Schedule24 Standard Review
What is Schedule24 Standard 4.5?
Schedule24 Standard is staff scheduling software aimed at both team managers and line supervisors who find that large enterprise systems too expensive or inadequate for small team scheduling. The software will fit a wide variety of backgrounds and industries including, call centers, healthcare, manufacturing and retail — anywhere that operates extended hours and 24/7 working.
Installation and Setup
Installation is a breeze with the install wizard prompting you through the setup procedure. Initially setting up can be done one of three ways: You can create a schedule from scratch, you can open an existing schedule example, but, the easiest way is to use the Automatic Scheduling Wizard. Just follow the step-by-step prompts, asking what type of schedule you would like to create, it will even work out how many staff are needed for any particular shift schedule. Some example schedules are included to get you started:
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Features of Schedule24 Standard
Award-winning Schedule24 Standard 4.5 leads the way again with a host of great new features. As employers offer extended hours and flexible working, Schedule24 Standard 4.5 with its automatic conflict checking of staff availability, will not allow you to schedule a member of staff unless they are available. You have the ability not just to schedule shifts but also coordinate multiple assignments, leave and any other information.
Using the built-in Email Wizard you can send staff their schedules, including iCalendar attachments, so staff can access schedules from Google and Outlook calendars. Another great feature in Schedule24 Standard is the unique Web Publishing Wizard, this enables staff schedules to be published to the web in a seconds. No webmaster needed! Enabling staff to universally access their schedules. Unlike any other staff scheduling software, with Schedule24 Standard 4.5 you can access schedules, days, weeks or even years in advance.
Fifteen Management Reports come as standard, and include staff time sheets,
time and attendance reports and staff working hours breakdown. All these can
be exported to other formats e.g. Excel, PDF and Word.
Here’s a brief list of features found in Schedule24 Standard 4.5:
– Track and monitor staff working preferences.
– Simultaneous multiple schedule views.
– Compatibility with iCal for integration with Outlook and Google calendars.
– Automatic Staff Scheduling Wizard.
– Automatic conflict checking of staff availability.
– Staff Manager so all your staff contact information is always to hand.
– Automatically track and manage individual staff working preferences.
– Schedule continuous and split shifts, add semantic shift tagging, and custom color.
– Switch between time formats: 24-hour or AM/PM.
– Manage staff Assignments and Unavailability.
– Monitor and track individual staff working hours and headcounts.
– Open, view and work on multiple schedules.
– Email staff schedules.
– Publish staff schedule to the Web or Intranet.
– Print weekly and daily schedule formats
Price and Value
One of Schedule24 Standard 4.5 outstanding features is its price. At a starting price of just $99, for a single user to schedule 25 staff, it’s a great value proposition, especially when considering comparable products are more expensive per user and with less functionality. Schedule24 Standard is available in five editions: 25, 50, 100, 150 and 200 staff. The fact, that you can create and work on multiple schedules simultaneously within each edition of Schedule24 Standard 4.5, can really help keep costs down. Also
worth mentioning is the comprehensive documentation and the outstanding email and phone support from Intellicate.
Is Schedule24 Standard 4.5 for you?
If you are working with small teams or departments and staff flexitime or extended hours, then, yes. This program is also great for managers or department heads who have out grown the limitations of spreadsheets and need to better manage the complexities of staff scheduling.