There are five essential reports every scheduling software should generate. Find out which reports you need and if your current system provides them.
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Working 10 or 12-hours shifts make it easy for the days to blend into one another. Do I work tomorrow? What day is it?
Is there a fair way to allocate overtime? So many factors come into play like hours worked, seniority, etc. So what is fair and how do you manage it?
Communication is so important in any organization. So, how do you access your schedule outside of the department and keep everyone informed?
While the 9/80 schedule is a little more complex, it can be a great option for small departments. It only requires 6 officers to cover 24/7...
Research has proven that shift length does have an effect on an officer's performance. You don't want the shifts too short, but you don't want shifts too long... So what is the perfect length?
Whether you're out on patrol, at the station, or anywhere in between you'll have full visibility of your schedule. You'll get updates about schedule changes, when your time off has been approved or your shift trade has been declined. Stay up to date and keep communication flowing at all times...
These core formulas in Excel will help you in more ways than one. Learn here how to manipulate data to what you need without doing a lot of manual calculations.
Implementing any new software in your department will be an adjustment. It is something you must prepare for in a couple different ways. So, what is the best way to roll it out? This article explores 5 phases of implementation to ensure a successful roll out with new scheduling software.
As the end of the year approaches, many departments are beginning the process of setting their personnel schedules for next year. With so much involved, what's the easiest way to do that?
PlanIt Police is an online scheduling system for police departments. PlanIt is developed by Ragnasoft, Inc which has specialized in public safety scheduling solutions for over 10 years.
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