Just-In-Time Project Task Scheduling
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Current best practices for project task scheduling are based around determining a task, scheduling the task for a fixed estimated duration at a fixed date and time determined by dependencies, and assigning fixed resources (workers and material) to complete the task. However, if the fixed duration, the fixed date and time, and the fixed resources could all be eliminated and replaced with dynamic duration, date and time, and resource values, an organization’s time and resources could be fully optimized. This paper outlines a technical methodology for accomplishing this outcome. An implementation of this methodology by the author can be found at http://ferrierconsulting.com/jls.
KeywordsAutomated project task scheduling Enterprise resource planning
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