Scheduling is the process of deciding how to commit resources between a variety of possible tasks. Time can be specified (scheduling a flight to leave at 8:00) or floating as part of a sequence of events.

The word may also refer to:

  • Broadcast programming, the minute planning of the content of a radio or television broadcast channel
  • Job scheduler, an enterprise software application in charge of unattended background executions
  • Schedule (project management), a listing of milestones, activities, and deliverables, usually with dates
  • Schedule (resource), aids in the logistical planning for sharing resources among several entities
  • Schedule (workplace), ensuring that an organization has sufficient staffing levels at all times
  • Scheduling (computing), the way various processes are assigned in multitasking and multiprocessing operating system design
    • Process scheduler
    • Network scheduler
    • Open-shop scheduling, Job Shop Scheduling, Flow Shop Scheduling Problem, an optimization problems in computer science
    • I/O scheduling, the order in which I/O requests are submitted to a block device in Operating systems
  • Scheduling maintenance
  • Scheduling (production processes), the planning of the production or the operation

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