Scheduling is the process by which successive priorities are assigned to different tasks. The person in charge of this activity is the scheduler.


Scheduling involves the organization of a series of tasks over time, taking into account different levels of production constraints:

• Temporal: time required, delays, priorities

• Technical: web constraints, machine technology

• Capacities: resource availability


Scheduling software is thus a business planning solution that positions itself as an essential complementary module for ERP, CAPM, CMMS and HRIS software.


Scheduling software will handle the production constraints not managed by other software in your information system in a precise and detailed way and generate a coherent and optimal master plan for your industrial activity within a finite capacity system.

Related definitions

Constraints Finite Capacity Scheduling | FCS CAPM Constraints-based Optimization