Build a System

There are three areas to follow through in the process of developing a planning and scheduling system.

Fast Excel Technique

These are core techniques in Excel that developers use to build systems. All the example systems and modules here were built using these techniques. There are descriptions and tutorials to help you learn and apply them. When you master these techniques, you are well on your way to becoming a power Excel user and they can save hours of work in many other spreadsheet applications.

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Planning & Scheduling

Planning and scheduling is about finding the answers to 10 questions:

What, how many and when…

to make, sell and buy

and where to send it to.

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System Development

There is a proven path to developing a planning and scheduling system. Let us walk you through the main steps in taking a system all the way from concept to deployment and beyond.

Specify

Many of the people who request us to develop systems want to start with every possible feature…

Design

If you are an operations person, rather than an IT person, you should have an idea of reports that you want to see…

Build

The Fast Excel Development Methodology does not require you to write VBA program code…

Integrate

Input data flows in from your ERP system and other sources…

Deploy

Generally, there is only one person within the organization who runs the engine, but many people who view the reports…

Improve

Introducing automated planning and scheduling into an organization has a profound and lasting impact upon it…

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