Resource assignment and scheduling is important for essential services organizations. Such tasks include assigning PPE to essential workers, scheduling shifts for doctors and scheduling patient appointments, all with sufficient time to complete expected tasks. This patent claims methods for optimizing resource allocation and managing time commitments required to complete a task. The invention can thus help essential services organizations to manage their resources so there is less wastage and more complete utilization.
Title – Systems and methods for resource allocation for management systems
Patent Holder – Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Patent ID – 20180103116
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