Announcing: Advanced Training Courses

SMA Solutions is proud to announce our brand new Advanced OpCon Training courses! We’ve had numerous requests for an upper-level training course that dives a little deeper into things like multi-instance options, multi-instance schedules and jobs, tokens, OpCon expressions, the OpCon API and more. There are two sessions left in 2018: Classes run Tuesday through Thursday at our new Houston …

Using KPIs to Improve Automation Adoption

Why then does automation itself not have KPIs? Typically, companies that purchase products for building business and IT workflows have some important processes in mind that they wish to automate – perhaps a runbook or a frequent service request.

Still Using Paper-Based Checklists?

Checking a list item by item ensures that all steps and processes are completed, and in the right order. While checklists are effective, they do tend to take up valuable time because of the manual processes.

Top "ROM" Scoring CU's Use OpCon

In 1996, the credit union research and consulting firm Callahan & Associates developed a scoring system for measuring a credit unions’ “Return on Member” (ROM). According to Callahan, Upon further investigation into how ROM is measured, it’s no surprise to us that most of the >$1B credit unions earning Callahan & Associates’ highest ROM scores automate their environments with OpCon …

Operator Overload: Email Monitoring and Automation

If you constantly monitor your email for… This presentation is for you. Most of an operator’s day involves the constant monitoring and managing of emails, in addition to ensuring that the rest of the business runs smoothly. There’s an easier way to control all of this. Achieve inbox freedom by letting automation help with your emails and monitor your critical …

SMA Solutions to participate in annual CRiP Convention

Join us at the annual CRiP Convention 2017 in Paris, Porte de Champerret, June 20-21. Stop by booth #119 and speak with some of our automation experts. We will be on hand to talk with you about how OpCon has managed hundreds of conversion, migration and modernization projects across the globe. We also invite you to attend our customer testimonial, Immobilière 3F, June 20 …

Join us at Cegid Connections 2017 in Budapest

Retail companies are in direct need of automation, but many lack the resources to properly implement it, or realize its full potential. SMA Solutions is one of Cegid’s technology partners providing flexible automation solutions, giving IT departments the tools and agility to operate in a competitive and ever-changing business environment. Join us at Cegid Connections 2017 in Budapest, from April 5 – 7. Our …

LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe Summit

LzLabs, in conjunction with Gartner, Microsoft, Fujitsu and SMA Solutions, invites you to a seminar on the Software Defined Mainframe at the St James Sofitel Hotel on Thursday 19th January, 2017. The summit, which will comprise a full day of presentations and technical seminars, will explore how the demographic pressures and price vs. performance ratio of traditional hardware mainframes have …

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LzLabs Teams Up with SMA Solutions

By LzLabs GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland Zurich, Tuesday 29th November 2016 – LzLabs announced today that it is collaborating with SMA Solutions to enable their workload automation solution to work on the LzLabs Software-Defined Mainframe®. The LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe® faithfully recreates the behavior of the primary online, batch, database and security subsystems of legacy mainframes so that customers can escape …

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Synergent Processes 100 Million Automated OpCon Jobs

Westbrook, Maine, October 17, 2016 –This past weekend, Synergent ran its 100 millionth automated job using SMA Solutions’ OpCon software. The milestone is momentous. It underscores Synergent’s distinguished success serving the core processing needs of 69 credit unions that use the Symitar Episys system in Synergent’s Data Center. Synergent first partnered with SMA to implement OpCon in September of 2005. …

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SMA Solutions Achieves Microsoft Gold Application Development Competency and Silver Data Platform Competency

Kingwood, Texas, September 13, 2016 — SMA Solutions, global provider of IT and business automation solutions, today announced it has achieved a gold Application Development competency and a silver Data Platform competency, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within a small percentage of Microsoft’s partner …

Same Day ACH is Almost Here

Things today move faster than ever before, so it’s no surprise that NACHA is changing the way ACH processing is handled. As of Sept. 23, financial institutions will be required to adhere to a new set of rules regarding ACH processing, known as the “Same Day ACH” rule. Many financial institutions still download and process ACH manually every morning. With …

Frandsen Financial chooses OpCon

Frandsen Financial, a bank located in Arden Hills, Minnesota, was having difficulties keeping up with processing ACH payments, with bank employees spending almost two hours each day manually entering large batches of files. According to Dave Buggeln, director of information systems at Frandsen Financial, the process was slow and “prone to error”. In an effort to keep up with the …

Emerald Software and SMA Solutions cooperate for the distribution of OpCon in Germany

Emerald Software and SMA Solutions: Sales and marketing partnership for OpCon Emerald Software GmbH, software and consulting company for mid-range and large-scale enterprises, has extended its portfolio by including OpCon from SMA Solutions. The established cross-platform scheduling solution allows for an easy end-to-end automation of enterprise-wide IT processes with a single point of control. OpCon automation saves time, reduces operating costs and helps eliminate human …

George Loose Talks Guinness, Music, and IBM i Automation with IBM Systems Magazine

George Loose, one of the SMA Solutions’ IBM i experts, sits down with Paul Tuohy of IBM System Magazine to discuss good beer, great music and serious IBM i automation. SMA Solutions’ promise of enterprise-wide IT automation is based on strong integration across many platforms and that includes the IBM i platform. With OpCon it is possible to automate your …