IT environments are increasing in complexity. As a result, organizations are managing increasing numbers of applications, databases, technologies and resources. IT has traditionally relied on custom scripting to integrate these technologies and to develop workflows that automate processes across these various systems. But custom scripting is time consuming, error prone and expensive. Ben Rosenberg, CEO of Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc., maker of ActiveBatch Workload Automation, has identified six predictions for IT Automation in 2013.
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