.

Use DataOps to Reduce Data Analytics Cycle Times

Use DataOps to Reduce Data Analytics Cycle Times

DataOps brings together data architects, data scientists, IT managers, and developers — and incorporating dev/test/prod lifecycles into data cycles — to reduce the cycle time of data pipeline development and enables business users to achieve their goals.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 5 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 5 Highlights

The final week of Stonebranch Online 2021 focused on the developer community — first, demonstrating how the UAC enables DevOps strategies for our customers, and second, in a conversation with Stonebranch’s own UAC developers.

What is Workload Automation — and How is it Changing?

What is Workload Automation (WLA)—and How is it Changing?

Read this blog post and learn why workload automation is the best practice for using software to schedule and manage tasks related to business processes and transactions.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 4 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 4 Highlights

Week four of Stonebranch Online 2021 is all about doing more with your Stonebranch Universal Automation Center (UAC). First, learn how to connect UAC with any application, platform, or system in your hybrid IT environments. Then, see what’s new in UAC version 7.1.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 3 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 3 Highlights

Week three of Stonebranch Online 2021. A recap of Stonebranch Online, including customer success stories from BP and Makedonski Telecom.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 2 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 2 Highlights

Week two of Stonebranch Online 2021 offered two webinars: one on orchestrating data pipelines and the other on multi-cloud environments. Both sessions featured product demonstrations of the Stonebranch Universal Automation Center (UAC) in action. Keep reading to learn more.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Week 1 Highlights

Stonebranch Online 2021: Week 1 Highlights

The first week of Stonebranch Online 2021 has come to a close, and with it, two engaging webinars on the state of the IT automation industry and how DataOps methodologies can help orchestrate data pipelines. Scroll down to read the summaries and access the recordings on-demand.

See What's in Store in the New Stonebranch Integration Hub

See What’s in Store in the New Stonebranch Integration Hub

In a world where Orchestration = Integration, the new Stonebranch Integration Hub makes it easier than ever to find pre-built extensions that establish secure integrations with third-party applications and allow you to create seamless workflows across any system in your hybrid IT environment.

What is DataOps and How is it Different than DevOps?

What is DataOps and How is it Different than DevOps?

Now more than ever, data is crucial to businesses being able to make informed decisions and measure the impact of those decisions. DataOps treats data as a strategic asset to harness its exponential potential.

Stonebranch Online 2021 - Sept 28 through Oct 28

Sneak Peek: Stonebranch Online 2021 Educational Forum

It’s almost here! Join us for a month-long series of educational webinars dedicated to empowering IT automation professionals with an insightful lineup of industry trends, customer success stories, and UAC solution demos.

Gartner 2021 Market Guide to Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms (SOAP)

Top 5 Updates to the Gartner 2021 SOAP Market Guide

Gartner recently released an update to the 2020 Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP) Market Guide that defined a new category in automation. Read on to learn just how much has changed in a little over a year.

What is a Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP): Six Key Components

What is a Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP): Six Key Components

This article deep dives into Gartner’s SOAP category, with the goal of understanding key differentiating capabilities, a little history, and how it helps enterprises achieve IT orchestration and automation across their business.

Bringing RPA and WLA Together

Bringing RPA and WLA Together

Read this blog post to learn how Workload Automation (WLA) makes use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to perform repetitive processes, freeing up resources for more complex tasks.

Most Digital Transformations Fail. What does it take to succeed?

Most Digital Transformations Fail. How to Succeed?

Discover how a modern service orchestration and automation platform (SOAP) can be a core enabler for your digital transformation.

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