[kwlug-disc] FOSS 'Scheduling?' packages?

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 3 11:40:42 EDT 2010

Based on those fuzzy requirements, I think that a spreadsheet should be enough to start. 

One worksheet with the staff information
One worksheet for scheduling with dropdowns to select the staff

Or is your goal to have automatic resourcing based on staff availability and expected "client" demand?

Raul Suarez

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--- On Tue, 11/2/10, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> From: unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] FOSS 'Scheduling?' packages?
> To: "Kwlug-Disc" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 3:44 PM
> I have a pile of staff (100+) that
> feed (~150) and sleep (~50) guests each weekend. This is a
> charity effort.
> What FOSS might be out there to maintain / manage such an
> effort?
> e.g
> - collect staff info, name, phone, etc.
> - fill in / print out shift slots (scheduling)
> - list item requirements, e.g. meals planning, number of
> beds available
> - I don't even know what all I should be looking for.
> I imagine this is scheduling software. A small 'hotel'
> package?
> Where might I look? What am I looking for? Where to start?
> Groping ...
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