Employee Shift Scheduling Software Has "Pre-Designed Schedule Plans," Faster Setup and Free Public Learning Site

Snap Schedule 2008, software that economically automates shift work patterns and work schedule rotations, has just added a growing number of user-adaptable “Pre-Designed Schedule Plans” and other features that speed setup and help first-time users.

Anaheim, CA, June 11, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Snap Schedule 2008 1.5, software to economically automate shift work patterns and work force schedule rotation, has added a growing number of adaptable "Pre-Designed Schedule Plans" to speed setup and help first-time users

Every year, supervisors in medical, public safety, help/support desks, and manufacturing environments spend millions of unnecessary hours working out shift patterns, shift rotations, coverage requirements, roster administration and ensuring compliance with regulations. Snap Schedule automates shift scheduling for a cost that’s a small fraction of many solutions of the same class and capabilities.

The user-customizable Pre-Designed Schedule Plans encompass the vast majority of shift scheduling needs across industries. Snap Schedule 2008 1.5 also adds a Getting Started Wizard, faster import/entry of legacy employee-shift data, and new flexibility in filtering and selecting displays, calendars and reporting.

BMS’s Snap Schedule Learning Center is the only free Web site known to offer tutorials, videos, examples, tips and techniques, shift-community feedback, a knowledge base, and comparisons of different shift scheduling and rota strategies.

Snap Schedule 1.0 has been praised for its plentiful feature set, sensible price, reporting and charting power, and modern Microsoft Windows architecture. Users report slashing the time they spend planning shift patterns and rotations compared to Excel staff scheduling templates and less-robust shareware. Snap Schedule is a full-featured work force and staff scheduling solution starting at $450 per PC before quantity discounts.

A multi-city police agency chose Snap Schedule over shift scheduling programs costing tens of thousands of dollars and over the very low-cost solutions that lack adequate features, flexibility and reporting power. The agency, “will drastically cut the two to three hours a week that watch commanders once took for scheduling.”

A medical center supervisor said, “I cut 55 hours of scheduling down to ten minutes, plus a few seconds per ongoing change. Scheduling is now just drag ‘n drop.”

A machine shop supervisor summarized, “We chose Snap Schedule because it’s very user-friendly, has more features, and does more reports. I learned it by playing with it a couple of hours.”

Snap Schedule 1.5 is available to download free for a 30-day trial at bmscentral.com

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