Lee said that they are striving to bringing a lot of innovation to scheduling next season.
The U.S. is scheduling up to 100 attack, surveillance, and humanitarian airdrop missions a day over Iraq.
The earliest modern era GAO report on scheduling inefficiency and wait times at the VA dates to the year 2000.
late 14c., sedule, cedule "ticket, label, slip of paper with writing on it," from Old French cedule (Modern French cédule), from Late Latin schedula "strip of paper" (in Medieval Latin also "a note, schedule"), diminutive of Latin scheda, scida "one of the strips forming a papyrus sheet," from Greek skhida "splinter," from stem of skhizein "to cleave, split" (see shed (v.)). Also from the Latin word are Spanish cédula, German Zettel.
The notion is of slips of paper attached to a document as an appendix (a sense maintained in U.S. tax forms). The specific meaning "printed timetable" is first recorded 1863 in railway use. Modern spelling is a 15c. imitation of Latin, but pronunciation remained "sed-yul" for centuries afterward; the modern British pronunciation ("shed-yul") is from French influence, while the U.S. pronunciation ("sked-yul") is from the practice of Webster, based on the Greek original.
"make a schedule of, 1855; include in a schedule, 1862; from schedule (n.). Related: Scheduled; scheduling.
The arrangement of a number of related operations in time.
There are several kinds of scheduling related to computers:
instruction scheduling - sequencing the instructions executed by the CPU
multitasking ("process scheduling") - sharing a CPU between several processes
application software to help organise your daily meetings etc.
task scheduling - algorithms to solve the general problem of satisfying time and resource constraints between a number of tasks.