Planning and workflow automation
An acknowledged specialization of Systèmes & Documents, production schedulers are applications that plan and automate a company’s workflow in order to optimize performance. Our preferred tool: Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) published by IBM.
Do you have a production job scheduling project?
Our services involving production schedulers
Audit & Consulting
In preparation for every production scheduler project, our expert consultants (with experience using TWS since 1983) will audit and analyze the current state of your system and may propose solutions and improvements better adapted to your business context and goals. We will then put together a project team able to assist you and supervise the various participants.
ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT STATE + IT ARCHITECTURE CONSULTING + PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE + DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT + WRITING GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS + WRITING FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS + PROJECT MANAGEMENT + CHANGE MANAGEMENT + RATIONALIZATION + OUTSOURCING
Do you want to integrate TWS features in your IT architecture? We have developed cutting-edge techniques specifically designed to facilitate the implementation of TWS in the most complex infrastructures.
Our team is the only one in the world offering this service both in a z/OS environment and “Open” (Linux, AIX, Windows, AS 400).
S+D is certified TWS 8.6.
PROTOTYPING + INSTALLATION + INTERFACING BETWEEN SOFTWARE PRODUCTS + MAINTENANCE AND DEVELOPMENT + SUPPORT
Development of interfaces with TWS for z/OS and TWS Open using “integration workbench.”
Migration of the scheduler to TWS
Do you want to migrate your production scheduler to TWS? We have developed different techniques that provide progressive and non-intrusive migration services from any “scheduler.”
S+D is a certified IBM partner (bronze) and has been involved in TWS beta testing since 1983.
NON-INTRUSIVE METHOD + GRADUAL MIGRATION
Our instructors, who teach in English or French, have been delivering training in Europe since 1989. Classes will soon be available worldwide. We offer a general training program on job production scheduling and also specialized classes on TWS. We also offer customized training upon request.
Here are some of the classes we offer:
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6 Operations and Scheduling (TX304G)
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6 Administration (TX314G)
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.6 Operations (TM393G)
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.6.0 for Schedulers (TM404G)
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.5.1 End-to-End for Schedulers (TM422G)
LEARNQUEST + ARROWS + GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE