5 areas to look at when selecting and implementing a Planning and Scheduling solution for your utility or service provider
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- Mar 18, 2021 12:03 am GMTMar 18, 2021 12:01 am GMT
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A few areas from my experience to consider over a coffee. The Planning and Scheduling software market has many players from legacy vendors through to startups. The term Planning and Scheduling software covers a broad spectrum of products, so looking for a solution or where to start can prove challenging!
On one end, a solution can offer the ability to manage hundreds or thousands of resources, equipment and scenarios. A simple solution can be Kanban board. Both extremes can be found in the Planning and Scheduling software market.
1. Be clear on what you’re trying to achieve from the start. Examples could include visibility, scalability, automation, reporting, efficiencies, forecasting demand, optimisation, improved communication, running from a central schedule, cost savings, amongst others.