Real-time & tactical planning

Real time teams or duty managers can make or break any plan. They need to be the “rock” of the planning process – steady and consistent, ensuring the forecasted plan is being worked whilst feeding back improvements to ensure even better planning next time. Try out this real-time checklist!

There is no part of the planning cycle that is more important that the other; they each rely on each other to thrive. A bad forecast and schedule can be made to look ’fit for purpose’ by good on the day management; there can also be many excuses for poor real-time management.

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First published in the 2012 Best Practice Guide Planning for Peak Performance

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