Employee Scheduling

Allocating the right staff with the right qualifications, for the right task and at the right time requires more than a crystal ball.

The ideal roster plan remains within the economic framework (budget), manages staffing and equipment requirements, complies with regulatory requirements, fulfills employee wishes, makes fair plans, etc.

This is where PDC StaffPlan assists you with accurate planning and scheduling.

PDC StaffPlan makes the prospective as well as the daily planning simple by providing effective planning tools, search tools, and al relevant information available in intuitive pictures. Using PDC StaffPlan you may schedule at multiple levels: General scheduling of meeting times, but also detailed scheduling with allocation of specified activities down to minutes.

Roster planning with PDC StaffPlan takes into account many factors simultaneously and balancing:

  • Financial key figures and budgets
  • Manning needs
  • Rules, agreements and regulations
  • Agreed work times
  • Employee preferences
  • Skills and competences
  • Planned absence
Roster creation with PDC StaffPlan


Upon release of a roster plan, the "planning" period ceases and the "dispatch" period commences. There is an ongoing need for making changes to the plan and these are continuosly registered in the system. Employees call in sick. Replacements must be identified and/or other adjustments call for action to fit the new situation.

Powerful tools in PDC StaffPlan assist the dispatcher managing:

  • Absence Recording
  • Replacement Identification
  • Filtering Available Resources
  • Attendance Overview
  • Dispatch Overview and Rescheduling


The "dispatch" workspace is one of many highly configurable views in PDC StaffPlan. They are all operating on the same database allowing you to see exactly the data you want and how you want it.

Roster plans provides optimized use of staff