Myth Busting 8: Who should schedule work

This myth is about who should schedule work. There are three roles involved here: planners who plan the jobs, supervisors who supervise their crews and schedulers who create the work schedule. Planning, as stated before, is all about what work gets done and how. Scheduling is about when the work ...

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Myth Busting 6: Planning by trades

This myth, planning should be done by the trades, has a big impact on common practice, but when you talk to those who do it, they’ll often agree that planners are needed. That is an apparent contradiction and it arises due to sloppy use of terminology in the maintenance world. Many companies have heard that planners should be skilled trades and misinterpret that to mean ...

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