I want to list some actions that needs to be done and can't find a good phrase for it.

I want to write something like:

Now we're creating appropriate elements.
Operational summary:
1. doing X
2. Having Y
3. Writing Z

What would you suggest instead of "Operational summary"?

Edit #1 (30 Sep, 22:30):
I should clarify that I have a list of actions that my code does and I want to summarize them by their order.


From computer science:

  • Procedure
  • Algorithm
  • Procedure is good! It's not what I had in mind but I like it. Thank you! – Dor Sep 30 '13 at 23:59

What about action points or action items? It's common terminology in business.

  • I'm not sure if it fits.. In general I have a list of actions that my code does and I want to summarize them by their order. – Dor Sep 30 '13 at 21:25
  • You didn't mention code before. You may want to clarify the scope and context of your question, perhaps. – CesarGon Sep 30 '13 at 21:27
  • At first I didn't understand the importance of this. – Dor Sep 30 '13 at 21:40

How about

  • Our plan of attack:
  • Our mission in ranked order of priorities:
  • Our modus operandi in three steps/stages:
  • Our methodology:
  • Our to-do list in chronological order:
  • Our agenda:
  • Our operational strategy:
  • The method to our madness:
  • An overview of the tasks before us:
  • A summary of our protocol:

Am I on the right track? Surely, one of the above must be spot on, or close to it!

  • Sorry.. but the phrases are too "big" to use them (like "plan of attack" or "agenda"). I just have a list of small steps that would be done by the order that is shown, and that list represents a code. The rest of the phrases doesn't seem to fit... don't know, maybe I'm the one who got it wrong? I can almost "feel" that there's a very good phrase for this but I can't remember.. – Dor Sep 30 '13 at 22:47

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