Current market overview of software on the subject of shift scheduling. With the help of the software for shift planners listed here, shift schedules can be created and the personnel deployment in the company can be optimized. Software supports planning of personnel deployment for single and alternating shifts as well as for single days, weeks or months. Working time models, vacation and absence planning and target staffing are usually also integrated by the software. Flexibly deployed employees can be taken into account as well as permanent staff.
Service sequences can be defined and service plans can be checked for validity and compliance with legal requirements. In most cases, the service plans software allows the creation of groups with work groups and qualifications, etc. and the specification of personnel requirements for certain groups. Often understaffed or overstaffed shifts can be flagged. Shift scheduling and rostering software usually supports report generation with schedules, evaluation statistics and lists. Time recording can be done externally or, depending on the software, through it. The range of shift scheduling software extends from the simple solution for creating shift schedules to comprehensive complete solutions and industry solutions that integrate a module for shift scheduling or service scheduling.