Once a job is created (job status is "Queued"), the scheduler can allocate resources to the job via the scheduling console and/or job details view.
- How to Allocate a Job from the Scheduling Console
- How to Allocate a Job from Job Details View
- Dispatch Job
How to Allocate a Job from the Scheduling Console
It is possible to simply drag-and-drop a job straight from the job list into the swimlane for a resource. The job card can be slid into place along a swimlane. The job's duration may also be adjusted in situ (see also Create Job).
Figure 1. The drag-and-drop method to place a job card into a swimlane.
Figure 2. A job card that has been allocated to an available resource in the swimlane.
How to Allocate a Job from Job Details View
The job details view offers greater control when assigning jobs. First, locate the job to be allocated from the job list in scheduling console, then click on the job number (or job name) to access the job details.
Figure 3. How to access a job's details from the jobs list.
After picking a schedule date and time you are ready to allocate the job to a resource. To allocate a resource in job details view, hover over a resource's profile image (or the avatar provided) and you will see a small green "+" button, click on the green button to allocate the job to this resource.
Figure 4. An example showing how to allocate a resource to a job via the job details swimlanes.
Once a resource has been allocated to the job, the job's status is changed to "Pending Dispatch." Providing a date and time have been set, a job notification can be sent out to the mobile worker.
Figure 8. JOB-0223 allocated to a resource, pending notification.
Also, see Dispatch Jobs.