7 Simple Steps to Optimize the Scheduler’s World

The term ‘optimization’ can and does have different meanings to different groups. For the folks who build and develop scheduling algorithms, creating the best schedule is defined in terms of cost criteria – perfectly logical. For business settings (from manufacturing to hospitals) optimization refers to the entire process. Let’s look at the scheduler’s world to

By |2019-04-13T23:10:01-04:00June 25th, 2015|General Topics|

Planning versus Scheduling – Helpful Hints

Each year I work with new bright-eyed future experts in planning and scheduling as they make the transition from their academic studies to the murky world of applied planning and scheduling. One of the first rules of thumb I suggest is to ensure everyone has the same view of the problem.  Is this a planning

By |2019-04-13T23:10:01-04:00June 18th, 2015|General Topics|

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