IWS/Graph

Graph your IWS Data – and so much more!

IWS/Graph fully supports all versions of IWS – IBM’s Workload Scheduler, formerly known as TWS.

All users of IWS – whether mainframe, distributed or end-to-end – can enjoy the benefits that IWS/Graph has to offer:

  • Create graphical flowcharts of the IWS distributed and/or z/OS environments

  • Display any subnet Predecessor and Successor flows from any selected point

  • Uncover “unresolved predecessors”

  • Graphically see, on a time axis, when a job will run

  • Search and display “redundant” dependencies

  • Print or export net plans to other groups as email attachments

  • View all information graphically (including calendars, special resources, operator instructions, etc.)

  • Create powerful cross-reference reports, including HTML!

  • Monitor your z/OS Current Plan

  • Graphically maintain your IWS database

  • Automatically create BatchLoader statements from net plans.

  • And much, much, more…

IWS/Graph

  • Quick and easy to install and use

  • 100% reliable

  • 100% secure

  • An excellent return on investment, and

  • It helps to improve the quality of your data

Areas of application

IWS/Graph is the program for anyone who needs information about IWS definitions, status information from the Current plan, etc.

• Production planning

• Production control

• Application programmers

• Non IT departments

• Project and test teams

Data

IWS/Graph allows access to data from the Application Description, the Current plan and the JCL.

• Applications and Schedules

• Operations

• Dependencies

• Special Resources

• Operator Instructions

• Status Information

• JCL

Online and Offline

IWS/Graph for z/OS can be used offline and online:

• Offline allows you to provide IWS information to departments, without giving them access to live data.

• Online provides direct access to the Application description and the Current plan. The Application description can be updated directly.

• Online as a Status monitor