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Job Scheduling Evaluation Checklist
When buying a job scheduling solution, you should gather as much information as possible to make an objective comparison of competitive products’ key

action checklist  variables on any notification action including job name, agent name,job output, actual runtime, exit code, and pager/cell number V       Framework Integration with HP OpenView, MOM, NetIQ, etc. that uses two-way communication foralerting and interaction V       Windows certified V       Job Execution/Recovery Automatically restarts jobs based on job error or system failure V       Automatically inserts recovery jobs into the schedule for execution V       Supports multiple queues, job

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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action checklist  or determining upon an action or course of action, method, procedure, etc. 3. the mental state or quality of being resolved or resolute; firmness of purpose. 4. the act or process of resolving or separating into constituent or elementary parts. 5. the resulting state. 6. a solution, accommodation, or settling of a problem, controversy, etc. 7. reduction to a simpler form; conversion. Taken from: Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006. Read More

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