Projective Scheduling Solutions generate detailed, station or machine-specific schedules on a minute-by-minute basis that consider performance at both the station and facility level. All information necessary to carry out the job can be presented by the system, allowing these schedules to be viewed and maintained directly by the end users.
Facilities employing Projective Scheduling Solutions normally involve many interconnected production processes, as well as several stages of finished goods and in-process inventory. Complex constraints are often present that would be difficult or impossible to model in a high-level, mathematically abstract scheduling tool. Moreover, off-the-shelf tools are often quite restricted in terms of catering to changes in business requirements.
To be truly effective, the scheduling system must accurately reflect the actual customer requirements, production processes, management objectives and practical constraints of a company’s situation. Projective Scheduling Solutions are developed with this consideration at the forefront.
The pages in this section detail the Projective approach to Scheduling problems, building upon the four quadrants of the Projective toolkit; Production Model, Scheduling Engine, Data & Integration, and User Interface.