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Read the blog post: ServiceNow IT Automation: Integration with Stonebranch

ServiceNow IT Automation: Integration with Stonebranch

How to orchestrate IT automation processes within ServiceNow using both ServiceNow automation tools and Stonebranch UAC.

Read the blog: Automation Trends 2024: Top Takeaways from the Annual Global State of IT Automation Report

Automation Trends 2024: Top Takeaways from the Annual Global State of IT Automation Report

The results are in! IT Ops, DevOps, DataOps, CloudOps, PlatformOps, and ITSM pros worldwide share their thoughts on automation and orchestration in the 2024 Global State of IT Automation report.

Read the blog post: 6 Top Trends in Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) for 2024

6 Top Trends in Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) for 2024

2024's top trends in infrastructure and operations (I&O), including genAI, IT orchestration, MLOps, and self-service automation.

Read the blog post: 5 Ways Mainframe Automation Can Transform Your Business Today

5 Ways Mainframe Automation Can Transform Your Business Today

Mainframes are the workhorses of the business world, processing critical transactions and data for many of the world's largest organizations. However, they can also be complex and time-consuming to manage. That's where mainframe automation comes in.

Read the blog post now: What is an Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration (IA&O) Tool?

What are Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration Tools?

Infrastructure Automation and Orchestration tools help manage the provisioning, deployment, and operation of infrastructure resources. Using IA&O, ITOps teams achieve scale, enable self-service to the business, and standardize consumption of cloud, on-premise, and edge computer resources.

Read the blog post: SAP ERP Integration: Unite Automation Across SAP R/3, NetWeaver, HANA, and Beyond

SAP Automation for NetWeaver, HANA, Fiori and Beyond

Tired of the limitations of SAP job schedulers? Stonebranch UAC offers powerful and flexible SAP ERP integrations that allow you to automate, monitor, and manage SAP R/3, NetWeaver, HANA, Fiori, and XSA processes with ease.

Read the blog post now: Top IT Automation Trends in 2024 and Beyond

Top IT Automation Trends in 2024: Hyperfocus on Agility and Efficiency

Few of our top nine IT automation trends are wholly new for 2024. Rather, most automation priorities are taking on a new urgency as enterprises demand faster, better, and more efficient digital products and services.

Read the blog post now: The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Research, Success Stories, Reports, and More from 2023

The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Research, Success Stories, Reports, and More from 2023

Gain valuable insights from 2023’s most popular research and reports — and use them as your springboard for IT automation success in 2024!

Read the blog and watch now: 9 One-Minute Insights from Stonebranch Online 2023

9 One-Minute Insights from Stonebranch Online 2023

These nine videos from Stonebranch Online 2023 cover everything from observability to digital transformation — in little more than a minute each.

Read all about it! What's New in UAC Version 7.5

What's New in UAC Version 7.5

Stonebranch UAC 7.5 (Universal Automation Center 7.5) unlocks observability data, adds additional event-based trigger options, and makes it easy for SAP business users to automate processes.

Gartner Hype Cycle for I&O Automation 2022

Gartner Hype Cycle 2023: What's Next in I&O Automation?

Analysis of Gartner's annual Hype Cycle for I&O Automation report sheds light on innovation adoption, maturity, and ability to solve your real-life business opportunities. We’ve summarized 2023’s biggest changes here.

Self Service Automation: Best Practices for Organizational Efficiency

Self Service Automation: How to Empower Your Business

Self service automation can help break down organizational silos to boost employee efficiency. Check out these best practices to help your help desk reduce the burden of routine business requests.

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Workload Automation vs Runbook Automation: Best Practices

Explore the differences between workload automation and runbook automation to help you decide which approach best fits your needs.

What’s New in UAC Version 7.4: workload simulations, jobs as code, outbound webhooks, and more

What’s New in UAC Version 7.4

Do more in 7.4! The latest release of Universal Automation Center (UAC) offers many new features and enhancements, including workload simulations, jobs-as-code, and outbound webhooks.

Gartner 2023 Market Guide to Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms (SOAP)

Top 5 Updates to the Gartner 2023 SOAP Market Guide

Gartner recently released an update to the 2021 Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP) Market Guide that defined a new category in automation. Read on to learn just how much has changed.

Workload Automation Software Through the Years: 40+ Years of Progress

Workload Automation Software Through the Decades: 40+ Years of Progress

Though the workload automation (WLA) market is very mature, it’s beginning to exhibit the characteristics of a much younger market.

Stonebranch Online 2022: Data Pipelines and Self-Service Automation

Stonebranch Customers Talk Data Pipeline and Self-Service Automation

ING Group, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Vermont Information Processing reveal how they democratize automation and orchestrate data pipelines with the Universal Automation Center.

SBOL2022: Orchestrate the Universe Keynote Session

Stonebranch Online 2022 Opening Keynote

The first week of Stonebranch Online 2022 has come to a close – are you watching along with us? Here’s a refresher on our opening keynote.